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TheNYRBlog Rick Nash Challenge

Everyone is aware of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept the world by storm raising tens of millions of dollars to combat that terrible disease. Well, I have a different kind of challenge for Blueshirt fans, that, if done correctly, could lead to a Stanley Cup for the Rangers. It’s no secret that […]


Want to Be As Strong As Kreider?

We’ve all seen the video of Chris Kreider jumping out of a pool… And we know what kind of beast he can be on the ice… So, how does one become that strong? Marissa Stephenson at Men’s Journal (H/T


10 Rangers Show Up For Informal Skate

Yesterday, Henrik Lundqvist, Chris Kreider, Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello, J.T. Miller, Ryan Haggerty, Kevin Hayes and Marek Hrivik were among the 10 Rangers who took part in an informal practice at the MSG Training Facility. Henrik Lundqvist in a Rangers uniform for the first time… Derick Brassard and Mats Zuccarello


Are The Rangers On The Verge of Offering Malone A Tryout?

Last week, Michael Russo at the Star Tribune reported that the Rangers have had talks with the recently amnestied Ryan Malone about a possible tryout or even signing. My initial reaction to the report was… Why would the Rangers be interested in a 34-year old player who scored a grand total of 15 points for […]


Get Excited Rangers Fans This Is What We’ve Been Waiting For

It was the summer of 2011, the Rangers had snuck into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season before being quickly extinguished by the Capitals in the first round. The roster was littered with has beens and never will bes such as Wojtek Wolski, Bryan McCabe, Chris Drury, Vinny Prospal, Ruslan Fedotenko, […]


Hayes Added to Rangers Traverse City Roster

The Rangers announced yesterday that the newly signed Kevin Hayes has been added to their Traverse City roster. The Traverse City Prospect Tournament will begin on Friday, September 12th. For rest of the roster and schedule, click here. …with the addition of Hayes to the roster, MSG Network better televise this tournament like they did […]


Wolfpack Sign Veteran Potulny

While it’s not Kevin Hayes (at least not yet), Wolf Pack general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced on Thursday that the Rangers AHL affiliate has signed veteran forward Ryan Potulny to an AHL contract. Originally a third-round draft pick (87th overall) by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2003 out of the USHL, Potulny has skated in 126 career NHL […]


Rangers Could Have Interest In Hayes

Tonight at 11:59 p.m., Blackhawks property RW, Kevin Hayes will very likely become an unrestricted free agent as it doesn’t seem likely the two sides will be able to strike a deal. According to Mike G. Morreale at NHL, the Rangers are expected to be one of the teams interested in Hayes’ services. Under the NHL’s collective […]

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Top 5 Rangers 1st Round Draft Pick Could Have Beens Of The Last 20 Years

It’s tough to pick on a franchise that’s qualified for the playoffs eight of the last nine seasons including advancing to an Eastern Conference Final as well as a Stanley Cup Final in that time frame, but the truth remains that the Rangers have not drafted a true superstar player in the first round since […]


Rangers Will Be Traveling More This Season

After last season’s insane opening nine-game road trip, you’d assume the Rangers travel schedule would be a breeze this year. Not so fast. Despite the marathon west coast adventure, the Rangers actually traveled the fewest miles of any team in the NHL last season with just 29,839. San Jose traveled the furthest in 2013-14 with […]


Rangers Traverse City Roster, Schedule Announced

Today, the Rangers announced their roster for the 2014 Traverse City Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan which will begin on Friday, September 12th. FORWARDS: Nathan Burns; Anthony Duclair; Ryan Haggerty; Keegan Iverson; Michael Kantor; Nickolas Latta; Paxton Leroux; Chris McCarthy; Bryan Moore; Richard Nejezchleb; Logan Nelson; Josh Nicholls; Michael St. Croix; Adam Tambellini. DEFENSEMEN: Matt Bodie; Troy Donnay; Ryan Mantha; Sam Noreau; Dallas Valentine; Daniel Walcott; […]


Rangers Potential Opening Night Forward Lines

Now that the forward positions have been pretty much filled out, the next question is what are the lines going to look like. Will the Kreider-Stepan-Nash line remain intact? Is Stempniak automatically going to be placed with Brassard and Zuccarello? Is JT Miller the best option for the third line center position? Obviously there’s going […]