Archives

Category: ‘Safeties’

Jesper Fast Will Most Likely not Play for New York Rangers This Season
March 25th, 2013 at 9:10 AM
***VIDEO1*** It was reported last week by Larry Brooks that New York Rangers prospect Jesper Fast -- who changed his last name from Fasth a year ago -- would be on his way to the NHL at the end of the Swedish Elite League season. However, with Swedish Ice Hockey Association wanting...

New York Rangers Look to Continue Losing Ways of Florida Panthers
March 21st, 2013 at 4:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers welcome the Florida Panthers into Madison Square Garden Thursday night on Captain Ryan Callahan's birthday. The Panthers rank dead last in the Eastern Conference, as they're riddled with injuries, and they're just struggling as a result of it. The Rangers on the other hand have won two...

New York Rangers: Trade Rumors Involving Michael Del Zotto Need to Stop
March 20th, 2013 at 1:33 PM
***VIDEO1*** It is no secret that the New York Rangers are in the market to make a move at the trade deadline. ESPN's Pierre LeBrun notes that Dan Boyle of the San Jose Sharks would be a fit for the Rangers, as he's the right-handed, top-four, offensive minded forward they've been looking...

New York Rangers Eyeing Defenseman Andrej Sustr
March 19th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** It has been no secret that the New York Rangers are looking for defensemen as the trade deadline nears. Two weeks ago, they put in a waiver claim for veteran Roman Hamrlik, who really hasn't panned out in his first few games as a Blueshirt. With the timetable for Marc Staal's...

Connecticut Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 6 Goals in 8 Games Since Being Sent to Hartford
March 18th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers are in a slump right now, and head coach John Tortorella is shuffling around the lines looking for find goals that just aren't there right now. Meanwhile, while the Rangers are struggling, the Connecticut Whale have been hot as winger Chris Kreider has scored six goals in...

New York Rangers Likely Out on Mats Zuccarello After Claiming Roman Hamrlik
March 11th, 2013 at 2:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier this season, we said that New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather was going to look to contact Mats Zuccarello about a possible return to the Big Apple, as he'd be an asset on the team's lackluster power play. Fast forward a few weeks and all of a sudden, a...

Connectiuct Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 4 Goals Since Being Sent Down
March 6th, 2013 at 1:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** We've said it for about a month now, that Chris Kreider didn't belong on the New York Rangers. The 21-year-old prospect has all the talent in the world, but just isn't quite ready for NHL action. The Blueshirts sent him down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL about a week...

New York Rangers Sign Forward Josh Nicholls to Entry Level Contract
March 4th, 2013 at 5:29 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers have signed 20-year-old forward Josh Nicholls to an entry-level contract, confirmed Seth Rothman of Inside Hockey. ***PHOTO1*** Nicholls was signed from the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League and was a teammate of Rangers prospect Shane McColgan. The 6'2", 185-pound winger was originally a seventh-round draft pick...

New York Rangers’ J.T. Miller Earning Permanent Spot on Roster
March 3rd, 2013 at 3:38 PM
***VIDEO1*** The novelty of J.T. Miller's rookie season has worn off, and now he's fighting to stay on the roster. After a strong performance in his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center, followed by a two-goal performance against the New York Islanders in his Madison Square...

New York Rangers Option Chris Kreider to Connecticut Whale
February 28th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers FINALLY took our advice and sent Chris Kreider back down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. This isn't a move we've been preaching because we don't like Kreider. We think he's a fantastic talent. He just isn't ready for the NHL yet, no matter what those...

New York Rangers Announce Darroll Powe is ‘Good to Go’
February 25th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** Darroll Powe participated in practice Monday for the New York Rangers for the first time since leaving the team's Feb. 17 game against the Washington Capitals. Powe accidently skated into the Capitals' Matt Hendrix, causing an ugly collision that had Powe flipped onto his head. He was diagnosed with a concussion...

New York Rangers’ Christian Thomas Plays Well in NHL Debut
February 25th, 2013 at 9:22 AM
***VIDEO1*** It wasn't all bad for the New York Rangers Saturday in Montreal as winger Christian Thomas suited up for his NHL debut and played a very poised game. The 20-year-old was a second-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Rangers, and with injuries to Aaron Asham, Rick Nash...

New York Rangers Vs Montreal Canadiens: Can the Rangers Overcome Injuries and Win at the Bell Centre?
February 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Bell Centre in Montreal has been unfriendly to the New York Rangers in recent years, and tonight they'll have to go in there with the odds against them. Since last winning in Montreal March 17, 2009, the Rangers have posted a 0-5-1 record against the Habs north of the border,...

New York Rangers Recall RW Christian Thomas from Connecticut Whale
February 23rd, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***VIDEO1*** In an interesting swing of events for the New York Rangers, 2010 second-round draft pick (40th overall) Christian Thomas was recalled from the Connecticut Whale. The 20-year-old winger was recalled likely because of injuries to Rick Nash, Darroll Powe and Aaron Asham. In Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators,...

Why Chris Kreider of New York Rangers Should Be Sent Down to AHL
February 19th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers have announced that Brandon Mashinter will start tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. That means that Chris Kreider will be a healthy scratch yet again. We at Rangers 101 are just going to come out and say it. The 21-year-old forward should be in the AHL if he's...

New York Rangers Recall Brandon Mashinter from Connecticut Whale
February 18th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***VIDEO1*** When Darroll Powe went down with a concussion, the New York Rangers wasted no time in calling up 24-year-old winger Brandon Mashinter from the AHL's Connecticut Whale. It's been a busy past few days for Mashinter as he and the Whale are coming off playing three games in three nights, and...

New York Rangers Re-Sign Cam Talbot to Two-Year Extension
February 16th, 2013 at 11:51 AM
***VIDEO1*** Reports say the New York Rangers have re-signed goaltender Cameron Talbot to a two-year contract extension through 2014-15. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, this may not be that big of news, but it could tell what the Rangers have planned down the line. Martin Biron is the team's current backup goalie, and his contract is...

New York Rangers Face Tough Decision on J.T. Miller After Tonight’s Game
February 14th, 2013 at 2:22 PM
***VIDEO1*** Tonight's game for the New York Rangers vs. the New York Islanders will be very important for more than just the fact that the team is looking for their fourth straight victory. It will mark rookie J.T. Miller's fifth game with the team. For those that are unaware of the NHL rules,...

New York Rangers Win 4-1 Behind J.T. Miller’s First 2 Career Goals
February 7th, 2013 at 11:05 PM
***VIDEO1*** Two games into his NHL career, J.T. Miller is showing the New York Rangers that he's here to stay. In his Madison Square Garden debut, the 2011 first-round draft pick Miller didn't disappoint, netting two goals for the Rangers en route to a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders. The Rangers...

New York Rangers 2011 First-Round Draft Pick J.T. Miller Impresses in First NHL Start
February 7th, 2013 at 12:19 AM
***VIDEO1*** Despite the New York Rangers losing 3-1 Tuesday night vs. the New Jersey Devils, the play of rookie J.T. Miller had to excite the Rangers' brass. If it wasn't for Martin Brodeur, the Ranger's 2011 first-round draft pick (15th overall) would've had his first career point in his first ever NHL...