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Five Reasons the New York Rangers Will Rebound

The Rangers are off to their worst start since Wayne Gretzky was in their lineup.  That’s right, kids, you have to go all the way back to 1998-99 to find […]

by · October 14, 2013 · 3 comments · New York Rangers
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

So the Rangers have started the 2013-14 hockey season 1-3-0.  Big deal.  This is the fifth time since 2005-06, that they have started out that way each time making the […]

by · October 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
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5 Teams that Need to Shake the Early Season Doldrums

It gets late early out there — Yogi Berra

I know what you’re about to say — it’s frickin’ early. And you’re absolutely right, it is.

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Brad Richards’ Resurgence Key for Rangers

Brad Richards is in a contract year.  With two key goals in a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings, he’s sure playing like it. Despite being just two years […]

by · October 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Tortorella and Vigneault Pull Their Teams in Opposite Directions

Tortorella and Vigneault Pull Their Teams in Opposite Directions

Though NHL coaches cannot be traded, the swap of Alain Vigneault and John Tortorella is the closest resemblance.    Naturally, the teams will be drawn parallel for at least the […]

by · September 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks
One of the shining moments of every series is when the goalies meet in the line (Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports)

The Top Five Preseason Vezina Trophy Candidates

When you think about it, an NHL goaltender is a lot like a Major League Baseball starting pitcher with far bigger canjones. Both are largely dependent upon their defenses, although […]

Messier waves to the crowd after his final NHL game. (Image Credits: JR_in_NYC)

1994 New York Rangers; Make the Movie!

There are some good hockey movies out there. We were blessed with Slap Shot in 1977. We chuckled at the antics of the children in The Mighty Ducks in 1992. […]

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Vegas Speaks: The Five Most Overrated NHL Teams for 2013-14

Last year, I penned a piece regarding what I believed to be the five most overrated NHL teams going into the 2012-13 NHL season, based upon Vegas Insider’s odds for […]

THW’s Top 10 NHL Jerseys

THW’s Top 10 NHL Jerseys

Jerseys are what give a team an identity. Individuals wear them and become united as one. They wear them to try and bring glory to their fans who adorn them […]

Rangers add Depth During Free Agent Frenzy

Rangers add Depth During Free Agent Frenzy

A Change in Philosophy   The Rangers, for the third time in four years, have managed to avoid making a big splash in the UFA market. Instead, they have opted […]

Anthony Duclair during the Top Prospects Game [photo: David Chan]

New York Rangers Draft Day Recap

The first two rounds of the 2013 NHL Draft were painful for Gordie Clark, the Rangers’ Director of Player Personnel.  “I just never sat there and watched so much talent […]

Rangers 2013 Draft: Could Sather Trade Into The First Round?

Rangers 2013 Draft: Could Sather Trade Into The First Round?

As fans of most NHL teams salivate at the prospect of selecting future stars in the 2013 draft, it’s a bit of an anti-climax for Rangers fans. The Broadway Blueshirts […]