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WHALERS WATCH with BRITTANY BURKE

Brittany BurkeBY: Brittany Burke

The moment of silence for team Lokomotiv of the Kontinental Hockey League was quickly replaced by Section 102’s rendition of the National Anthem filling the Danbury Ice Arena’s main rink.

As the infamous section finished the song and the clacking noise of hockey sticks being hit on the ice took over, it became official; the start of hockey season was in fact here. The Danbury Whalers don’t begin until Oct. 27, but last Saturday’s 2nd Annual Green and White game, was just another step in putting together a final team to take on Chris Firriolo’s New Jersey Outlaws on opening night.

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RANGERS SPEAK ON RUSSIAN PLANE CRASH

RANGERS STATEMENT ON TRAGIC PLANE CRASH IN RUSSIA

Former Rangers Defensemen Alexander Karpovtsev and Karel Rachunek, and 2003 Draft Pick Jan Marek Among the Victims

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather issued the following statement regarding the tragic plane crash in Russia that claimed the life of several members of Yaroslavl Lokomotiv of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) earlier today, including former Rangers defensemen Alexander Karpovtsev and Karel Rachunek, and 2003 Rangers draft pick Jan Marek:

“The New York Rangers organization is greatly saddened after learning of today’s tragedy,” said Sather.  “Words cannot begin to express the magnitude of devastation for such unimaginable loss.

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