Archive for November 7th, 2008

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Hot Stove Player of the Week: Kris Jenkins

Jets Rumors & News

Friday is the best day of the week. The work week is almost over. You can go out afterwards, drink 18 beers, pass out naked on 8th Avenue and no one will even notice you because it’s New York. And it’s Hot Stove Player of the Week time. The prize for this week’s winner is the self-help DVD “Living Life the Gary Busey Way: Communicating Through Barking and Bird Calls.”
Kris Jenkins: After spending the summer slimming down to 500 pounds by going on one of those all meatloaf, gravy, fried chicken, ice cream and chocolate sauce diets, the giant Jets defensive end is paying dividends for the team. A dominating force in Sunday’s win up in Buffalo, he was the main cog in holding the Bills to only 30 yards rushing, had two sacks, five tackles and pressured Trent Edwards into throwing an interception, …

Drury’s Hat Trick Leads Rangers to Victory

Rangers Rumors & News

The big story in the Rangers 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay was the return of Marek Malik. He received a hero’s welcome, with the crowd drowning out the National Anthem with chants of ‘Marek! Marek!’ Tears streamed down his face, and the Garden faithful spent the game rooting for the Lightning to win because of their love for the former Ranger legend. Oops, that was Eddie Giacomin’s return. Malik was, of course, booed every time he touched the puck.
The real story was the power play. But first things first. Tampa Bay didn’t score while the Rangers were on the man advantage. And there was no third period meltdown. After dropping to 29th in the league, the Blueshirts scored three power play goals. They were less tentative, and quick to make decisions with the puck. On the first two power play goals, they were breaking into the zone, making quick, smart passes and scored …

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