Category: ‘Coaches’

Antti Raanta to Start in Goal Saturday in Montreal for the First Time in His Career
March 26th, 2016 at 10:08 AM
Over the weekend the New York Rangers will play back-to-back contests, and on Friday head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Antti Raanta would start in goal when the team faces off with the Canadiens up in Montreal on Saturday night. Henrik Lundqvist then will get the start on Sunday when...

Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash Update
February 21st, 2016 at 1:01 PM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh was not on the ice with his teammates when the Rangers practiced at the MSG Training Center Saturday afternoon. McDonagh was hit in the jaw by Leo Komarov's elbow Thursday night. However, the good news is he did not suffer another concussion as a result of...

Ryan McDonagh Returns to Practice on Tuesday
February 16th, 2016 at 9:15 PM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh skated Tuesday in a contact jersey and ruled himself ready to go Wednesday night when his team hosts the Chicago Blackhawks. However the final decision is up to head coach Alain Vigneault. "I feel pretty good out there," said McDonagh to "Really not...

New York Rangers to Face Pittsburgh Penguins for First Time This Season
February 10th, 2016 at 7:19 AM
The New York Rangers have yet to play the Pittsburgh Penguins this season. That will change when they faceoff Wednesday night at CONSOL Energy Center. “It’s kind of crazy, isn’t it?” Rangers’ alternate captain Derek Stepan asked “I can’t remember waiting so long into a season to play one...

Head Coach Alain Vigneault Praises Dylan McIlrath
February 5th, 2016 at 12:51 AM
New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault gave credit where credit was due to defenseman Dylan McIlrath’s strong play this season. “You’ve got to give a lot of credit to the Hartford coaches who coached him for three years,” Vigneault said after the team’s morning skate at Madison Square Garden on...