RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers Power Play Goal of the Year? Tick-Tack-BAM (GIF)

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The National Anthem Before Rangers-Flyers Game 1 Was A Hot Mess

I don’t know too much about John Amirante, but a quick Google search reveals that he has been singing National Anthems before New York Rangers games at Madison Square Garden for a couple of decades now. He returned to MSG to kick off the Rangers opening round series against the Flyers on Thursday night, and his rendition was pretty much a mess. Awesome jacket though. [CNBC] Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Rangers fan gets frightening image of Rick Nash cut into hair (PHOTO)

Most athletes are usually honored to have their number or image shaved into the hair on the back of devotee's head, but this Rangers fan's elaborate rendition of Rick Nash's face might scare the NHL star himself.  It is absolutely terrifying — even the Bauer logo looks sinister.Let the nightmares begin.Wow...this haircut is something else!!! #Nashty #NYRPlayoffs pic...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference Playoff Capsules

The Matchup  (A1) Boston vs. (WC2) Detroit The Season Series The Red Wings took three out of four from the B’s this year, including a gutsy, oh-so-Red-Wing-like 3-2 win in early April.  The Skinny  A mighty tough draw for the Presidents Trophy winners, who did everything right this season and receive a gut-punch of a first round matchup. Congrats on your regular season success...
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Gotta support the team: Rangers fan shaves Rick Nash’s face into back of head (photo)

Well … that’s certainly something. Face painting? So … played. Hair dyed in team colors? Whatev. How about shaving a team’s logo into one’s head? Not good enough.  A clearly die-hard, dedicated and devoted New York Rangers fan and avid Rick Nash backer showed other hockey fans how a true fanatic pledges his support for […] The post Gotta support the team: Rangers fan...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons To Hate The New York Rangers

Photo courtesy of Amy Irvin (38Photography) As we know by now, tonight starts the latest chapter of the Flyers-Rangers rivalry. During the regular season, the two bitter competitors fought each other to a 2-2 tie in their season series. The home team won every time. If the Flyers want any chance to move on in the 2014 playoffs, they must win at Madison Square Garden. Now we could...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Mat Bodie out of Union College

Apologies for the delay on this one. Yesterday was one of those rare days where all of us got dumped on at work, and none of us could post on this. The Rangers signed undrafted free agent defenseman Mat Bodie out of Union College yesterday, just days after leading his team to a National Championship. […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vigneault Explains Miller “Commitment” Comment

After yesterday’s practice, Alain Vigneault mentioned that one of the reasons the Rangers recalled JT Miller is that he has the potential and skill set to be able to fill-in if someone in the lineup goes down. In response to that comment, Vigneault was pressed on his past remarks questioning Miller’s commitment… “I would say those comments might have been interpreted by you...
Via NY Rangers Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vigneault backs off JT Miller comments

New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault may not have meant for his comments regarding JT Miller to be “pointy”, but they sure sounded like it at the time. Yesterday, Vigneault clarified his previous comments. Via Katie Strang: “I would say those comments might have been interpreted by you as pointed. I would say to you that 95 percent of young players have to figure it...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Recall J.T. Miller From Wolf Pack

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward J.T. Miller from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Miller, 21, registered four points (two goals, two assists) in a back-to-back set at St. John’s on Saturday and Sunday. He has tallied a point in four of six games...
Via Sox and Dawgs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Rangers need to address the center position this summer

Not a single team currently ranked lower than the Rangers in face-off percentage this year will be in the playoffs. The last four Stanley Cup Champions (Chicago (twice), LA and Boston) rank 5th, 3rd and 8th respectively in face-off success. All three of the Rangers centers relied on for their offense – Derick Brassard, Derek […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers agree with Mat Bodie

The New York Rangers have landed one of the most sought-after college free agents in defenseman Mat Bodie. Bodie's agent, Brian Bartlett, told ESPN New York on Tuesday morning that his client has reached a deal with the Rangers. A team official confirmed the move. Bodie, 24, helped lead Union to its first NCAA championship in the Frozen Four this weekend, getting a goal and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zipay: Kreider may be ready for second round

Per Steve Zipay, injured winger Chris Kreider will likely miss the first round of the playoffs, but should be ready for the second round should the Rangers advance: Chris Kreider (surgery on left hand March 28) is progressing and the 17-goal scorer should be ready if the Rangers advance to the second round. This means […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

McDonagh’s Returning ; Which Defenseman Sits?

The Rangers’ borderline Norris-caliber defenseman Ryan McDonagh is returning to the lineup just in time for the start of the NHL playoffs. That’s good. The Rangers have seven defensemen on the roster who have justified, by some measure, a spot in the Game One lineup on Thursday. That’s also good. Unfortunately, Alain Vigneault can only dress six defensemen, and thus he has...
Via NY Rangers Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers and Pouliot have mutual interest in re-signing

It comes as little surprise that Benoit Pouliot‘s agent told the New York Daily News that there is mutual interest regarding his client re-signing with the Rangers. According to Pouliot’s agent, Kent Hughes: “They’re interested in re-signing him, and he’s interested in staying in New York. With the playoffs around the corner, I don’t expect things to accelerate until...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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