1. 2010 Winter Olympics, Men's Hockey: Team USA Young, But Seasoned

    The majority of the players on the the U.S. men's hockey team in Vancouver, are making their Olympic debuts. Although they are young, and inexperienced as far as the Olympics are concerned, they are no strangers to International play...

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  2. Team USA, Team Canada Women's Hockey: How Much Is Too Much?

    Remember that line in Disney's the Mighty Ducks, it's not worth winning if you can't win big? Well, the Canadian and United States women's hockey teams clearly took that mantra to heart...

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  3. Petr Prucha Taken Off Ice on Stretcher

    Phoenix Coyotes' winger Petr Prucha, a former New York Ranger, was taken off the ice on a stretcher during Saturday night's game with the Dallas Stars...

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  4. Donald Brashear Waived: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

    And if the door does hit him on the way out, he'll probably get knocked down looking up at the door, as it dusts its hands off and skates away...

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  5. Marques Colston Becomes Second Consecutive Hofstra Alum To Win Super Bowl

    When the seconds evaporated off the clock and Sean Payton was doused in a celebratory Gatorade bath, it not only solidified the New Orleans Saints' first Super Bowl victory, but also marked consecutive ...

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  6. Henrik and Daniel Sedin's Play For Vancouver: The Way It Should Be

    There are two words in the world of sports that give general managers Agita, while agents and players lick their lips: contract year. Ironically, more times than not, those two words go hand in hand with another word pairing...

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  7. Team USA, Men's Hockey: The Forwards

    Youth, youth, youth. That was the main focus when GM Brian Burke assembled Team USA for the 2010 Winter Olympics. With Ron Wilson (Toronto Maple Leafs) behind the bench, along with assistant ...

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  8. Olli Jokinen Headed to the New York Rangers: This Time It's for Real

    No more speculation, no more poss-not-deffs from the hockey world. Olli Jokinen is officially returning to New York—but this time it'll be the Broadway rendition...

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  9. Rebuilding the New York Rangers, Part Three: From Chaos Comes Clarity

    The storm that was started by Neil Smith, was turned into a natural disaster by Glen Sather. Rather than rebuild the Rangers from the mess that Smith left from the beginning, Sather became awestruck by the amount of money he had at his disposal...

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  10. Rebuilding The New York Rangers, Part Two: Enter Sather

    When GM Neil Smith left the New York Rangers following the 1999-00 season, he left them depleted of youth and stocked with overpaid, under-performing veterans...

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  11. Rebuilding The New York Rangers, Part One: The Demise

    In 1994, then New York Rangers General Manger, Neil Smith, sold—or shall I say traded—his soul, along with the future of the Rangers to the hockey Devil in exchange for a 54-year curse to be lifted...

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  12. New York Rangers Go Back to The Future

    Remember the game NBA Jam from the early '90s? Remember how when a player would score consecutive buckets the announcer would proclaim "He's heating upppp!" Then, if he made that third straight ...

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  13. New York Rangers: Where Is the Code?

    "When it came to sticking up for my teammates, no matter who they were, the greater interest was always served," said former St. Louis Blues' enforcer Tony Twist in the book The Code ...

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  14. Ovechkin vs. Crosby: The Marquee

    On 11 occasions last season NHL fans laid witness to the spectacle that is, Alex Ovechkin versus Sidney Crosby. Seven of those matchups, came during the Conference Semi-finals, where the Ovie-Sidney rivalry escalated to new heights...

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  15. MISSING: NEW YORK RANGERS OFFENSE

    The New York Rangers' ability to score goals has vanished from existence. Reports state that there is no sign of foul play involved in thi...actually, there are signs of foul play...

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  16. Donald Brashear Is As Useful As a Lead-Plated Life Jacket

    And with those life jackets the New York Rangers are sinking fast, along with the fans' patience. When GM Glen Sather inked the enforcer , and I now use that word lightly, it was a head-scratcher...

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  17. Vinny Prospal Skates With Team, Might Make Return Tomorrow

    Vinny Prospal found himself in a familiar area this morning at practice: alongside Marian Gaborik. Prospal, who sported a regular practice jersey, had been out of the lineup since Dec. 28 following arthroscopic knee surgery...

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  18. G Chad Johnson to Make First Start for New York Rangers

    Chad Johnson will have a little more time to prepare this time around. Early reports from Phillips Arena point towards rookie goalie, Chad Johnson, making his first start in goal tonight for ...

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  19. Sean Avery Finds Retribution, New York Rangers Find Secondary Scoring

    There's that old saying, "Don't get mad, get even." Well, last night, Sean Avery got both. Avery played a marvelous game against his former club, the Dallas Stars, as he helped the Rangers earn their second victory in a row at the Garden, a 5-2 win...

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  20. New York Rangers' Chris Drury and Ryan Callahan Make Team USA...That's Swell

    Shortly after the Winter Classic '10, Team USA announced their 23-man roster for the 2010 Vancouver Games. Ranger fans were happy to notice that two more of their Blueshirts made the squad...

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  21. With Vaclav Prospal Out, Sean Avery Needs To Shine for Rangers

    Unless you have been blind for the previous 10 games or so, you would have noticed that the best Ranger forward has been Sean Avery. I'm not talking about production here. I'm talking about consistency...

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  22. Memo to the NHL: The New York Rangers Need to Ax the Broadway Blueshirts

    This morning, when my brother and I were opening up our presents, he unwrapped a box and pulled something out that I have been seeing way too much lately. A blue Rangers jersey...

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  23. Brett Favre Sabotaged My Fantasy Team, Part Two

    Brett, can you hear me? It's me, Frank. You know, the guy whose fantasy team you decimated for years to come. Well, you did it again...

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  24. New York Rangers Recall D Matt Gilroy and Send Two Others Down

    Matt Gilroy's demotion to the Hartford Wolfpack was short—and sweet. Gilroy was recalled by the Rangers this morning while defensemen Ilkka Heikkinnen and Bobby Sanguinetti were sent back down...

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  25. The New York Rangers Are Shaken

    When things get stale, shaking them up is one of the best ways to make them fresh again. Too much shaking, however, can make them confused, baffled, and flustered. John Tortorella has added too much shake, no bake...

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