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The Rangers Half-Rebuild Continues With Questionable Player & Personnel Decisions: Two Ranger Back-Up Goalies Become Starting NHL Goalies In Three Years, Derek Stepan Joins Dan Girardi As The Latest Salary Cap Victim, Thoughts on Stepan, Wrong Coach Fired, Lundqvist Continues To Get a Free Pass, Fan-Friendly 2017-2018 Schedule, NHL Draft, Snowflake Hockey Fans Get Offended By Trump Voting Players & Anticipating Free Agency Next Week

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. For a season that’s over and with the summer officially here, you would think we would have some down time as Ranger fans. That isn’t the case, as the Rangers have started work on destructing their 2016-2017 team and continue to build around the […]

The NHL Awards Show/Vegas Golden Knights Roster Reveal Blog: Vegas Officially Becomes The Strongest Expansion Team Ever, See Ya Lindberg, The Night Connor McDavid Took the Torch From Sidney Crosby, The Dumbass Islanders, Great Night For John Tortorella & His Goalie, Holtby’s Wife Has More Cups Than the Caps and More

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. Due to a crazy work schedule, I wasn’t going to do a blog after the NHL Awards/Vegas Draft show, but so much went on, I wanted to get something up quick. It’s 10:45PM as I start this and with a 4:30AM alarm in my […]

Thank You Dan Girardi: Dan Girardi’s 11 Year New York Ranger Career Becomes The Latest Victim of the Salary Cap Era, My Personal Favorite Dan Girardi Memory, What Dan Girardi Meant to NYR Fans, Comments From Iron Man Dan, Looking Where Dan Girardi Plays Next Season, The Lundqvist Question No One Can Give Me An Answer To, Derek Stepan Next To Go & More

  NOTE: I posted a double-blog on Monday, which you can read here: BCBS Update: The Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup & Could Be Back Next Season, Brutal Officiating Ruins The Best Playoffs in Sports as the Refs “Catfish” the Predators, Mike Milbury’s Racist Vibes, Hagelin/Etem, Latest NYR Rumblings, The Most Unique Belmont Stakes […]

BCBS Update: The Most In-Depth Phil Esposito “Thunder & Lightning” Book Review You Will Ever Read, Classic New York Ranger Stories, Ron Duguay & Farrah Fawcett, Stanley Cup Final Thoughts, Lundqvist Injury, Alex Ovechkin Trade Rumors & More NYR Thoughts and Opinions

Outside of Bobby Orr’s snoozer of an autobiography, there are many great hockey books out there. This is another one of them. What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. As promised, I’m trying to do one blog a week during the Rangers off-season. I know some of you take off from […]

NYR/OTT Round 2 Game 4 Review: The Rangers Win in “Frank Sinatra” Fashion; Impeach The Senators From M$G, Tanner “PAVEL WHO?” Glass Shines Once Again & Makes The Basement Boys Cry, John Amirante Returns, Another Dominating Ranger Performance, Easy Night For Lundqvist, AV Pushing The Right Buttons, NYR Chase Ottawa Stars Off The Ice, Sean Avery & Much More From A Huge Series Evening Win

Oscar Lindberg may have got the Broadway Hat tonight, but make no bones about it, this game was all about Tanner “FUCKING” Glass. Photo Credit: NHL What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. It’s been a long day for yours truly, as it started with a 4:30AM alarm clock, a day […]

NYR/OTT Round 2 Game 3 Review: The Rangers We All Know Show Up & Dominate a Helpless Ottawa Team, “Glass In, Buch Out, That’s the Way We Move the Puck!”, Alain Vigneault Criticisms, Zucc Comes Up Big, The New Bucci Challenge, Dancin’ Larry Verbally Attacked By a M$G Networks Employee, Sidney Crosby Injury Is the New Brassard/Z-Bad Trade Talk & More, As Ranger Fans Come Off the Ledge

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. I have a 4:30AM alarm clock in my future & a nice and dirty work day ahead of me, so let’s get right into it. I want to do a full blog here, after kinda mailing in my Game 2 report. After all, it’s […]

NYR/OTT Round 2 Game 2 Review: NYR Lose in Horrid Fashion; Now in 0-2 Hole, Dave Maloney Rules, Lundqvist Finally Implodes & Reverts To Regular Season Self; Blows Multiple Two-Goal Leads As Pageau & Crew Put Up a Touchdown, Nightmares of NYR’s Past, AV Haters Go Wild, Round 1 Feels Like Ages Ago, Hockey Media & More From a Trainwreck at the Tire Fire Arena

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. Sorry for the tardiness with this latest blog entry. I gotta say, getting tweets & emails saying “where’s the blog?” makes it somewhat easier, as I struggle to re-live this terrible nightmare, which was Game 2. Of course, I also have my “hate” readers, […]

THE MASSIVE PURE GLEE DOUBLE BLOG: The Rangers Move to the 2nd Round, The $$$ Stars Shine In Round 1, First Round Report Card, My Electrifying Experience at M$G During Game 6, RANGERSTOWN in NYC, Corsi Garbage, Ticket Scalping, Stubhub, Ottawa On Tap, Let The Brassard vs Z-Bad Debates Begin, Cam Talbot & Much More NHL/Ranger Thoughts & Opinions

NOTE: WELCOME TO THE FIRST EVER DOUBLE BLOG. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m just a fan with an opinion on many topics. I do not care about website hits or web traffic, because I do not profit off this site. I could break a 6000 word blog into four different blogs for quadruple the traffic, […]

NYR/MTL Round 1 Game 4 Review: The Stars Shine in M$G as Rick “GWG” Nash & Lundqvist Come Up Big, AV’s Line Changes, Holden Has To Go, Zucc’s The Man, Where’s Kreider?, Rangers Win and Make It a Best of 3 Series & Much More From M$G

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. On Tuesday night at MSG, the Rangers won Game 4, 2-1, to even up their best of 7 series with the Montreal Canadiens at two wins a piece. While this game wasn’t the textbook definition of the phrase “must-win”, make no bones about it, […]

NYR/MTL Round 1 Game 2 Review: Nick Holden & The Canadiens Beat Lundqvist & The Rangers in OT, Hoping This Loss Isn’t a Huge “WHAT IF?” In the Off-Season, Shaky Refereeing Continues, Lundqvist’s 50+ Saves and Hissy Fits, Dreadful PP & More From a Brutal Heartbreaker in French Quebec

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. Tonight, the Montreal Canadiens defeated the NY Rangers in OT, 4-3, to tie their first round best of seven series at 1-1. For the Rangers, it’s a loss they may soon never forget. All you can hope for is they get over it and […]