Rangers-Coyotes: New York Wins One for “The Big Whistle”

Posted: 27th October 2009 by Hot Stove New York in NHL
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The Rangers ended their three-game losing streak by beating Phoenix last night, 5-2, winning the game for former Ranger announcer Bill ôThe Big Whistleö Chadwick. ôWeÆre dedicating our season to the announcing legend. So much of my youth was spent watching the Rangers on channel 9, listening to the antics of Chadwick and his partner, Jim Gordon, that for a while there, I thought Chadwick was my father, and my real dad was just some guy from the neighborhood who sat around the living room drinking vodka all the time. We had to win this game for The Big Whistle or IÆd never forgive myself,ö said captain Chris Drury. (Ok, he didnÆt come close to saying that; I said it to myself while I was riding on the subway this morning.) The Blueshirts were going the wrong way the last week or so, ...

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