The Most Perfect Picture in the World

Between all the booze I’ve been drinking this weekend and the lack of Rangers news, I’ve really got nothing for you today, so I figured I’d leave you with literally one of the most perfect pictures I’ve ever seen of Henrik Lundqvist this 4th of July weekend… …seriously, what else could you ask for other than a half naked waitress serving him, but that’s just getting...
Via NY Rangers Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Dan Boyle to two-year deal

The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Dan Boyle to a two-year, $9 million contract, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post. Boyle, 37, spent the past six seasons with the San Jose Sharks.  He scored 12 goals and 36 points in 75 games with the Sharks last season. Boyle’s rights were traded by the Sharks to the Islanders on June 5 for a conditional 2015 fifth...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers Offseason Review

#494514495 / gettyimages.com The Stanley Cup Playoffs are now over and the New York Rangers have plenty to feel good about from the 2013-14 campaign. Overall, the Rangers had a successful season and emerged as the top team in the Eastern Conference before losing to the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Finals. General Manager Glen Sather managed to lock up elite-goaltender Henrik...
Via Beyond The Benches
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Blue Jackets Schedule: What to Watch For

Today the NHL’s schedule was released and its time for us to mark our calendars to head to Nationwide or have our eyes glued to our television. I am going to tell you the marquee games of this season. OCT 11TH, 2014: NEW YORK RANGERS AT COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS: This is the obvious game marked on everybody’s calendar because it is the home opener but the implications run much deeper...
Via BS Hockey
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers buy out Brad Richards

The New York Rangers have bought out Brad Richards remainder of his contract, reports Pierre LeBrun of ESPN.com. Richards, 34, has six years remaining on the nine-year, $60 million contract he signed in 2011. His contract paid him an average of $6.67 million per season. Richards was second on the team with 20 goals and third in points with 51 while playing all 82 games in the...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report card: Goaltending

This was kind of a strange year for Ranger goaltending. We saw Martin Biron retire after only seven games, Henrik Lundqvist really struggle for the first time in his career and the relatively untested Cam Talbot come up and dominate. Let’s try and sort it out and get some grades… Cam Talbot- Talbot came up […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins Head Coach Application

- – - – - Also see …  VIDEO: Henrik Lundqvist empties water bottle on Sidney Crosby’s head PICTURE: Evgeni Malkin offers some of his new contract money to Paul Bissonnette SP’s NHL page The post Pittsburgh Penguins Head Coach Application appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist After Stanley Cup Loss

Despite the loss, Lundqvist proved that he can be the backstop to a Stanley Cup Champion He laid there sprawled out across the ice at the Staples Center. A sea of black jerseys clustered around the fallen warrior as he collapsed from exhaustion. After stopping a barrage of pucks all night Henrik Lundqvist came mere inches from keeping the New York Rangers Stanley Cup hopes alive...
Via Standing O Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Five Rangers Playoff Moments

It was a memorable run that fell three wins short for New York. Seven games with Philadelphia, seven with Pittsburgh and another six with Montreal before the final dance in Holywood. There were lots of ups and down along the way and here are the top five Rangers playoff moments. 5. Game Seven vs Flyers - The run could have fell short in the first round. The Rangers were pushed to...
Via Beyond The Benches
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Talbot Had Broken Hand

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that the reason Cam Talbot missed backing up Henrik Lundqvist during the Stanley Cup Final is that he suffered a broken hand during warm-ups before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Montreal. …while Brooks didn’t give a time frame, you have to assume if it was a clean break Talbot should be ready to go once training camp...
Via NY Rangers Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers Lose Stanley Cup, Still Plenty To Look Forward To

Well, it’s over. It’s just about 36 hours since double overtime ended with Alec Martinez putting home an essentially empty-net rebound after another save by Henrik Lundqvist. The heartbreak started to set in yesterday morning after waking up, realizing that not only is hockey season over, but the New York Rangers were close, but not close enough, to winning their first Stanley...
Via Save By Richter
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers Need To Get Bigger And Better

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, General manager Glen Sather and his staff have the responsibility of bolstering the personnel to attain the three victories by which the Rangers came up short, and without first-rounders for the next two seasons — gone to Tampa Bay in the deadline deal that brought Marty St. Louis into New Yorkers’ lives — to either regenerate the...
Via Kukla's Korner
28 days ago  |  Discuss

From The New York Rangers Side

from Arthur Staple of Newsday, They fought to the end, showed a ton of heart. But the Rangers got as far as heart can get you in this Stanley Cup Final that ended in double overtime in Game 5 Friday night. The Kings, champions in two of the last three seasons, have the will. The Rangers were in no mood to think about lessons learned in a solemn, red-eyed visitors' locker...
Via Kukla's Korner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

