Tag: Derek Stepan

Grinding Ax Walter Hynes: Rick Nash, Eli Manning Are Frauds

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“Rick Nash has not convinced me that he has the gumption to push the Rangers offense over the finish line.“ -Grinding Ax Walter Hynes PENN STATION, NY –  As I celebrate Year Fifty as a Blueshirts fan, I anguish over the history of this franchise. The numbers suggest that this quinquagenarian may not see another Stanley Cup raised at the Worlds Most Famous Arena!   Who […]

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VIDEO: Mets Mantra #GoodMetsFun, 17.3 of Rangers Hell, Noah Has Thor Finger

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Our thoughts are with Todd Heap and his family after the retired NFL star struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter Friday afternoon in what is being called a tragic accident. MONTREAL, CANADA – We’re exhausted from an emotional roller-coaster ride from watching the NHL Playoffs and Week Two of MLB baseball. A look at the […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Super Bowl Prop Bets, Knicks Defense, NHL Rangers Outlook

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – I expected Trump to make America great again, but not this fast. I intentionally lost a game of Scrabble today, just because I’m so tired of winning already. Speaking of too much winning, if you’re like me, you’d rather eat a roadkill sandwich with vegenaise than watch the Pats win another […]

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World Series in Full Swing, Rangers are Rolling, Nilmarie Huertas

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NEW YORK, NY – What a great time of year. Just as some parts of the cold Northeast saw their first snowfall, the sports world is heating up. The NFL is in full swing. The NBA and NHL have gotten into gear. And Major League Baseball is treating us to a gem of a World […]

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NHL Trade Horror: Canada Gets Skinned

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NEW YORK, NY – Today’s the day. It’s he first day of NHL free agency. And it’s really the only important day. Most of the unrestricted free agents that are worth anything will be signed by the time you’ve read this paragraph. But the biggest hockey news of the week will surely be a couple […]

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Tired Rangers Treading Water

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MSG – The New York Rangers just finished up a stretch where they played six games in nine days. They won only one of those games. And now they have some key injuries to deal with. Derek Stepan and Kevin Klein are on the shelf for now and the Blueshirts have to get through a difficult […]

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Sather has Rangers Reeling, Real Hockey Fans and Canada Day

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MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NY – Sure, it’s a little strange that Glen Sather gets in a headline two days in row here, especially with the startling news out of Flushing that the *Mets scored a run! But, here we are into July  – which means we are into NHL free agency. Unlike years past, our […]

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Lots of Decisions for the Rangers in Hockey’s Third Season

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New York, NY – Now that hockey’s second season is over (at least around here) we can look forward to the third season in the NHL. And unlike the regular season and the playoffs, the third season is extremely short. I’m talking, of course, about the start of free agency, which begins July 1st. And, […]

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Lundqvist, Rangers Face Thunderous Lightning

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New York, NY – What a week for the Rangers! They had to win three straight games to squeeze past the Caps. They cleared the final hurdle Wednesday night on Derek Stepan’s overtime winner. The goal sent the Garden and the city into raptures and the Rangers into the Eastern Conference Final for a meeting […]

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Deflate-gate, NFL Hypocrisy, Sam v Ray, Rangers Revival

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EL BARRIO, EL BRONX – What a week! The good Deacon Blaber is jumping up and down, foaming at the mouth. After some of the news and events this week, Saturday couldn’t come soon enough. Today’s topics: Deflate-gate report, Michael Sam v Shane Ray and the New York Rangers. Deflate-gate Report: “Probably, more likely than […]

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