Posts Tagged ‘Marian Gaborik



04
Oct
09

Rangers win home opener

The New York Rangers won their home opener last night, defeating the Ottawa Senators 5-2 in front of a sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden. It was all New York early as the Rangers out shot the Sens in the first period and had several quality scoring chances. The Rangers scored the first goal of the game 3:20 into the second period and never looked back. Vaclav Prospal scored his first goal of the season and his first as a New York Ranger. The Blue Shirts continued to dominate play through the period scoring two more times to carry a 3-1 lead into the third period.

Play got a bit rough in the third with two decent scraps… Continue reading ‘Rangers win home opener’

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02
Oct
09

Rangers lose season opener 3-2

The Pittsburgh Penguins raised their 2009 Stanley Cup banner and carried their play right into this season. The Penguins scored two goals in just over a minute en route to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.  This was the Rangers first opening game loss since 2004. The Rangers fought hard all night and got to within a goal in the third period, but fell short in the end.

A few highlights for the Ranger:

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02
Oct
09

Open Night Ceremony

The New York Rangers will kick off their 2009-2010 campaign with the Stanley Cup in the building. The Rangers will witness the Pittsburgh Penguins raise their Stanley Cup banner in the final opening night at Mellon Arena. Rangers coach, John Tortorella says the team will support the NHL and the Cup and watch the ceremony. Tortorella has been on the winning side of one of these ceremonies in the past with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

I am sure the ceremony will be fun for the Penguins, but possibly even a distraction. For the Rangers, it should serve as motivation. The Rangers have not won a cup since 1994, which does not seem long when compared to my blogging counterparts who have not won a cup since 1972…

Here’s my preview/predictions of the 2009-2010 New York Rangers…

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