Rangers Drop Second Preseason Game in Shootout

Count the Rangers as 0-2 in the preseason to date, I would say they are 0-1-1, but I don’t think the OTL matters in the preseason. Actually, I’m positive it doesn’t matter. The Rangers, for the second game in a row, came out slow, and turned it on in the third period, netting two goals to send the game into…

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So Far, So Good

The new look Rangers dropped the preseason opener last night, 2-1 to the Boston Bruins. The score isn’t really telling of the game itself, in which the Rangers dominated the third period, when Boston looked gassed and unable to keep up with the Blueshirts. John Tortorella has already put his stamp on this team, as the puck movement, scoring chances,…

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Prospect Profile: Matt Gilroy

With all the commotion of free agency and Glen Sather’s dedication to add scoring, its easy to forget about the defensemen the Rangers have in their system.  Among them is Matt Gilroy, who signed a 2-year $3.5 million deal on April 17th, 2009. BIO: A native of Long Island, Gilroy, 24, played high school hockey for St. Mary’s, where he…

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Gilroy nominated for 2009 ESPY Award

Former BU All-American Captain and current Rangers prospect Matt Gilroy has been nominated for the 2009 ESPY Award for Best Male College Athlete.  The Long Island native lifted BU to the 2009 National Championship, winning the Hobey Baker Award as the nation’s top college ice-hockey player along the way.  On April 17th, just 6 days after winning the title, Gilroy…

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Hobey Baker Winner and Fellow New Yorker Matt Gilroy Signs Two-Year Deal with the Rangers

TSN is reporting that Hobey Baker Award Winner and hometown hero Matt Gilroy of Boston University has signed a two-year, 3.5 million dollar deal to play for the New York Rangers.  Below is the link: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=275400 A week ago I wrote a piece on Gilroy and a surge of Long Island talent beginning to emerge at significant levels.  Nice to…

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