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SPOLIGHT: AARON VOROS

Bruce Berlet 7BY: Bruce Berlet

Aaron Voros knows all about the unemployment rate in the United States continuing to hover around nine percent.

Voros, who spent the last eight seasons in the AHL and NHL, was part of the jobless force as he sat around New York City, training on his own but without work prospects, not far from where his former team played in Madison Square Garden and where he and Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and best friend/left wing Sean Avery own a restaurant.

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RANGERS LOOK TO STAY HOT AGAINST FLAMES

clip_image002NY RANGERS at CALGARY FLAMES
Thursday, Oct. 20, 9:30 p.m.
Scotiabank SaddledomeCalgary, Alberta
Rangers: 1-1-2 (4 pts)
Flames: 2-3-0 (4 pts)

* All information through NHL games on Oct. 18

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RANGERS GET FIRST WIN

NY Rangers logo      VERSUS      Vancouver

NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
New York Rangers 4, Vancouver Canucks 0
October 18, 2011 (Game 4, Away Game 4)
Rogers ArenaVancouver, British Columbia

Team Notes:
-The Rangers defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0, tonight at Rogers Arena for their first win of the 2011-12 regular season.

-After two scoreless periods, the Rangers tallied four goals in the third period to record the victory.

-The win was New York’s first in Vancouver since Oct. 11, 1997 (6-3).

-The Blueshirts held Vancouver scoreless in eight shorthanded situations (12:29) to improve to 24 of 27 on the penalty kill.  Their 88.9% success rate ranks seventh in the league.

-New York out-hit Vancouver, 31-22 in the contest, and have now out-hit their opponents, 79-46, in their last three games.

-The Rangers were also credited with 23 blocked shots in the game. Continue reading

IN VANCOUVER, OLD FRIENDS BECOME FOES FOR BLUESHIRTS

New York RangersNEW YORK RANGERS at VANCOUVER CANUCKS
Rogers Arena – Vancouver, British Columbia
October 18, 2011 – 10:00 p.m.

TOMORROW’S GAME:
The Rangers will face-off against the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow, Oct. 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. The Blueshirts enter the contest having been defeated by the New York Islanders, 4-2, on Saturday at Nassau Colieseum, and are now 0-1-2 (2 pts) to begin the season. New York ranked third among Eastern Conference teams vs. the Western Conference last season, posting an 11-7-0 record including a 4-3-0 mark against Northwest Division opponents. The Canucks enter the contest with a 2-2-1 (5 pts) record, having defeated the Oilers, 4-3, on Saturday at Edmonton. Following tomorrow’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Calgary Flames on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Scotiabank Saddledome (9:30 p.m.), in the second game of their four-game Canadian road trip.

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