Category Archives: Forever Blueshirts Flashbacks

Lesser Known Rangers – Olympic Edition

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Ah, Yes! The Winter Olympics are here and there’s nothing like watching the best and the brightest vie for Olympic gold! I cannot wait to see Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews battle it out for North American supremacy, or Henrik Lundqvist carry Sweden! Lets the games…..oh wait. Read more

Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 6

 

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names are known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin!

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Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 5

 

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers, or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin!

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Lesser Known Rangers: Volume 4

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers, or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin! Read more

Tilted Ice: North of Penn Short – Lundqvist or Richter?

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If you haven’t noticed yet, The Tilted Ice Podcast is gaining steam since it’s launch just this summer. On Episode 13 of Tilted Ice: North of Penn, Russ’ Rants brought him to the conclusion that Mike Richter must be considered for the NHL Hockey Hall of Fame. You can listen to the complete episode here on iTunes. Read more

FullTilt Flashbacks: The Rick Nash Trade, Five Years Later

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The Rangers have always tried to land a big player whenever the opportunity has surfaced, via trade, or free agency. Brad Richards, Martin St. Louis, Kevin Shattenkirk, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Phil Esposito, the list goes on. In 2012, the Rangers traded Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon, and their 2013 first round pick, in exchange for Blue Jacket captain Rick Nash and Steven Delisle.

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Lesser Known Rangers: Volume One

Mixed within the names of a Gilbert, Giacomin, Greschner, Leetch, Messier and so forth, there are names like Daigle, Deveaux, Frolov etc. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic, making you say “Oh yeah, I had no idea he was a Ranger” or “Was he really on the team? So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin!

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“And This One Will Last A Lifetime!”

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“Zubov swings it around…Larmer clears the zone! That’s it…54-years of curses are over! No more 1940! The New York Rangers are going to win…1.1…hold the celebration one more time.”- Sam Rosen, Rangers Play-By-Play announcer.

Before the celebration, before the most emotional call a television personality has uttered in the last 25-years, there was one final face-off.

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