GIF: Derek Stepan’s reaction to the overtime penalty

This one comes courtesy of Jess (great fan, give her a follow). That’s me in the Winter Classic jersey, and Becky right next to me.

Note: John Moore Beginnings tonight after the game

The folks at MSG were kind enough to remind me that the the newest episode of Beginnings, featuring defenseman John Moore, will air tonight following the game against Columbus. There’s some video up at MSG.com now, and there will be more videos added around 3pm this afternoon. Check after the jump for the full notice.

Stadium Series jerseys unveiled with awesome video

Kudos to Joe Girardi and Dan Girardi for this one. Definitely worth the watch:

MSG to honor Sam Rosen

In case you missed it, MSG is going to honor Sam Rosen and his 30 years behind the microphone as the Rangers play by play announcer on Friday, January 31. The special will air at 10:30pm, right after the Rangers/Islanders game that night. I posted the press release after the jump. Check it out.

Friday chat reminder

The BSB Friday live chat returns today to torpedo your productivity at work.  Join us at 1pm, where we will be talking all things Rangers; Rick Nash’s imminent return, JT Miller’s ice time (or lack thereof), the emergence of Chris Kreider, anything you want.  See everyone this afternoon!

Saturday open thread

Been kind of a crazy weekend around here at BSB, so unfortunately we won’t have a new post up until the game tonight.  Feel free to use this as your open thread for your Saturday meanderings.  The Jets and ‘Hawks are on at 3pm, and there is plenty of Premier League soccer over on NBCSN.  You can vent on the…

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DobberHockey’s Fantasy Hockey Guide

I was lucky enough to receive a complimentary copy of DobberHockey’s Fantasy Hockey Guide (available for purchase here), and these guys did a tremendous job putting it together. If you are big into Fantasy Hockey, the guide takes an in-depth look at who to draft for your league. They look at puck possession metrics, PDO (puck luck), zone starts, and…

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Latest round of pad reductions illustrates need for more effective advocacy for goaltenders

The other day, I was reading one of my favorite goalie-related publications, InGoal Magazine.  There was a fantastic article about some NHL tendys giving their thoughts on the new equipment sizing and some of the difficulties the changes pose.  After reading the article and seeing some of the drastic reductions in size, I started thinking about the involvement of the…

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Announcing the winners of the BSB off-season plan contest

Happy Friday BSB’ers!  It is my pleasure to reveal the identities of our three finalists for the off-season plan contest.  Drum roll please… In Third-place, the Bronze Medal goes to: Robin Grau In Second-place, the Silver Medal goes to: Michael Seidell (commenting handle Seahorse) And our winner and Gold Medalist is, with over 50% of the total community vote: Tommy…

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Voting for Offseason Plan Contest

Be sure to vote for Finalist #1, Finalist #2, or Finalist #3 in our Off Season Plan Contest in the poll on the right.