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NEEDING TOUGHNESS, RANGERS ACQUIRE CARCILLO

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BY: Mitch Beck, Publisher – Howlings

The New York Rangers, in desperate need for more team toughness  - especially with Derek Dorsett being injured, according to TSN,  the Blueshirts have acquired Sean Avery-wannabe, Daniel Carcillo from the Los Angeles Kings for a 7th round pick in the upcoming entry draft.

The 28-year-old forward has appeared in 26 games with the Kings this season and has scored one goal and one assist. He’s also added 57 penalty minutes.

The journeyman tough-guy has appeared in 359 career NHL games. He’s played with the Kings, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago Blackhawks, where he won a Stanley Cup last season.

In his career, Carcillo has scored 41 goals, added 48 assists and compiled 1,136 minutes in the sin bin.

(Photo courtesy of nbcchicago.com)

AFTER TALBOT, WILL LUNDQVIST CROWN THE KINGS?

NY Ranger LogoBY: The New York Rangers

NY RANGERS vs. LOS ANGELES KINGS
Sunday, Nov. 17, 7:00 p.m. ET
Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
Rangers: 10-9-0 (20 pts)
Kings: 13-6-1 (27 pts)

TONIGHT’S GAME:

  • The Rangers will face-off against the Los Angeles Kings at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in the second game of a back-to-back set.
  • The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Metropolitan Division standings, and eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 10-9-0 (20 pts).
  • The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Canadiens, 1-0, last night at Bell Centre, for their first win in Montreal since Mar. 17, 2009. Continue reading

RANGERS LOOK TO OVERTHROW KINGS IN LA TONIGHT

New-York-Rangers-150x1501 BY: The New York Rangers

NY RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS Monday, Oct. 7, 10:30 p.m. ET
Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA

Rangers: 0-1-0 (0 pts)
Kings: 1-1-0 (2 pts)

TONIGHT’S GAME

  • The Rangers will begin a back-to-back set when they face-off against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center (10:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio), in their first of four games in six days.
  • The Blueshirts enter the contest having been defeated by the Coyotes, 4-1, on Thursday at Phoenix, and are now 25-29-9 in season-opening games on the road. Continue reading

MANCHESTER’S TOFFOLI – AHL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

AHL-Logo-150x150BY: Jason Chaimovitch, VP Communications, AHL

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that forward Tyler Toffoli of the Manchester Monarchs has been named the winner of the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie for the 2012-13 season, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 30 member cities.

Toffoli, a second-round pick (47th overall) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, has recorded 28 goals and 20 assists for 48 points in 55 games for the Monarchs this season. He leads all AHL rookies in goals and shorthanded goals (three) and owns the highest plus/minus rating among rookie forwards in the league at plus-20. A 20-year-old native of Scarborough, Ont., Toffoli represented Manchester at the 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts AHL All-Star Classic, and was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team earlier this week. Toffoli made his National Hockey League debut on Mar. 16, and has recorded two goals and three assists in eight NHL games with the Kings. The Monarchs are 28-22-2-3 with Toffoli in the lineup this season, 4-9-1-1 without him. Continue reading

BERLET SPOTLIGHT: EX-WOLFPACK IN MOTION

BY: Bruce Berlet, Special to Howlings

Former New York Rangers and Hartford Wolf Pack defenseman Thomas Pock is back in North America.

Pock, an undrafted free agent out of UMass, was among six players signed by the Colorado Avalanche after three years in Europe, including last season with MoDo in the Swedish Elite League, where he had nine goals and 16 assists in 55 games. He signed a one-year, two-way contract and could play for the AHL’s Lake Erie Monsters, whose lineup also includes former Wolf Pack players Patrick Rissmiller and captain Dave Liffiton.  Continue reading

BERLET SPOTLIGHT: QUICK, BRING HOME THE CUP

By: BRUCE BERLET, Special to Howlings

The Stanley Cup will be making a rare appearance in Connecticut this summer after a rare blowout in this year’s finals Monday night.

Hamden native and former Hamden High and Avon Old Farms standout goalie Jonathan Quick made sure Tinseltown would be glittering again Monday night with 17 saves as the Los Angeles Kings completed one of the most improbable runs to hockey’s most cherished prize with a 6-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils before a raucous crowd of 18,858 at the Staples Center.  Continue reading

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