Thursday, March 30, 2006

Records are made to be broken...

And Jaromir Jagr broke the NYR record for assists with 4 on the night, while Henrik Lundqvist broke the NYR record for wins by a rookie netminder, with his 30th win of the season. Throw in a 'natural' hat trick by Martin Straka, and a goal by Petr Puck, and it all adds up to:
Rangers 5, Islanders 1.
Records Falling
As usual for a game in Uniondale on Long Isaland, the place was at least half filled with Ranger fans. You can see a few in the background of this photo. (taken by John Dunn for the New York Times)
Jagr & Prucha

Let's Go Rangers!!
More NYR photos here!

Tuesday, March 28, 2006


Rangers 5, Sabres 4

Jagr tied the NY Ranger records for goals in a season (52 T-Adam Graves) and assists (109 T-Jean Ratelle), and ignited the third period comeback from a 4-2 deficit. Rookie goalie Henrik Lundqvist entered the game in the third period, and held Buffalo to no goals the remainder of the game, including overtime and the shootout. He tied the NYR record for wins by a rookie goaltender at 29. Petr Sykora scored the only goal during the shootout and with the win, the Blueshirts take back sole posession of first place in the Atlantic Division.
And they looked rather snappy in the Statue Of Liberty Jerseys, I must say.
Me So Happy!! Let's Go Rangers!!

I get my NYR photos here!
(Shh. they don't know that I use them here without permission. Shh.)

Monday, March 27, 2006

Deja-vu all over again

Just as they did against Florida, the boys come back to tie and force overtime, but cannot win the shootout.
Lightning 4, Rangers 3
Eleven games to go, and tied for first in the Atlantic Div. with Philly.
We Get The Point.

Tonight, they shall cross swords with the Sabres at MSG. Let's Go Ranguhs!

I get my NYR photos here!

Saturday, March 25, 2006

One More Milestone for Mr. M.V.P.

Panthers 3, Rangers 2 (Shootout)
Jaromir Jagr became only the third Ranger to reach 50 goals in a season, (Adam Graves and Vic Hadfield are the others) but couldn't quite complete the 'Forsberg' move in the Shootout. So the Rangers get one point for the tie, and move ahead of idle Philly into first place in the Atlantic division.
Milestone for Jagr

Tonight they face the defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
Let's Go Ranguhs!

I get my NYR photos here!

Thursday, March 23, 2006

me so angry.

A Hat Trick from Jags, and so the boys decided, 'Hey, that's all we need.'
Wrong! Flyers 6, Rangers 3.

A Hat Trick, But No Treat

I hate the Flyers,
I really do.
Let's Go Ranguhs!

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

One of my tunes, all for you

The Emperor's New Clothes, featuring the Bewildeville Glee Club and the Guitarboy Sedentary Orchestra.


Streaking at MSG...

Rangers 5, Bruins 2. YAY!!
Beatin' the B's
Hugs for everyone!
Hugs ok. Kisses, not so much.

Former teamate Mark Messier on Brian Leetch: "He'd be the first guy that would want nothing, because he's never been a guy that's wanted to be in the spotlight or to be singled out individually, certainly playing in a team game. That's just not his style. But he deserves to be noticed as one of the greatest Rangers ever, if not the greatest Ranger ever."
"I certainly don't expect to be booed," said Leetch. He was right. Ranger fans cheered loud and long before, during and after the game for their returning hero.
Return of Leetch

Let's Go Rangers!
(photos, as usual, are from

Monday, March 20, 2006

Rangers 5, Maple Leafs 2 YAY!!

A winning streak of 7, a losing streak of 6, and now another winning streak?
Oh, I hope so!
Winning is Fun!

Breaking Ranger records, Leading the NHL in scoring, and serenaded with chants of "M.V.P. ! M.V.P.!"
Jaromir Jagr, 4 more points last night:
M.V.P.!  M.V.P.!

For Those About To Cheer, We Salute You!

Tonight is the first return to the Garden (since being traded last season, man, what a crime that was.) for the best defenseman in NYR history, Brian Leetch.
He will be met with the chant of " Bring Him Back! Bring Him Back!"
Bring Him Back!

Let's Go Rangers!!

(photos from

Friday, March 17, 2006

By the gods, A Victory!

Jaromir Jagr's end-to-end rush is the kind of 'Superstar' moment the Blueshirts have been missing over the past couple of weeks, and it coudn't have come at a better time.
Rangers 5, Capitals 4 YAY!!

