Category: ‘Defensemen’

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...

New York Rangers Kevin Klein Sidelined Indefinitely
February 3rd, 2016 at 5:45 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb, the Rangers announced Wednesday. Klein, 31, sustained the injury in a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday at Prudential Center. Klein, who has 10 points in 38 games this season, left the game at 16:58...

Ryan McDonagh’s First Season as Captain
June 18th, 2015 at 6:22 AM
Ryan McDonagh, who just turned 26 years old, is the right man to be wearing the "C" on his jersey as the New York Rangers captain. On October 6, 2014 McDonagh was named the 27th captain in franchise history. He is intelligent, well-spoken, well regarded by his coaches and teammates, and...

Kevin Klein Joins His Teammates on the Ice
April 20th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein joined his teammates today in their morning skate at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh before Game Three of Round 1 in the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. It was the first time Klein joined the entire team since breaking his arm while blocking...

The New York Rangers Should Be Itching for a Shot at Shaky Pittsburgh
April 29th, 2014 at 3:14 PM
These aren't your fathers Pittsburgh Penguins, no sir. Other than the two names at the top of the marquee, the Pittsburgh team that struggled so mightily to dispatch hardworking but under-talented Columbus in six games bares little resemblance to the championship squad of five years ago. Heck, these guys aren't...