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Anton Stralman: An Example Of The John Tortorella System

When Glen Sather, in a depth move, signed free agent defenseman Anton Stralman to a one-year, $900,000 deal last November, Ranger fans – myself included – were underwhelmed. The 25-year-old […]

by · November 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
The teams line up for the post-game handshake (Josh Smith/THW)

Operation Hat Trick is a Great Success for Players, Charities

Even the NHL lockout wasn’t able to keep some of the league’s best players off the ice.  Members of fifteen NHL teams hit the ice Saturday night as part of […]

by · November 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, News/Commentary, Philadelphia Flyers
Marek Malik

The Greatest NHL Shootout Ever

One of the hallmarks of the “new” National Hockey League is the shootout. For the last seven seasons, many skaters have dazzled with their silky mitts and slick shots, adding […]

by · November 26, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals
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Rangers’ Michael Sauer Still Suffering

Michael Sauer was never a flashy guy or a power play quarterback. From the time he joined the Rangers, he showed himself to be the kind of defenseman every team […]

by · November 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Injury Report, New York Rangers
Brian Leetch, captain of the NHL's New York Rangers, during a game in Vancouver, BC.

Brian Leetch: The Road to the 1994 Conn Smythe Trophy Part One

Brian Leetch holds the distinction of being the first American-born player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP. The 2009 Hall of Fame inductee was one of the […]

by · November 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New York Rangers, Player Profiles
Who is the last Oiler remaining from the trade of the Great Gretzky (pictured)? Current Oiler Captain Ethan Moreau. Image courtesy of Hakandahlstrom (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

Wayne Gretzky’s Greatest Game With The New York Rangers

When the New York Rangers signed Wayne Gretzky as a free agent in the summer of 1996, the hope was that a reunion with his friend and team captain Mark […]

by · November 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Hockey History, New York Rangers
Matt Gilroy Returns to the Ranger Fold

Matt Gilroy Returns to the Ranger Fold

When the Rangers signed Boston University defenseman Matt Gilroy to a two-year deal in 2009, the hype surrounding the Hobey Baker winner was enough that most people didn’t question the […]

by · November 17, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, New York Rangers
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Aces High: Dubinsky and Gomez Return to Their Roots

Who says you can’t go home?  Certainly not Scott Gomez or Brandon Dubinsky.  The Anchorage natives are both suiting up with their hometown ECHL team, the Alaska Aces, during the […]

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Rangers Must Find Spaces for New Faces

As talks between the NHL and NHLPA continue, many fans maintain a cautious hope that the lockout might still be resolved in time to salvage the 2012-2013 NHL season. If […]

Connecticut Whale Edge Albany Devils In Shootout

Connecticut Whale Edge Albany Devils In Shootout

Stats are like a model in a bikini, they show a lot but not everything.  Case in point, out shooting a team by a count of 44-16 and falling in […]

by · November 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Minor League Report, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Prospects
2000 NHL Draft: The 21 Goalies Selected Before Henrik Lundqvist

2000 NHL Draft: The 21 Goalies Selected Before Henrik Lundqvist

Based on Henrik Lundqvist’s career statistics, one might think that the New York Rangers goaltender was a top pick in the NHL Draft. However, some might be hard pressed to […]

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Marc Staal’s Return to Form

When it was announced that Marc Staal was out of commission to begin the 2011-2012 season due to the lingering effects of a concussion caused by a hit from his […]

by · November 2, 2012 · 2 comments · New York Rangers