Moving Day
Friday May 07th 2010, 11:53 pm

Beyond the Blueshirts is in the process of being moved to a faster and more reliable web host.  With luck, this will be a quick, painless and largely transparent process.  But if things break over the next 12-24 hours, please be patient–it’ll be back up and running ASAP.

UPDATE: If you’re seeing this, that means it worked.   If you come across any bugs or broken links, please drop me an email at the address at the bottom of the page, or leave a note in the comments.  Thanks!

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Moonlighting
Friday September 04th 2009, 6:42 pm

As some of you may have already noticed, about a month ago I joined the team over at SB Nation’s Rangers blog, Blueshirt Banter.  I’ll primarily be re-posting the higher-profile, broader-interest stories I write here over there, giving Banter readers quicker access to the information while driving traffic back to this little corner of the Interwebs.

On occassion, I’ll chip in with an original piece if I feel moved to write about something that falls outside of the prospect / Russian focus here.  I posted my first such story last night.   So if you’re interested in my take on the Rangers inviting veteran defenseman Kyle McLaren to training camp, head on over.  While you’re there, why not sign up and join the banter — there’s a pretty high level of dialogue by both writers and commentors alike.

Just make sure you come back here when you’re done! ;)

And while you’re at it, don’t forget to follow @byndblueshirts on Twitter.  We’ll be heading up to the Rangers training center for Fan Fest tomorrow and will tweet anything of note.

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Programming Note
Monday July 06th 2009, 10:30 pm

Just a quick note to say I’ll be celebrating the one year anniversary of Beyond the Blueshirts (I can’t believe it’s already been a year!) by spending the week in the Adirondacks.  So don’t look for much in the way of postings this week unless something really important happens, in which case I’ll either drop in here and post about it or throw something up on Twitter.

For the record, any rumors you might have heard about Artem Anisimov and Nikolai Zherdev being invited to the Russian Olympic camp in August have been dismissed by national team assistant coach Igor Zakharkin.  The list of camp invitees won’t be released until August 1st.

I planned a long, soppy post looking back the roller coster year that was here at Beyond the Blueshirts, but I simply ran out of time before leaving for the week.  I do want to take a minute to say thanks to everyone who’s made this blog fun, and to those who’ve supported and encouraged me over the past year.  A special shoutout goes to Dubi Silverstein of Blueshirt Bulletin (if you don’t subscribe, why not?) who got the ball rolling by sending thousands of visitors this way early on and has been quick to offer help and support whenever asked.  And to Vlad and Anna, who’s translation assistance when I get stumped has been invaluable.  I also want to thank the folks who read and comment regularly — I won’t try to name you all for fear of forgetting someone — but this little side project wouldn’t be nearly as enjoyable without you guys.

Have a great week!

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