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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Three Points Lead Greyhounds Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

First star Tim Gettinger recorded his fourth three-point game of the season as his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds edged the Barrie Colts 4-3. Gettinger was 1-2-3 as the Greyhounds became the first OHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season. Gettinger got the Greyhounds going with his 27th goal of the season at 6:49 of the first period. It …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Two Goals Lead Greyhounds Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger had two goals as his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds knocked off the Windsor Spitfires 6-4. Gettinger’s goals were the Greyhound’s fifth and sixth goals of the game giving him 26 on the season. The first of the two goals was a nice shot over the goalie’s right pad on the short side came while the teams were playing …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS TAKE BITE OUT OF SHARKS; BEAT SAN JOSE 6-5

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

That was too close for comfort. The definition of a seesaw affair took place in San Jose as the Rangers held on for the 6-5 win over the hometown Sharks. Right from the get go things were different for the Blueshirts. And that’s because Kevin Hayes’ return from injury had a huge impact on the team. With their top defensive …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: REELING BLUESHIRTS ATTEMPT TO STAVE OFF WEST COAST SWEEP; TAKE ON HIGH-FLYING SHARKS

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“Oh, we’ve got to hold on, ready or not. You live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got. Woah, we’re halfway there. Woah, livin’ on a prayer.”— Bon Jovi, Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi’s hit song was released in 1986, yet the lyrics are extremely accurate when describing the 2017-18 NY Rangers. From their 3-7-2 start to …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS LOSE THIRD STRAIGHT; GET BURNED BY DUCKS 6-3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

WARNING: Do not read this article if you suffer from high blood pressure or depression. Side effects may include — but are not limited to — increased frustration or moodiness, heartburn and a strong desire to stop watching hockey.   There are good games, bad games and ugly games in the NHL. And tonight’s 6-3 loss definitely falls under the …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: DESPERATE BLUESHIRTS LOOK TO SALVAGE ROADTRIP; FACE DUCKS IN ANAHEIM

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

It’s time for the New York Rangers to put up or shut up. To this point of the season, the Blueshirts have been consistently inconsistent. And that’s not a good thing. While this team is still very much alive in the playoff race, there’s an artificial deadline on its’ ability to realistically contend. February 26, 2018 is the NHL’s annual …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: KINGS HAVE BLUESHIRTS SEEING GHOSTS; RANGERS FALL 4-2

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Is it 2014 or 2018? For Rangers’ fans this game had the feeling of déjà vu. In the 2014 Stanley Cup Final the Blueshirts had multiple two-goal leads, only to cede momentum and the lead to the Kings late. Their 4-2 loss tonight followed the same script. The Rangers came out skating well; forechecking tightly and jumping all over Jonathan …

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Prospect Park: Huska Injures Left Wrist

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Start with the report that UConn goalie Adam Huska injured his wrist missing both games this weekend. The injury which reportedly happened during practice this week is being called a “sprain”. How long Huska will miss depends on who you listen to; some say 10 days while others say three weeks. Three weeks is the best guess coming at a …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: INJURY-RIDDLED BLUESHIRTS VISIT MILE HIGH CITY; FACE AVALANCHE IN REMATCH OF OPENING NIGHT

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“Call in the M.A.S.H. Unit!” The Blueshirts are short several key players as they begin their four game road trip. Chris Kreider remains sidelined indefinitely. And now Kevin Shattenkirk is joining him in the press box. News broke Friday afternoon that Shattenkirk has been dealing with a torn meniscus since September and will have surgery on Monday. The surgery is …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS WIN BACK-AND-FORTH BATTLE AS NASH NETS TWO MORE; DOWN BUFFALO 4-3

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

“Somebody get that man a cold beer and make it quick!” For the second time in as many games Rick Nash resembled the power forward the Rangers thought they were acquiring when they traded for him back in 2012. Too frequently Nash has failed to be the dominate version of himself that existed in Columbus. However, if you ask the …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: BLUESHIRTS HOST SABRES IN WINTER CLASSIC REMATCH; LOOK TO GET ON A ROLL BEFORE ROAD TRIP

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Watch out Rangers, the Sabres are coming. Even though the Sabres are last in the Eastern Conference, they’re coming off an impressive 3-1 win over the Blue Jackets and are extra motivated to beat the Blueshirts. On New Year’s Day, the Sabres took the Rangers to the limit before J.T. Miller won the NHL’s annual winter spectacle in overtime; giving …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: DETERMINED BLUESHIRTS GROUND FLYERS; TROUNCE PHILLY 5-1

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Well that was unexpected. After three straight losses in which the Rangers looked slow and inept the Blueshirts finally took a stand; beating the Flyers 5-1. In the Battle between the Empire City and City of Brotherly Love it was the Broad Street Bullies that drew first blood. Jordan Weal redirected a shot from “NHL Bad Boy” Radko Gudas past …

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BLUESHIRT BULLET POINTS: REELING BLUESHIRTS RETURN HOME; TAKE ON SURGING FLYERS

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Blueshirt Contributor

Following his team’s loss to the Islanders, Head Coach Alain Vigneault said: “I think in the past a lot of players have proven they’ve been able to do it. But I’m more in it for what you are doing for me right now.” Who knew that one statement would be so prophetic? Early Monday afternoon the Rangers sent Boo Nieves …

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Prospect Park: The Week That Was

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Sorry folks, needed a break so please allow me to catch up on the week that was for the prospects. To be honest this was a week that was not much different from how the season has gone. Ty Ronning and Tim Gettinger did most of the scoring as their teams continue their push towards the playoffs. Morgan Barron continues …