Gov. Chris Christie — an old friend of the Boomer & Carton program — called up the morning show unexpectedly on Wednesday morning. They talked about the Rangers and their bid to win their first Stanley Cup in 20 years.
The great Jim Rome made the announcement Friday on behalf of the Pulse of the People Award committee, revealing this year’s finalists: Craigie, Boomer, Simms, Puma and Christie.
From time to time, Boomer and Craig like to compare the gifts they’ve given one another through the years, with the Booms usually coming out on top.
The governor — who chatted with Boomer & Carton for over an hour — covered a wide array of topics, from the state of the Jersey Shore to his love of the Mets and the Rangers.
“I think Montreal’s in a hole right now that they’re not gonna get out off. They may win one, but … goaltending is an issue. I just love the personality of this team. I like the leadership. I like the coaching. There’s a lot to like.”
Think you could make contact off legendary closer Mariano Rivera? WFAN co-host Craig Carton wasn’t about to pass up the chance.
“Sooner or later, when it starts getting hot and (into) summer, someone’s gonna get hot and take control of the division. The Braves, I think they’re overrated. So this division is very much up for grabs.”
The NYC All Star Sports Group has announced that the U12 and U13/14 championship games of the Borough Cup will be held at Yankee Stadium.
Rex Ryan flashed the bat and the leather during Saturday’s Boomer & Carton vs. NYPD celebrity softball game. But it wasn’t enough as Team Boomer lost to the First Precinct in walk-off fashion.
With Boomer showing up to work today with a bandaged thumb do to a hockey injury suffered Wednesday night on the ice, Craig was pressed into action…
Recently, Boomer had been calling for the Mets to build a statue of Tom Seaver outside Citi Field. That gave Craigie an idea…
“We don’t know if they come on the field with … They can come give us either gummy bears or a shot in the a–. We don’t know that … It’s not funny.”
“That’s what we’re aiming for. Hopefully we get there. We have everything in the world to get us there. But we just gotta control our own destiny, like I said before, and go out there and just try to take it.”
To get to the Stanley Cup Final, the Blueshirts will have to get past the likes of the mighty Bruins and Penguins in the Eastern Conference. Are the Rangers good enough to get there? Mark Messier thinks they are.
Hill insists his career could have been much, much different had he landed with the Knicks in 2000: “If I had gone there, I wouldn’t have had the ankle problems.”