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Hartnett: A 5-Point Plan For A Successful Rangers Offseason
May 25th, 2017 at 12:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** By Sean Hartnett» More Columns As franchise goaltender Henrik Lundqvist enters the twilight of his career, there's going to be increased yearly pressure on the Rangers to deliver him a Stanley Cup-worthy cast of teammates. It would be a shame if Lundqvist finishes his decorated career without a parade down the...

Hartnett: Expansion Vegas Could Poach Good Player From Rangers
May 23rd, 2017 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Sean Hartnett» More Columns The expansion Vegas Golden Knights will soon assemble the bulk of its roster. What general manager George McPhee does could impact every NHL team in some way. In advance of the June 18-20 expansion draft, teams will turn in their protected lists by June 17. Vegas' selections will then...

WFAN Best Sports Figures: #4 — Mark Messier
May 23rd, 2017 at 7:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Editor's Note: As part of WFAN's 30th anniversary celebration, from May 1-12, we asked you to vote on the best local sports figures over the past 30 years. Over the course of two weeks, we are revealing the top-10 vote getters. NEW YORK (WFAN) â?? Mark Messier is an NHL legend, but in the...

Henrik Lundqvist and Oscar Lindberg Captured Gold at the 2017 IIHF’s Mens World Championships
May 21st, 2017 at 8:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Henrik Lundqvist and Oscar Lindberg captured Gold at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation's Mens World Championships with a 2-1 shootout victory over Canada. ***PHOTO2*** Lundqvist made 42 saves and stopped all four shooters he faced in the shootout to capture Sweden's first Gold Medal at the tournament since 2013. He was...

Mats Zuccarello Stops to Talk Hockey with 12-Year Old in Oslo
May 21st, 2017 at 7:32 PM
Twelve-year old Edvin Velle, a resident of Oslo, Norway, was imitating his idol outside his house on Friday, when suddenly New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello appeared. "Often when I train, I think of NHL players, and suddenly there was one there," Velle told the Oslo-based newspaper Aftenposten. "Zuccarello is my...