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Could the Rangers benefit from a hot Chad Kolarik?
When the Rangers hit the ice in due course (once the CBA is finally resolved) they’ll do so knowing it’s a sprint to the finish regular season. There will be minimal margin for error in player selection and form and health will be a priority – not player development.
With the likelihood of a conference only playoff-play-in and the chances of making the playoffs for all teams more even than in a normal season (a quick start in a 48 game season would be huge) no team can afford to carry passengers or tolerate growing pains from individuals. In such an abbreviated season comes opportunity for the likes of Chad Kolarik and those opportunities need to come at the expense to the likes of struggling prospects such as Chris Kreider.
Kreider of course represents the future of the Rangers, along with bright sparks such as JT Miller and Dylan McIlrath etc. However, Kreider is struggling and the Rangers – like any team hoping to make the playof...
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Perhaps lost amid the excellent world junior campaign played by Team USA are the struggles of Brady Skjei in his freshman year with Minnesota in the WCHA. Skjei has just two points, which both came in one game way back in October, and has been outplayed by fellow freshman Mike Reilly who – unlike Skjei – made the US world junior team that’s earned...
The 2012 year is coming to a close, and there were certainly some great Rangers moments. There was the emergence of Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider. There was the Brad Richards buzzer beater against the Coyotes and the tying goal against the Capitals. There was the Marian Gaborik triple overtime goal. Henrik Lundqvist won his first Vezina. Dan Girardi was selected to his first All...
Former New York Rangers forward Adam Graves called into Fan Junkies Radio on Wednesday, January 2nd to talk to the hosts about his National Hockey League career, his time with the New York Rangers, the Rangers-Flyers Rivalry and more. You can listen to the show by clicking play on the Blog Talk Radio player below: [...]
New York Rangers legend Adam Graves will join Fan Junkies Radio on Wednesday, January 2nd as a guest to talk about his NHL career, his #9 being retired and hung to the rafters at Madison Square Garden and all the good he does around the community. This is a show you will not want to [...]
CBS Sports makes a New Year's resolution for all 30 NHL teams, including the Rangers...
Rangers - We will not waste the offensive collection of talent that we've assembled by having them just block shots. We will make every John Tortorella media session available online.
...i only need one resolution from all 30 teams: We will play hockey this season.
As the NHL lockout continues, let's take a look at how NHL players are performing in various leagues around the world.Rick Nash (New York Rangers): Nash has been struggling with the HC Davos of the Swiss League. Nash, who was aqcuired by the by the New York Rangers in the off-season, suffered a shoulder injury on September 28th. He then suffered a groin injury and returned to...