Sunday (12/22/13) Headlines

New York Post – Cam Talbot ready for call New York Post – NHL must meet about game safety Daily News – Lundqvist, NY Rangers look for signs of life against Minnesota Wild New York Times – Teammates Expect the Usual Chemistry, This Time in Red, White and Blue Newsday – Slumping Rangers lack confidence at home […]

Rangers Being Outworked

Listen, I can live with losing. Sometimes the puck doesn't bounce your way or the opponent is just better. But what I can't tolerate is lack of effort and emotion, which, unfortunately, has become a staple of the 2013-14 Rangers. And the worst part is the players acknowledge it yet refuse to do anything to […]

Islanders 5, Rangers 3

The New York Rangers (16-18-2) lost to the New York Islanders (10-19-7) by the score of 5-3, last night. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …easily one of the most bizarre games I've seen. The first period alone was an emotional swing of epic proportions. But the bottom line is the Rangers cannot […]

Rangers vs. Islanders (Game 36)

The New York Rangers (16-17-2) host the New York Islanders (9-19-7) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): Probable Line-up: Nash-Stepan-Zuccarello Kreider-Brassard-Hagelin Richard-Miller-Pouliot Boyle-D. Moore-Dorsett McDonagh-Stralman […]

New Lines; Lundqvist To Start 8th Straight

Alain Vigneault continues to tinker with his lineup in an effort to create some offensive cohesion as he'll go with this group of 12 forwards tonight against the Islanders… Nash-Stepan-Zuccarello Kreider-Brassard-Hagelin Richard-Miller-Pouliot Boyle-D. Moore-Dorsett …i like a lot of what AV is trying to do here. Makes sense to get a playmaker like Zuccarello on […]

Will The Real Rick Nash Please Stand Up

Remember that perennial 35-40 goal scorer the Rangers acquired from Columbus for some heart and soul guys? Anyone have any idea where he went? Through 18 games this season, Rick Nash has just six goals, six assists and has scored just once during the first six games of the Rangers current eight-game home stand in […]

Friday (12/20/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – NHL: Rangers set for Islanders New York Post – Mediocre Rangers trying not to look past woeful Isles New York Post – Neck stiffness unlikely to sideline Lundqvist New York Post – Rangers fan sues MSG; says guard pushed her over seats Daily News – Inconsistent NY Rangers prepare to face struggling Islanders New York […]

Dare I Say The Rangers Are Showing Resiliency

Listen there is still plenty wrong with this team, but I've been very encouraged with the third period fight I've seen from the Rangers the last two games. Immediately after the Brandon Sutter goal gave the Penguins a 3-1 lead, the Rangers sagged and I thought for sure the game was over as has been […]

Lundqvist Has Stiff Neck After Being Run Over

Scary scene last night as Henrik Lundqvist lay on the ice after being run over by Chris Kunitz… During a timeout after this incident, Lundqvist was seen receiving a neck massage from trainer Jim Ramsey… Here's Lundqvist on how he felt after the game (via New York Post)… “I feel pretty good, it’s just a […]

Thursday (12/19/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers suffer shootout loss to Penguins, 4-3 Bergen Record – Rangers notes: Changes could be coming New York Post – Rangers fall to Pens in shootout loss New York Post – Lundqvist OK after collision Daily News – Rangers force overtime, then fall to Penguins on Brandon Sutter’s shootout goal New York Times – […]

Penguins 4, Rangers 3 (SO)

Box Score Fortunate to come away with a point. The bigger issue here is that the Rangers were basically up against the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Baby Penguins and failed to take advantage of the glaring deficiencies at the bottom of the Pittsburgh lineup. Give credit to the Rangers though for not giving up and clawing back to tie […]

Rangers vs. Penguins (Game 35)

The New York Rangers (16-17-1) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (24-10-1) at Madison Square Garden starting at 8:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: NBCSN Radio: Bloomberg Radio (1130 AM) Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): Probable Line-up: Kreider-Stepan-Nash Richards-Brassard-Zuccarello Hagelin-Moore-Dorsett Pouliot-Boyle-Asham McDonagh-Stralman Del Zotto-Girardi […]

RUMOR: Rangers Still Shopping Del Zotto ; Leafs and Senators Interested

Rangers General Manager Glen Sather is still shopping defenseman Michael Del Zotto, with the Senators and Maple Leafs interested, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. The Senators have previously shown interest in Del Zotto but failed to offer a return of any intrique to Sather. The Maple Leafs, meanwhile, are a new team to emerge on […]

Avalanche Could Offer Forward for Del Zotto

Earlier in the week I posted that the Colordao Avalanche have shown interest in Michael Del Zotto, however, they don't have a top four defenseman which the Rangers are demanding in return. Now, Denver Post's Adrian Dater wonders if Avs GM Joe Sakic will try to convince Glen Sather to take a forward, possibly Jamie […]


AV Expects Players To Figure It Out

John Tortorella was ultimately tuned out because the Rangers players found him to be over-baring and maniacal in his ways. So, Glen Sather sent him packing and brought in a new coach who is the polar opposite with his hands off approach and his philosophy of self responsibility. Here's an unnamed player on AV's coaching […]

Wednesday (12/18/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers: Coach's son comes to town New York Post – Derek Stepan key in Rangers wins New York Post – Ulf Samuelsson glad to face, not coach, his son Daily News – Vigneault still juggling lineup as Rangers prepare for first-place Penguins New York Times – Struggling Rangers Face Difficult Challenge in Penguins Newsday […]

McIlrath Likely Out vs. Pens; Lundqvist Gets 7th Straight Start

Reports coming from Rangers practice seem to indicate that Dylan McIlrath will likely be a healthy scratch tomorrow night when the Rangers face the Penguins at MSG. Vigneault also announced that Henrik Lundqvist will get his seventh straight start. …despite Lundqvist's struggles, no way can you throw Talbot into the lion's den against the Penguins. […]