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Young Rangers Defensemen Make Nick Holden Expendable

Young Rangers Defensemen Make Nick Holden Expendable

September 21st, 2017 Young defensemen Anthony DeAngelo and Neal Pionk made their New York Ranger debuts Monday night and both showed flashes of promise. DeAngelo came over in the Derek Stepan trade but was almost an afterthought in the deal. Most of the attention was given to the first round pick the Rangers received...
Lias Andersson Competing for Opening Night Spot

Lias Andersson Competing for Opening Night Spot

September 20th, 2017 New York Rangers rookie Lias Andersson made his debut on Monday night against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden. He may only be 18 years old, but he is competing for a spot on the opening night roster, head coach Alain Vingeault said as much on Monday. It was a noteworthy...

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Losing Nicklas Jensen Hurts

At the beginning of this offseason, many New York Rangers followers were shocked with the news that Rangers prospect Nicklas Jensen signed a one-year deal with a KHL team, Jokerit. This is very surprising that he would leave after his recent year in the AHL. He had a very good year in the... August 26th, 2017

Lorne "Gump" Worsley: The Story of an Icon

This article was originally written in September, 2010. Lorne “Gump” Worsley, born and raised in Montreal, was the last NHL goalie to play without a mask.  “My face is my mask,” he would say, refusing to don facial protection.  He acquired the nickname Gump as a youngster due to his... August 24th, 2017

Sizing up the Rangers’ Fringe Prospects

With the departures of several key veterans this summer, the New York Rangers look set to enter training camp with a few holes in their line-up. Dan Girardi, Kevin Klein and Adam Clendening will not return to a defense corps that finished last season tied for 12th in the league in total goals... August 21st, 2017

New York Rangers: 2017-18 Bold Predictions

Over the next couple of months, The Hockey Writers will be releasing a series of bold predictions. Team by team, this series will take shape as we look at some of the more questionable possibilities that could come into fruition during the 2017-18 season. As we hit Broadway, we’ll be focusing... August 20th, 2017

Pavel Bure - A Tribute to the Russian Rocket

This article was originally written in August, 2009. “Pavel Bure was – and is – the best player to ever wear a Canucks’ uniform.” —Pat Quinn, former Canucks GM The Beginning of Pavel Bure's Iconic Career Discussions involving Pavel Bure's talent always inspire an incredible... August 18th, 2017

Alexandar Georgiev Ready for the Rangers

After spending three years in Finland with the TPS Turku organization, Russian goalie Alexander Georgiev was signed to an entry-level contract in July by the New York Rangers. In this exclusive interview, Georgiev talks about his move to North America, his prospects in New York and his early... August 14th, 2017