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BlueLINES for BlueSHIRTS! August 25: 16 Days Till Traverse


As the title says, we are less than 3 weeks away from the Traverse City Prospects Tournament and I couldn’t be happier. Since it’s being televised for the first time this year on MSG, I will be front and center to see how the Rangers’ youthful fare. Plus, it’ll be organized hockey and everyone has been starving for some during the painfully slow offseason.

Continue reading for your Rangers’ headlines for today.

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Speaking of Traverse City, Brian Ring has your preview of the tournament. [CT Whale]

Adam Rotter unearthed a remarkable story about Mike Rupp and just how awesome of a guy he really is. [SNY Rangers Blog]

Want to know who’s training at the NHL BioSteel camp? Of the 36, one is Wojtek Wolski. I have to praise Wolski on his extreme dedication this offseason to try anything and everything to improve his game. Now it just has to translate on the ice – and in between his ears. [Globe & Mail]

In continuation of his weeklong series while on vacation, Kevin DeLury looks at different Rangers games from this past season. Today’s game documents a 4-goal 3rd period lifting the Rangers over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Good times. [The NYR Blog]

John Kreiser asks some key questions facing Eastern Conference teams. His for the Rangers: Is Brad Richards a difference-maker? [NHL.com]

The Suit plays devil advocate and says if he were Chris Kreider’s agent, he would urge him to go pro rather than back to school. [Blue Seat Blogs]

Nick Montemagno takes the internet world to task a bit, proclaiming Brad Richards was brought in to be Brad Richards; not Marian Gaborik’s savior. I couldn’t agree more. [Rangers Tribune]

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Here is the list of all the writers of Blue Line Station on Twitter. Make sure to give us all a follow! :

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

Tags: BC College Brad Richards Chris Kreider Comeback Marian Gaborik Mike Rupp New York Rangers Pittsburgh Penguins Savior Traverse City Tournament Wojtek Wolski