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… It’s always nice when the owner has faith in you. And it seems this year James Dolan has that faith. I don’t believe in “being jinxed” like most fans do. I believe the Rangers will keep playing the way they have been and Tortorella will do anything he possibly can to keep the ship [...]
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E.J. Hradek at NHL.com gives his top 10 players who offer the best bang for the buck including Derek Stepan...10. Derek Stepan, C, RangersA second-round pick in 2008 (No. 51), the Minnesota native has found a nice chemistry with Rangers' star sniper Marian Gaborik. That's important. After putting up 21 goals and 45 points in his rookie year; Stepan is making a steady progress...
Yesterday, I posted that Henrik Lundqvist will be launching a clothing line called the "Crown Collection." Here's a preview of one of the items which will be unveiled January 19th...Proceeds from the sale will go to the Garden of Dreams Foundation....that hat is pretty sweet. Can't wait to see the rest of the collection.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook...
… Ryan Callahan said what I was thinking, this isn’t your typical Rangers from the last few seasons. One loss does not snowball out of control and lead to long losing streaks. They have bounced back very quickly from a loss to take control of the next game. If the Rangers keep playing this way, [...]
Brad Richards did not practice on Friday, but New York Rangers coach John Tortorella insisted that the center will "be fine" for Saturday's tilt against the Boston Bruins.
Richards was leveled by Pittsburgh Penguins agitator Matt Cooke during Thursday's 4-1 loss and appeared to land on his back.
While no tripping penalty was called, the play was reviewed by the...
No, I’m not talking about the Rangers and their first place standing. I’m talking about Stu Bickel. You must be thinking, “huh? Surely Chelley has fallen off her rocker and spilled her coffee…”. I can assure you, I am still in my rocker with my coffee mug firmly in hand. In the Rangers’ loss in [...]
New York Rangers 3, Nashville Predators 0
Madison Square Garden
January 17, 2012
* Coming into Tuesday’s game, the Rangers were 20-1-1 this season when scoring first.
* Additionally, they were 17-0-2 when leading after two periods.
* Ryan Suter missed the game with an upper-body injury.
* Seeing as how this is his first absence this season, the Predators are...
I don’t think the score was a far characterization of how this game was played. To be totally frank, I thought for the bulk of this game the Rangers played the Pens fairly evenly. I don’t think this was the case of 1 team blowing the doors off the other. The score was, after all, tied going into the 3rd period.
The difference in this game, to me, was the Rangers were unable...
Patrick Hoffman of PowerScout Hockey says today “believe it or not, this year’s Rangers’ hockey club might have their best chance to win a Cup since 1994.” And I have to say I totally agree with my good friend. The “King” is 19-9-4 with a 1.95 goals against average, a .935 save percentage and 3 [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve penned one of the musings posts. Generally these are done by Chris, and Suit fills in when he can’t. But today it’s my turn. Enjoy.
I don’t get all this hate of James Dolan saying the Rangers are nearly contenders for the Cup. It’s not like he guaranteed anything, he just said what we all know: The Rangers are a very good team, and appear...
Tuesday's contest was expected to be a contest between a pair of mirror images in the Rangers and Predators. While that was true, the Rangers mixed some timely offense and luck with stifling defense and stellar goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist, who earned his fourth shutout of the season and 20th in his career, to beat Nashville 3-0. Every time the Blueshirts have had to respond...
This, as expected, was a relatively boring game. The Predators ran their 1-2-2/1-4 trap to perfection, but the Rangers were able to adjust to a dump and chase and generate some goals off board play. In the end, it was a grind it out game that had the Rangers emerge victorious, with another shutout for Henrik Lundqvist. This was a very important win for the Rangers who had lost two...
The New York Rangers (29-11-4) host Pittsburgh Penguins (24-17-4) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):http://www.firstrow.tv/watch/102961/1/watch-new-york...
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Rangers head coach John Tortorella and San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan will be co-coaches of the NHL All-Star Game team captained by Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson.
Tortorella and M...