Archive for March, 2009

Rangers remember Poddubny

By at 22 March, 2009, 11:00 pm

Prior to the drop of the puck last night, the Rangers remembered Walter Poddubny with a moment of silence following his stunning death Saturday collapsing at his sister’s home in Thunder Bay, Ontario. It wasn’t known what caused his death. He was only 49.
In two years on Broadway after coming over from Toronto on August […]


No Sens of Urgency for Rangers in loss

By at 22 March, 2009, 10:18 pm

It was bound to happen sooner or later. If they weren’t that impressive last night, then perhaps the 2-1 borefest defeat to a red hot Ottawa club was all too predictable ending a three-game win streak for the Rangers.
They just never looked in sync blowing a golden opportunity to leapfrog idle Carolina and tie the […]


Devils go flat in Beantown

By at 22 March, 2009, 3:38 pm

I guess the best thing I can say about today’s Bruins-Devils ’showdown’ is that I napped through the first two periods of it.  Did the Devils?  I guess, but truth be told even though both teams were in a similar position Boston needed the game a lot more than the Devils, with the game being […]


Rangers go for four straight

By at 22 March, 2009, 2:21 pm

In a few minutes, we’ll be leaving for a second straight game at The Garden where the Rangers will play host to the Senators. If you read my recap last night, then you know that it pits two hot teams who have played extremely well in March.
The Sens might not be extending their postseason streak […]


Thoughts from Ottawa

By at 22 March, 2009, 6:05 am

I just did not want to type last night after the game. Was a little disappointed in the result, and was enjoying a nice quiet night with my wife.
Thoughts from the game, and the weekend.
1. Scotiabank place is probably one of the nicest arena that I have been to. There are lots […]


More truthful quotes from Henrik

By at 21 March, 2009, 11:06 pm

I was reading a good story on Yahoo just now about how the acquisitions of Nik Antropov and Derek Morris have helped improve the team’s play along with key ingredient Sean Avery. While that’s all true, without the coaching change putting fiery John Tortorella behind the bench, I don’t believe this team would be where […]


Birthday boy Callahan helps Rangers past Sabres

By at 21 March, 2009, 10:28 pm

It was Ryan Callahan’s birthday. Somehow, I don’t think John Tortorella cared cause when it was brought to his attention, he didn’t even know and only cared that the birthday boy helped the Rangers finally get past the reeling Sabres 5-3 at The Garden earlier tonight.
On his 24th birthday fittingly matching his jersey number, the […]


Thoughts from the road – 2:50 AM

By at 21 March, 2009, 1:08 am

1. I am so impressed with McAmmond. A great veteran player – that knows how to deal with anything that happens. Tonight – he definitely got heated and Gordon let him do what he needed to do.
2. Mannino did ok. I did not see the first goal, but it definitely […]


Another Marty Party at the Rock

By at 20 March, 2009, 9:47 pm

Days after breaking the most heralded goaltender record out there, Martin Brodeur chipped away at another, as his 4-0 shutout of the Wild moved him to within two of Terry Sawchuk’s record of 103 shutouts.  I guess I don’t really have to update that anymore with Derek’s latest link though (see his previous post). 
Even the great […]


Special Announcement

By at 20 March, 2009, 8:45 pm

Martin Brodeur stopped all 35 in the Devils’ 4-0 home win over the Minnesota Wild for shutout No.101. He trails Terry Sawchuk by just two.
Already with one record fresh under his belt, Brodeur now chases more history as he closes in on Sawchuk’s 103 shutouts. Having already surpassed idol Patrick Roy for the most ever […]