Tag Archives: Brendan Smith

Game #30: Kreider: “We don’t shoot enough pucks”

AP Photo credit Los Angeles Kings via Getty Images Tonight was a frustrating one for the Rangers. They were coming off a nice 5-0 shutout win over the Golden Knights. However, like I unfortunately predicted, they beat the harder team … Continue reading

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Game #28: Canadiens get retribution, disappointing loss for Rangers

AP Photo credit Matt Campbell via Canadian Press Oh and about Carey Price… We think he’s back. #CP31 #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/Ib65sbJzhG — From Failing Hands Podcast (@FFHandsPodcast) December 7, 2019 Anytime you lose a game late, it sucks. Especially the way … Continue reading

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Brendan Smith deserves his own thread

So, during the second period of tonight’s game against the Canadiens, this happened. Hell of a goal by Brendan Smith #NYR pic.twitter.com/4bbAY4CqCu — Rob Taub (@RTaub_) December 7, 2019 Yes sir! That would be noted sniper Brendan Smith beating Carey … Continue reading

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Game 24: Nothing Bruin for Blueshirts, Pastrnak gives Buchnevich a lesson, Chytil stays hot in loss

Early on, it was all smiles for Pavel Buchnevich, Filip Chytil and the Rangers. But blown chances on the power play cost them in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Getty Images … Continue reading

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Game 23: A Winning Streak! Classic Lundqvist performance makes for a Happy Thanksgiving, Fox burns Hurricanes

Henrik Lundqvist continued his mastery over the Hurricanes by stopping 41 of 43 shots to help the Rangers win 3-2 along with budding rookie Adam Fox, who had a goal and assist on Turkey Eve. AP Photo by Jared Silber … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break: Rangers Grades

With Thanksgiving finally here on Thursday with all the trimmings (why do they say that), the Rangers have completed the first 23 games of an 82 game season. At just over the quarter mark, it’s time to take a look … Continue reading

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A Happy Rangers Thanksgiving! Derek recaps the big win on Periscope for a Winning Streak

This obviously isn’t a game recap. I’m busy enjoying some classic SNL and what was a very nice 3-2 win by the Rangers over the Hurricanes. They improve to 2-0-0 over Carolina thanks in large part to the game’s number … Continue reading

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Interesting thoughts from Brendan Smith reveals a lot about his character

Brendan Smith is one of the older players on the Rangers. At 30 years old, the veteran is the fourth oldest Blueshirt behind elder statesmen Henrik Lundqvist and Marc Staal, and role player Micheal Haley. Originally acquired from the Red … Continue reading

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Staal to miss at least two weeks due to ankle procedure, a message for misguided fans

When coach David Quinn indicated to reporters that some players were ‘banged up,’ he wasn’t kidding. Apparently, Marc Staal was one of those players. The veteran defenseman had minor surgery to repair an ankle infection that stemmed from what else … Continue reading

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Game #9: Rock bottom for humiliated Blueshirts in ugly home loss to Bruins

AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy WEEI In the twenty plus years I’ve attended games with my family, I’ve seen my share of stinkers. The Dark Ages (’98-04) were full of them. Tonight’s abysmal second period may as well have … Continue reading

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