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Blueshirt Banter Nov 25, 2016

Vigneault Returning to Bad Habits of Old

The Rangers started the season looking very different from last year, but a return to customs of old is reason for concern. If you check out both the Blueshirt Banter website and the Twitter feeds of its writers during the preseason and beginning of the regular season, you will see virtually no editorializing on Dan Girardi and Marc Staal nor Alain Vigneault's usage of the defense. This was a collective, conscious decision that we implemented for two reasons. First, we wanted to remove as much confirmation bias on our part as possible. In a theme that is intrinsic to this article, we wanted...
Blueshirt Banter Nov 19, 2016

Bantering Points: 11/19/16

After falling in Columbus by the score of 4-2 last night, the Rangers will finally return home to prepare for a Sunday night game against Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers. With another stretch of three games in four days coming up, look for Alain Vigneault to follow through on his promise to rest Henrik Lundqvist and Dan Girardi on back-to-back's, just like he said he would. Here are today's news and links: Rangers News: Highlights: CBJ 4, NYR 2 (4:06 Video via NHL.com) Game Recap: Goals from Michael Grabner and Mika Zibanejad weren't enough to carry the Rangers through a rare off...
Blueshirt Banter Nov 8, 2016

Bantering Points: 11/8/16

With a matchup against the Vancouver Canucks, the Rangers play their second of five consecutive games against Canadian teams, and their last before hitting the road for the annual western Canada. With the next four games coming against the Pacific Division's three worst teams a season ago, the Rangers should recognise this as a chance to stockpile more early season points. Here's today's news and links: Rangers News: Larry Brooks sees how resting Dan Girardi in favour of Adam Clendening on Sunday signals a philosophical shift in the Rangers' mindset (NY Post) Steve Zipay notes that the...
Rotoworld Nov 6, 2016

Clendening tags in for Girardi vs Jets on Sun - Adam Clendening (D) New York Rangers

Adam Clendening will tag in for Dan Girardi against the Jets on Sunday.
Rotoworld Nov 6, 2016

Dan Girardi out vs Jets on Sunday - Dan Girardi (D) New York Rangers

Dan Girardi will be scratched from Sunday's match with the Jets.

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