Monday, March 11, 2013

Unlawful Ranger Underground gathering nets Rangers victory and a Brian Boyle Goal !

As you know The Mouth has been part of Blueshirt Underground Radio for about four years now and his legion of Ranger followers have been gathering at packed houses all over NYC to gather for viewing parties. 

These events are filled with people that you would have most likely have seen in the old blue seats way back in the day.

A dysfunctional family of rabid Ranger fans, complete with it's share of crazy characters. it's everything MSG in it's present day doesn't want to be. 

On March 10th the Irish Times Pub In NYC the Underground gathered as the Rangers faced off against the Capitals. 

After overcoming an early goal by Capital superstar Steven Oleksy the frenetic Underground ended up being treated to a definitive Rangers 4-1 win, in which Brian Boyle even found the back of the net. 

The Mouth captured the experience through a slick slideshow done with black and white photos shot by the fine folks at Artisimov studios.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Mike Sullivan : The Architect Of Nothing

Throughout almost one-third of the NHL's 2012-13 season the Rangers have struggled mightily to score goals. One of the most distressing things about the clubs inability to put the biscuit in the basket is the squads absolute futility to score with the man advantage.

In this Crisis Clip "The Mouth" lends his critique on what he thinks is the abject failure of the man in charge of the power play, assistant coach Mike Sullivan. In the almost four years that Sullivan has been there, the Ranger power play has never risen past mediocre and predominantly could be best described as awful.

This year with points being at a premium in a shortened season, even an average power play could have gotten the Blueshirts an additional half dozen points in the standings so far. The 5 on 3 advantages have been dreadful, the 5 on 4 advantages are running at an awful 11.9 % clip with the Rangers only scoring 8 goals in 67 attempts.

Something has to be done and "The Mouth" lays it all on the line, breaking down the video and pointing out what he thinks is a contributing factor to the Rangers power play impotence.