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.

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By Tony Griffo On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Brandon Wimbush Named DoubleGSports.com High School Male Athlete of the Year

(Courtesy of St. Peter’s Prep) The 2014 DoubleGSports.com High School Male Athlete of the Year is Brandon Wimbush. The QB of the NJ State Championship Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep (Jersey City, NJ) stands More...

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By Tony Griffo On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Rangers’ Alain Vigneault Named 2014 DoubleGSports.com Coach of the Year

(NHL.com)   Alain Vigneault, formerly Head Coach of the Montreal Canadiens and the Vancouver Canucks, wins the 2014 DoubleGSports.com Coach of the Year Award in his first season in that position for the New More...

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By Tony Griffo On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Halak and the Islanders Defeat the Rangers

(Brad Penner/USA Today)   The Broadway Blueshirts began the second half of the season, but it was the same story, as they lose for the third time to the NY Islanders. So far this season, the Rangers are 0-3 More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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2014 Seton Hall Women’s Volleyball Nets Team and Coach of the Year From DoubleGSports.com

(Courtesy of Seton Hall Athletics) The ladies of Seton Hall University’s Volleyball team finished the season with a record of 28-8 overall and 15-3 within the Big East Conference. They also landed their first More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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The World Cup of Hockey Will be back in 2016

(NYMag.com)   The World Cup of Hockey will be back on the ice in the fall of 2016 and Toronto will be the site, as reigning champion Canada will host. The World Cup will be played at the Air Canada Centre from More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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2015 NHL All-Star Game Recap

  The 2014-15 NHL season came to a halt for this weekend, as the 2015 All-Star came weekend hits Columbus, Ohio and the best of the best will test their abilities at the Skills Contest on Saturday and play More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Mid-Season Broadway Blueshirt Report

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images   The first half of the 2014-15 NHL season is over, we are at the All-Star Break and the New York Rangers are in a very good position. They are in third place in the Metropolitan More...

The epic May 5, 1974, fight between the Flyers' Dave Schultz (white jersey) and the Rangers' Dale Rolfe, as captured in a screen grab from a video of the game.
By Tony Griffo On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Setting Some Things Right in NY Ranger History

The epic May 5, 1974, fight between the Flyers’ Dave Schultz (white jersey) and the Rangers’ Dale Rolfe, as captured in a screen grab from a video of the game.   As I was driving home from school More...

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By Tony Griffo On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Hagelin Notches Game Winner in OT to Defeat Ottawa

Getty Images   The Rangers had won two in a row and 15 out of their last 18, and were looking at a week off due to the All-Star Break. But first they had to face the Ottawa Senators and that noted Ranger killer More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Checking Up on Some Ranger Prospects

In the following article, I am going to delve into the future of the NY Rangers, by sharing with all of you how ten of their prospects are doing so far this 2014-15 season. Let us start with Brandon Halverson, goaltender More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Blueshirts Drop Penguins on National Television

Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP   The Rangers entered CONSOLE Energy Center in Pittsburgh having defeated the Penguins twice already in three games this season. The only loss was on the road in a shootout. The Blueshirts More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Defenseman Marc Staal Resigns with the Rangers

Christian Petersen/Getty Images   The Rangers have resigned Defenseman Marc Staal to a deal worth $5.7 mil per year for six years. Staal, aged 28, ranks second among all Rangers in games played at 503 and is More...