Recap: Yankee Stadium Outdoor Game Press Conference

2:22PM:

11:53AM: On the YES Network, Ryan Callahan said “it’s exciting and brings you back to your youth. We were fortunate enough to play in Philly and now Yankee Stadium. Being a Yankee fan I really relish the opportunity to play at Yankee Stadium. We will have a lot of fans in this building.”

  • On his shoulder, “things are good. Rehab is going well and I am on schedule. Hopefully I will be able to get going soon.”
  • On Alain Vigneault, “I’m excited just to get in there and learn the new systems and new approach. Once training camp opens up it will be a chance to start new. “

11:38AM: Garth Snow and Jeff Gorton were standing on the podium and chatting/laughing after the formal part of the press conference ended

11:34AM:

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11:21AM:  Jeff Gorton said the following:

  • He won’t “openly” root for the Red Sox today
  • “On behalf of the Rangers, I can’t say enough about the opportunity to play in this game. We got to play in Philly a couple of years ago and this is an event that lives up to the hype and more. Our players loved it, our fans loved it. To do it against our heated rivals, it should be two great games as they always are.

11AM: Dan Girardi, Ryan Callahan and Rangers assistant GM Jeff Gorton are at the press conference. Gary Bettman and Don Fehr are at the Press Conference as well.

We are 171 days away from the Outdoor Game at Yankee Stadium.

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10:15AM: The NHL, Rangers, Islanders and Devils are at Yankee Stadium to hold a press conference to talk about the two outdoor games that will take place at Yankee Stadium.

The Rangers will play the Devils on 1/26/14 at 12:30PM and the Rangers will play the Islanders on 1/29/14 at 7PM.


via the Rangers on Instagram


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