Found May 13, 2013 on Bob's Blitz :
Reporter: “When you say handled it, physically, like handling on the ice, what do you think that means?” John Tortorella, “Holy crap, give me another question please.” [via TBL] Granted, that... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

John Tortorella Shuts Down Reporters Three Different Ways at Rangers’ Postgame News Conference (Video)

Saying Rangers coach John Tortorella is irascible and unhelpful in a news conference is like saying they have ice at hockey rinks. But Sunday’s after-game chit chat, after the Rangers beat the Capitals 1-0 in their first-round playoff series, was especially charming. Tortorella has never been one to hide his lack of love for the media, but he was also in a didactic mood Sunday...

Video: Rangers Derick Brassard scores Game 6′s only goal

It only took one goal from Derick Brassard to keep the New York Rangers alive on Sunday. Brassard told Newsday that the team’s fans pushed him to do it. “The crowd was chanting to shoot the puck,” Brassard said. “I didn’t see myself giving a pass to one of my teammates there. I think I had to shoot it.” Video: Derick Brassard scores Game 6′s only goal The post Video...

Bickel, Miller sent home with injuries

Per Andrew Gross, defenseman Stu Bickel and forward J.T. Miller were sent home from the Rangers taxi squad for wrist injuries. This doesn’t have much of an effect on the Rangers, but neither Bickel nor Miller will be available as injury replacements. Tweet

Clowe, Powe Don't Travel to DC; Miller, Bickel Sent Home to Rest Wrists

Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that tonight's line-up will remain the same, as Marc Staal (eye), Ryane Clowe (undisclosed) and Darroll Powe (concussion) are out tonight. Leonard adds that neither Clowe nor Powe traveled with the team to Washington. ...never like to hear that two guys with possible concussions weren't able to fly. Usually means that the symptoms...

Kreider Likely to Replace Clowe

During today's brief practice, Chris Kreider was the first guy on the ice and and the last off as he did skating and shooting drills on his own, likely preparing himself to re-enter the Rangers line-up in Game 6 tomorrow for the injured Ryane Clowe, who did not practice today along with Darroll Powe (concussion). Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record notes that John Tortorella...

Report: Boogaard's family sues NHL

The New York Times is reporting that Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League. In the lawsuit, the family says the NHL is responsible for the brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as an enforcer in the league, and for his addiction to prescription painkillers. Boogaard was found dead of an accidental overdose...

Lundqvist Saves the Rangers Again

Seriously, is there anything Henrik Lundqvist can't do? This guy has single handedly kept the Rangers in this series. The Blueshirts have scored just 11 goals in the first six games. 11! And because of the Swedish netminders heroics there will be a Game 7. Here's some of his handy work from the closing minutes of Game 6 including his final second pad save on John Carlson...

Another seventh game

AP Photo/Kathy Willens The Rangers are pretty good at making us sweat. This club went to seven games twice (Ottawa, Washington) and six games once (Devils) last season. They went to seven games in 2009 (Washington). There was only one series in this time frame that didn’t go to seven games, and that was in 2011 when the Rangers lost to the Caps in five games. If the Rangers are...

Mike Keenan To Coach Metallurg Magnitogorsk In KHL

  Mike Keenan ended the New York Rangers 54 year Stanley Cup drought in 1994. Now, Keenan will try to lead another team to hockey glory as he finally will be back behind the bench. Only this time “Iron Mike” will be coaching in Russia. Keenan signed a two-year contract to take over as head coach of HC Metallurg Magnitogorsk. Metallurg put out a press release earlier today making...

Did the NHL Kill Derek Boogaard?

Derek Boogaard spoke with his fists, now his family is doing the talking for him (courtesy of It was May of 2011 when the NHL world was turned upside down with the loss of New York Rangers and former Minnesota Wild enforcer Derek Boogaard. After an autopsy revealed that Boogaard’s death was due to an accidental overdose on painkillers and alcohol, it was revealed that...

Rangers @ Capitals (Game 7)

The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 8:00 p.m. The series is tied 3-3. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM), XM 212 Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://www.firstrow1...

Video- Lawyer For Derek Boogaard’s Family Discusses Lawsuit Against The NHL

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Your Predictions - Conference Semi-Finals

First off, how did you do with your round 1 predictions? Now make your picks for this round. Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa Boston vs. New York Rangers Chicago vs. Detroit Los Angeles vs. San Jose

Boston Bruins/New York Rangers Round 2 Schedule Released

Stole this from NYRangersblog. I'm sure he won't mind if we do a little copy/paste.  As you can see, Boston gets 2 days off between Games 1 and 2 and then 2 days off between Games 2 and 3. That could benefit a team that is tired and could be without their top two defensemen. Also, if you're wondering - there will be NO games on NESN.  Game 1: NBCSN, RDS...

Game 7 Preview: Rangers at Capitals

#6 New York Rangers at #3 Washington Capitals Series Tied 3-3 Location:  Verizon Center Time: 8:00 PM TV:  Local: CSN, National: NBCSN, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Games: Game 1, May 2 in Washington: 3-1 W Game 2, May 4 in Washington, 1-0 W (OT) Game 3, May 6 in New York, 3-4 L Game 4, May 8 in New York, 3-4 L Game 5, May 10 in Washington...
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