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Sean Avery reported to the AHL Whale yesterday as directed by the Rangers, but it's unclear when the winger will be able to practice, let alone play, as he is receiving treatment for a right shoulder issue. Avery, who has not skated since playing in his third and final...
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… good for Avery. He will play his butt off in Connecticut, be one of the first to get called up and stay with the team for the rest of the season. I see it happening. As much as I wasn’t against what Tortorella did this offseason with Avery, the team misses his grit and [...]
Former New York Rangers enforcer Chris Nilan and former NHL enforcer Jim Thomson disagree on the future of fighting in the National Hockey League, but both stand united to see CBC analyst Don Cherry make amends for his recent comments, according to Jesse Spector of The Hockey News. “I was kind of caught off guard [...]
Looks like we didn’t have to wait long to see new lines. At practice today, the Rangers showed off new lines and pairings in preparation for their Friday matchup at The World’s Crappiest Coliseum (I don’t mean that as a slight against the Islanders, who may turn some heads this year. I mean that as a slight against the arena itself. My shoes stick to the ground while I’m...
Mark Herrmann of Newsday writes a very touching story of former New York Rangers winger and current Rangers special assistant with Prospect Development and Community Relations Adam Graves on how he has inspired an ailing Blueshirts fan. That explains why Mayo wrote and published a children’s book after Graves hosted Mayo and an ailing buddy in [...]
It's good to have Winnipeg back in the league, but Sean Avery's act has grown old.It's good to have Winnipeg back in the league, but Sean Avery's act has grown old.
It’s the start of hockey season so it’s time to keep our regular check on the next wave of Rangers.
Chris Kreider has been guilty of slow starts in seasons past. Not this year. In the first two games of Boston College’s season, Kreider came up with big goals (and an assist) to help his side open the season in impressive fashion. Throw in a healthy +3 to boot and you have yourself...
New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal is not expected to rejoin the team this week.
Staal has been dealing with concussion-related symptoms that kept him out of the lineup for the team's first two games in Europe.
Rangers coach John Tortorella said he does not anticipate seeing Staal prior to Saturday's game against the New York Islanders.
Staal suffered the concussion...
(I asked him what kind of things the Rangers can do now that they’re home):
“Practice, practice. Practice, practice. Who used to say that?”
Told it was Allen Iverson, then told that Iverson used it in a different vein …
“Put it in the opposite vein of him. That’s how I feel about it, yes.”
“We need to, again, the biggest part is the grinding...
Been working on this since Monday, because I want to be able to post audio for youse guys when I go to games and practices this season.
So here’s a test of some old audio from John Tortorella and Henrik Lundqvist.
Hope it works. Let me know if you like it. And thanks to our tech guy, Jeff Marx (hockey fan) for setting this up for me.
With their European adventure behind them, the Rangers now must decide who will skate next to Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik on the left wing of their top line.
After an up-and-down beginning to the Richards-Gaborik partnership in the Rangers' two one-point losses in Sweden, coach John Tortorella did not...
Yesterday, Minnesota placed winger Eric Nystrom on waivers. The Wild clearly wanted to move his $1.4 million salary, and any player picked up on waivers gets split between his old and new teams. So at a more palatable $700,000...there were still no takers for Nystrom. More »
Just two days after indicating he didn't want to shuffle lines until he had more games to evaluate, John Tortorella pulled Derek Stepan, his fourth-line center, into the left wing position alongside Brad Richards. Stepan replaced Brandon Dubinsky and joined Marian Gaborik on the first line.
By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)
Niklas Larsson – AP
There is no need to panic, Rangers fans.
At least not yet.
The Rangers are the only team in the NHL this year that has had to endure a prolonged European stay due to the renovations currently going on at Madison Square Garden. After four exhibition matches in Prague, Slovakia, and Switzerland; and an exhibition and...
The salary cap is a tool to keep team expenses down, as teams cannot exceed a certain payroll. Conversely a salary floor is a tool to keep team expenses up. The most significant flirt with the salary floor has been the Dallas Stars. The team is going through bankruptcy and is trying to keep expenses down. They had a bit of a crisis when Sean Avery was sent to the minors...