Ranger Fans Invade the Rock

TheNYRBlog reader Brian along with his brother and dad get pumped up before the Ranger 3-1 win against the Devils at The Rock Wednesday night… As always send me your pics at Rangers games and events to my e-mail ( and I will post them on the blog. Remember to follow me on

Hagelin, McIlrath Impress

Jess Rubenstein at the Prospect Park sings the praise of a number of Ranger prospects including Carl Hagelin (2007 – 6th) and Dylan McIlrath (2010 – 1st)… On Hagelin, who Rubenstein says has NHL potential,… “Against Colorado College, the Michigan senior had the hat trick of assists in helping the 10th ranked Wolverines win the […]

New Year’s Eve (12/31/10) Headlines

New York Post – Rangers gotta break predictable patterns Daily News – Rangers roll into the New Year New York Times – Emergency Backups to the Stars Newsday – Rangers coping without key players Remember to follow me on


Rangers Prospects Continue to Excel at World Juniors

Chris Kreider (1g) and Ryan Bourque (1a) continue to lead Team USA in the World Juniors Championships as the Americans improved to 3-0-0 with a 4-0 win over Germany yesterday. Kreider now has 1g & 2a. Rangers 2010 6th round draft pick Jesper Fasth scored two goals helping Team Sweden (3-0-0) to a 6-3 victory […]

Christensen Not in Florida (Updated)

Update, 10:30 p.m.: Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants reports that Christensen is out 4-6 weeks with an MCL sprain. …the Rangers have stepped up despite injuries all year. I expect nothing less with this latest blow. Original Post: Dale Weise in Florida with Rangers, not Erik Christensen. Waiting on full diagnosis of knee sprain from […]

Rangers/Flyers Winter Classic @ The Linc?

Kevin Allen at USA Today looks at some future sites and matchups the NHL may consider for future Winter Classics… 1. New York: Yankee Stadium would be the best choice, but the venue is committed to the Pinstripe Bowl college football game for four years. This year’s bowl is today, meaning there wouldn’t be enough […]

Christensen Hurt, Weise Up

Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record reports that the Rangers recalled Dale Weise from the Connecticut Whale following their 3-1 win over the Devils, a move prompted by center Erik Christensen injuring his right knee at 8:16 of the second period. Coach John Tortorella reported Christensen suffered a “mild sprain” though X-rays were not immediately […]

A NYR Thank You for Braving Blizzard

The Rangers e-mailed this video to fans (probably just to season tix holders) who attended the Rangers/Islanders game on Monday despite the tough conditions from the blizzard…. ….nice work by the Rangers. Offering refunds would have been nicer. …h/t to reader Gary H. Remember to follow me on

Thursday (12/30/10) Headlines

Bergen Record – Henrik Lundqvist is the difference in the Rangers’ win over the Devils Bergen Record – Rangers notes: Dale Weise recalled New York Post – Lundqvist’s 43 saves lead Rangers past Devils New York Post – Hard work paying dividends for Rangers New York Post – Rangers demote White in cap move Daily […]


Rangers 3, Devils 1

The New York Rangers (22-14-2) defeated the New Jersey Devils (9-25-2) by the score of 3-1, tonight. For a recap and box score go to Yahoo! Sports and …holiday party + booze = no game recap last night. Sorry folks. …a little bit harder than you would think against a struggling a Devils team, […]

Rangers @ Devils (Game 38)

The New York Rangers (21-14-2) visit the New Jersey Devils (9-24-2) at the Prudential Center tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM205 Probable Lines:Zuccarello-Stepan-GaborikDubinsky-Anisimov-DruryFedotenko-Boyle-PrustAvery-Christensen-Frolov Staal-GirardiEminger-RozsivalGilroy-Sauer Goaltenders: Henrik Lundqvist – 15-12-2, 2.52 gaa, .918 sv%, 5 so. Martin Brodeur – 5-17-1, […]


White Assigned to Whale reports that Todd White and his $2.375 million salary have been assigned to the Connecticut Whale. White, 35, has tallied one goal and one assist in 18 games this season. …i was one of the few people who thought White could come in here and recapture the magic he had with Kovalchuk a few […]

Optional Practice Notes (Updated)

Update, 1:36 p.m.: Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants reports that White was not at optional practice (healthy scratches usually attend). Also no stall set up for him in locker room or uniform set out.Update, 1:29 p.m.:Michael Del Zotto, who feels his benching is part of the


A Reader’s Dedication Pays Off

TheNYRBlog reader Josh sents me this pic of him and his buddy with Chris Drury and Brian Boyle while waiting for their very delayed train back up to Albany after Monday night’s thrashing of the Islanders. Josh had to drive half way then take the train the rest of the way just to make it […]

Kreider, Bourque Get Assists as USA Moves to 2-0 reports that Rangers prospects Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque each had an assist in helping Team USA rout Slovakia 6-1 on Tuesday night at the World Junior Championship tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. The win lifted the defending gold medalist U.S. squad into first place in the tournament’s Group A with a 2-0 record. Kreider […]

Wednesday 12/29/10 Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers rookie learns to pace himself Bergen Record – Gross: Be patient with the Hobbit’s growth New York Post – Rangers can pile on rival Devils Daily News – Skate on Rangers’ foot in Devils rivalry New York Times – N.H.L.’s Winter Classic Could Be Rained On Newsday – No guarantees for […]