Category: ‘Game Previews’

New York Rangers Speed a Part of Teams Identity
October 15th, 2016 at 8:06 AM
The New York Rangers added speed to their forward group this offseason, with fast skaters like Michael Grabner and Brandon Pirri, to a lineup that already featured Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello. "I think that's the identity of our team," said Pirri, who scored a goal and added an assist...

Henrik Lundqvist 100-Percent Ready for Game One of Playoffs
April 12th, 2016 at 7:49 PM
After leaving practice early on Monday because he was feeling ill, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was back on the ice for Tuesday afternoon's practice. After practice ended he declared himself nearly 100 percent healthy and definitely ready to go in Game One of Round One of the playoffs,...

New York Rangers Ready to Conquer Their West Coast Trip
March 16th, 2016 at 2:02 PM
The New York Rangers begin three games in three and a half days stretch on Wednesday, against three of the best teams in the National Hockey League; the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, and San Jose Sharks. "We have some big competition on this Western swing, three big teams, three teams...

Rick Nash Reunited with Brassard and Zuccarello
March 15th, 2016 at 7:34 PM
Rick Nash was given a maintenance day Tuesday and did not practice with his teammates at the Honda Center, but he will be in the lineup Wednesday when the New York Rangers open up their three-game California road trip in Anaheim against the Ducks. Nash will be reunited with his...

New York Rangers Will Play Without Two Defensemen
February 23rd, 2016 at 5:03 PM
The New York Rangers will be without two veteran defensemen Tuesday night when they face the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. Marc Staal joins injured team captain Ryan McDonagh on the sideline after tweaking something in his lower body, per head coach Alain Vigneault. The injury to Staal...