Jagr crashed into the end boards after scoring the goal. "After you score, it doesn't hurt that much," he said. "If he would have made the save, I would have probably cried."
A win!

Let's Go Rangers!
(photos viewed on this blog are nearly always stolen from

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Too Much (Doug) Weight

Ex-Ranger comes back to haunt his old team, and the Rangers have now lost 6 in a row.
Hurricanes 5, NYR 3

Too Much Weight

Let's Go Ranguhs... Please?

Monday, March 13, 2006

Another Loss.

Another Loss
Originally uploaded by placidian.
Good Grief!
One (standings) point for the OT loss, but a loss is a loss is a loss.
5 losses in arow, all by one goal.
The good news is, I just saved a bundle on my car insurance.
Naw, that's a lie.
Let's Go Ranguhs!

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Rangers can't put biscuit in basket

Habs 1 - NYR 0.
On a night when Montreal honored hero Bernie 'Boom Boom' Geoffrion, the Rangers had no artillery that could penetrate the Canadien net.

Rangers vs.Thrashers tonight at MSG. Score some goals, boys.
Let's Go Ranguhs!

Thursday, March 09, 2006

A 'Sticky' Situation.

Thrashers win the shootout, and the Rangers lose their third in a row. The one point the boys salvage for the regulation tie gets a (muted) *yay*
Jagr had an eventful night: a power-play goal, and a penalty for illegal curvature of his stick. But wait, there's more. When the time came for the shootout, the players' sticks were checked by the refs, and again Jagr had an illegal stick, and was ineligible for the shootout. The Blueshirts could've used him, obviously.
Anyway, still in first place, with twenty games to go.
A string of wins WOULD BE NICE!
that's all I'm sayin'.

Rangers 'Sticky' Situation

Let's Go Ranguhs!

(photo kindly, if unwittingly, donated by

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Swiss Goalie outduels the Swede.

Swiss Goalie outduels the Swede
Originally uploaded by placidian.
'Canes 2, Rangers 1.
The boys hadn't lost at home in over a month, but now we're looking at a 2 game losing streak. And we do not like the looks of that.
*makes stern face*
Their hot goalie (Martin Gerber) was just a bit hotter than Henrik, so whaddygonnado?
Let's Go Ranguhs!

Monday, March 06, 2006

Devils End Rangers' streak.

Devils End Rangers' streak
Originally uploaded by placidian.
It had to happen eventually.
Another tough one with the Hurricanes tonight.
Let's Go Ranguhs!

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Winning Isn't Everything,

But a win over the Flyers comes mighty close.
Rangers 6 Flyers 1. YAY!!
Gold medalist Henrik Lundqvist gets the night off, and Kevin Weekes is very strong in the net. (36 saves out of 37 shots!)
Jagr continues his MVP-like ways with 2 more power play goals.
Seven in a row!

Longest winning streak since 1993. That does not suck.
Let's Go Rangers!

(photo comes by way of

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

March Mildness!

Come out and visit your old pal Scotty at one of these fine area locations.
1 Wed. Grappino 6-10 (West Dallas, just east of Waugh)
2 Thurs. West End Pub 9-1 (West Little York/Barker Cypress)
3 Fri. Tobin's 9-1 (11902 Jones Rd.)
4 Sat. Grappino 6-11
5 Sun. Tobin's 4-10 (Crawfish w/Guitarboy)
8 Wed. Grappino 6-10
9 Thurs. Beer Island 8-12 CANCELLED!
10 Fri. Grisby Grill 6-10:00 (Grisby, just south of I-10/HWY 6)
11 Sat. Beer Island 2-6 (Crawfish w/ Guitarboy)
11 Sat. Frank-N-Steins Bar & Grill, 9907 Highway 6 S., Sugar Land
12 Sun. Tobin's 4-10 (Crawfish w/Guitarboy)
15 Wed. Grappino 6-10
16 Thurs. Marriot in The Woodlands 7:30-11:30
17 Fri. (Happy St. Patrick's Day!)
18 Sat Special Assignment
19 Sun. Tobin's 4-10 (Crawfish w/Guitarboy)
22 Wed. Grappino 6-10
23 Thurs. Beer Island 8-12 CANCELLED!
24 Fri. Grisby Grill 6-10:00
25 Sat. Molly's Pub 9-1:30 (Westheimer and Wilcrest)
26 Sun. Tobin's 4-10 (Crawfish w/Guitarboy)
29 Wed. Grappino 6-10
30 Thurs. Marriot in The Woodlands 7:30-11:30
31 Fri. Molly's Pub 9-1:30