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Elliotte Friedman at CBC Sports speculates that Wojtek Wolski's time with the Rangers might be over..."Can't help but look at Wojtek Wolski's $3.8 million cap hit and wonder if the Rangers will do some maneuvering there too, should it be necessary. Doesn't look like he's a fit right now."...doubt the Rangers will be able to find a team willing to take on Wolski's cap hit, so a trip to visit former teammates Sean Avery and Erik Christensen down in Hartford may be in the cards for the Rangers winger. Rangers could also work out a re-entry waivers deal with another team similar to what they did with Dallas to bring back Avery....if all else fails, they could just put him back in the tub....in all seriousness, in a year full of successes Wolski has been a huge disappointment. After seeing his commitment to making himself better this past summer I was full expecting an impact season. Man, was I wrong. Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or ...
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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, [...]
… 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 [...]
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...
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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 [...]
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...
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Pre-game notes courtesy of the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS vs. NASHVILLE PREDATORS
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Madison Square Garden – New York, New York
Rangers: 28-11-4 (60 pts)
Predators: 26-15-4 (56 pts)
All information through NHL games on Jan. 15
The Rangers will face-off against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m.; TV: NBC...
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...
Marc Staal doesn't feel quite right.
No, not his head.
But Staal is battling to regain his All-Star form after...
6:30 PM CT – Predators (26-15-4) @ Rangers (28-11-4)Players to watch:NSH- Shea WeberWith Ryan Suter likely out, the onus will be on the defense to step up collectively. Look for Weber’s ice-time to be in the 28-30 minute range.NYR- Brad RichardsRichards has gone pointless over the last four games, but has 23 points in 20 career games vs. Nashville.Starting goaltenders:NSH- Pekka...