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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS HOPE FOR SUNSHINE AS HURRICANES STORM GARDEN

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

There’s a storm brewing. On November 22 these teams faced-off in Carolina, with the Blueshirts winning 6-1. A pair of three-goal periods (first and third) and a pair of two-goal games (Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast) led the visitors to victory. This time around, the game will be played in the friendly confines of Madison Square Garden. But they’re only …

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Prospect Park: Huska Stops 26 For Third Straight Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Adam Huska continues his hot play stopping 26 out of 27 shots as the UConn Huskies knocked off 11th-ranked Northeastern 4-1. It was Huska’s third straight win after starting the season 3-9-2. Huska and the Huskies earned their first-ever win over Northeastern in school history after dropping the previous 1o games between the two programs. For Huska, it was getting …

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SIZZLING BLUESHIRTS LOOK TO TAME PANTHERS FOR NINTH STRAIGHT HOME WIN — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” And you might want to stay away from Madison Square Garden’s ice too! Coming into their game against the Panthers, the Blueshirts have won an astounding eight-straight at home and four consecutive overall. Going back further, the Rangers have won 10 of 12 and 12 of 16. Memories of …

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RECAP: BLUESHIRTS SURVIVE CANUCKS THANKS TO JIMMY VESEY; WIN SHOOTOUT THRILLER 4-3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Take a bow Jimmy Vesey, you earned it! A Sunday matinee at The Garden against the Canucks turned into an early evening thriller. The Blueshirts slept-walked through the first period and found themselves trailing Vancouver 1-0. A brief surge to open the second period was soon forgotten when Jake Virtanen extended Vancouver’s lead to 2-0. Staring down a two-goal deficit …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Three Points Power Greyhounds 11th Straight Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger and his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds continued their streaks as Gettinger’s three-point game helped the Greyhound dominate the Peterborough Petes 8-3. Gettinger scored his 14th goal of the season to go along with two primary assists improved his season totals to 14-13-27 in 25 games. Gettinger’s first point of the night came when he spotted teammate Connor Timmins …

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STREAKING RANGERS SET TO FACE REVAMPED CANUCKS — PREVIEW

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Move over Football Sunday, you have company. With a matinee against the Canucks on tap during this holiday weekend, the Rangers are looking to continue their recent string of strong play. A thrilling overtime win against Detroit Friday night stretched the Blueshirts’ win-streak to three. And in a larger sample size, they’ve won nine of 11 and 11 of 15. …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger And Greyhounds Win Tenth Straight Game

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Give Tim Gettinger and his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds some serious credit winning their tenth straight game in a dominating fashion 8-2 over the Kitchener Rangers 8-2. Gettinger had a 1-1-2 effort with a +3 as the Greyhounds blew the game open in the second period and never looked back. The Greyhounds held a 2-1 lead after one period but …

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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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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s 12th Is Game Winner For Greyhounds

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The third star of the game Tim Gettinger’s 12th goal of the season capped a third-period rally to give his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds a 4-3 come from behind win over the Sudbury Wolves. The unassisted goal at 16:42 of the third period helped the Greyhounds extend their winning streak to nine games. The Greyhounds had trailed 3-2 early in …

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BLUESHIRTS LOOK FOR SECOND STRAIGHT WIN, SANS MCDONAGH — PREVIEW

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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

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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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Prospect Park: Ronning Keeps On Streaking In Giants Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Ty Ronning remains one of the hottest scorers in the WHL as he scored in his 10th straight game to help his Vancouver Giants knock off the Kelowna Rockets 6-1. Ronning scored the Giants third goal of the game, an even-strength goal at 18:05 of the first period as the Giants would put up four goals in the first period …

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

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“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 …