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01-09-2013, 10:07 PM
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Port Chester, NY
Originally Posted by
Henriks Broadway Hat
They could maybe play at MSG on the 21st. Knicks play at 3:30. Figure the game ends at 6. Tight squeeze. Could they remove the basketball court for a 7:30 puck drop?
No, that would not be possible.
If the Knicks play at noon, the Rangers typically don't play until 7.
I've gotten to the building at 4:30pm after a Knicks game ended at 2:30, and they were still picking up the insulation under the basketball court. Usually, they're wrapped up with the switchover by 5:30 -- They usually need three hours for the switchover before the gates open. That gives them a 30-minute buffer before the gates open, and a 60-minute buffer before the pregame warmups begin at 6:30.
As for the possible Penguins game on the 20th, I don't have that confirmed, but I'd think it would be at night. NBCSN usually does a Sunday night game, so you'd think Pens/Rangers (if that's the game) would be the NBCSN game. They do have a timeslot in their schedule listed at "TBD" for Sunday Jan. 20 from 7pm - 10pm.
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