The Fantasy Hockey Panel: Streaking Sam Gagner, Rookie Production, and More

The Fantasy Hockey Panel: Streaking Sam Gagner, Rookie Production, and More

With the fantasy playoffs less than 6 weeks away, owners should be stocking up on talent for the stretch-run. In the second installment of The Fantasy Hockey Panel, Monica McAlister, […]

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The Fantasy Hockey Panel: Horton’s Injury Impact, Mueller’s Return, and More

Welcome to the first installment of the Fantasy Hockey Panel at The Hockey Writers. Every two weeks, three of THW’s correspondents will be weighing in on issues that can have […]

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Following the Leader: Rangers’ Captain Ryan Callahan Is Leading By Example

This past weekend, the New York Rangers sent three players to the NHL All-Star Game that were well deserving of that honor: Henrik Lundqvist, Marian Gaborik, and Dan Girardi. In […]

by · January 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles

All-Star MVP Gaborik scores hat trick, twice on Lundqvist

All week, New York Rangers teammates Marian Gaborik and Henrik Lundqvist chided each other heading into the All-Star Weekend. Not only was the pressure on Lundqvist to select Gaborik in […]

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Gaborik-Lundqvist go Head-to-Head at All-Star Game

The All-Star weekend is a time to exhibit the most talented NHL players, promote the sport and trash talk. Twitter trash talk between Marian Gaborik and Henrik Lundqvist has poked […]

by · January 28, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist Is the Heart of the Rangers, But Is He Also the Hart of the NHL?

The main reason why the Rangers are in 1st place in the Eastern Conference is because of the play of one of the team’s three all-stars, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. The […]

Selanne scored twice Friday and got in the second fight of his illustrious career Saturday (Photo by Herman Von Petri).

The Teemu Selanne-to-Rangers Rumors Need to Be Taken With a Grain of Salt

On Saturday, the Ottawa Sun reported that four teams, including the New York Rangers, have inquired about the availability of future Hall-of-Famer Teemu Selanne. And while the addition of Selanne […]

by · January 23, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers, NHL Rumors
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The Calder Race: 10 Rookies Chasing Down Nugent-Hopkins

Each year the Calder Memorial Trophy is handed out to the league’s top rookie.  Past winners include now household names like Malkin, Ovechkin, Forsberg and Bure.  Only a few games […]

Game of seconds: Rangers beat Bruins in OT

Game of seconds: Rangers beat Bruins in OT

Saturday’s game between the Rangers and Bruins may have, in fact, had it all: highlight reel saves, tremendous goals, a fight and a game winner just seconds before what could have been a shootout. Maybe it wasn’t the end result Bruins’ fans were looking for when Marian Gaborik smashed home a rebound past Tuukka Rask with three seconds remaining in overtime, but it certainly was a glimpse at what playoff hockey between the two teams could offer come May.

by · January 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, New York Rangers
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NHL Rumors Galore Part 3

With only 5 weeks before the February 27 NHL trade deadline, rumors are swirling all over the Internet, and especially on Twitter, as fake insiders try to get the attention of […]


New York Rangers Run a Bold Prediction or Precise?

In a March 8, 1965 Sports Illustrated article, New York was slammed for its lack of love of the game, “…hockey in the big, hard-hearted city is a game played […]

by · January 20, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, New York Rangers, Previews and Predictions
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Jack Adams Award 2012: 5 Coaches That Should Be In the Running For This Year’s Merit

Yes, it is only a wee bit past the midway point of the 2011-2012 NHL Season, but there are quite a few coaches around the league that have contributed to […]