The Penguins Apparently Have a Bone to Pick With Marc Staal

Remember this? There are some in the Pittsburgh camp who actually believe that the lack of retaliation from the way Staal manhandled Crosby directly contributed to the Penguins blowing a 3-1 series lead to the Rangers in the Eastern Conference Semis last May. This is obviously blatantly ignoring that the return of Kreider from a hand injury […]

Open Thread 11/10: Postgame Media, Future Salary Cap Problems?

Still peeved off about last night’s loss? Well, it’s not to get any better… On Saturday, Larry Brooks reported that the 2015-16 salary cap could remain stagnant due to the decline in the Canadian dollar, which has slowly fallen since the end of the lockout nearly 2 years ago, against the US dollar. At one point, […]

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at New York Rangers

Rangers 1, Oilers 3

The New York Rangers dropped their second straight game on Sunday night to the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 3-1. For a box score, click here. Where do I even begin with this #$%*show? The turnovers? Lifeless play? Getting dominated by an inferior opponent? Yup, this one had it all. This was not the response you […]


Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Edmonton

The New York Rangers (6-5-2) host the Edmonton Oilers (5-8-1) at Madison Square Garden at 6 pm, tonight. For a preview, click here. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG Radio: WOR 710 AM Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://ifirstrowus.eu/watch/297123/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-edmonton-oilers.html Probable line-up: Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Zuccarello Hagelin-D. Moore-Stempniak Glass-Hayes-Duclair Staal- Girardi Allen- Klein Hunwick-Kostka Goalie match-up: Henrik Lundqvist – 5-3-1, 2.85 […]

NHL: New York Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs

Rangers 4, Maple Leafs 5

The New York Rangers (6-5-2) fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs (7-5-2) by a score of 5-4. For a box score, click here. Annndddd, that’s how you give away two perfectly obtainable points against a team that hasn’t played well in their building so far this season. Bad, bad loss. It seems as though the […]

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Gameday Thread: Rangers @ Toronto; Stepan Returns Tonight

The New York Rangers (6-4-2) head to Toronto to face the Maple Leafs (6-5-2) at the Air Canada Centre at 7 pm, tonight. For a preview, click here. Rangers Game Notes Fanduel Links: Paid League ($2) Free League TV: MSG2 Radio: WOR 710 AM Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://ifirstrowus.eu/watch/297029/1/watch-toronto-maple-leafs-vs-new-york-rangers.html Probable line-up: Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Zuccarello […]


Open Thread 11/7: Ads on Jerseys? Sean Avery has a meltdown; Fanduel links

The hockey purists have been dealt one last swift kick to the cojones. NHL chief operating officer John Collins told Sports Business Daily that the NHL displaying ads on sweaters is “coming and happening” although he gave no time table for when to expect this atrocity to come to the NHL. Now, I’m totally looking forward to the […]

Open Thread 11/6: Postgame Media, Links, NYR Blog Fanduel League?

Game Highlights: Interviews: NY Post: Derick Brassard’s clutch goal propels Rangers past Red Wings NY Daily News:: Derick Brassard’s Goal Leads Rangers to OT Win Newsday: Derick Brassard’s OT goal lifts Rangers over Red Wings The Record: Derick Brassard lifts Rangers past Red Wings, 4-3, in OT NHL.com: Brassard’s OT goal pushes Rangers past Red Wings I […]

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers

Rangers 4, Detroit 3 (OT) (Again)

The New York Rangers (6-4-2) defeated the Detroit Red Wings (6-3-4) by the score of 4-3 in OT. For a box score click here. The Rangers sure needed that one. After a couple of hard luck losses in the previous 2 games in the shootout, the last thing this team needed was to let another two […]

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at New York Rangers

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Detroit; Kaberle Skating with NYR?

The New York Rangers (5-4-2) host the Detroit Red Wings (6-3-3) at Madison Square Garden at 8 pm, tonight. For a preview, click here. Rangers Game Notes TV: NBCSN Radio: WOR 710 AM Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://ifirstrowus.eu/watch/296030/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-detroit-red-wings.html Probable line-up: Kreider-St. Louis-Nash Zuccarello-Brassard-Stempniak Duclair-D. Moore-Hagelin Glass-Mueller-Hayes Staal- Girardi Allen- Klein Hunwick-Kostka Goalie match-up: Henrik Lundqvist – […]

AV: Stepan Unlikely to Play Tonight; Zuccarello game time decision

Alain Vigneault addressed reporters after Tuesday’s optional practice in which Stepan took another step toward his much needed return to the Ranger lineup. Stepan was eligible to come off the LTIR list on Monday, which caused the Rangers to make a cap move and place Ryan Malone on waivers Sunday in case of the slim chance Stepan was ready to play […]

Postmortem: The Day After

Hello all. I just wanted to update you guys on the status of the blog moving forward. First thing, Adam Herman has moved on to Blueshirt Banter. Adam is a fantastic writer and an even better person so if you are a fan of his work you can check him out over there. His comments […]


Riding Off Into the Sunset

I created The New York Rangers Blog on November 2, 2007 and unfortunately, it’s also the same day I’ve decided to walk away. I always said to myself once it starts feeling like work I was going to stop and for a while now it’s felt like work. When I’m in no mood to blog about […]

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Jets 1, Rangers 0 (Shootout)

There are not many times that the Rangers could lose a home game to a below .500 team, hand a shutout to the statistically worst starting goaltender in the NHL (his first since last November), and leave most people largely satisfied with the performance. It’s hard to fault the Rangers’ performance tonight, though. Already missing […]