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Newsday Mar 21, 2017

Rangers' Alain Vigneault pleased with newcomer Brendan Smith's contribution

NEWARK -- For the moment, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault seems satisfied with his defensive pairs, but that could change when there are nine healthy defensemen.
Grand Rapids Press Mar 12, 2017
Red Wings vs. Rangers: Brendan Smith returns to Detroit

Red Wings vs. Rangers: Brendan Smith returns to Detroit

The Rangers have a 3-2 record since trading for Smith.
Blueshirt Banter Mar 12, 2017
Bantering Points: 3/12/17

Bantering Points: 3/12/17

News and notes for Sunday, March 12th, 2017 After a couple days off to recover from their trip down south, the Rangers are back in action tonight, as they'll make their final trip into Joe Louis Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings. Here are today's news and links: Rangers News: Brett Cyrgalis highlights how the Rangers' regular season fate is in Antti Raanta's hands now (NY Post) Cyrgalis also heard that Rick Nash and Michael Grabner will make their long-awaited returns to New York's lineup tonight (NY Post) Brian Heyman chatted with Brendan Smith about his feelings heading into his...
Newsday Mar 11, 2017

Brendan Smith's final game at Joe Louis Arena will be emotional

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Rangers likely will never skate again at Joe Louis Arena after Sunday night's game in Detroit. The Joe is set to be knocked down, the Red Wings are all but set to miss the playoffs and their home slice of ice will be served at the new Little Caesars Arena starting next season.
FOX Sports Mar 7, 2017
NHL Daily: Brendan Smith, Taylor Hall, Vancouver Canucks

NHL Daily: Brendan Smith, Taylor Hall, Vancouver Canucks

NHL Daily: Brendan Smith Will Have a Positive Impact on Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh, Devil Taylor Hall Subject to Irrational Hate, Vancouver Canucks Rebuild Instructions and More! (Morning NHL Headlines)Grab your morning cup of coffee and join us here at Puck Prose for a compilation of NHL daily...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 6, 2017
5 things to watch: An NHL debut and Red Wings reunion week

5 things to watch: An NHL debut and Red Wings reunion week

Tomas Jurco and Brendan Smith will return to Joe Louis Arena in new uniforms.
Blueshirt Banter Mar 4, 2017
Bantering Points: 3/4/17

Bantering Points: 3/4/17

News and notes for Saturday, March 4th, 2017 The Rangers will continue their run of games against Original Six teams tonight, as the welcome the Montreal Canadiens into town. New York has lost the previous two meetings this season, so look for the team to earn a victory tonight and use it as a confidence builder as these two teams continue down the path of a likely first-round playoff series. Here are today's news and links: Rangers News: Brett Cyrgalis highlights Oscar Lindberg's return to form as a key component on New York's recent success (NY Post) Justin Tasch shares Brendan Smith's...
New York Daily News Mar 3, 2017
Brendan Smith on speed of the Rangers, surviving first game

Brendan Smith on speed of the Rangers, surviving first game

This is what stood out to Brendan Smith on Thursday night in his Rangers debut about how his new club plays.
New York Post Mar 3, 2017
Brendan Smith on his Rangers debut: ‘It was like a whirlwind’

Brendan Smith on his Rangers debut: ‘It was like a whirlwind’

BOSTON — At least Brendan Smith was able to get well acquainted with what life is like in the defensive zone in the first 20 minutes of his Rangers career — considering that’s where essentially the entire first period of Thursday’s game was played. “It was like a whirlwind,” Smith, acquired from Detroit on Tuesday,...
Blueshirt Banter Mar 2, 2017
Buchnevich, Lindberg Score In 2-1 Win Over Bruins

Buchnevich, Lindberg Score In 2-1 Win Over Bruins

Following two straight losses, the New York Rangers finally jumped back into the win column with a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins. Brendan Smith, who the Rangers acquired on Tuesday, made his debut tonight for the Rangers as he was paired up with Ryan McDonagh. After a bit of a shaky start for Smith, he settled in and put together a an encouraging first game. The birthday both, Henrik Lundqvist, also had quite a game in the crease tonight and deserves a ton of credit for keeping the Rangers above water. In the opening period of this game, the Bruins kept the Rangers hemmed in their own zone...
New York Post Mar 2, 2017
Why Rangers’ deadline moves put them in position for Cup run

Why Rangers’ deadline moves put them in position for Cup run

MSG Network analyst and former Rangers captain Dave Maloney breaks down the Blueshirts’ deadline and playoff push with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: What did you think of the Brendan Smith deal? A: Is he on the (Kevin) Shattenkirk level? Probably not, but he’s a big body who can skate and moves really well, and...
Rotoworld Mar 2, 2017

Brendan Smith makes Rangers debut vs Bruins - Brendan Smith (D) New York Rangers

Brendan Smith will make his Rangers debut against the Bruins on Thursday.
Blueshirt Banter Mar 2, 2017
Jeff Gorton Elects To Do His Work This Summer

Jeff Gorton Elects To Do His Work This Summer

Well that NHL Trade Deadline sure was ... something. On the podcast last night I mentioned it had to be the most boring deadline of my life. The bigger moves happened the two days leading up, but overall there wasn’t activity in the league. A lot of teams that stood pat were somewhat shocking(Anaheim the biggest of them all). The Rangers were one of the teams that made their moves early. After Washington landed the biggest fish in the pond with their trade for Kevin Shattenkirk; Jeff Gorton made his own move for Brendan Smith. I supported the idea of Gorton sitting on the sidelines for...
Blueshirt Banter Mar 2, 2017
Bantering Points: 3/2/17

Bantering Points: 3/2/17

News and notes for Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 For the first time in nearly four months, the New York Rangers are back in the City of Champions to take on the Boston Bruins. With the Bruins in the thick of the playoff race, tonight's game should serve as another test for New York to measure themselves with, as new acquisition Brendan Smith will play his first game as a Ranger tonight. Here are today's news and links: Rangers News: Brett Cyrgalis remarks that injuries will force Brendan Smith into a prominent role on New York's blue line immediately (NY Post) Daniel Popper notes that...

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