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Salary Cap Issues Looming for 2015 NY Rangers

Good News, Bad News Earlier this month the New York Rangers extended Marc Staal, signing him to a six-year deal worth $34.2 million. We here at THW talked about potential […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 3 comments · New York Rangers
Why 16 of 20 Wasn’t Enough: The Importance of Beating the Isles

Why 16 of 20 Wasn’t Enough: The Importance of Beating the Isles

The Rangers have scored one garbage time goal in 120 minutes of hockey since the all-star break and have lost games to two playoff teams, at least one of which […]

THW NHL Draft guru calls 2014 Swiss draft prospect Noah Rod a hybrid of Brendan Gallagher, Chris Kelly and Chris Kunitz. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Thursday Takeaway: Rangers-Habs Rematch Would be Fun

Pierre McGuire isn’t often praised for his choice of words, but near the end of Thursday’s contest between the Rangers and the Canadiens, the NBCSN analyst hit the nail on […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Rangers
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Tilt with Habs Could Bring Changes to Rangers Lineup

It seems as though Tuesday’s loss to the Islanders has served as a wakeup call for the Rangers coaching staff, and changes to the lineup could be in store come […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
Ulf Sterner's first NHL game vs Boston

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Sterner Impressive in Debut

Although he didn’t score, Swedish forward Ulf Sterner was impressive in his NHL debut as the Rangers took a 5-2 home-ice win over Boston.  In the other National Hockey League […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
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Halaknophobia Strikes Again as Rangers Lose to Islanders

After a dismal start to the 2014-15 season, the New York Rangers have become one of the better teams in the NHL. They have shown the ability to beat almost […]

Do either New York teams want to match up against one another in the Stanley Cup Playoffs? (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Reality Setting in as Rangers Fall Again to Islanders

Growing up in a Long Island home with an old man who was raised to bleed Ranger blue, I had heard the stories of the Islanders dynasty of decades past. […]

New York Rangers left wing Tanner Glass (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Scapegoated Rangers of the 21st Century

New York can be a fickle place to play. If a player strikes the right chord, he’ll have the fans forever on his side. But if one comes off the […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 6 comments · New York Rangers
Kevin Klein has been an absolute steal for the New York Rangers - and fantasy managers - this season. (Josh Smith/THW)

Has Kevin Klein Earned a Spot on the NY Rangers PP?

Optimus Klein Comes to Broadway New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein will always remember January 22, 2014. That was the day he was traded from the Nashville Predators to the […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Rangers
Ryan Fitzgerald has plays the game like Derek Stepan. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

An All-Star Break Assessment of Derek Stepan

For years now, we’ve heard Derek Stepan tell reporters over the summer and during training camp that he is looking to get bigger, stronger, and faster. In all reality, that’s […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 2 comments · New York Rangers
Camille Henry, Phil Goyette, Rod Gilbert

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Rangers French Line Flying High

When most hockey fans mention the phrase ‘Flying Frenchmen’, the names of legendary Montreal Canadien superstars come to mind – players like Rocket Richard, Jean Beliveau, Toe Blake, Howie Morenz […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Hockey History, New York Rangers
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Could Lundqvist’s All-Star Snub Help the Rangers?

An All-Star Snub It’s no secret that New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is an intense competitor. He’s consistently been one of the NHL’s top goalies since his rookie season […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Rangers