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“CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS” VS. “MOTOR CITY,” BLUESHIRTS HOST RED WINGS — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Close your eyes and pretend to go back in time. Back to a time and place, when hockey was a simpler game. I take you back to the Fall of 1926. The NHL was entering its’ 10th season, and three new franchises were born. The Chicago Black Hawks, New York Rangers and Detroit Cougars, joined the existing seven franchises to …

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BLUESHIRTS LOOK FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WIN, SANS MCDONAGH — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

It’s about time. After weeks of speculation, the Rangers announced that captain Ryan McDonagh will not travel with the team due to an abdominal strain. An unsteady season had many wondering what was wrong with the Rangers’ captain. With several maintenance days already in the books, the Blueshirts confirmed that Mac has indeed been dealing with an injury. By no …

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RECAP: BLUESHIRTS REIGN VICTORIOUS, SHUTOUT SENATORS 3-0

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

And…ACTION! In their first meeting since Game Six of last year’s Eastern Conference Second-Round, the Rangers avenged their playoff loss to the Senators 3-0. The game boiled down to two key points. The stellar play of Henrik Lundqvist. And the stifling penalty-kill the Rangers deployed. An early second period goal by Kevin Hayes put the Blueshirts up 1-0. It would …

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BLUESHIRTS LOOK TO GET BACK IN WIN COLUMN, REIGNITE RIVALRY WITH COLUMBUS — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“It’s a power play goal!” -Sam Rosen, MSG Networks When these two teams met on November 6th, the Blueshirts netted a trifecta of power-play goals. This led Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella to declare, “Couldn’t kill one off. When you take stupid penalties, you don’t kill them off. We’re a dumb hockey team tonight. We pissed one away.” Tortorella’s …

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RANGERS PUT SIX-GAME WIN STREAK ON THE LINE IN ORIGINAL SIX MATCHUP WITH CHICAGO — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“Whew!” This is one HOT hockey team. Having won six-straight and eight of 10, the Blueshirts find themselves in the middle of a packed Metropolitan Division race. Just six points separate last place Philadelphia from first place New Jersey. With the Blueshirts looking to make it seven-straight wins, a couple of stories have developed. WHITE HOT OFFENSE Over their last …

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Prospect Park: The Ty Ronning Show Repeats Itself

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

We might as well just change the name of this place to the “Ty Ronning Show” as the 20-year old is simply dominating the lead story of our report since the start of the season. Ronning had a three-point performance to earn the game’s third star as his Vancouver Giants finally defeated the Victoria Royals 4-1. The Giants had been …

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CAN BLUESHIRTS KEEP HOT STREAK GOING VS MCDAVID AND OILERS — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

A Veteran’s Day matinee awaits the Rangers as Connor McDavid leads his Oilers into MSG for what is sure to be a high-flying affair. Coming off a 4-2 win over Boston, the Blueshirts are riding a season-long five-game win-streak. And their confidence is growing. In search of its’ sixth straight victory, Alain Vigneault’s squad must feel reasonably confident that it …

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BLUESHIRTS SEEK 5TH STRAIGHT “W” VS. BRUINS — PREVIEW

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“It’s a power play goal!” -Sam Rosen, MSG Networks The overarching theme in the Rangers’ 5-3 win over Columbus Monday night was the potent power play, good for three third period goals, which turned a loss into a win. Center Mika Zibanejad was quick to point out after the game, that their four-game winning streak has allowed the team to build confidence, and …

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Prospect Park: Ronning’s Two Goals Help Giants Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ty Ronning had two goals to help his Vancouver Giants hold off the Kamloops Blazers 5-4 and earn a split in their weekend “home and home” series. For Ronning, the goals give him a four-game goal scoring streak (five goals) and 11 goals in his last nine games. The first goal was a shorthanded goal (his second of the year) …

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Prospect Park: Ronning’s Three Points Not Enough To Save Giants

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ty Ronning and his Vancouver Giants dropped yet another heartbreaking loss this time to the Kamloops Blazers 5-4. Ronning tried his best to help his Giants earn a win with a 1-2-3 effort as Vancouver rallied in the third from down 4-2 only to see Kamloops score with just 17 seconds remaining in regulation. A frustrating loss as it was …