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VOROS A WHALE – FOR NOW

pg2_a_hockeyfight1_576If you are unsure about why the New York Rangers have signed Left winger Aaron Voros to a Professional Try-Out contract with the Connecticut Whale, you’re not alone.

There are any number of questions you could fairly raise. Here are four right off the top of the head.

1) Is this signing a favor to Marian Gaborik? Could he and Voros been pals when they were both with the Minnesota Wild? (Update: It actually turns out that it might have something more to do with his best buddies Sean Avery and Henrik Lundqvist)

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RANGERS DEFUSE HURRICANES

New York Rangers    VERSUS     Caolina

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES

November 11, 2011 (Game 15, Home Game 7)

Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

 

 

 

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AVERY PREMIERS IN “TO HAB OR HAB NOT,” SATURDAY AT MSG

clip_image002NY RANGERS vs. MONTREAL CANADIENS
Saturday, Nov. 5, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York
Rangers: 5-3-3 (13 pts)
Canadiens: 4-5-2 (10 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Nov. 3

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RANGERS SHOOTOUT DUCKS

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Anaheim

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES

November 3, 2011 (Game 11, Home Game 4)

Madison Square GardenNew York, New York

 

 

 

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Team Notes:

        The Rangers defeated the Anaheim Ducks, 2-1, in the shootout tonight at Madison Square Garden to improve to 5-3-3 on the season, including a 2-1-1 mark at home.

        The Blueshirts have registered at least one point in six of the last eight games, posting a record of 5-2-1 over the span.  New York has won each of their last two games.

        The Rangers improved to 7-3-1 in their last 11 meetings with the Ducks, including wins in their last three contests at Madison Square Garden.

        Seven of the Rangers 11 games to begin the season have been against Western Conference opponents.  The last time New York played more games vs. Western Conference opponents than vs. Eastern Conference opponents this late into the season was in 2003-03 (six of the first 11 games through November 4).

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RANGERS GO DUCK HUNTING THURSDAY

clip_image002[4]NEW YORK RANGERS vs. ANAHEIM DUCKS
Thursday, Nov. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Madison Square GardenNew York, New York
Rangers: 4-3-3 (11 pts)
Ducks: 5-5-2 (12 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Nov. 1

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Anaheim Ducks tomorrow at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the first of three games in four days. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and 10th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 4-3-3 (11 pts). The Rangers enter tomorrow’s contest having defeated the San Jose Sharks, 5-2, on Monday at Madison Square Garden, and have now registered at least one point in five of their last seven games (4-2-1). The Ducks enter the contest with a 5-5-2 (12 pts) record to rank 11th in the Western Conference, and have lost six of their last seven games (1-4-2). Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will open a back-to-back home set when they face-off against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in an Original Six match-up. New York will close out their six-game homestand on Sunday, Nov. 6, vs. the Winnipeg Jets (7:00 p.m.).

THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK – ROUND ONE

NEW YORK RANGERS at NEW YORK ISLANDERS
Nassau Coliseum – Uniondale, New York
October 15, 2011 – 7:00 p.m.

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the New York Islanders tomorrow at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division match-up. The Rangers (0-0-2, 2 pts) enter tomorrow’s contest having been defeated by the Ducks, 2-1, in the shootout on Oct. 8 to complete the 2011 Compuware NHL Premiere in Stockholm, Sweden with an 0-0-2 mark.  The Blueshirts are now 2-0-2 all-time in regular season games played in Europe, having previously swept a back-to-back set against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2008 NHL Premier in Prague, Czech Republic. The Islanders enter the contest with a 2-1-0 (4 pts) record, and have won each of their last two games. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will travel to Vancouver to face-off against the Canucks on Tuesday, October 18, at Rogers Arena (10:00 p.m.), to begin a six-game stretch against Canadian opponents including four on the road to begin the set.

WHALERS WATCH – EMIRA AND DANBURY – A MATCH MADE IN HOCKEY HEAVEN

BY: Brittany Burke

It is the goal of any minor league team to provide affordable entertainment and game-day experiences for the fans, while also acting as a platform for athletes to move up within the world of professional sports. The Danbury Whalers, a Level-A hockey club playing in the new Federal Hockey League, is doing just that.

While it is the goal of members of the Greenville Road Warriors ECHL team to make their way to Hartford to be a part of the Connecticut Whale, the AHL Whale prospects are continuously vying for the opportunity to fulfill their childhood dreams by making it to the NHL with one of the Original Six teams, the New York Rangers.

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TWO LOSSES AND STILL UNDEFEATED

New York Rangers     VERSUS     Anaheim

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES                                            (Regular Season Game 2, Away 2)
New York Rangers 1, Anaheim Ducks 2 (SO)
Ericsson Globe Arena – October 8, 2011

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RANGERS LOOK TO BOUNCE BACK AGAINST DUCKS – A PREVIEW

NEW YORK RANGERS at ANAHEIM DUCKS
Ericsson Globe Arena – Stockholm, Sweden
October 8, 2011 – 1:00 p.m. EST

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Anaheim Ducks tomorrow in the second game of the 2011 NHL Compuware Premiere in Stockholm, Sweden (1:00 p.m. EST). The Rangers (0-0-1, 1 pt) enter tomorrow’s contest having been defeated by the Kings, 3-2, in overtime earlier today in their season opener, and are now 2-0-1 all-time in regular season games played in Europe. The Blueshirts posted a 12-6-0 record in the second game of back-to-back sets last season. The Ducks enter the contest with a 0-1-0 (0 pts) record, having lost to the Buffalo Sabres, 4-1, in their season opener earlier today in Helsinki, Finland. Following tomorrow’s match, the Rangers will travel to Long Island to face-off against the New York Islanders on Saturday, October 15, at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 p.m.), in a match-up between Atlantic Division rivals.

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DANBURY AND ELMIRA MARRY, SORT OF

affiliation logoToday at the Danbury Ice Arena in Danbury, Connecticut, the Danbury Whalers and the Elmira Jackals announced an affiliation agreement between the two organizations.

The Jackals are member of the East Coast Hockey League (AA) and are affiliated on the NHL level with the Anaheim Ducks and Ottawa Senators. Through those affiliations the Jackals are in agreements with the American Hockey League (AAA) affiliates of those clubs, the Syracuse Crunch and the Binghamton Senators. Continue reading