Found July 27, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
This picture comes courtesy of the New York Rangers Facebook page and their Instagram page. Here, Dan Girardi tends the net while his young son Landon takes his best shot on a breakaway during a recent taping of Beginnings. If I'm Marty Biron, I'm telling Landon to go high glove on his father. Girardi needs some goaltending tips from Hank. ------On Twitter, Christian Thomas shows us his existentialistic side when not playing games. Dream with your eyes open.— Christian Thomas (@cpt27) July 25, 2012 It's a slow day, folks. But his words are true. Follow me on Twitter @TheWrage or Facebook. E-mail me with any questions or comments at

How Tortorella’s system could change with Nash on board

With this week’s blockbuster trade, many are now wondering just how far the Rangers will go with the addition of Rick Nash.  While it’s still way too early to be penciling us in as front-runners to win the Cup, one thing we can do is look at how the Rangers might change from an x’s & o’s or “systems” perspective. Fortunately for John Tortorella, adding Nash doesn’t necessaril...

Rangers Agree To Terms With Anton Stralman

PRESS RELEASE: New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Anton Stralman on a new contract. Stralman, 25, skated in 53 games with the Rangers last season, registering two goals and 16 assists for 18 points, along with 20 penalty minutes and a plus-nine [...]

With inclusion of Erixon, maybe Scott Howson did better than we thought

There have been several reports that some variation of the package the Rangers sent to Columbus for Rick Nash on Monday was on the negotiating table for months before the deal was finally consummated.  But Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, who is one of the more clued in reporters in the business, tweeted that defensive prospect Tim Erixon was in fact only added to the deal...

Rick Nash Joins Boomer & Carton to Talk Trade

Although brief, newest Ranger Rick Nash did join Boomer & Carton on WFAN 660AM in New York this morning for a few minutes to talk about the trade.To listen to the entire interview, click here. Judging from his comments, New York was the only place Rick Nash wanted to go. He recognizes the team they have and how close they are to winning a Cup. It's refreshing to hear...

Richards: Nash Is What We Need

In an interview with Jason Malloy of The Guardian, Brad Richards said this about the acquisition of Rick Nash..."It's what we need. He's one of the best scorers and power forwards in the league. He brings us size and goal scoring."...ya think? Besides Lundqvist, Richards has to be the happiest guy on the team as he has another stud winger to distribute the puck...

You’ll Listen To My 5 Cents About The Nash Trade and YOU WILL LIKE IT :)

      Yet again another summer where everyone’s eyes are on Ohio. I feel like almost every year the sports media has incited a riot of speculation among the citizens. A few years ago the hot topic of the summer was the decision of Lord Voldemort. This summer’s hot topic was Rick Nash. Is [...]

Why I Love Being A Rangers Fan: The Chelley Schoe Story

Rewind 20 years. I was 13 years old, in middle school and had just discovered the beautiful sport of hockey.  Cue background story (… Over those 20 years, I’ve witnessed a myriad of moments that I will forever remember.  I’ve swoon’d over many a player, and have been fascinated by attempting...

Rangers Re-Sign Defenseman Stralman

From the New York Rangers: New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Anton Stralman on a new contract. Stralman, 25, skated in 53 games with the Rangers last season, registering two goals and 16 assists for 18 points, along with 20 penalty minutes and a plus-nine rating. He established career-highs...

Rangers Re-Sign Anton Stralman

The #NYR have agreed to terms on a new contract with defenseman Anton Stralman — New York Rangers (@thenyrangers) July 26, 2012 No other details at this time.

An Interview With New York Rangers Prospect Steven Fogarty

At the 2011 draft the New York Rangers sent Evgeny Grachev, who was failing to live up to the hype, to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a third round pick. That pick was used on center Steven Fogarty, a high schooler from Minnesota. Fogarty spent last season with the Pentincton Vees of the BCHL. There, Fogarty produced 81 points in 60 games and earned a spot on the BCHL All-Rookie...

Report: Ramifications of the Nash deal

After much anticipation and speculation, the Rick Nash deal is finally complete. So what does today's trade mean to the New York Rangers, Columbus Blue Jackets and the rest of the league?In terms of New York, John Tortorella's squad adds the elite forward they were looking for. Sure, they had Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik in place, but mixing Nash in there could feasibly...

Ranger Nashion: Great Nash-pectations

Last year, it was Brad Richards who stole the spotlight in the free agency market when he signed his 9 year/$60 million dollar contract with the Rangers.  As word spread that he signed and the amount he signed for, immediately fans took to setting the bar high for Richards. After all, he’s won a Stanley [...]

Rick Nash: A New Start In The Big Apple

The drama between Rick Nash and the Columbus Blue Jackets finally ended on Monday with Nash, along with Steven Delisle and a 2013 third round pick being traded to the Rangers for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and a 2013 first round pick. Columbus retains their third round pick if the Rangers reach the 2012-2013 finals. Assuming the season starts on time, let’s have...

The Aftermath of the Rick Nash Trade

By Tim Lucarelli (@tlucarelli) This past week, the long anticipated trade of Rick Nash finally came to fruition. Due to months of anticipation, the final return – Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon, and the New York Rangers’ 2013 first-round pick – left some fans wanting more, and with the recent success of the Blue Jackets (or lack thereof), Columbus’ GM Scott...
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