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You have to be slightly concerned. Not on the scale of the typical jump-off-the-bridge Ranger fan, no, but you should still be slightly worried about what unfolded tonight, coupled with the game against the Habs, and what has been going on for much of the season.
The troubling thing is NOT the lack of shots. I’ve never bought into that being a huge issue. It’s a little concerning for sure, but it’s not the be all end all. Let’s face it, shots get blocked, shots go wide, sticks break, etc. The thing that’s concerning is that the Rangers are not even getting into a position to get quality chances. They aren’t even able to connect on simple cross ice passes without fumbling the puck. They can’t seem to execute the most basic of plays. The back door pass isn’t even a thought in their repertoire. They get the puck behind the net but the wingers are out wide instead of one going straight to the front of the net. The defenseman pass when they should shoot, shoot when they should...
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Having an outstanding beginning to his professional career, Carl Hagelin is becoming an offensive weapon for the CT Whale in the AHL. With Hagelin contributing in every way imaginable, the question of whether he breaks the Rangers roster this year deserves to be raised.
With 12 points (7 goals) in 16 games and an outstanding +10 already, Hagelin is thriving on the ice. He’s...
From the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS TRANSACTION UPDATE
Forwards Carl Hagelin and John Mitchell Recalled from Connecticut
New York, November 24, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forwards Carl Hagelin and John Mitchell from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Hagelin, 23, tallied...
It's amazing to me that we are almost two months into the season and today will be the very first time the Rangers and Capitals square off this year. The last time these two met was back in April at the Verizon Center for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, which the Rangers lost to be eliminated from the playoffs. Having played each other twice in the playoffs over...
Despite the quality of opposition increasing in the coming two weeks, new signing Anton Stralman still not completely ready (despite playing in his first game the other day), and the continuing absence of Marc Staal the Rangers need to spread the ice time around a little more among the blue line.
It’s absurd that two Rangers blue liners (McDonagh and Girardi) average more than...
According to the New York Rangers official twitter forward Andre Deveaux was suspended three games for his elbow to the head of Florida Panthers forward Stephen Weiss on Wednesday night.
It appears that is what team management and the head coach feel as the New York Rangers have recalled both John Mitchell and Carl Hagelin up from the Connecticut Whale.
With two straight losses to the Montreal Canadiens and the Florida Panthers, the Blueshirts will look to get back on track late this afternoon against the Washington Capitals. While the Capitals have been a streaky...
Hartford, Connecticut – Brendan Bell scored a power-play goal with 1:31 remaining in the overtime period as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Portland Pirates by a count of 3-2 this evening at the XL Center.
Blake Parlett and Jonathan Audy-Marchessault also found the back of the net for Connecticut and Tim Erixon assisted on all three goals as the Whale won their third...
The first round of All Star voting results were released today and the home town Ottawa Senators dominated the balloting. Daniel Alfredsson, Jason Spezza and Erik Karlsson were three of the top four in voting with Milan Michalek also coming fourth amongst forwards. The only player to sneak between the Senators was Toronto forward Phil Kessel who is leading the league in goals...
New York Rangers forward Andre Deveaux is likely to be
suspended for his elbow to the head of Tomas Fleischmann leaving the team in
need of another forward. The problem
with projecting either as the callup is the utter lack of knowledge as to what
Tortorella is looking for from the player he would bring in from the
Connecticut Whale. The bottom six has
The New York Rangers didn’t find the sense of urgency they
needed following their 4-0 loss Saturday and it cost them again as they fell
2-1 in Florida Wednesday night. The lack
of offense was obvious, but the Rangers are back to the utter lack of energy
and effort that was plaguing them to start the season as well. If that does not change quickly, then the
1) The Rangers will begin their annual coat drive Saturday. If you are going to any of the next three home games and can afford to donate, please consider doing so. Here are the details from the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS HOST 6th ANNUAL WINTER COAT DRIVE TO BENEFIT CHILDREN FROM THE GARDEN OF DREAMS FOUNDATION
New York, November 23, 2010 – In the spirit of the holiday season...
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Rangers defenseman Marc Staal watched last night's 2-1 loss to the Panthers from the press box, as he continues to deal with post-concussion symptoms.
That meant Staal had a clear view of the ice midway through the second period when his teammate, forward Andre Deveaux, caught...
via the NHL PR department,
HBO Sports® will present “Preview to 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic,” a 12-minute preview of the upcoming NHL reality series featuring the spirited rivalry between the Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers, which is set to air exclusively on HBO. Debuting Friday, November 25 at 9:15 p.m. ET/PT, the special will serve...