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The face of the franchise, Rick Nash (Dave Gainer/THW)

Best Blue Jackets Players of All Time

Of all time? Well… okay… the best Blue Jackets of the last 12 years. But for a team and a city, save for a few glimpses of greatness and one […]

Rick Nash is an integral part of the Rangers' offense, so fantasy managers should see an uptick in his production when December rolls around as the forward gets readjusted. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers 2013 Season Wrap-up

The Rangers season was ended at the hands of the Boston Bruins on Saturday evening, in a 3-1 game five loss. It was most certainly disappointing, but inevitable — despite […]

by · May 27, 2013 · 2 comments · New York Rangers
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

The New York Rangers’ Power Play Is Worse Than You Think

The Rangers’ power play is bad, but did you realize just how awful it is?  The team’s repeated failures to convert are causing them to lose all momentum and strong penalty […]

by · May 20, 2013 · 1 comment · New York Rangers
(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Looking Back On Round 1 As NY Prepare For B’s

It was a frightening first round series for New York Ranger fans. Down 2-0 to start the series, and down 3-2 after a game five OT loss, the Rangers found […]

by · May 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Jake Voracek (Dave Gainer/THW)

Blue Jackets New Division Features Familiar Faces

The July blockbuster that sent Rick Nash to New York was viewed by most of the hockey world as an overwhelming victory for the Rangers. For Columbus, it appeared to […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Brad Richards (Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE)

Is Brad Richards Done in New York?

As often is the case, forever may be ending earlier than once expected. Two years ago, Brad Richards signed what was widely thought to be a lifetime contract with the […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Gaborik will once again have new linemates (D. Bostrom/Flickr )

Identity Crisis: Columbus Blueshirts And New York Blue Jackets?

Who are the “Columbus Blueshirts” and the “New York Blue Jackets”?  Are these names of the latest Broadway shows?  Or are they a couple of brand new NHL expansion franchises? No, […]

by · April 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryane Clowe of the San Jose Sharks (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Power Rangers: New Additions Spark Man Advantage

At the trade deadline, the Rangers sent away the man who led the team in goal scoring the prior year.  A man who averaged over 30 goals per season throughout […]

by · April 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
Blue Jackets Beat:  Kekäläinen Stunning In Trade Deadline Debut

Blue Jackets Beat: Kekäläinen Stunning In Trade Deadline Debut

Coming into the trade deadline, Hockey Operations President John Davidson and General Manger Jarmo Kekäläinen warned that there would be no short term deals — no rentals — forthcoming at […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets
Chin up Marian! You are fantasy hockey free in Columbus now. (bridgetds/Flickr).

NHL Trade Deadline 2013: Winners and Losers (Part II)

In part I of the winners and losers of the 2013 NHL Trade Deadline, I broke down some teams that might have walked away with the upper hand after completing […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
Glenn Sather/ NY Rangers GM

Like 1994, NY Rangers Alter Their DNA At The Deadline

On March 21, 1994, General Manager Neil Smith, prodded by head coach Mike Keenan, made several deals at the trade deadline that had New York Ranger fans ready to storm […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Matt Calvert cashes in against Nashville/

Will Blue Jackets buy or sell before trade deadline?

The Blue Jackets have vexed the hockey world with their improbable turnaround in the last month.  Going into the Nashville game on Saturday night, the Jackets were sporting a record […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets