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Rangers acquire Powe, Palmieri from Wild for Rupp

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03:04 PM ET 02.04 | The New York Rangers traded forward Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild for forwards Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri on Monday afternoon. The addition of Rupp will add some needed size to the Minnesota roster, while Powe will likely be used to help improve the Rangers' special teams, specifically, on the penalty kill. In addition, New York lost two role players in Artem Anisimov and Brandon Dubinsky in the Rich Nash trade from this past offseason. The addition of Powe brings in a versatile forward capable of adding depth to the third or fourth line. Palmieri is currently playing in the American Hockey League and will report to the Connecticut Whale.

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Mike Rupp, Rich lam Mike Rupp, Rich lam
February 4, 2013  03:06 PM ET

I only have one question.

Is Rich Iam Will's brother?

February 4, 2013  03:10 PM ET

Thank God.

February 4, 2013  03:10 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I only have one question.Is Rich Iam Will's brother?

Rich Nash?
It reminds me of an olde Queen interview I saw (from when they first played in South America) and the interview kept calling him (Freddie mercury) Fred.

So tell me fred....
Flinstone, sure....Willard....okay. but mercury?

February 4, 2013  03:11 PM ET

While Powe will likely be used to help improve the Rangers' special teams, specifically, on the penalty kill.

That's too bad. He'd have been great on a line with Bam! and Zonk!

February 4, 2013  03:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Rich Nash?
It reminds me of an olde Queen interview I saw (from when they first played in South America) and the interview kept calling him (Freddie mercury) Fred.

So tell me fred....
Flinstone, sure....Willard....okay. but mercury?

Like when D list actors talk about working with Bob DeNiro. Slays me everytime.

February 4, 2013  03:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

While Powe will likely be used to help improve the Rangers' special teams, specifically, on the penalty kill.That's too bad. He'd have been great on a line with Bam! and Zonk!

nicely done....they could call them The Batman line.....

February 4, 2013  03:18 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

While Powe will likely be used to help improve the Rangers' special teams, specifically, on the penalty kill.That's too bad. He'd have been great on a line with Bam! and Zonk!

:)

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February 4, 2013  03:37 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Who for who and who ?

Exactly....except Rupp scored a cup winner when in 'Burgh I believe

February 4, 2013  03:54 PM ET

It was for NJ, Talbot scored the cup winner.
I liked Rupp, I was sad he signed with NYR. Now I bet he is too being banished to the Wild.

February 4, 2013  04:16 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

While Powe will likely be used to help improve the Rangers' special teams, specifically, on the penalty kill.That's too bad. He'd have been great on a line with Bam! and Zonk!

Because the Wild management has been saying ''Holy Cow, look at the size of these checks we're paying out"

February 4, 2013  04:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Who for who and who ?

hahahaha, laughed so hard, some pee came out.

February 4, 2013  07:32 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Who for who and who ?

Well, Rupp I've heard about but ..... the other two?

February 4, 2013  07:49 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Thank God.

the missing pieces to the paper championship.

February 4, 2013  07:51 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Exactly....except Rupp scored a cup winner when in 'Burgh I believe

and has done what since? Talk about cashing in on your 15 minutes.

February 5, 2013  10:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

the missing pieces to the paper championship.

hahaha exactly!

 
February 5, 2013  10:55 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

and has done what since? Talk about cashing in on your 15 minutes.

Bingo!

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