Found September 11, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
PLAYERS: Rick Nash
TEAMS: New York Rangers
TheNYRBlog reader PJ S. sends me this pic (via Rangers PR guru John Rosasco) of Rick Nash skating in full Rangers uniform during today's informal practice......hope we get to see this in a regular season game this season.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Torts on Sauer: Not at the beginning of the year

During John Tortorella’s Dog Walk yesterday morning, there was a special Q and A session with the coaching staff. One of the major questions was about the status of defenseman Michael Sauer, to which Torts responded the following: ”I don’t think you’ll see Michael.  Michael hasn’t responded that well—I’ll be quite honest—I do not think you’ll see him at the beginning...

Halpern Given #11 in NHL13?!?!?!?!

In what could be the biggest fail in video game history, EA Sports gives newest Ranger Jeff Halpern #11 in NHL13 which was released yesterday...Reader Adam R. notes that this faux pas is only on the main screen as Halpern's number changes to 12 in game play.Although this pic from d.fresh says differently...Halpern wore #15 for the Capitals last season, but did wear #11 with the...

Rangers Re-Sign Steve Eminger

The #NYR have agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Steve Eminger — New York Rangers (@thenyrangers) September 10, 2012 Eminger's deal is for one year at $750,000.  The re-signing of Eminger does two things: 1) With head coach John Tortorella stating yesterday that Michael Sauer (concussion) is still a long way from fully recovering to the point where he...

Lundqvist Voted Most Stylish Athlete

Last week, Henrik Lundqvist was named "Most Stylish Athlete" during the 2012 Style Awards...To watch at, click here. Almost time to get ready for #Fashionawards. Apparently they picked me for most stylish athlete..Not sure I deserve it, but I'll take it:) — Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) September 5, 2012 ...of course he won, this guy wears a suit...

Derek Stepan: Continuing on Up on Broadway

When it comes to the New York Rangers, a lot has been said about the talented youth they now have both on Broadway and in Connecticut. One such talented youngster, Derek Stepan, will be entering his third season as an NHLer, and will be looking to continue becoming an even better hockey player than he is now. With 45 (21 goals and 24 assists) and 51 (17 goals and 34 assists)...

Brad Richards, Steve Eminger Tour NYC on 9/11

Eleven years ago today, our world as we know it changed forever. Our freedom, our very way of life was attacked, and the outcome was the pointless loss of nearly 3,000 lives. One thing humans have the potential to do greatly is not only persevere through adversity, but come together with their fellow man.Today, both Brad Richards and Steve Eminger took a tour of New Yor City, stopping...

Gaborik Participates In Informal Practice

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that Marian Gaborik (shoulder) skated during today's informal practice.Gaborik is still scheduled to return to action in November....let's hope he was wearing a no contact jersey. lol...while this really doesn't mean much, as his timeline remains the same, it's nice to see him out there skating around with the guys.Gross adds...

New York Rangers Defenseman Michael Del Zotto Remains Unsigned

By Kristin Tullo (@KToools) As the clock ticks on the current CBA, which is set to expire on Saturday, New York Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto remains unsigned. The restricted free agent finished out his entry-level contract with the Blueshirts after they drafted him in 2008, but seems to have come to a stalemate with the organization after sitting on an offer given by general...

Rangers re-sign Eminger

Free-agent defenseman Steve Eminger re-signed with the New York Rangers on Monday, and the New York Post reported it is a one-year deal worth $750,000. Eminger, 28, played in 42 games last season, collecting two goals and three assists. He played in four of the Rangers' postseason games last season.

Ramblings of a Broadway Hat: The God Damn Power Play

Dear The NYR Blog readers and Rangers fans,This is your friend @TheBroadwayHat. I hope you're all familiar with me and my shenanigans on Twitter. I have blown in from Twitter and have landed on TheNYRBlog.About a month and a half ago, Kevin reached out to me and asked quite nicely (probably drunk), if I would contribute to his blog on a regular basis. I gladly agreed.After thinking...

Rangers Home-Grown Team

CBS Sports ranks the Home-Grown Teams (three lines, two defensive pairs and two goaltenders) of all 30 franchises and puts the Rangers at #12. These lineups don't include undrafted free agents, only drafted players.So what does the Rangers line-up look like...Ryan Callahan-Brandon Dubinsky-Carl HagelinArtem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Chris KreiderLauri Korpioski-Dominic Moore-Nigel...

Tortorella Plans To Put Nash And Richards Together

John Tortorella and the New York Rangers held a dog walk for charity, and as part of the event fans had a Q&A with Torts. Per Rangers beat writer Jim Cerny, John Tortorella commented on the possibility of playing Rick Nash and Brad Richards on the same line. In Q&A Torts says he plans on trying Rick Nash and Brad Richards on same line "I think it'll work...I&...

Custance: Rangers Would Be Hurt By a Lockout

Hockey Insider Craig Custance of ESPN takes a look at players and teams that would be positively or negatively affected by another labor stoppage this year.Custance lists the Rangers as a team that would be "Especially Hurt" by it."...There's a real opportunity for the Rangers to seize the attention of New York sports fans this winter. They have star power with...
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