October 23rd, 2015 In Column, Hockey History, New York Rangers, Rangers History 0 comments

  The New York Rangers have a new general manager, but many of the same old problems. What they do have is hope, hope instilled by the acquisition of young players with lots of potential, and the promise of more acquisitions to come. Last season the Rangers struggled to a fifth-place finish, once again out of the Stanley Cup playoffs....

October 23rd, 2015 In Rangers Transactions, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Tonight the Rangers will face off against the Arizona Coyotes and a familiar face, Anthony Duclair. At the start of last year, the team was coming off an impressive Stanley Cup Final run and had reason for excitement with a young core already in place and several other prospects still in the pipeline. Among those prospects was Duclair, a...

October 21st, 2015 In New York Rangers 0 comments

UPDATE: Glass has cleared waivers and has been assigned to AHL Hartford. In a move that they probably should have made long ago, the New York Rangers have placed winger Tanner Glass on waivers, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman and TSN's Bob McKenzie, and later confirmed by the Rangers. The primary motivation appears to be related to...

October 19th, 2015 In New York Rangers, News, Rangers Goaltending 0 comments

Antti Raanta is set to get his first regular season start in a New York Rangers uniform on Monday, as the Rangers prepare to take on the San Jose Sharks, according to NHL.com's Dan Rosen. Rosen added that Alain "Vigneault said this game was targeted for him all along based on plan he made with Lundqvist and Allaire." Raanta came to the...

October 13th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Top Stories 0 comments

The New York Rangers have come out of the gate strong (3-0-0), and their best assets have been their speed, their physical play, and goaltending. Rangers' Head Coach Alain Vigneault saw his team suffer slow starts through  his first two years with the club; but the team has learned from their past, and picked up their game to start this campaign....

October 12th, 2015 In New York Rangers, News 0 comments

Rookie defenseman Dylan McIlrath will draw into the lineup on Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets for the second time this season and the fourth time in his career. Rangers coach Alain Vigneault announced after practice on Monday that McIlrath would be getting the nod because of a very strong camp. Meanwhile 39-year-old veteran Dan Boyle will be...

October 10th, 2015 In Columbus Blue Jackets, Column, New York Rangers 0 comments

Three Takes is a column that explores the world of the Columbus Blue Jackets and offers strong insights into the team and what to watch for. Have a strong take to share? Feel free to leave your comments below or tweet me anytime @THWMark. Take One: The Blue Jackets Were The Better Team For 57 Minutes The atmosphere was electric. The scene was...

October 9th, 2015 In Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, News 0 comments

Friday night, the New York Rangers were losing to the division rival Columbus Blue Jackets with under four minutes left in the game. It was an ideal situation for the Blue Jackets, with the team's major offseason acquisition Brandon Saad grabbing a goal in his regular season debut with the team. But it wasn't to be. Rangers rookie Oscar...

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