Found March 09, 2012 on Ranger Nation:
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Chicago Blackhawks tonight at United Center (8:30 p.m.; TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 970 The Apple), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 42-17-7 (91 pts). The Rangers [...]

Upcoming Homestand Will Heavily Impact Slumping Rangers as Playoffs Approach

The New York Rangers only have 15 games remaining on the regular season schedule before the postseason commences, and seven of those remaining 15 games will be played at Madison Square Garden in the team’s upcoming homestand that will stretch over two weeks. Having lost three straight games, the Blueshirts only hold the first place spot in the Eastern Conference by four points...

Musings: The Grate, The Gaborik and The Girardi

Welcome to Thursday. It’s my 6th favourite day of the week. Rangers get to mix it up with the Senators tonight. Given the mixed performances in recent games it could a tricky one for the Blueshirts. Any-hoo, let’s jump in to it shall we? I’d be remiss not to mention him this week: Sean Avery not on the Whale Clearing day roster. He divides opinion and certainly, his on-ice...

Morning Skate: Dubinsky Out; Biron In; Line-up Not Set

Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that Brandon Dubinsky (sinus issue) will not play tonight in Ottawa.Dubinsky, who has stitches on the left side of his nose, said this to Zipay about possibly hurting his hand punching Ryan Scott's helmet..."I don't know. I didn't throw many, I took a lot." least he has a sense of humor about it....hope he heals up soon, because...

Johnny Oduya Paying Immediate Dividends In Chicago

At the trade deadline, the only addition to the Blackhawks roster was defenseman Johnny Oduya. Most fans thought GM Stan Bowman didn’t do enough, and Oduya wasn’t big enough or physical enough to fix what was supposedly broken with the … Continue reading →

Should the Chicago Blackhawks re-sign Ray Emery this offseason?

The Chicago Blackhawks may have their goalie dilemma finally figured out. After Friday’s thrilling 4-3 win over the Eastern Conference’s best New York Rangers, Ray Emery is looking pretty good as a No. 1 goalie. Should the Blackhawks pursue to re-sign him during the offseason? Ray Emery will give the Chicago Blackhawks something to consider this summer with the way...

Torts Happy With Moral Victories for Power Play

When asked after last night's 4-3 loss to Chicago about the Rangers power play John Tortorella said this..."Had some chances, shot the puck. Had a couple of really good chances in there. Just didn't go in. But it's been much better the last few."The Rangers haven't scored a power play goal since February 24th against the Islanders and are 0 for 18 on that...

Biron to Start Tonight/Other line-up Updates

According to Andrew Gross, the New York Rangers’ beat writer/blogger for The Record and Ranger Rants blog, the Blueshirts have elected to go with Martin Biron in goal tonight to face the Ottawa Senators. This sounds like the right decision considering that the Rangers take on the Chicago Blackhawks tomorrow night. Remember, the Blackhawks scorched Biron and the Rangers in their...

Lundqvist: It's Been a Brutal Week

Brutal week so far... Tonight was tough, felt like we did the right things. Just let it slip.. Hope to turn it around on Sun!— Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) March 10, 2012 ...yes it has Hank, yes it has.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

Rangers @ Senators (Game 66)

The New York Rangers (42-16-7) visit the Ottawa Senators (35-25-8) at Scotiabank Place starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: Bloomberg Radio 1130AM, XM 216Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):http...

Blackhawks 4, Rangers 3

The New York Rangers (42-18-7) lost to the Chicago Blackhawks (36-25-8) by the score of 4-3, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports....ok, deep breath Rangers fans. Just be happy this is happening now instead of at the end of the month. Effort was much better tonight, so hopefully they're starting to turn the corner....remember when the Rangers...

Injury Updates

Here’s some updates on injured Hawks players that I greceived from I you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I only write on information, injury wise, that I get form the official site. I will never spread information just because someone else, blogged, over heard, or speculated. The injured in question are, Toews -who has missed the last 8...
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