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Joe Fortunato

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Joe Fortunato has been with SBNation since April 2009. He is the managing editor at Blueshirt Banter. He has also contributed to From the Rink (SBNation's general NHL site), was the hockey editor at SB Nation New York and the manager of Rink Side Radio: the official NHL radio show for SBNation. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in May 2010.

You can follow Joe on twitter at: twitter.com/blueshirtbanter, you can also reach him via e-mail at: Joe@blueshirtbanter.com.

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Recent Activity
BACK IN THE BASEMENT, MIKE!
Commented on Rangers Sign College Free Agent Mat Bodie on Apr 15 2014, 1:42p - 1 reply
Good
Commented on Rangers Sign College Free Agent Mat Bodie on Apr 15 2014, 11:13a - 2 replies
For what it's worth
Commented on Rangers Sign College Free Agent Mat Bodie on Apr 15 2014, 10:34a - 2 replies
If you could only save one of the sites in a big fire
Commented on Rangers Sign College Free Agent Mat Bodie on Apr 15 2014, 10:33a - 3 replies
Big
Commented on Rangers Sign College Free Agent Mat Bodie on Apr 15 2014, 10:20a - 3 replies
2014 NHL Playoffs Rangers Vs. Flyers: A Broad Look At Things
Posted on Apr 14 2014, 8:57a
I give Zuccarello tons of love
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 2:04p - 1 reply
You're going to be burning those again
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 1:44p
I love you too, Voice
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 1:43p - 2 replies
Internet comments in general are a mess
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 12:02p - 2 replies
That wasn't a barb at Zuccarello
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 11:48a - 2 replies
And this is my point
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 11:47a - 1 reply
Yep
Commented on Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever on Apr 11 2014, 11:46a - 2 replies
Rangers Vs. Sabres: I Don't Know What That Was, But Whatever
Posted on Apr 11 2014, 8:49a
There was a bidding war
Commented on Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: More Of That Please on Apr 9 2014, 1:47p - 1 reply
You're not
Commented on Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: More Of That Please on Apr 9 2014, 10:08a - 1 reply
It's actually funny the way views of officiating works
Commented on Rangers 4, Hurricanes 1 on Apr 9 2014, 9:52a
#ECHLTalent
Commented on Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: More Of That Please on Apr 9 2014, 9:22a - 1 reply
Third line???
Commented on Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: More Of That Please on Apr 9 2014, 9:16a - 1 reply
Rangers Vs. Hurricanes: More Of That Please
Posted on Apr 9 2014, 8:54a
I love the fans who yell shoot for two reasons
Commented on Bantering Points: Rangers Clinch The Playoffs Edition on Apr 8 2014, 10:13a - 4 replies
Bantering Points: Rangers Clinch The Playoffs Edition
Posted on Apr 8 2014, 9:14a
Go Vote For The Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award
Posted on Apr 6 2014, 5:05p
No
Commented on Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Underwhelming on Apr 6 2014, 10:04a - 4 replies
Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Underwhelming
Posted on Apr 6 2014, 9:45a
That last line is exactly why he's doing this
Commented on Rangers Vs. Avalanche: Rough Finish Costs Rangers A Point on Apr 4 2014, 1:58p - 1 reply
I'm going to spam this in the comments rather than post a new thread
Commented on Rangers Vs. Avalanche: Rough Finish Costs Rangers A Point on Apr 4 2014, 11:48a
This is what the Banter is about
Commented on Rangers Vs. Avalanche: Rough Finish Costs Rangers A Point on Apr 4 2014, 10:44a - 2 replies
Rangers Vs. Avalanche: Rough Finish Costs Rangers A Point
Posted on Apr 4 2014, 8:41a
It didn't happen here
Commented on New York Rangers News: Ryan McDonagh Is Considered 'Day to Day'; AV On J.T. Miller's Demotion on Apr 3 2014, 4:54p - 1 reply
Is this sarcasm?
Commented on New York Rangers News: Ryan McDonagh Is Considered 'Day to Day'; AV On J.T. Miller's Demotion on Apr 3 2014, 4:15p - 2 replies
I was laughing out loud before
Commented on NBA Y2K: The Sixers' quest for an 0-82 season on Apr 3 2014, 1:25p
Detroit is in a different division
Commented on Rangers' Magic Number Is Three Points, More Important Number Is Seven Points on Apr 3 2014, 10:39a - 1 reply
Rangers' Magic Number Is Three Points, More Important Number Is Seven Points
