Found September 21, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Rick Nash
TEAMS: New York Rangers
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, As much as the move was talked about, extensively rumoured, and considered a formality for about six months, Rick Nash didn’t know much about New York City, in all of its oddball glory, until he was actually traded there and started living in the Big Apple. Laymen view it as part Woody Allen movie and part Lou Reed song. The reality is something far different – less rather than more, and quieter than you think. “You’re not in the tourist areas – which I didn’t know,” Nash explained, during a visit at Rangers training camp in the Rocky Mountains. “Before I went there, I thought I was going to live in Times Square – and walk out the door and there are millions of people there. It’s totally the opposite. It’s a lot more chill. You’re in the different areas that feel like neighbourhoods, but still you get the amazing restaurants, the shows, whatever it might be. “It has to be, easily, the greatest city in the world. There’s a

Rangers release roster for tomorrow

Per Andrew Gross, the Rangers have released their roster for tomorrow night’s preseason game against Calgary: Forwards: Brandon Mashinter, Marek Hrivik, Taylor Pyatt, Chris Kreider, Darroll Powe, Brian Boyle, Brad Richards, Oscar Lindberg, Arron Asham, Rick Nash, Jesper Fast and Danny Kristo. Defensemen: Michael Del Zotto, Marc Staal, Justin Falk, Anton Stralman, Stu Bickel and...

Initial lines and pairings beginning to form

Kreider and Richards will be given every opportunity to succeed (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) In a series of tweets from Andrew Gross, coach Alain Vigneault started to shed some light on the future lines and defensive pairings heading into the season. The new coach has kept Chris Kreider on a line with Brad Richards and Rick Nash, which will probably be the top line when the season starts...

ESPN’s Top 100 Prospects: Three Rangers included

In an Insider only piece at ESPN, Corey Pronman listed his top 100 NHL prospects, and three Rangers made the list. The top prospect is Jonathan Drouin from Tampa Bay, and the rest of the prospects are behind the pay wall. Chris Kreider (41), Danny Kristo (54) and Pavel Buchnevich (69) made the list. Pronman also noted the organizational ranks in a separate Insider piece, with Colorado...

Around the Farm: Calle Andersson returns from injury

One of the more intriguing prospects in the Rangers system is Calle Andersson, an offensive defenseman currently playing in Sweden’s HockeyAllsvenskan (second tier league). The 19-year-old defenseman is good enough to play in the SHL (top tier Swedish league), but is better served getting the ice time needed for his development in HockeyAllsvenskan. That said, he was suffering...

McKenzie: Years, not dollars, will be obstacle in Lundqvist extension

Per Bob McKenzie, the biggest obstacle for the Rangers and locking up franchise goalie Henrik Lundqvist won’t be dollars, but it years: Bob McKenzie: And that’s also the thorny issue there could be withHenrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers. When Henrik Lundqvist‘s current deal expires and he’s on an extension, he’ll be 33-years-old on the first year of that extension...

A closer look at Cam Talbot

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Since the emergence of Henrik Lundqvist during the 2005-2006 season, many Ranger fans haven’t put much thought into the future between the pipes.  Fast forward eight years later, Hank is still only 31 years-old and likely to sign a 7-8 year extension within the next 12 months.  The stability The King provides has masked (no pun intended?) a rather glaring...

Niklas Jensen silenced by critics. Coach Tortorella, too

So rookie camp standout Nik Jensen is taking it on the chin in the early preseason. Dominating at times in the Penticton Young Stars tournament Jensen has been unable thus far to stand out among the men. He’s been more like dim background music so far this preseason. He has been tentative and ineffective. He’s played 25:08 in two games and is still without a shot on net. ...

Flyers And Rangers In Tranquil Settings For Training Camp

from Sarah Baicker of CSNPhilly, Vinny Lecavalier was here once before, to watch his younger brother play. That was certainly fun for Lecavalier and his family, but to actually take the ice at the Lake Placid Olympic Center was a far different experience -- much better than sitting in the crowd cheering on Clarkson University. “It means a lot,” Lecavalier said. “I’m...

ESPN: Top defensemen/forwards

Since it’s going to be a slow day, I found myself over at ESPN looking at their player rankings. They did a vote of their internal writers, voting on the top defensemen and forwards for this coming season. Starting with the defensemen (top 50), Ryan McDonagh came in at #10, Dan Girardi at #14, and Michael Del Zotto at #38. At forward (top 100), Rick Nash came in at #28, Ryan...
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