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Michael Del Zotto
New York Rangers
Although I was unable to watch the full game last night, I caught the Rangers In 60, so I caught most of the highlights. The Rangers again went oh-for-the-powerplay last night, making their stretch of games without a powerplay goal something like 700 games. The powerplay has done some good things (although last night it stunk), but the end result is what matters, and the end result is still no goals.
The forwards on the powerplay have been relatively consistent. They are cycling the puck, they are getting decent shot opportunities, and they are creating open space. That part we can see. The problem is that those “shot opportunities” are few and far between. The reason being is that when the point men do not put the puck on net, the penalty killers can cheat a little bit and cut off passing/shooting lanes for the forwards.
Therein lies the issue: the point men are not shooting the puck. Brad Richards, Michael Del Zotto, Ryan McDonagh, and Dan Girardi need to start ripping shots on ne...
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The New York Rangers have announced that defenseman Jeff Woywitka and forward Wojtek Wolski have been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL on two-week conditioning stints. This is similar to what the Blueshirts had previously done with Erik Christensen last month, who just returned to the NHL squad this past Tuesday. This process if most often done to keep players just coming...
It never seems to fail; that the moment either the New York Rangers lose a game or somebody's name makes it to the rumor mill that Ranger fans start screaming for a move to be made.
It doesn't matter that the Rangers just so happened to be in first place of the Eastern conference. It doesn't matter that the that most of the players involved in trade rumors are not...
The term “untouchable” is often tossed around on Twitter, on blogs, and around the interwebs in many different forms. “Untouchable” is a term that fans have given to players they have either grown attached to, think are special in some way, or are vital to the organization’s well being. In the business that is hockey, there is no such thing as an “untouchable” player...
For the sixth time in six shootouts, the Rangers called on Brad Richards out of the two-hole.
For the sixth time in six shootouts, Richards, who came to New York this season with an estimable 25-for-60 mark (41.67 percent) in the skills competition, failed.
“It’s definitely in my...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils tonight at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: 970 The Apple), in the first game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 31-12-4 (66 pts). [...]
Ryan Callahan scored the decisive shootout goal and Henrik
Lundqvist stopped 34 shots to lead the visiting New York Rangers to
a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Ryan Callahan scored the decisive shootout goal and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots to lead the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
All I can say about tonights game, is WOW... What an amazing team effort to pull out the victory in a thriller against Hudson River Rivals, the New York Rangers. WOW, if you missed the first period, you missed a lot... 18 total shots, 10 for New York, 8 for Jersey. 7 scoring chances to 6, also, in favor of New York. With...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Ryan Callahan scored the decisive shootout goal and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots to lead the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Callahan scored in the fifth round of the shootout ...
Ryan Callahan scored the decisive shootout goal and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 34 shots to lead the New York Rangers to a 1-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.
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