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1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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More important than this excellent analysis of free agency and the prospects, how is there not an article or at least a meme about Claude Giroux grabbing the ass of a male police officer in Canada?!

2 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Good for Cally.  Glad the Rangers did not sign him for that much, but no reason he should not get paid.  Between making the finals with MSL, him having only one year left on his contract (I think), and getting back the 2nd round draft pick, seems like it turned out to be a pretty good trade for Rangers.  

2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Agree with poster who said put Nash on the PP and also take Richards off it.  I would, however, keep Richards on 4th line over Carcillo.  He does have a good shot if an opportunity comes his way.  Happy with the win last night although I spent the entire 3d period with my blood pressure likely through the roof.  They (other than Hank) definitely need to play better than that next game if they want to stay alive.  

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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One game and shift at a time.  They need to come out tonight and play like a pack of crazed dogs as LT would say.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Not looking good, but if you look back at that Kings/Sharks series the first three games where the Sharks dominated you never would have thought the Kings would have come back, so there is always the chance.


Bottom line is that winning the cup requires combination of puck luck, the ability to capitalize on chances, passion, and clutch saves.  The Kings have had all 4 and the Rangers have not had any (other than maybe Hank's performance in period 3 of game 1 (clutch saves) and Zucc last night (passion)).


Very frustrating, but I don't think you can really rip the Rangers for anything other than the perceived lack of passion. 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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My anxiety level picks up whenever Richards is on the ice.  Obviously huge leader on the team, and did not feel this way in last 3 series even though he was not adding much, but last two games he looks awful.  

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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"Billy Bob, man child."

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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ESPN reporting that Pierre McGuire may join the Penguins front office.  I could have sworn from the way he commentated games he was already part of it.  

Try the veal, I will be here all week.

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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So who would everyone rather play, Hawks or Kings?  Tough call since both are so strong.  I guess I lean a little towards Kings since Hawks have stronger, more established D and Toews and Kane are beasts.  But Crawford has not been that great lately, and Quick is probably the only goalie in the NHL that is as good as Hank.

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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If the Rangers play  defense and shoot the puck when they get the chance as opposed to trying to make perfect passes every time down the ice they will win the game.  

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Is it just me or does Borque resemble a generic Game of Thrones henchman?

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Let's throw hank back in there

3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Such BS.   Bring up Haley to run Pacioretty!

3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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think about fact that they have also played essentially the last 2 full games without Brass.  

3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Also note that when he ran into Fleury, even Pierre or Doc were incredulous about no goal call saying "what could he have done."  The fact that these words were uttered when the Pens were on the other side and when it was "Kristofer Latang" that pulled him down speaks volumes about that play!

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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@Josh-CK  better than having to listen to them verbally blow crosby every time he touched the puck.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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So fired up.  Don't have the dislike of Canadians that I do for Flyers, Pens and Bruins, but should be a good series, even though we will all have to cheer against Prusser.


Bruins and their fans really showed a lot of class last night throwing things on ice, chirping in hand shake line.  Shocking for Boston.....

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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How is this game gravy!?  If they don't win it, does it really matter that they came back from 3-1?

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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I wholeheartedly agree with Kevin's comments about the Jackets game.  I can live with the not scoring if he is giving 110%.  He may be doing that but he just looks so listless at times gliding around the ice not hitting or doing much.  It is maddening when you compare it to his level in the Jackets game.   There is a reason everyone loves Zucc - he brings it almost every night and never appears to take it easy or coast.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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you should read some of the user comments under Kovacevic article.  i especially liked this one from a soccer-mom looking middle-aged woman:  "Check that backstabbing piece of trash Staal into a concussed blathering idiot. Or better yet, just target his head and put a blatant illegal hit on him (make sure he does not leave the ice on his own power) and take the slap on the wrist from this gutless Bettman era of goon driven NHL hockey."  


Stay classy pens fans.

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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i think sit Dorsett for Miller and move Carcillo to fourth line.  Would also think of juggling the "first" (Stepan) and "second" (Richards) lines to see if that gets something going. Would not mess with the defense.  They have been pretty solid and any marginal offensive jump from adding Diaz probably not worth the risk.  

