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Monday, November 24th, 2008

Gomez Returns, Rangers Win

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Now that’s more like it. The Rangers put the last couple of disasters behind them, and whipped the Winnipeg Jets, er Phoenix Coyotes, 4-1. Scott Gomez was back on the ice. Henrik Lundqvist was back in the net. And the Blueshirts were back to actually trying to win.

The Brandon Dubinsky/Nikolai Zherdev/Markus Naslund line had it going on in this one. Zherdev had three assists, and his world-class talent was on display all game long. With Wayne Gretzky looking on from behind the Coyotes’ bench, Zherdev played like the Great One tonight. If only he could do this every night. He was stickhandling and zipping passes all over the ice. Dubinsky recorded a Gordie Howe Hat Trick (not to be confused with a Michal Rozsival Hat Trick: giving up a shorthanded goal on a turnover, committing a stupid penalty leading to a power play goal and having your pants fall down at center ice). The center scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, which was his first …

Hot Stove Jets and Giants Coaches Quiz

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See how much you know about the men who have led the two area football teams. The answers will be posted tomorrow.
1. Who was the first-ever coach of the Titans/Jets?
2. Who was the first-ever coach of the Giants?
3. Who is the longest-tenured coach in Jets history?
4. Who is the longest-tenured coach in Giants history?
5. How many games did Lou Holtz coach the Jets?
6. Which Giants coach did Bill Parcells replace?
7. Who replaced Weeb Ewbank as coach of the Jets?
8. Which former Giants running back went on to coach the team?
9. Who coached the Jets the one …

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