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BlueLINES for BlueSHIRTS! August 26th: We're Being Invaded!

Normally I would welcome the Hurricanes into town for a matchup (and for a beat down) but this isn’t a hockey team; it’s a force of nature. Much of the entire Eastern seaboard will be under extreme conditions as Hurricane Irene (such a non-threatening name) makes her way up the coast.

Veterans of such bold predictions have already come out of the woodwork, proclaiming we’ll get nothing more than a few droplets of rain and severe disappointment from all the hype given. A word of advice: this is legitimate so take it seriously. Yes, hurricanes don’t have a history of making landfall around here. However, the conditions are in order and your precautions should be as well.

Join me after the jump to get maybe your last batch of Rangers’ headlines before Irene.

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Bruce Berlet spoke to Kris Newbury and his focus on making the Rangers this season. [Howlings]

Justin Bourne writes about the NHL’s concentrated efforts to limit concussions in its sport; something that should have been done long ago. [Bourne Blog]

Kevin Allen looks at the 10 players ready to make an impact on their new teams this season. Brad Richards’ is ranked 6th. Agree? Disagree? [USA Today]

Hungry for a unique sandwich? Huge fan of the NHL? Look no further than Scott Lewis’ satirical rundown of NHL player named sandwiches. Where’s the Sean Avery? [TheScore]

Sportsnet Radio host Gord Stellick recently interviewed Rangers play-by-play legend Sam Rosen about the upcoming season. [Fan 590]

Michael Gleich discusses the difficulty deciding when an NHL prospect is ready for the big time. [Bleeding All Blue]

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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: Brad Richards Carolina Hurricanes Concussions Connecticut Whale Evacuation Hurricane Irene Kris Newbury New York Rangers NHL NHL Sandwiches Prospects Sam Rosen Tim Thomas

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