Alex Steen's two-way play would be an asset to Sweden  (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

The Five Biggest Early Surprises of the 2013-14 Season

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us — Boris Pasternak The 20th century Russian novelist’s ridiculous hyperbole notwithstanding, there have been a number of fascinating early storylines […]

Mats Zuccarello has been playing well on the second line and his three game goal scoring streak in early December certainly put him on the radar in many fantasy circles. (Icon SMI)

The Week Ahead: New York Rangers

With the first month of the 2013-14 NHL season in the rearview, its time to take a look at what lies ahead for the New York Rangers in the first […]

by · November 3, 2013 · 1 comment · New York Rangers
Blueshirts Blueliner John Moore (Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports)

Spoiled Return Home for the Rangers

I am sure after such a long road trip the New York Rangers are happy to be home.  I am also sure that they didn’t envision their first home game […]

by · October 29, 2013 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
The Rest of the Month: New York Rangers Edition

The Rest of the Month: New York Rangers Edition

The 2013-14 season hasn’t started out the way the New York Rangers had envisioned it.  Injuries to key players and uncharacteristic play from some of the stars are just a […]

by · October 22, 2013 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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Don Cherry Unfortunately Correct On Hertl Goal

 [Editor's Note: The view below is that of the author and not shared by site management. Do you agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below the post.] Even […]

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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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · 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 · 0 comments · New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks
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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. […]