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Adam Proteau at The Hockey News notes that the NHL’s next collective bargaining agreement will likely include a provision allowing the opportunity for each team to “amnesty” one unwieldy player contract from its salary cap books without any penalty. Here's who he thinks the Rangers will likely buyout...New York RangersLikeliest buyout: Chris Drury. Yes, Drury has already been bought out, but the cap hit from it remains for this year and next so the Rangers could amnesty it. True, he'll be only taking up a fraction ($1.67 million) of cap room in 2012-13, but the Rangers usually spend to the upper limit every season and could use that money for a helpful complementary player....wow, talk about kicking a guy when he's down. That would be the ultimate slap in the face.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Well, as the saying goes, "you can't win 'em all", and that's obviously how the Rangers should be looking at just their first loss in five games tonight. This was their fourth game in six days, and three of those games were wins over key Eastern Conference opponents, so there surely isn't much shame after this loss. The Blueshirts are still in first place...
If you are a New York Rangers’ fan that goes around looking for Blueshirts’ related blogs, than I am sure you have heard of Scotty Hockey.
Scotty, a great blogging friend of mine and a frequent interviewee here at Kukla’s Korner, is an extremely honest Rangers’ blogger who tells it like it is. He was nice enough to take time out of his busy schedule to give us his thoughts...
Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that Marton Biron was the first goaltender off the ice this morning meaning he will likely start tonight's game against the Blackhawks....Lundqvist has seen a lot of rubber lately, so this is a great chance to get him some rest against a struggling Blackhawks team.
Gross adds that Ruslan Fedotenko was working with the training staff...
When the Blackhawks put their third goal in the first four minutes past backup goalie Martin Biron last night, the chants for Henrik Lundqvist came raining down from the Garden faithful.
But Rangers coach John Tortorella stuck with Biron, even after he gave up a fourth goal 9:38 into...
Contrary to popular belief last night, the world has not ended. While losses are sometimes hard to stomach, I’d much rather have this kind of loss now than in the playoffs. Last night, the Rangers got outplayed. Plain and simple. The ‘Hawks had the Rangers number from the get go. On the power plays, it [...]
New York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky has heard his name involved in recent trade rumors but knows there is nothing he can do leading up to Monday's trade deadline besides focus on his play.
Only two games on the schedule involving New York Ranger prospects and boy these were stinkers. It is very disappointing to see too many of these kinds of games at this time of the year.
Yes we know it's been a long season and yes these kids are tired, some are worn out but welcome to the world of hockey. This is the time of year where contracts are earned, careers made...
By Bruce Berlet
In 13 seasons in the NHL, Wade Redden never missed more than 18 games. In fact, in 10 of those seasons, the defenseman played at least 75 of 82 games.
So the 22 games that Redden has had to sit out since he was injured in the Connecticut Whale’s 2-1 shootout loss to the Providence Bruins on Dec. 17 have been uncharted territory. Not to mention being rather agonizing...
According to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, the Rangers are on a list of five teams that Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash would accept a trade to at this year’s trade deadline. The Rangers have been linked to Nash over the last few weeks, and now it seems as though him coming to New [...]
Standings: Blackhawks (29-21-7), Rangers (37-13-5)
NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (27-21-48)
BOS Leading Scorer: Marian Hossa (21-33-54)
NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (41 GS, 1.77 GAA, .941 SV%)
BOS Goaltender: Corey Crawford (38 GS, 2.99 GAA, .898 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable):
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards- Ryan Callahan
The New York Rangers (37-14-5) lost to the Chicago Blackhawks (30-21-7) by the score of 4-2, tonight. For a boxscore and recap go to Yahoo! Sports....the saddest part of tonight's game was despite a horrific start the Rangers could have easily won. Not going to get too crazy over it, they can't win every game and Chicago was due....tonight's game further proves Lundqvist...
Friday night hockey for New York Ranger and New York Islander prospects continues on what is turning into a rather bizarre month of February. If we could explain why so many of the prospects and their teams are struggling like they are we would.
It's almost like somebody is playing one very huge practical joke on us and we're still waiting for the punchline. Sadly what...
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