“The ice was the worst ice I’ve ever played on. You went from the shadows to the sun. It was almost a 10-degree difference. It was unbelievable. You rely a lot on instinct and poise, and I couldn’t close my glove. It was so cold.”
Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, and the New York Rangers used a four-goal second period to beat the New Jersey Devils, 7-3, on a cold and snowy Sunday outside at Yankee Stadium.
History was made again at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, but it had nothing to do with the Bronx Bombers.
“No,” Brunner said when asked if he’s heard of the Yankees’ captain. “…No. The only baseball I know is (Justin) Verlander … because of the Tigers last year.”
The Rangers, the second-place team in the Metropolitan Division, come in having lost two straight at home after a 9-2-1 surge. The Devils, 5-1-3 in their past nine, are tied for fifth but are only two points behind.
It seems the Yankees were steadfast in their budgetary discipline. Until they weren’t. And thank goodness for that. Not only are we spoiled Yankees fans better off, but so is baseball.
From baseball and football to boxing and soccer to concerts and papal masses, the houses that Ruth and Jeter built have played host to just about everything. And now hockey!
A proposal for a new soccer venue adjacent to Yankee Stadium drew strong words on both sides of the issue at a town hall meeting in the Bronx Wednesday night.
On Wednesday, the ice truck arrived in the Bronx while a crew built roadways and staging around the stadium.
The Rangers goalie will be tipping his cap — er, mask — to Bronx lore when he takes the ice at Yankee Stadium later this month. Featured are Ruth, Gehrig and DiMaggio. And, of course, pinstripes.
The Yankees are ready to introduce another big name to the Bronx. An agreement with Beltran, reached Dec. 6, was announced by the Yankees on Thursday. He’ll meet the media Friday.
The two-time World Champion outfielder is getting a firsthand look at the other side of the Boston-New York rivalry.
The plaque will pay tribute to Mandela’s June 1990 visit to Yankee Stadium, the New York Times reported.
Notre Dame finished 8-4 this season, but had no bowl affiliation this year. The spot in the Pinstripe Bowl was open because the Big 12 did not have enough Bowl-eligible teams.
The Irish will be making their fourth straight bowl appearance and will play an American Athletic Conference opponent.