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Dog Days of Summer: “Art Ross: The Hockey Legend Who Built the Bruins” by Eric Zweig In-Depth Book Review, Covering One Of the Best Historic Books About Hockey on the Market Today, LISTAMANIA Runnin’ Wild, Jim Cerny vs Amanda Borges, Lundqvist Fans On the Defense Like Usual, Nationalism in Hockey, Why I Think Lundqvist Doesn’t Have “IT”, Weekly Jagr Watch, Eddie O., & The Latest Rumors & Rumblings in RANGERSTOWN

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here, on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. As the summer days start winding down, before you know it, the NHL season will be back. With the NFL starting their preseason this Friday (Let’s Go Giants!), the NHL isn’t too far behind.  Seriously, can you believe that we’re only two months away […]

BCBS Blog: One Summer Month Down, One to Go, Latest Ranger Updates, In-Depth “The Game, 30th Anniversary Edition” by Ken Dryden Book Review, USA > Sweden, Lundqvist’s New Pads, Andersson & Staal, Adidas/Reebok/CCM Confusion, Jagr Watch, Dealing with Basement Trolls, Donald Trump & Are the Rangers Done Making Roster Moves?!

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog/manifesto, here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. It is August 3rd as I write these words, which means NFL preseason games will come and go & before we know it, NHL preseason games will take place too. As I talked about in my last blog, I am not a summer guy, […]

The New York Rangers & Mika Zibanejad Play Nice and Come To Terms, Latest Chirping From the Rangers Rumor Mill, My Phone Conversation with a New York Rangers Team Representative, Jagr Watch & An In-Depth “Blood Feud: Detroit Red Wings v. Colorado Avalanche” by Adrian Dater Book Review!

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. As we continue to trudge during the “dog-days” of summer, I’m back here with another major book review. After I re-live my teenage years by reviewing “Blood Feud” by Adrian Dater (Formerly of the Denver Post, currently of BSNDenver), I’ll take a look at […]

In-Depth Tie Domi “Shift Work” Book Review & Tons of New York Rangers Thoughts & Opinions: Shattenkirk’s First NYR Press Conference, Polishing The Turd Known as the Nassau Coliseum, No Love For Tanner Glass, Thank You Kevin Klein, The Ruff vs AV Storyline Begins, Jagr Watch, The 2013-2014 Rangers, MSG Networks & Much More

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. If you are of the Irish Casper-white skin descent such as me, I send you my sympathies, during this brutal time of year. While I try to avoid the sun as much as possible, the limited exposure I’ve taken this summer has my skin […]

New York Rangers Free Agency Day One Recap: Kevin Shattenkirk Does The Unthinkable & Puts His Heart Above Money; Signs a Team-Friendly Deal To The Delight of Rangerstown, Get Me That 22 Adidas Rangers Jersey Now, The Tears of Larry Brooks, Rangers Sign The Weakest Goalie on the Market, What’s Next & More

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. It’s been quite the busy week on this site. I can’t remember the last time I wrote so much content during the off-season! In case you missed my last update, it’s worth checking out, as I gave my thoughts on what I wanted to […]

The Calm Before The Storm: Looking at the New York Rangers Before Free Agency Begins on Saturday, Why I Want Jaromir Jagr Back with the Rangers & How He Outplayed Most Rangers Last Season, Why I Would Pass on Kevin Shattenkirk, An NHL “Super-Team”, Viva Las Vegas, Snowflake Lundqvist’s Feelings Are Hurt, Sather Mistakes, Brendan Smith Re-Signs & More

What’s up everyone and welcome to another blog here on BlueCollarBlueShirts.com. I know I said I’d probably slow down in the summer, and keep it to one blog a week, but there is still so much going on. I fully expect to be back either Sunday or Monday too, because NHL Free Agency starts this […]

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 […]