Found October 24, 2013 on Blue Seat Blogs:
The Hartford Wolfpack added a pair of defensemen today, recalling Brendon Nash from the ECHL and signing Sam Klassen to a PTO. Nash was originally sent to the ECHL three days ago when the Pack recalled Michael St. Croix. Klassen, originally an undrafted UFA signed by the Rangers in 2009, has played 114 games for the Whale/Wolfpack over three years. The 6’2, 200-lb defenseman signed an ECHL deal with the Greenville Road Warriors (New York’s ECHL affiliate) this month. Tweet

Backs to the Wall, Rangers Have Chance to Turn Season Around

All signs sure point to another disappointing defeat in a season already long on disappointing defeats. The Rangers, 2-5 on the campaign, will once again be without Rick Nash, Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin, three of the team’s top six forwards, along with franchise goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, all absent due to injury. Even though the […]

Rangers recall Jason Missiaen to backup Talbot tonight

Per Katie Strang, the Rangers have recalled goalie Jason Missiaen from the Hartford Wolfpack. Missiaen will be the backup to Cam Talbot, who is getting the start in net in Philadelphia. Henrik Lundqvist is out tonight, dealing with a “minor” issue. Tweet

Around the Farm: Shorthanded Wolfpack drop first game of season

The Hartford Wolfpack, missing J.T. Miller, Chris Kreider, Brandon Mashinter, and Cam Talbot, lost their first regulation game of the season to the Portland Pirates by a score of 4-2. Danny Kristo and Kyle Jean scored for the Pack, while Michael St. Croix was held off the score sheet in his AHL debut. See below for the scoring lines for all prospects in action in the AHL, OHL, and...

Vigneault: Rangers must play harder

Very little has gone right so far this year for the Rangers from the injuries that have depleted the team’s attack to the surprisingly erratic play of Henrik Lundqvist and suspect work in front of him by the Blueshirts’ defensemen. The biggest problem however is the team’s inconsistent effort coach Alain Vigneault said. “I do know that my teams compete my teams play hard...

Lundqvist can’t discuss injury he’s had all season

Henrik Lundqvist is making progress dealing with the unidentified injury that kept him off the ice for three consecutive practices and out of Thursday night’s game against the Flyers. “It’s better” said Lundqvist under orders from management not to disclose the nature of the injury he said he sustained during the second game of the season Oct. 7 in Los Angeles. “It’s...

Lundqvist Won’t Dress For Thursday’s Game, But Will Travel

from Andrew Gross of Ranger Rants, Coach Alain Vigneault made Henrik Lundqvist’s absence from Thursday night’s game at Philadelphia official today when he announced his star goalie would not dress for the game as he continues to battle an undisclosed injury. “If this had been a playoff game, he’d probably be playing,” Vigneault said. “It’s something that...

The pre-determined outcome and other logical fallacies

Josh Hill There is no denying it, the Rangers are a difficult team to watch right now.  While the defensive ineptitude has been mitigated for the most part as players learn their new roles in AV’s system, the offense has continued to be putrid.  We can point to various injuries plaguing the Top-6, the inexperience of the kids we expect to step in and soften the blow of those...

Henrik Lundqvist out tomorrow

Per Steve Zipay, Henrik Lundqvist will not play tomorrow in Philadelphia. Hank missed yesterday’s practice with what was deemed a “minor” issue, but apparently it is enough to keep him out of tomorrow’s game. Cam Talbot will make his NHL debut tomorrow. Tweet

Injuries deplete NHL goaltender ranks

One by one, top NHL goaltenders are biting the dust. And this there is no lockout to blame to the high volume of lower body injuries.New York Rangers star Henrik Lundqvist is just one example. He has been struggling with an apparently groin muscle strain for some time now. Veteran back-up Martin Biron faltered as his fill-in – posting a .763 save percentage in two appearances –...

Game 8: Play well?

Photo: Bill Kostroun The Rangers are in Philly tonight to take on the Flyers. Luckily for New York, Philly is all sorts of bad right now. If it weren’t for the Flyers, the Rangers would be the worst team in the Metro Division, and the only team in the NHL not in Buffalo under five points for the season. This is a tremendous opportunity for the Rangers, but they will need to get...

Game Preview: New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers

TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight, Oct. 24, at Wells Fargo Center (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in their third consecutive divisional matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank seventh in the Metropolitan Division standings, and 14th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 2-5-0 (4 pts). The Rangers enter...

Despite strong debut from Talbot, Rangers still lose in Philly

(Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images) Well the Rangers lost another game, this time to the lowly Flyers. The Rangers wasted a solid debut from rookie Cam Talbot, who filled in for the injured Henrik Lundqvist, and only managed a single goal to a Flyers team that couldn’t buy a win. Talbot made 25 saves in his debut, but a boarding major to Benoit Pouliot and a disallowed...

What’s in Store from 1993-94? Richter Wins First as Rangers Edge Kings, Snap 3 Game Skid

October 24th, 1993, Madison Square Garden, NY:  After two straight lackluster performances against inferior teams, the Rangers returned home looking to put an end to a three game losing streak.  Their opponent on this night was much tougher than the previous two.  The Rangers hosted a Los Angeles Kings team less than a year removed from reaching the […]

Rangers-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings have been strugging to find the back of the net over the last week. For the New York Rangers, it's been a season-long trend. The Red Wings will try to snap a three-game skid Saturday night when they host the Rangers, whose offense has been lifeless during a season-opening nine-game trip that concludes with this matchup. Thursday's 2-1 loss at Philadelphia...

Rangers-Flyers Preview

When looking at the numbers, it isn't hard to figure out why the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers are two of the worst teams in the NHL. They're having a hard time scoring, mustering shots on goal and stopping opponents from putting the puck in the net - a recipe for disaster that has these teams reeling heading into Thursday night's matchup in Philadelphia....
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