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Derek Stepan Leads the Way as the New York Rangers Take Down Ottawa 4-1
January 18th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
***PHOTO1***It's been a long time since Derek Stepan had a game like this. Stepan had a goal and two assists--snapping a 13 game goalless drought--as the New York Rangers rolled over the Ottawa Senators 4-1. Cam Talbot, who made 29 saves in his first start in two weeks, surrendered a goal early...

New York Rangers Head Coach: Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier Want the Job
June 3rd, 2013 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers fired head coach John Tortorella last week, and all of a sudden the job is the hottest commodity in the National Hockey League. Rumors have swirled over Lindy Ruff and Alain Vigneault being the early front runners for the job, but two hockey legends have expressed interest...

New York Rangers: Brad Richards Continues to Struggle
March 26th, 2013 at 10:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Richards signed a nine-year deal with the New York Rangers a season ago, but hasn't looked like that player this whole season. Last year, Richards put up 66 points in 82 games for the Blueshirts, and has just 16 in the 29 games he's played this season. He's regressing fast,...

New York Rangers Place Veteran Center Jeff Halpern on Waivers
March 22nd, 2013 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a surprising move by the New York Rangers this morning, the team has decided to waiver veteran center Jeff Halpern. Halpern has been a member of the team's fourth line and someone out there on the penalty kill. He was brought in this summer on a one-year $700,000 contract to provide...

New York Rangers’ Brad Richards to Miss Second Consecutive Game
March 7th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** With news that New York Rangers' center Brad Richards will miss his second consecutive game, all the rumors about Richards faking an injury on the hit from Patrick Kaleta should be officially put to rest. In fact, his suspension should be re-evaluated as Brendan Shanahan, the National Hockey League senior vice...

New York Rangers: Brad Richards Skates at Practice; Team Recalls Michael Haley
March 5th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
***VIDEO1*** Brad Richards took to the ice for Tuesday morning's optimal skate, which is really a good sign for his availability for tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Richards was on the receiving end of Patrick Kaleta's cheap shot that will cost him five games and about $76,000, and didn't practice yesterday....

New York Rangers’ Head Coach John Tortorella: ‘Brad Richards Will Be Fine’
March 4th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
***VIDEO1*** After Monday's practice, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella spoke with the media about the health of Brad Richards and other topics. Richards wasn't on the ice for Monday's skate, resting his body after taking a cross check from behind at the hands of Patrick Kaleta. Richards fell face-first into...

New York Rangers’ Brad Richards is a Better Player Alongside Rick Nash
March 3rd, 2013 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Deservedly so, the return of Rick Nash is making headlines as to why the New York Rangers looked so good on Thursday night. However, his impact on his linemates -- most notably Brad Richards -- will be the key for the team's future success. Brad Richards has struggled of late, getting...

Brad Richards of New York Rangers is Best Candidate for a Buyout
February 21st, 2013 at 10:20 AM
***VIDEO1*** Examining the salary cap situation for the New York Rangers, it's easy to point to Brad Richards to be the subject to an amnesty buyout. The new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement created a clause that every team would be subject to two amnesty buyouts that wouldn't result in a cap penalty....

New York Rangers Unlikely to Make Offer for Ryan O’Reilly Despite Rumors
February 17th, 2013 at 2:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ryan O'Reilly had a great year for the Colorado Avalanche last season, leading the team with 55 points. The 22-year-old center has been unable to come to terms on a new deal, however. Pat Leonard of the Daily News confirmed that the Rangers have interest in the forward, but we suspect...

Brad Richards of New York Rangers Ready to Get Back on Ice After Benching in Loss to New York Islanders
February 17th, 2013 at 12:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers center Brad Richards had just one shift in the third period of the team's shootout loss to the New York Islanders Thursday night, and he's antsy to lace up the skates for tonight's game vs. the Washington Capitals. He was just a spectator during the final period against...

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...

New York Rangers Shift Brian Boyle to Wing to Potentially Get More Offensive Production
February 5th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella made a subtle move Saturday, as he's looking to get center Brian Boyle going. He  decided to move the center to the wing, and he's letting Jeff Halpern center the third line. The wing is an area of the ice that Boyle is very unfamiliar...

New York Rangers’ Brian Boyle Knows He Must Step up Play
January 29th, 2013 at 1:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella has stole headlines this week by saying the balance of his team is a "concern." The team's third-line center, Brian Boyle, agreed saying the team needs to play like it did in Saturday night's 5-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs to be successful. The...

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...

Brad Richards Won’t Play Overseas, for Now
September 18th, 2012 at 10:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brad Richards is one member of the New York Rangers who has said he doesn't plan to play elsewhere during the NHL lockout. Per Newsday, he said he'd rather focus on his workouts here, hoping the whole issue can just be resolved. "Lots of teams want to get out and play. This...

John Tortorella Mixing It up for Game 5
April 20th, 2012 at 9:25 PM
  In an effort to increase scoring opportunities for his key players, Coach John Tortorella has been shuffling around some of his lines in preparation for tomorrow’s Game 5. Today in practice he put the team’s regular season scoring leader, Marian Gaborik, on the ice with Derek Stepan and Artem Anisimov....

New York Rangers Go for a 2-0 Series Lead Tonight
April 14th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
Tonight the Rangers will host the Ottawa Senators for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Thinking that the Sens are not going to make adjustments from the playoff opener would be a fool’s errand. In order to take a commanding 2-0 lead as the series heads to Ontario, New...

Playoff Preview: the New York Rangers Begin Quest for the Cup
April 11th, 2012 at 11:28 PM
It is the eve of the post-season for New York hockey, so before the puck drops we are going to break down the Ranger team and what they need to do to bring the Cup back to Madison Square Garden. The expectations of the Blueshirt faithful are higher than they...

New York Rangers Trade Erik Christensen to Minnesota Wild for Casey Wellman
February 3rd, 2012 at 12:15 PM
The New York Rangers have made some minor roster moves the past few days, the most notable being today's trade of Erik Christensen and a conditional 2013 seventh round draft pick to the Minnesota Wild for Casey Wellman. Christensen had been on and off the active roster throughout the season,...