New York Rangers: Weekly Minor League News and Notes During the NHL Lockout

Ben LippelContributor IIIOctober 25, 2012

NEWARK, NJ - MAY 19:  Head coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers speaks to the media after they defeated the New Jersey Devils 3 to 0 in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on May 19, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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"The one thing we have to make sure of as a franchise is that we do not allow this interruption to hurt our momentum. We cannot use this as an excuse." - John Tortorella

The head coach of the New York Rangers does not care for interruptions, whether they be from reporters at post-game press conferences or from the HRR (hockey-related ridiculousness) that defines the NHL lockout.

But while his team and 29 others are currently on hiatus, the rest of the Blueshirts organization is not. So without any further adieu, here are this week's minor league rink links: 

Whale coach Ken Gernander talks about Wednesday's impressive win.

Oscar Lindbergh extends his scoring streak in Sweden.

Michael St. Croix continues to put the biscuit in the basket for the Edmonton Oil Kings

Christian Thomas and Dylan McIlrath talk about starting their pro careers with the Whale 

Whale forward Brandon Segal wants to make his mark.

Whale rookie Kyle Jean is making an impact.

Here's what Ranger fans are saying about Blueshirts prospects.

Check out the Whale Weekly

Chris Kreider gets suspended.

What's happening with the Greenville Road Warriors, the Rangers affiliate in the ECHL? Find out right here

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