Posted on Apr 3 2014, 8:41a
We still don't know.
Commented on New York Rangers news: McDonagh avoids serious injury, but expected to miss time on Apr 2 2014, 4:19p
He traveled with the team
Commented on New York Rangers news: McDonagh avoids serious injury, but expected to miss time on Apr 2 2014, 1:59p
I guess this is a sad, sad answer
Commented on New York Rangers news: McDonagh avoids serious injury, but expected to miss time on Apr 2 2014, 1:33p - 1 reply
Really, guys?
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 11:32a - 6 replies
HEY!
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 11:29a
I usually leave my e-mail address in case people want to fight me on it
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 11:13a
Don't you read who sends them to you?
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
I think we know what he's thinking
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 10:41a - 1 reply
I think the real question here is
Commented on Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic) on Apr 2 2014, 10:22a - 1 reply
Rangers Vs. Canucks: FinaLouis! (Also Ryan McDonagh Panic)
Posted on Apr 2 2014, 8:47a
By far the best moment of this
Commented on NBA Y2K: The Sixers' quest for an 0-82 season on Apr 1 2014, 1:09p - 1 reply
I put a block on them
Commented on New York Rangers prospects: Steven Fogarty of Notre Dame learning NHL-style game on Apr 1 2014, 10:33a - 2 replies
I actually like that move
Commented on Rangers Vs. Oilers: Well, That Was Pleasant on Mar 31 2014, 12:02p - 2 replies
He meant Calgary has been better
Commented on Rangers Vs. Oilers: Well, That Was Pleasant on Mar 31 2014, 9:38a - 1 reply
Yes
Commented on Rangers Vs. Oilers: Well, That Was Pleasant on Mar 31 2014, 9:37a - 2 replies
George was saying Calgary has been good
Commented on Rangers Vs. Oilers: Well, That Was Pleasant on Mar 31 2014, 9:33a - 1 reply
Rangers Vs. Oilers: Well, That Was Pleasant
Posted on Mar 31 2014, 8:49a
Rangers Vs. Flames: Yuck
Posted on Mar 29 2014, 8:48a
Is this a real comment?
Commented on Is Chris Kreider's Injury J.T. Miller's Chance? on Mar 28 2014, 9:03a - 4 replies
Is Chris Kreider's Injury J.T. Miller's Chance?
Posted on Mar 28 2014, 8:43a
Rangers Vs. Flyers: That's An Enormous Win
Posted on Mar 27 2014, 8:55a
Chris Kreider Injury: It's Bad, But Shouldn't Be A Fatal Blow
Posted on Mar 26 2014, 8:45a
Rangers Vs. Coyotes: Ryan McDonagh Is Amazing
Posted on Mar 25 2014, 8:56a
Rangers Vs. Blue Jackets: The Out Of Town Scoreboard Wasn't Friendly Last Night
Posted on Mar 21 2014, 8:41a
Wasn't directed at you
Commented on Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Crazy on Mar 19 2014, 10:20a
You have no earthly idea
Commented on Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Crazy on Mar 19 2014, 10:19a - 1 reply
The him there was to Lundqvist
Commented on Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Crazy on Mar 19 2014, 9:45a - 2 replies
Rangers Vs. Senators: That Was Crazy
Posted on Mar 19 2014, 8:44a
No
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 1:54p - 2 replies
CRAP!!!!!
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 1:43p - 1 reply
no you're not
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 12:45p - 1 reply
Thank you
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 9:33a - 1 reply
I think this is a ridiculous statement to be honest
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 9:22a - 1 reply
I think he has of late, no?
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 9:21a - 2 replies
I actually take a look at shooting percentages this year vs. the player's career average
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 9:21a
Amazing how quiet the anti-AV people are now
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 8:57a - 5 replies
I gave up defending him for Lent
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 8:56a - 2 replies
Luck has far more to do with scoring than you seem to accept
Commented on New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now on Mar 18 2014, 8:54a - 2 replies
New York Rangers Need Rick Nash And Martin St. Louis And They Need Them Now
Posted on Mar 18 2014, 8:00a
New York Rangers News: Rangers Sign Defensive Prospect Ryan Graves
Posted on Mar 17 2014, 3:16p
*I gave up defending him for lent. I gave up defending him for lent. I gave up ...*
Commented on Time Running Out On The Rangers on Mar 17 2014, 12:16p - 2 replies
Time Running Out On The Rangers
Posted on Mar 17 2014, 9:00a
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