One Tough Loss For Henrik Lundqvist

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, The Cup was on the ice, and the Kings were celebrating. It was 40 minutes after the dagger had been plunged into Lundqvist’s heart, and the franchise goaltender was still wearing his hockey pants, pads and skates. He sat in his stall in the locker room, his hands — left hand still taped — first clasped over his head, then covering...
Via Kukla's Korner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist literally inconsolable after Rangers loss (PHOTOS)

Henrik Lundqvist just finished playing one of the greatest series as a goaltender in NHL Finals history and, as he lay splayed on the ice after Alec Martinez's goal Friday night, was heartbroken to realize the Kings goalie, Jonathan Quick, was just a couple of overtimes better.The Kings had finished a 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Rangers, to finish an improbable playoff...
Via The Other Paper
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez the Kings' 'Mr. Overtime'?

LOS ANGELES -- Alec Martinez remembers scoring the winning goal. After that, he's not too sure what happened. For the second time in the Kings' past two playoff series, Martinez delivered the winner. His shot ripped past New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to give the Kings a 3-2 win in the second overtime for their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. But he didn...
Via Fox Sports West
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist just devastated after giving up Alex Martinez goal to lose Stanley Cup

Henrik Lundqvist was probably the biggest reason the New York Rangers reached the Stanley Cup Finals and were as competitive as they were against the Los Angeles Kings. The veteran goalie stopped 40 of 41 shots in a 2-1 Game 4 victory for the Rangers at home against the Kings on Wednesday night. He stopped […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New York Rangers come all the way back to win it all?

The LA Kings return to California with a chance to clinch the Stanley Cup Final in front of their home fans with a Game 5 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. The New York Rangers forced a Game 5 with a 2-1 victory at Madison Square Garden, due in large part to goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. After goals from Benoit Pouliot and Martin St. Louis to spot...
Via The Sports Bank
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mats Zuccarello First Norwegian To Play In Stanley Cup Final

This 2014 Stanley Cup Final series mark the first time a Norwegian-born player has laced up the skated for a shot at hoisting the Stanley Cup.  Though The New York Rangers are down 3-1 in the series heading into tonight's Game 5 in Los Angeles he should be in the talks along with Henrik Lundqvist for Conn Smythe should the Rangers dig out of the hole and win Lord Stanley'...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Three ‘puck luck’ moments that saved the New York Rangers season

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Henrik Lundqvist proved to us all last night that if you talk about something enough…it will actually happen to you. Here are three of the biggest puck luck moments for Lundqvist and the Rangers in Game 4:   Snow Stop: The clock continued to wind down, but the excitement in the Rangers zone was far from over. With five visitors in his crease...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lundqvist and Some Snow Keep Rangers Safe

Snow slows the puck on the goal line If Rangers fans hadn’t already suffered a heart attack in games 1 through 3, watching their team play well but still finding a way to lose, then this game was probably a massive coronary. The Kings controlled a majority of the play, especially in the 3rd period where the Rangers had their backs against the wall for a full 20 minutes. The Kings...
Via Save By Richter
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Henrik Lundqvist Awarded The Broadway Hat

Some had to wonder if the Broadway Hat would be awarded again this season.  
Via Kukla's Korner
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday (6/12/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers defeat Kings 2-1 to stay alive in Stanley Cup Final Bergen Record - Sullivan: King Lundqvist rules in net to lead Rangers in Game 4 Bergen Record - Rangers change lines Bergen Record - Henrik Lundqvist gets a little help from his friends New York Post - Rangers survive and are alive for Game 5 New York Post - It wasn’t easy, but Rangers have new lease...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers stay alive, force Game Five

Well the Rangers didn’t get swept. Henrik Lundqvist was the star of the game, stopping 41 LA shots en route to the 2-1 victory, giving the Rangers their first win of the series. Benoit Pouliot and Marty St. Louis contributed all the offense the Rangers would need, as the difference maker –as per usual– was […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Did the Secret Order of the Illuminati Conspire to Save Goals for the Rangers?

The Secret Order of the Illuminati conspired to save a goal for Jonathan Quick in March of 2011, preserving a 2-1 Kings victory over Calgary. Last night? Henrik Lundqvist got the assist. With help from Anton Stralman ... ... and Derek Stephan.Here's the from the game vid.Seems the Illuminati also dropped a linesman, Brad Lazarowich, into the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs.Follow us...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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