What Would A Trading Deadline With The Rangers As Sellers Look Like?

This is an article that would seem like a knee-jerk reaction to last night's loss. But it's not. I actually started putting it together prior to the game. As nice as this little surge from the Rangers has been, reality is that every team goes through good and bad spurts over an 82-game season. The […]

No Scouts Watched Del Zotto vs. Stars; New Team Interested?

With all the trade rumors surrounding Michael Del Zotto lately, you had to assume a number of scouts would have been in attendance for his return to the lineup against the Stars Thursday night. Or maybe not. According to Allan Muir at, no scouts were issued credentials for the Rangers game in Dallas, which […]

The Phantom Kreider “Interference” Penalty

…wow. …Kreider's got to learn not to throw up his hands, because when you do, you look guilty and is likely the reason the penalty was called. H/T to reader Karl S (via Reddit). Here's Kreider on the play (via New York Post)… “I guess when they’re backing up, it’s their ice,” Kreider said about […]

Nash Knocked Out, No Response from Rangers

Last night in the first period Rick Nash took a vicious blow to the head from Brad Stuart… And here was the Rangers response… …yep, for the second time in less than a year, the Rangers super star forward gets his bell rung with zero response from his teammates. Was hoping to hear Thornton call […]


Asham: Rangers Were Fed Up With Torts

In a piece over at the Toronto Sun, Arron Asham tells Kevin Hirschfield that he expects a looser environment in the Rangers locker room this season because of the departure of John Tortorella… "He's very intense and he wants to get the most out of his players," said Asham. "He does a decent job of […]

Brady Skjei Update

We've been talking a lot about the big name Ranger prospects on the blog lately to keep us occupied during the lockout (St. Croix, JT Miller, McIlrath… etc.) but one name we haven't talked about much, besides getting cut from Team USA, is the Rangers 2012 1st round selection Brady Skjei. Skjei currently plays for […]

Happy New Year From The New York Rangers Blog

The 2012 year is coming to a close, and there were certainly some great Rangers moments. There was the emergence of Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider. There was the Brad Richards buzzer beater against the Coyotes and the tying goal against the Capitals. There was the Marian Gaborik triple overtime goal. Henrik Lundqvist won his […]

Miller, Team USA Head to Quarter-Finals After 9-3 Win Over Slovakia

JT Miller had two assists and was 14-for-18 on faceoffs to help lead Team USA to a 9-3 victory over Slovakia and clinching a spot in the quarter-final round of the World Junior Championships against the Czech Republic on Wednesday. Chris Peters at the United States of Hockey gives a recap of Miller's game… "Miller […]

Today’s CBA Talks Mean Alot

After this weekend's informational conference calls between the NHL and NHLPA regarding the owner's recent CBA proposal, said this about today's meeting… "Last two days were informational. No sense of whether we are as close as (Fehr) has suggested. I guess we will find out (today)." According to

Miller Has Best Game of WJC But Not Enough as USA Loses to Canada 2-1

JT Miller and Team USA dropped to 1-2-0 at the World Junior Championships after a 2-1 loss to Canada. Chris Peters at the United States of Hockey recaps Miller day… "I think that might have been Miller’s best game in the tournament, but it wasn’t going to take a lot. The one faceoff Nugent-Hopkins won […]

Cap Decrease Could Be Disaster for Rangers

Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that while the NHL's proposal to drop the cap to $60 million may not hurt the Rangers next year, it could be a major problem in 2014-15… "The Rangers wouldn’t be anywhere close to being in the most difficult shape in the NHL, but Group II’s Ryan […]

NHL, NHLPA to Continue Informational Talks Today

Katie Strang at reports that the NHL and NHLPA plan to resume informational discussions today, although there are no formal bargaining sessions scheduled. The two sides, which convened yesterday over a series of conference calls, may meet in person in New York late tonight or tomorrow. …while it's great they're still talking, I thought […]

McIlrath Suspended Two Games

According to the AHL website, Dylan McIlrath has been suspended for two games as a consequence of an elbowing incident Thursday night vs. Bridgeport. McIlrath will miss tonight's game at Springfield and Monday (Dec. 31) at Portland. Here's video of the hit… …man that hit was vicious. That guy is probably eating from a […]

Looking Through Rangers Memorabilia

Kevin gives us hope that there might be room for optimism with regards to lockout negotiations. Though as George W. Bush once said, "fool me once, shame on… shame on you. Fool me…. you can't get fooled again." Indeed, we have already gotten prematurely excited about a potential resolution to this lockout. On multiple occasions. […]

Miller Falling Short of Expectations as USA Loses to Russia 2-1

J.T. Miller was held pointless as Team USA lost to host team Russia in their second game of the World Junior Championships today. The Americans are now 1-1-0 through two games. Chris Peters at the United States of Hockey gives us the not so encouraging recap of Miller's game today… "Today was a very frustrating […]