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

By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 20th, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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...

By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 6th, 2014

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...

By Tony Griffo On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Seton Hall Soccer Update

Women’s Soccer:  Lady Pirates Fall to #15 DePaul 1 to 0 Soccer games last 90 minutes, and it took #15 DePaul almost all of that time to score a goal against the Seton Hall defense we saw earlier in the season.  More...

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By Tony Griffo On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Rangers Young Guns Double up Flyers 6-3

(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) The Rangers dropped the Flyers in the first of a home and home series here at the Garden, 6-3. The Rangers started out very fast tonight, as they almost scored off of the opening faceoff; More...

By Tony Griffo On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Seton Hall’s Shelbey Manthorpe Named Big East Offensive Player of the Week

Seton Hall senior Shelbey Manthorpe was named the Big East Volleyball Player of the Week, after she led the Lady Pirates to victories over Providence and Villanova.  In those two matches, Shelbey recorded back More...

By Tony Griffo On Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Rangers Take Blackhawks at the Madhouse on Madison

Photo credit: On Friday night, the Rangers entered the United Center (aka the Madhouse on Madison), and by the time they left, it was as quiet as a church.  The Rangers once again scored four More...

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By Tony Griffo On Friday, September 26th, 2014

Rangers to Face the Blackhawks in Chicago on Friday Night

The NY Rangers will continue their pre-season schedule with a match up against the perineal power of the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks. Head Coach Alain Vigneault has tweaked the Ranger line-up for More...