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Jesper Fast injury: Knee sprain, out 2-3 weeks

An update on the Jesper Fast injury has come in, courtesy of Andrew Gross, and it is not that good. Fast will be out 2-3 weeks with a first degree knee sprain. The rookie winger was hitting his stride with the Rangers, rotating between third and fourth line RW duties and playing a critical role on the penalty kill. Fast…

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Game 51: Rebound against Dallas

The New York Rangers played very well yesterday afternoon against one of the best teams in the entire league, but came away with a loss. Today, they will take on a Dallas Stars team that was the offseason winner, but it hasn’t translated on the ice. Poor goaltending has done them in, as they’ve allowed a whopping 170 goals this…

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Rangers hang with Predators, but fall late in the third

In the first game of a month long string without Henrik Lundqvist, the New York Rangers hung with the Nashville Predators all game long. In the end, they fell 3-2 after a late goal by Mike Ribiero. The Preds had most of the control through the first period, outchancing the Rangers both in quantity and in quality. Cam Talbot –and…

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Game 50: Life without Hank starts in Nashville

The New York Rangers are officially without All World goalie Henrik Lundqvist for at least a month, after taking a puck to the throat last weekend against Carolina. Technically their first game without Hank was Wednesday against the Bruins, but today against the Nashville Predators marks the first game since the announcement. Cam Talbot will start against the Preds, who…

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BSB Fanduel 2/6

Here is the info for today’s FanDuel league: Sign up for FanDuel here, the league link is here. We aren’t high rollers, it’s $2 to play. For those unfamiliar, you are given $55,000 to construct a team of 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, and 1 G. High fantasy points per game (FPG) with low cost is a…

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Obligatory Evander Kane post

Disclaimer: This post was written before news broke that Kane is out for 4-6 months after shoulder surgery. In case you missed it over the past few years, Evander Kane has been on the path towards total ostracization by the Winnipeg Jets and the media. It started with the money phone (pictured above). It continued with a series of articles by…

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Henrik Lundqvist out one month with neck injury

Per Larry Brooks, goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be out one month with a neck injury sustained last week. Hank was struck in the throat with a shot against the Carolina Hurricanes last Saturday, finished the game, and played Monday against the Florida Panthers before being a last minute scratch against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday. Cam Talbot will get the…

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BSB FanDuel: 2/5

Here is the info for today’s FanDuel league: Sign up for FanDuel here, the league link is here. We aren’t high rollers, it’s $2 to play. For those unfamiliar, you are given $55,000 to construct a team of 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, and 1 G. High fantasy points per game (FPG) with low cost is a…

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Musings: Jesper Fast, J.T. Miller, first round picks and more

The New York Rangers finally got their collective acts together last night, and it resulted in a strong 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins. It was, for the most part, a strong team effort. They had some gaffes, but Cam Talbot made some strong saves and the Rangers capitalized on their chances. But the team we saw on the ice…

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Henrik Lundqvist injury update: Day-to-day

After giving everyone a big scare yesterday, the New York Rangers have announced that Henrik Lundqvist’s injury is not overly serious, and he is day-to-day. Hank was a last minute scratch last night, prompting the Rangers to recall MacKenzie Skapski to serve as backup for Cam Talbot. Lundqvist will likely miss the weekend’s games against Nashville and Dallas, and it’s…

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