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07:23 AM ET 09.16 | His eye injury fully healed, Chris Kreider can now be found challenging for a spot on one of the Rangers' top two lines. New coach Alain Vigneault slotted Kreider, 23, on the left wing of Brad Richards and Rick Nash in Sunday's intrasquad scrimmage in Greenburgh and figures to do so again Monday at the Prudential Center, encouraged by Kreider's "power," "strength," "talent" and "potential." "He'll get a good opportunity," Vigneault said Sunday. "Size, speed, you saw him on the power play (in the scrimmage), he was going to the front of the net and trying to take the goaltender's eyes out of the equation. I've liked a lot of the things I've seen from Chris so far. He's going to get a real good look."

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September 16, 2013  08:47 AM ET

I hope he's (AV) right....

September 16, 2013  08:48 AM ET

though I still think they should brerak up Richards and Nash

September 16, 2013  09:21 AM ET

he was going to the front of the net and trying to take the goaltender's eyes out of the equation.

So he cares a pointed stick?

September 16, 2013  09:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

he was going to the front of the net and trying to take the goaltender's eyes out of the equation.So he cares a pointed stick?

watch out for the Raspberry Fiend

September 16, 2013  09:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

watch out for the Raspberry Fiend

and if he has to defend himself if someone comes at him with a bunch of loganberies, don't come crying to me

September 16, 2013  09:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

he was going to the front of the net and trying to take the goaltender's eyes out of the equation. So he cares a pointed stick?

Definitely the wrong choice of words for someone recovering from an eye injury.

September 16, 2013  09:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

and if he has to defend himself if someone comes at him with a bunch of loganberies, don't come crying to me

Sir Bedevere you're in the wrong sketch.

September 16, 2013  09:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Sir Bedevere you're in the wrong sketch.

but it's my only line!

September 16, 2013  10:01 AM ET

This kid needs to step it up this season, big time.

September 16, 2013  10:02 AM ET

and here I thought this story was going to be all about Boyle scoring two goals in the blue/white scrimmage.

September 16, 2013  10:02 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

but it's my only line!

LOL - but still the wrong sketch. We don't sell mattresses.

September 16, 2013  10:25 AM ET

A budding star on Broadway

Just play the game, bud.

September 16, 2013  10:31 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

A budding star on Broadway

Just play the game, bud.

Play the game? I thought he was taking over for Nathan lane.

September 16, 2013  11:23 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

LOL - but still the wrong sketch. We don't sell mattresses.

great, now I have to stand in the tea chest

September 16, 2013  11:29 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

I hope he's (AV) right....

He will be. My strong dislike of Torts has surfaced a hope for NYR doing better without him , and the Cannots doing worse with him. It's a petty fan fantasy that has a strong likelihood of coming true.

September 16, 2013  11:32 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

He will be. My strong dislike of Torts has surfaced a hope for NYR doing better without him , and the Cannots doing worse with him. It's a petty fan fantasy that has a strong likelihood of coming true.

until he gets fired for offending the Sisters and lands in Calgary ;)

September 16, 2013  11:41 AM ET

''...Vigneault slotted Kreider, 23, on the left wing of Brad Richards and Rick Nash...'' In this case it would be one kid between two old goats.

September 16, 2013  11:52 AM ET
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''...Vigneault slotted Kreider, 23, on the left wing of Brad Richards and Rick Nash...'' In this case it would be one kid between two old goats.

now THAt was baaaad

September 16, 2013  12:21 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

until he gets fired for offending the Sisters and lands in Calgary ;)

and why the hell not ? Burke , Torts , sign up ole man bag carrying Avery while they are at it , bring it on.......sigh

 
September 16, 2013  01:17 PM ET
QUOTE(#19):

and why the hell not ? Burke , Torts , sign up ole man bag carrying Avery while they are at it , bring it on.......sigh

I could never wish such a thing on you, Harry; let alone my worst enemy.

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