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New York Rangers Claim Alex Auld Off Re-Entry Waivers

February 27th, 2010
Darren Dreger of TSN is reporting that the New York Rangers have claimed goaltender Alex Auld off of re-entry waivers from the Dallas Stars. Auld, 29, will become current starting netminder Henrik Lundqvist's back-up, allowing Chad Johnson and Matt Zaba to remain with the Wolf Pack (AHL) and compete ...

2010 Vancouver Olympics: Latvia Gives Czech Republic a Run for Their Money

February 19th, 2010
Team Czech Republic gained their second consecutive win in the tournament tonight, but it did not come easily, with the Latvians giving them a run for their money. Early on, it seemed as if the Czechs were going to run away with the game in the first period, but the goals ...

Lundqvist to Sit Out vs Belarus

February 19th, 2010
Darren Pang of TSN has reported on twitter that Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist will watch Friday's contest between Sweden and Belarus from the press box as the team has chosen to dress back-up netminder Jonas Gustavsson. Now before you all jump to conclusions, this is not being done because ...

2010 Winter Olympics: U.S. Men’s Hockey Opens Play Against the Swiss

February 16th, 2010
Game One of the 2010 Olympic Hockey Tournament may not have the same meaning as a medal round tilt would. But nonetheless, the United States will be looking to kick off their run at the gold in the correct way with a win over Switzerland this afternoon in Vancouver. The tournament ...

Marian Gaborik Listed on Slovakian Roster

February 15th, 2010
Apparently the laceration to the thigh that Marian Gaborik suffered last week in practice healed as planned, since Bob McKenzie of TSN is reporting on Twitter that the Rangers' leading scorer is listed on Team Slovakia's official Olympic Roster, which is due tomorrow at 10 am. Along with Gaborik on the roster ...

2010 Vancouver Olympics: Hockey Preview

February 15th, 2010
 Canada will be looking to please the overwhelming home crowd, Russia will look to dominate, the United States will look to upset, and Sweden will look to defend. Those are the main headlines in Men’s Ice Hockey heading into this year’s 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. Olympic Hockey ...

Postgame: Rangers Enter Olympic Break on a High Note, Diffuse Bolts 5-2

February 14th, 2010
They couldn’t have gone into the Olympic break on a higher note than today’s tremendous comeback victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden. At first, everyone had that “here we go again” feeling when Steven Stamkos created back-to-back goals in the first period to give the Bolts ...

New York Rangers Play Host to Bolts in Final Game Before Olympic Break

February 14th, 2010
In their last game before the two week Olympic break, the New York Rangers will be hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning in a Sunday matinee at Madison Square Garden. The Blueshirts are coming off of a hard fought win over the Penguins at Mellon Arena on Friday night, and will ...

Del Zotto and Gaborik Questionable for Sunday (Update: Potter Recalled)

February 13th, 2010
At one point in the first period last night in Pittsburgh, it seemed as if this team was dropping like flies—as Marian Gaborik was huffing and puffing in pain on the bench, Michael Del Zotto left the game with a giant gash under his left rib, and Ryan ...

Rangers-Penguins: New York Relentless in 3-2 OT Win over Pittsburgh

February 12th, 2010
  Despite losing key players in Michael Del Zotto and Marian Gaborik after the first period, the New York Rangers put up one of their better efforts in recent memory tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Mellon Arena. The Rangers always seem to play a spirited match against the Pens, but sometimes, ...