3 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Carcillo is going to be suspended 3 games for embellishment as will the trainer who was rubbing his neck.

4 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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i am no expert, but the hit did not look that dirty to me.

5 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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I thought it was pretty funny the way Sam and joe kept clowning on Richards for only trying to pass to St. Louis.

5 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/uncategorized/rangers-5-oilers-0.html

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Lots of missed nets and passes to empty spots last night by everyone. Very frustrating.

5 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Bruins Palle-Campbell-Thornton killed us in the playoffs last year and the times we played them this year. It drove me nuts.  Hopefully our fourth line will get the chance to repay the favor (late) in the playoffs.

5 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Will be interesting to see Diaz play. I remember thinking he was decent when I watched him a few times.

5 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/

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Think we can get Theo Fleury and make an all hobbit line?

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers 3, Red Wings 0

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Team plays so much better when zucarello is in. He is a beast. Such good vision.

5 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers 3, Red Wings 0

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Certainly true if you could get good prospects and were not thinking about this year, but if nobody is going to give equivalent value and we think we can make a run this year, are we better off holding on to him?  I don't know the answer, but I guess the notion of making a run with Cally this year and seeing what happens next seems worth it if we are not going to get anything good for him now.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Callahan Suitors Narrow; No Progress With Girardi

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I think an important question is what the Rangers could do in the off season with the $6-$7 million they save by not signing Cally.  It is not quite "getting nothing in return" if they use the money to sign someone else.  So who is going to be out there?

6 months, 3 weeks ago on Callahan Suitors Narrow; No Progress With Girardi

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Agree. Love the way he plays. Seems like he would be fun guy to toss back some beers with too!

7 months, 2 weeks ago on Rangers 1, Red Wings 0

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I liked seeing Nash's huge smile after his goal. At least suggests a passion that sometimes seems lacking with him when he is just cruising around the ice.

7 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers 3, Stars 2 (Miller Sent Back to Hartford)

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Love watching Zucc play. His pass to Brassard to set up Pouliot goal was great.

8 months ago on Rangers 4, Lightning 3

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I would have started Hankie tonight. He plays the caps well and seems like a good win after a week off could have given him a nice fresh start.

8 months, 1 week ago on Talbot Gets 3rd Straight Start; Staal Practices In Full; Callahan Skates

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Maybe one day Nash will score in a shootout or otherwise not be invisible.

8 months, 1 week ago on Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 1, SO

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Nash is really killing it tonight.....

8 months, 1 week ago on Rangers vs. Wild (Game 37)

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Olli Motta is going to score the winning shootout goal and then walk on water

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Penguins (Game 35)

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NBC sports

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Penguins (Game 35)

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God I hate nbc

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Penguins (Game 35)

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@JustinRP37

I was about to write the same thing.  Sad that a come from behind, seven round shoot out win against a team full of players i have never even heard of before last night passes as good news these days! 

8 months, 2 weeks ago on Rangers 4, Flames 3, SO

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Hate. This. Team.

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Blue Jackets (Game 33)

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Interested to see how lines shake out without Brassard and Cally.  Go back to top line of Nash-Stepan-Kreider so we have at least one line that can score?

8 months, 3 weeks ago on McIlrath, Pyatt, Pouliot In; Falk Out; Brassard Injured

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Rangers should get credit for goal since girardi hit the net

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Predators (Game 32)

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I hear the whammy noise

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Predators (Game 32)

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This team is just so painful to watch. They do nothing well right now.

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Rangers vs. Predators (Game 32)

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@Kevin DeLury yes.  my dorsett love fest started after he stopped taking 3 bad penalties per game.

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Staal Has Concussion; Dorsett, Asham In; Pyatt, Pouliot Out; Lundqvist Starts

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at least dorsett is back.  other than the hobbit he has been my favorite ranger to watch this year.

8 months, 3 weeks ago on Staal Has Concussion; Dorsett, Asham In; Pyatt, Pouliot Out; Lundqvist Starts

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