November 10th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Top Stories 0 comments

WARNING: What you are about to read is what should become a regular piece of mine, looking at all eight of the Metro division teams and some notable stats and numbers along the way. I know you were told there'd be no math. Stay with me:  ONE. That's the number of times Carolina Hurricanes' defenseman Justin Faulk has scored double-digit...

November 9th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Rangers History 0 comments

When the New York Rangers acquired puck-moving defenseman Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes last season in exchange (primarily) for Anthony Duclair, John Moore, and a first-round draft pick, the hefty price they paid underscored the fact that this was a "win now" move. With the team atop the NHL during the regular season, the...

November 6th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Rangers History 0 comments

To build a successful team in today's NHL, an organization needs to be able to make trades, and find players through other means than just drafting and plucking players from the free-agent pool. Below I will examine some of the major trades that the Rangers have made over the last 15 years, and discuss how they helped the team generate winning...

November 5th, 2015 In Injury Report, New York Rangers, News 0 comments

New York Rangers forward Rick Nash is considered day-to-day after twisting his back in practice on Thursday, according to head coach Alain Vigneault. "I just couldn't move out there...we'll see how it feels in the morning," he said after practice. He "pulled something" in his back during a shooting drill, according to Newsday's Steve Zipay,...

November 4th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The NHL season is well underway. Everyone in the league has at least 10 games under their belts and there are some interesting observations for some teams through those games. The Metropolitan Division itself has had a few surprises of its own. Here's a look at grades for each team in the Metro Division through the first month of the...

October 29th, 2015 In New York Rangers 0 comments

The New York Rangers are supposed to be one of the better offensive teams in the league, and so far they are off to a good start at (6-2-2), but they haven't been getting the explosive scoring that was expected from players like Rick Nash and Chris Kreider. The Rangers are finding ways to win by playing sound defense, backed by stellar...

October 27th, 2015 In New York Rangers, Rangers Goaltending 0 comments

Through the first month of the 2015-2016 season the New York Rangers currently find themselves with a record of 6-2-2 with one game remaining in October on Friday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. A win at home against the Leafs would give the Rangers one of their best records to start out a season in a long time at 7-2-2. Toronto is a team...

October 27th, 2015 In Column, Hockey History, New York Rangers, Rangers History 0 comments

Star New York Rangers right winger Rod Gilbert is hoping to get back into the lineup tonight as the Rangers take on the Montreal Canadiens at the Forum in Montreal. This will be the second half of a home-and-home series with the Habs. Montreal won the first meeting Sunday evening at Madison Square Garden by a narrow 4-3 margin. Gilbert did not...

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