Category Archives: New York Rangers

RANGERS: IN TAMPA SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS LOOMS

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NEW YORK RANGERS at TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m. ET
Amalie Arena – Tampa, FL
Rangers: 9-7-4 (22 pts)
Lightning: 14-6-2 (30 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

TONIGHT’S GAME
The Rangers play their 21st game of the 2014-15 regular season against the Tampa Bay Lightning (7:30 p.m. ET —TV: MSG 2; Radio: WWOR 710 AM). The Rangers have earned at least one point in 12 of their last 16 contests (8-4-4) and have recorded a shutout in consecutive games. New York has posted a 9-7-4 record (22 pts) this season, following a 5-0 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Tampa Bay has posted a 14-6-2 record (30 pts) this season, following a 2-1 victory against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday in Tampa. Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK MAKE MORE ROSTER MOVES

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK ANNOUNCE ROSTER MOVES

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Spinell Returns from Greenville, McCarthy to Greenville, Stamler Released from PTO

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack 

HARTFORD, November 25, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced three Wolf Pack roster transactions.

The Wolf Pack has recalled defenseman Steve Spinell from its ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors, and has released blueliner Bretton Stamler from his Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.  Additionally, the parent New York Rangers have reassigned forward Chris McCarthy from the Wolf Pack to Greenville.  Continue reading

CRAWFORD: PACK SIGN VETERAN D TALLINDER

hartford-wolf-pack-logo-150x133WOLF PACK SIGN DEFENSEMAN HENRIK TALLINDER TO PTO

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14th-yr Pro has Played in 678 Career NHL Games 

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

HARTFORD, November 25, 2014:  Hartford Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the parent New York Rangers have signed defenseman Henrik Tallinder to a Professional Tryout (PTO) agreement.

Tallinder, 35, has skated in 678 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils in a thirteen-year North American pro career.  Last season the 6-4, 209-pound Stockholm, Sweden native suited up in 64 games for Buffalo, contributing two goals and six assists for eight points and logging 34 penalty minutes. Continue reading

FUEHRING: WARRIORS MAKES MOVES WITH WOLF PACK

alan-fuehringWARRIORS GET MCCARTHY FROM HFD

Greenville returns Spinell to WP; Santana released

BY: Alan Fuehring, Greenville Rd Warriors

Wheeling, WV The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, today announced winger Chris McCarthy has been assigned to Greenville from Hartford, while defenseman Steve Spinell has been recalled the Wolf Pack. In addition, forward Ryan Santana has been released.

A second-year pro, McCarthy played eight games with the Road Warriors earlier this season before his call-up to Hartford on November 13th. In eight games, the 23-year old earned six points (2g, 4a), four penalty minutes and a +2 rating. He also recorded one goal in five games with the Wolf Pack this season.  Continue reading

CRAWFORD: WOLF PACK WEEKLY: November 24-30, 2014

bob-crawfordBY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

The Wolf Pack (9-7-2-0, 20 pts.) snapped an 0-4-1-0 drought Saturday at the XL Center, with a 2-1 overtime win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.  Mat Bodie’s second career pro goal was his second game-winner, scored with 60 seconds remaining in 3-on-3 OT.  That  was after the Pack dropped a 5-4 decision to the Syracuse Crunch Wednesday at home, despite Conor Allen’s goal and two assists (his first career pro three-point game), and fell 4-1 in Providence on Friday night. Continue reading

RANGERS: CONTINUE CRUSHING CRUSING CANADIENS

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NEW YORK RANGERS -5 vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS -0
Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Canadiens: 16-6-1 (33 pts)*
Rangers: 9-7-4 (22 pts)

BY: The New York Rangers

Team notes:

  • Five different Rangers tallied a goal and 13 different Blueshirts – including all 12 forwards – recorded at least one point in the contest.According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the last time all Ranger forwards tallied at least one point in a game was on December 17, 1980 vs. Winnipeg. In addition, 17 of 18 skaters posted a plus-one rating or better, while seven skaters registered a plus-two or better rating in tonight’s contest.

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CANTLON: PACK ON TRACK, TOPPLE TIGERS

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BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Wolf Pack scored with a minute remaining in overtime, ending five game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the visiting Bridgeport Sound Tigers before a crowd of 4,055 fans at the XL Center Saturday night.

The win keeps the Pack above .500 at 9-7-2-0 with 20 points and they sit in fourth place. They trail Bridgeport by two points with the Sound Tigers holding a 10-5-1-1 who also have a game in hand over their interstate and franchise rivals.

The game winner came 57 seconds after the teams switched to the three-on-three format. The Pack were able to glide up the ice and Chris Bourque and J.T. Miller weaved their way into Sound Tigers territory. Miller slipped the puck over to defenseman Mat Bodie who buried it past Sound Tigers goaltender Kevin Poulin. For Bodie, it was his second goal and second game winner of the season. Continue reading