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New York Rangers Player Grades, Part 2
February 14th, 2014 at 4:38 PM
***PHOTO1***After a two-day hiatus for some Olympic material, it's back to report card time for the Blueshirts. Today, it'll be the New York Rangers' second line of Mats Zuccarello, Derick Brassard, and Benoit Pouliot on trial. Mats Zuccarello What Ranger has been better than the little big man so far? No forward, that's...

Game Preview: New York Rangers Vs. Struggling Washington Capitals
January 19th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1***Since the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals last met on December 27th, the two Metropolitan Division foes have gone in very different directions.  The Blueshirts, who at the time of the 3-2 loss were just beginning to pull themselves out of one of the darkest stretches of a season that's...

Captain Cally Returns, JT Miller Sits, D Remains the Same for New York Rangers Tonight
January 3rd, 2014 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1***New York Rangers' Captain Ryan Callahan will be in the lineup tonight when the Blueshirts take on the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Callahan has missed the last 9 games with a left MCL sprain--this after already missing time with a broken thumb and sitting the first game of the season as he recovered...

New York Rangers Need Rick Nash to Find His All-Star Form
January 2nd, 2014 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Rangers--they of the 4th worst in the league 2.27 goals per game--have one offensive ace in the hole--Rick Nash. Problems is, so far the ace has played more like a 9 of clubs--not bad, but nothing to get excited over. Nash has 7 goals and 9 assists in...

New York Rangers Return to Madison Square Garden Tonight Down 2-0
May 6th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers are the New York Rangers, frustrating their fans and keeping everyone on egg shells with each passing minute of every playoff game. The Washington Capitals have a 2-0 series lead after taking both games at home. The Rangers have scored just one goal in 6-plus periods of...

New York Rangers Fans: Meet Ryane Clowe
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** Yesterday, the New York Rangers announced they've traded for forward Ryane Clowe. Clowe was dealt to New York from the San Jose Sharks for three draft picks (this year's second-round and third-round picks, along with a conditional pick next year). Clowe is a big, physical player who should fit in nicely...

BREAKING NEWS: New York Rangers Acquire Ryane Clowe
April 2nd, 2013 at 6:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers have completed a trade with the San Jose Sharks, officially agreeing to acquire forward Ryane Clowe for draft picks. The original asking price had come down after the Sharks were originally after a first-round draft pick for the big winger, but the Rangers landed the gritty forward...

New York Rangers Vs Ottawa Senators Preview: Mats Zuccarello Scratched
March 28th, 2013 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers head coach liked what he saw in Philadelphia in the Rangers' 5-2 beating of the Flyers that he's decided to roll with the same lineup tonight against the Ottawa Senators. The team made big news this week (morning) by signing forward Mats Zuccarello, but "The Hobbit" already won't...

New York Rangers Begin Road Trip with 5-2 Win Over the Philadelphia Flyers
March 27th, 2013 at 7:26 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers had some new-look lines against the Philadelphia Flyers last night, and we really liked what they produced. They scored five goals in the game, something we haven't been able to say much about the Rangers this season. The line of Rick Nash, Derek Stepan and Carl Hagelin lit...

New York Rangers Vs Philadelphia Flyers Preview: Rangers Look to Stop Skid
March 26th, 2013 at 4:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers being a three-game road trip tonight against Atlantic Division rival, the Philadelphia Flyers. They come into the game holding onto the eighth and final spot in the Eastern Conference playoff picture, and the Rangers hope to keep it that way against a team they've beaten in...

New York Rangers Reach Agreement with Mats Zuccarello
March 25th, 2013 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Hobbit will return to the Big Apple -- pending paperwork -- as the New York Rangers and Mats Zuccarello agreed to terms on a contract. His agent, Erik Ryman tweeted this early this morning: ***PHOTO2*** This roughly translates to "Will be glad client Mats Zuccarello will show the NHL again how good he...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals Preview: J.T. Miller Questionable with Sore Wrist
March 24th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers look to put the embarrassing loss to the Florida Panthers behind them tonight when the Washington Capitals visit Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lost 3-1 to the Panthers, Thursday, and nobody was happy that the Blueshirts lost to the worst team in the league. They're 2-0 against the...

New York Rangers Place Stu Bickel on Waivers; Jeff Halpern Claimed by Montreal Canadiens
March 23rd, 2013 at 1:14 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers must be working on a trade, because in two days, two players will no longer be with the team. Stu Bickel was the latest victim of the waiver wire, when the Ranges placed the rugged defenseman turned possible forward on waivers Saturday afternoon. Bickel is someone that might...

New York Rangers Vs Carolina Hurricanes Preview: Return of the Money Line
March 18th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the New York Rangers struggling to score goals, and gain points in the standings, head coach John Tortorella has decided to shift his lines around and put his three highest paid players back together on a line. Marian Gaborik, Brad Richards and Rick Nash played together earlier in the year...

New York Rangers: Execution and System are the Problem; not Coaching
March 18th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** For all the New York Rangers fans out there crying for the team to fire head coach John Tortorella, please stop. Tortorella is not what's wrong with the Rangers. The team isn't scoring goals in large part because of execution (which falls on the players) and the current system run (which...

New York Rangers Look to Rebound Vs Winnipeg Jets
March 14th, 2013 at 6:49 PM
***VIDEO1*** Tonight's matchup between the New York Rangers and Winnipeg Jets will determine the current No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference as both teams enter the game with 28 points. Head coach John Tortorella was "disgusted" with the team's play in its 3-1 loss Tuesday to the Buffalo Sabres, and sounded...

New York Rangers News: Marian Gaborik Trade Rumors Swirl Once Again
March 13th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** People around the New York Rangers are panicking, whether they're fans and/or the media, they're always trying fix something that may not even be broken. Enter Marian Gaborik. Gaborik has really struggled to get it going recently, only scoring once in the team's last 12 games. On top of that, he's hit...

New York Rangers Expect Marc Staal Back in 2-3 Weeks
March 11th, 2013 at 12:21 PM
***VIDEO1*** There is some positive news on the Marc Staal front, as the New York Rangers expect Staal to miss only about another 2-3 weeks. ***PHOTO1*** This may be the best possible scenario for Staal, who was believed to be out much longer when the puck made contact with his eye. Initial thoughts...

New York Rangers’ Roman Hamrlik Won’t Play Vs Former Team
March 9th, 2013 at 8:42 PM
***VIDEO1*** After sitting as a healthy scratch for all but four of 21 games with the Washington Capitals earlier this season, Roman Hamrlik was claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers. He played against the New York Islanders and Ottawa Senators, but when the team travels to Washington D.C., tomorrow to...

New York Rangers Vs New York Islanders: Stopping John Tavares
March 7th, 2013 at 4:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Both the New York Rangers (11-8-2, 24 points) and New York Islanders (10-11-2, 22 points) enter Thursday night's contest on winning streaks. The Rangers matched their largest winning streak of the season (three games) with a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. The Islanders, defeated the No. 1 seed...