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A Look at the New York Rangers’ Improved Playoff Prospects; Martin St. Louis and Derek Stepan Have the Flu
March 24th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Six teams for four spots. That's the scenario currently staring the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs in the face. Now having won three in a row, the Blueshirts find themselves in significantly better shape than they were in before...

Conor Allen Sent Back to Hartford; Notes About Last Night’s Throttling of Toronto
January 5th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1***After being made a healthy scratch last night, Conor Allen is headed back to Hartford. The Chicago native played 3 games with the big club, and didn't look bad, but for the time being is the victim of a numbers game. The move really doesn't come as a surprise, given that...

New York Rangers End Homestand on High Note, Beat Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1
December 23rd, 2013 at 11:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** For a 3-4-2 homestand, it sure could've been worse. The New York Rangers turned in easily their best effort in the last of a record 9 in a row at the Garden, dispatching the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 in a shootout, and getting back to .500 in the processs. The win is...

New York Rangers Sign Forward Josh Nicholls to Entry Level Contract
March 4th, 2013 at 5:29 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers have signed 20-year-old forward Josh Nicholls to an entry-level contract, confirmed Seth Rothman of Inside Hockey. ***PHOTO1*** Nicholls was signed from the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League and was a teammate of Rangers prospect Shane McColgan. The 6'2", 185-pound winger was originally a seventh-round draft pick...

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 Don’t Clear Jason Arnott, Deal Off
January 28th, 2013 at 12:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Rumors swirled during Saturday night's New York Rangers win over the Toronto Maple Leafs that the Blueshirts were going to bring aboard veteran center Jason Arnott on a one-year deal. However, sources confirmed Sunday that the deal was no longer in place as Rangers team doctors didn't clear Arnott following his...

New York Rangers Score 5 Unanswered Goals to Notch 2nd Win of Season
January 27th, 2013 at 3:05 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was a slow start by the New York Rangers Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but the Blueshirts scored a total of five goals in the second and third periods to take home a 5-2 victory at Madison Square Garden. They improved their record to 2-3-0 with the win,...

NHL Lockout 2012: Winter Classic Latest Cancelation
November 2nd, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 will go down as the darkest day of the 2012 NHL lockout. The NHL and NHLPA have still yet to reach a new collective bargaining agreement which has resulted in the cancelation of hundreds of games, which has led to significant revenue loss and potentially irreversible damage...

New York Rangers Get Right Back in the Win Column, Top Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0
January 15th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The New York Rangers bounced back from their loss to the Ottawa Senators with a shutout win of their own, beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 at Air Canada Centre. Martin Biron spelled Henrik Lundqvist in net, earning his second shutout of the season. Mike Rupp, Brian Boyle and Derek...

Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators Blank the New York Rangers, 3-0
January 13th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
It's not often that New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is outdueled, but that's exactly what happened last night. Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson turned in a sparkling performance as he turned away all 34 Rangers shots on his way to a 3-0 shutout win last night at Madison Square...

New York Rangers Head Coach John Tortorella to Coach All Star Game; NHL Realignment Delayed
January 7th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
As a nice reward for his team's excellent start, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella has clinched a coaching spot in the 2012 Tim Horton's NHL All Star Game. It's a bit of a departure from the other recent news concerning Tortorella and the NHL, when he was fined...

NHL Conference Realignment: What Does It Mean for the New York Rangers?
December 8th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
When the Winnipeg Jets were reborn this year as the Atlanta Thrashers franchise relocated, the NHL was left with a team based in Canada as part of the Southeast division. Obviously, that wasn't going to fly for more than a season mainly because off all the flying involved for the...

New York Rangers Defenseman Michael Sauer Day-to-Day with a Concussion
December 7th, 2011 at 4:33 PM
The New York Rangers have taken another hit to their back end, as defenseman Michael Sauer suffered a concussion in Monday night's 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs. The injury occurred in the second period when Sauer was hit hard by Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. Sauer did not...

New York Rangers Rally Falls Short in 4-2 Loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs
December 6th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
The New York Rangers saw their five game winning streak come to an end with a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs at Madison Square Garden. Down 3-0 in the second period, New York rallied to cut the Leafs lead to one, but Toronto held off a late six on four Ranger power play to seal the victory. Toronto has defeated the...