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The Classic Trap Game: New York Rangers Fall to Oilers 2-1, Take on Pittsburgh Tonight
February 7th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
***PHOTO1***Chalk this one up to "live and learn." The Rangers came out flat against an inferior opponent, played a sloppy first, and were never able to fully seize control of the game in falling 2-1 to the downtrodden Oilers. Some notes on the performance: -Edmonton is a talented--but bad--hockey team. When dealing...

New York Rangers Sure Missed Rick Nash
March 1st, 2013 at 10:50 AM
***VIDEO1*** With Rick Nash out of the lineup the past four games with an undisclosed injury, the New York Rangers sure looked bad, didn't they. The team didn't register a win without him and had just six goals in the four games. They couldn't really be that bad without him, could that? Apparently...

New York Rangers: Early Season Home Games Good or Bad for the Team?
February 21st, 2013 at 2:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** After tonight's game in Ottawa against the Senators, the Rangers will have completed a third of their 2013 NHL season. Most of that has been on home ice, so it will be interesting to see how the team responds to its first "real" road trip. You may be asking what exactly...

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February 18th, 2013 at 6:59 AM
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New York Rangers Set Opening Night Lineup
January 18th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The long lockout and the shortened training camp made roster selections that much easier for the New York Rangers for the 2013 season. The long layoff provided winger Marian Gaborik time to heal his shoulder, while the week-long training camp didn't allow for much competition for guys on the third and...

New York Rangers’ Brad Richards Takes Ice for First Time Since Training Camp Opens
January 16th, 2013 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Richards, the New York Rangers' first-line center stepped foot on the ice for the first time since training camp opened Wednesday after missing the first three days of training camp with the flu. Although the Rangers didn't skate as a team Wednesday, Richards said he planned to skate himself following...

NHL Lockout Over, What It Means for the New York Rangers
January 15th, 2013 at 2:57 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the NHL lockout come and gone, we will finally have a 2013 hockey season, even though it will be very short. Teams will play 48 games in 99 days, a grueling pace for such a physical game. With the schedules released, the New York Rangers will have comfortable start, but...

New York Rangers: John Tortorella Worries About Rust
October 29th, 2012 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** If there is one thing die-hard New York Rangers fan know about their favorite team, it's how much they prepare for the season together as chemistry is essential for head coach John Tortorella's system to be effective. The NHL lockout has Tortorella concerned on his scheme. “To be quite honest, it worries...

Chris Kreider Scores Hat Trick in Connecticut Whale Preseason Finale
October 8th, 2012 at 12:29 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chris Kreider excited New York Ranger fans by scoring a hat trick in the Connecticut Whale's final preseason game, helping the team win 4-3 over the Worcester Sharks Sunday afternoon at the Koeppel Community Center at Trinity College. Kreider scored once in every period, while first-round prospect J.T. Miller scored the...

Connecticut Whale Start Preseason 0-2; Sign Matt Gilroy
October 6th, 2012 at 3:24 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Connecticut Whale has started the preseason 0-2 after consecutive losses, 3-1 vs. the Albany Devils, then 2-1 vs. the Worcester Sharks. Scott Stajcer, who the New York Rangers drafted in the fifth round (140th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, made his first professional start, recording 21 saves on...

Connecticut Whale Offense Looks Ready to Play
October 3rd, 2012 at 1:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Rangers "B", also known as the Connecticut Whale of the AHL held a two period scrimmage in their final day at training camp, and the offense looked great, as both teams scored four goals a piece. One of those goal was scored by Chris Kreider, who launched a laser...

NHL Cancels Remainder of Preseason Schedule
September 27th, 2012 at 3:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NHL went ahead and canceled the remainder of the 2012 preseason schedule Thursday. The league had previously canceled games through Sept. 30, but with that date approaching fast, they were forced to cancel more. The NHL and NHL Players' Association are scheduled to meet tomorrow in New York, but the two...