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The New York Rangers host the New Jersey Devils in this week's featured NHL game of the week. This Atlantic Division showdown has all the makings of a classic as these two teams are both in the hunt for the division title. The Rangers used a 9-1 streak in late December and early January to vault to the top of the division standings ahead of Philadelphia, New Jersey and Pittsburgh. In fact, the streak also propelled them to the top of the NHL standings overall, and their strong defensive play has been the key to their success. Ranking only behind Boston in goals allowed, the Rangers are giving up just over two goals per game while staying in the top ten in the league in scoring. No wonder this team is on a roll. Leading the Rangers offensively are Marian Gaborik, Brad Richards and Ryan Callahan. As for the Devils, this club is on the rise with Patrik Elias leading the team in scoring and team captain Zach Parise, Ilya Kovalchuk and Calder Trophy candidate Adam Henrique just a couple points behind. This is a team that can score from anywhere and in the "Battle of the Hudson" this promises to be an intense matchup.
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Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that the Rangers have shown interest in defensemen Shane O'Brien of Colorado and Chri Campoli of the Canadiens.O'Brien, who played for John Tortorella in Tampa, has 2g, 12a this season while piling up 103 hits and 55 blocked shots. He is in the final year of his contract that pays him $1.1 million this season.The former Islander Campoli, who...
Somewhere New York Ranger GM Glen Sather is looking at all the reported rumors about what he's going to do before the NHL trade deadline and having a pretty good laugh. We can say that because we have to wonder who exactly is spreading the information from the Ranger side.
Glen Sather will talk to you about golf, fishing, what was like to be in Europe before the Iron Curtain...
Bauer Equipment posted this pic of Henrik Lundqvist's new mask on their Facebook page which he debuted Tuesday night in Pittsburgh......i thought he looked different. With the way the team played in front of him in Pittsburgh maybe he should stick with the old mask. Yes I am superstitious like that.For Marty Biron's thoughts on ditching his brown gear after a tough game against...
While many Knicks & Rangers fans have been nervously awaiting the looming ticket price increases for round two of the Garden renovations, I for one am looking forward to Madison Square Garden V – set to open in 2050. Below are the future plans and press release for the new MSG, which was sent to me by one of Larry Brooks’ “sources.”
The plans are underway to create...
The Rangers report that Ruslan Fedotenko is hopeful to return tomorrow night on Long Island but needs to speak with the trainers first.John Tortorella adds that he is unsure if Fedotenko will play tomorrow.Andrew Gross of the Bergen Record says both Fedotenko and Wojtek Wolski skated on the fourth line with John Mitchel and Mike Rupp....if the trainers give Feds the ok, expect him...
I've done some pretty amazing things since creating The New York Rangers Blog, including raising $7,000 in memory of Derek Boogaard and making a serious run at getting Sean Avery into the All Star Game. But every once in a while something happens that gives me a moment of pause and that happened this morning.I opened up the Wall Street Journal and there it was, a quote of mine...
As the Rangers’ boat begins to sway in the heavy waves of the playoff run, coach John Tortorella is hearing creaks in the wood and he doesn’t like it.
“It’s important this time of year for your mindset to be right
there,” Tortorella said after yesterday’s crisp...
Jonathan Ragus and Christopher Decker are back with Episode 2 of Ranger Nation Radio. On Wednesday night, Jon and Chris welcomed NYRNation.net writer Glen Miller to the show to talk New York Rangers hockey. The Triple Threat of Ranger Nation discussed the Rangers loss to the Penguins, the goal scoring as well as, of course, [...]
Alyonka Larionov followed Henrik Lundqvist around yesterday as he prepared for his Rock of Dreams concert last night as part of a feature she's doing on him for TSN.All the ladies should thank Alyonka for this pic...Here's Hank prepping for his show which donated all proceeds to the Garden of Dreams Foundation...Finally Alyonka provides this video of Lundqvist talking strategy...
Friday night’s battle of New York lived up to expectations. In front of a sellout crowd, the Islanders outlasted the New York Rangers in a shootout, 4-3, at Nassau Coliseum.
The New York Rangers have an ample cushion atop the Eastern Conference, but coach John Tortorella's focus is on turning around a sluggish stretch and not on where his team sits in the standings.
The Rangers look to re-establish their success on the road by beating the rival New York Islanders again Friday night.
The Rangers (38-15-5) are on top of the East by seven points over...
Brandon Dubinsky skated and forechecked hard Friday night, but the Rangers lost 4-3 in a shootout to the Islanders, despite overcoming two separate two-goal deficits.
The last time the New York Rangers and the Buffalo Sabres met, Henrik Lundqvist outlasted Ryan Miller in a dazzling display of goaltending.
The All-Star netminders will likely be starting opposite each other again Saturday night when the Rangers try to beat the Sabres for the third time this season in their first matchup at Madison Square Garden.
New York (38-15-6) edged Buffalo...
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