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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 Vs Winnipeg Jets Preview: Sean Avery in the News Again
April 1st, 2013 at 3:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers haven't scored in two games, so that'll be the first step if they look to having any success tonight against the Winnipeg Jets. This is another team the Rangers haven't beaten this season, but at least tonight's contest is back at Madison Square Garden. The Jets currently...

Derek Boogaard’s Parents File Suit Against N.H.L. Players’ Association
September 22nd, 2012 at 9:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** The parents of Derek Boogaard, the NHL enforcer who died in May 2011 of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs and alcohol, have sued the NHL Players' Association for $9.8 million. Boogaard was 28-years-old when he died and had three years remaining on a four-year $6.5 million contract with the New...

Remembering 9/11: New York Rangers’ Impact
September 11th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** September 11, 2001. You know exactly where you were. You will always know exactly where you were. That's how big an effect the day had on everyone's life forever. 11 years ago today, the United States of America was victimized by the worst terrorist attack in our country's history. Countless innocent lives...

Rangers/Devils Playoff History: Looking Back at This Storied Rivalry
May 14th, 2012 at 5:24 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** Tonight the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils will begin a playoff series for the sixth time in 20 years. The Devils will make their way across the George Washington Bridge to Madison Square Garden where a hostile sea of blue awaits. Historically, New Jersey has had significantly...

Happy Birthday to New York Rangers Legend #9 Adam Graves
April 12th, 2012 at 12:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Only eight New York Ranger players have had their number retired since 1926. There are two #9's hanging in the rafters at Madison Square garden, one belonging to Adam Graves who is celebrating his 44th birthday today. Graves has been adored by Ranger fans especially due to his huge role...

‘The Instigators’ Take on the NHL, and Turn in a ‘First Star’ Performance
January 13th, 2012 at 3:06 PM
 ***PHOTO1***  This past Wednesday evening, Rangers 101 tuned into 'The Instigators', a live blog radio show hosted by longtime Ranger fan and hockey aficionado Pauly Dee, along with his partner Chris Kotsopoulos. Ranger fans undoubtedly remember Kotsopoulos, a 6'3 215 pound mean-edged defenseman who came up through New York's organization and was a key member of the Rangers run to the Stanley Cup...

Former New York Rangers Defenseman Alexander Karpovtsev Dies in Place Crash
September 7th, 2011 at 8:32 PM
Former New York Rangers defenseman Alexander Karpovtsev, who played with the team from 1993 through 1998 and was a part of their Stanley Cup winning team in 1994, was one of the 43 people who died late Wednesday in plane crash in Yaroslavl, Russia. Potsie, as he was known, last played...