Tony Griffo

A Nutley, NJ native, Tony is Seton Hall University graduate currently in his 20th year as a history teacher. Has coached a variety of sports at the high school level and is a fan of the Mets, Knicks, Giants and Rangers, Seton Hall and Notre Dame. Tony will be covering mostly the New York Rangers and Seton Hall Athletics for DoubleGSports.com.

Rangers' John Moore Suspended two Games for Illegal Check on Dale Weise. (USA Today)
By Tony Griffo On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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NHL Suspends NY Ranger Defenseman John Moore for Five Games

Rangers’ John Moore Suspended two Games for Illegal Check on Dale Weise. (USA Today) The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended New York Ranger defenseman John Moore for five games on October 29. This More...

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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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The Seton Hall Volleyball reaches 20 win mark for sixth time in school history

The Seton Hall Volleyball team has reached the 20 win mark for only the sixth time in school history and the first time since 2003. The Lady Pirates downed LIU in four sets: 22-25, 25-20, 25-22 and 25-22. Tessa More...

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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Checking In On Season of Notre Dame QB Commit #2 Prospect in NJ

Brandon Wimbush is the starting QB at St. Peters Prep HS in Jersey City, NJ and he stands six foot two and weighs 205 pounds. He can throw and run and he lead his team in a 62-7 rout of Union City HS this past More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Rangers Goal Record in Sight for Rick Nash

(Via NHL.com) Don Murdoch, he of the comet like career that rocketed him to stardom, only to see it and him crash and burn. His scoring ability was second to none, but alas, also was his ability to self-destruct. More...

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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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Blueshirts Down Two Take Devils in Overtime

Al Bello/Getty Images The power play was alive and kicking at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, when the Devils and Rangers met for the first time this season. In fact, the first five goals scored in the game, More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Henrik and Rangers sink Sharks at Garden 4 to 0

The New York Rangers erupted for three goals in the third period, the last two coming within four second of each other, to defeat the San Jose Sharks 4-0. Henrik Lundqvist’s 33 saves on 33 shots, combined with More...

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By Tony Griffo On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Nash and the King Stifle Carolina in a Shootout

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) The one win Rangers played host to the winless Hurricanes and two desperate teams played a very desperate game.  Both teams scratched and clawed and shot from every angle they could More...

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By Tony Griffo On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Rangers drop third straight as Lundqvist is shelled once again

(Associated Press) The New York Rangers dropped their third straight game and second at home, as the New York Islanders explode for four goals in the third period to defeat the Rangers 6-3. It is the second consecutive More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Rangers: Blueshirts lay an egg in Home Opener

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News The festivities for the NY Rangers home opener began outside Madison Square Garden with Blueshirts Boulevard and ended with a large egg on the Garden ice, as the Maple Leafs trounce More...

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By Tony Griffo On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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Nash, Kreider and Hank lead Rangers over Blues 3 to 2

Scott Levy/Getty Images It took Rick Nash just over four minutes into the opening game of the season, to get the monkey off his back and score his first goal of the season.  A beautiful pass from Chris Kreider More...

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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Rangers Open in St. Louis Against the Blues

Christian Petersen/Getty Images The NY Rangers open the 2014-15 NHL season against the Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.  Last season, the Blues had the Rangers number, as they swept the two game series More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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SHU Volleyball Sweeps the Week for Nine Straight Wins

Seton Hall Volleyball faced three very difficult matches last week, and were able to come out on top of all of them.  First up was St. John’s and a very tight match that SHU pulled out 22-25, 25-20, 25-18, 22-15 More...