BlueLINES for BlueSHIRTS! August 17th – MDZ Quits Twitter

Michael Del Zotto (MSG)

According to his Twitter, Michael Del Zotto has hung up his keyboard for the foreseeable future, deciding to fully concentrate on training camp. I could not be happier by this move for one simple reason; it shows refreshing maturity. Del Zotto knows the gravity of the upcoming training camp, how important it is for him to perform exceedingly well, and how it’ll affect his standing with the organization. The fact he wants to eliminate any and all distractions for the greater good of his dedication for this season shows MDZ might actually get it now. Hopefully, his renewed convictions translate on to the ice.

Continue reading for your Rangers’ headlines of the day.

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Michael Grossi sits down with the aforementioned Del Zotto to discuss his “10 Essentials.” [The Fourth Period]

John Kreiser takes a look at the players on the hot seat in the Eastern Conference. Guess who made the list for the Rangers? Marian Gaborik, that’s who. [NHL.com]

In a two-part series, Stan Fischler interviews coach John Tortorella about his young team [MSG.com]

In case you missed it, prospect Ryan Bourque talks about his anxiousness and excitement towards the upcoming training camp. [Blueshirts United]

Kevin DeLury recently joined Hockey This Week’s radio show and proceeded to engage in a Brad Richards’ hate-fest. Listen with caution. [NYR Blog]

The boys over at Blue Seat Blogs have a guest post by Sene arguing why it’s Dale Weise’s time over a more expensive headache named Sean Avery. [Blue Seat Blogs]

 

Here is the list of Twitter handles for all the writers of Blue Line Station:

  1. Adam Herman – @BlueLineStation
  2. James Wrabel – @TheWrage
  3. Alex Nunn – @aj_ranger

 

Topics: Brad Richards, Dale Weise, John Tortorella, Marian Gaborik, Michael Del Zotto, New York Rangers, Ryan Bourque, Salary Cap, Sean Avery, The Hockey Maven, Training Camp, Twitter

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