Rangers Trade Del Zotto to Nashville for Klein (Update: Sather Audio)

Update, 3:30 p.m.: Glen Sather discussed the trade during a conference call… On Klein: "He's going to fit in our system very well.The coaches know him, know what they are getting, know how he plays" (Zipay) On Del Zotto: "he's had a couple of interesting years…it didn't work out the way we planned." (Leonard) Vigneault […]


Four More Rangers Headed to Olympics

Looks like Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh and Derek Stepan are going to see some familiar faces in Sochi, as four more Rangers will be headed to the Olympics. Henrik Lundqvist and Carl Hagelin were named to Team Sweden, Rick Nash to Team Canada, while Mats Zuccarello was the only NHLer selected to Norway's Olympic team. […]

Rangers 2, Panthers 1, SO

The New York Rangers (20-19-2) defeated the Florida Panthers (15-20-6) by the score of 2-1 in a shootout, last night. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …a mediocre effort masked by the heroics of their goaltender? It's good to have our Rangers back. …welcome to the 2013-14 season Henrik Lundqvist!!!! …Girardi went from […]

Rangers @ Panthers (Game 41) – Del Zotto & Falk Out; Staal & Stralman In

The New York Rangers (19-19-2) visit the Florida Panthers (15-20-5) at the BB&T Center starting at 5:00 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: Brassard-Richards-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Nash Hagelin-Miller-Pouliot Boyle-D. Moore-Dorsett McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Allen […]

Return of Staal Will Hopefully Bring Return of McD’s Offense

From October 29th through December 7th, Ryan McDonagh totaled 5g, 11a and was a +5. Since then, the Rangers defenseman has gone scoreless with just four assists and is a -6. So what happened on December 7th? I'll give you a little reminder… Yes, since Marc Staal went out with a concussion, it seems […]


Has Stepan Played Himself Out of the Olympics?

Goal scoring has been one of the biggest reasons for the Rangers struggles this season. And while the entire team seems to be infected by nogoalitis, the Rangers top guns have been the biggest culprits. One of them being Derek Stepan, who was predicted to take off this year after tallying 44 points (18g, 26a) […]


New Year’s Eve (12/31/13) Headlines & Standings

Bergen Record – Rangers' Staal focuses on return, not injury New York Post – ‘Excited’ Marc Staal returning to Rangers lineup New York Post – Rangers coach Vigneault denies dig at Del Zotto Daily News – Staal set to return to Rangers lineup against Panthers after absence due to concussion New York Times – N.H.L. Tests Fans’ […]

Allen Could Make Del Zotto Even More Expendable

This quote from Alain Vigneault after last night's 4-3 Rangers win over Tampa regarding the NHL debut of Conor Allen may be the final nail in Michael Del Zotto's coffin (via Newsday)… "He was one of our better Ds. He outplayed some of the other guys and deserved to be out there. He was poised […]

Monday (12/30/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist top Lightning, 4-3 Bergen Record – Rangers notes: Defenseman Marc Staal nears return New York Post – Lundqvist, back in for Talbot, leads Rangers past Lightning New York Post – Rangers’ Staal: Hope is to play Tuesday Daily News – Lundqvist returns, NY Rangers score three power-play goals in win over […]

Rangers 4, Lightning 3

Box Score  It took only 40 measly games, but the Rangers FINALLY have a 10+ goal scorer in Chris Kreider. So congrats if you had Kreider leading the team in goals halfway through the season in your office pool. Zucc (1g, 2a) was easily the best forward on the ice once again. His 3 points […]

Rangers @ Lightning (Game 40)

The New York Rangers (18-19-2) visit the Tampa Bay Lightning (23-11-3) at the Tampa Bay Times Forum 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: Brassard-Richards-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Nash Hagelin-Miller-Pouliot Boyle-D. […]

Allen to Make NHL Debut Tonight; Stralman, Staal Hope to Return Tuesday

Anton Stralman will not suit up for tonight's game in Tampa meaning Conor Allen will make his NHL debut tonight. Stalman said the injury occurred when he was hit on the wrist with the follow through of an Alex Ovechkin shot in the first period Friday night. wearing a non-contact jersey. Staal is also eyeing […]

Prospect Update: Wolfpack Win Second Straight ; More WJC Results

After snapping a nine-game losing streak on Friday, the Wolfpack continued the winning trend with a 3-2 overtime win over the Worcestar Sharks last night.  Oscar Lindberg, who was the first star in Friday's game, retained that title with a two-point effort, including the winning goal in OT. Lindberg also forced a turnover at the […]


Rangers Looking for Methot In Return for Del Zotto; Bruins Interested in Girardi?

Bruce Garrioch at the Ottawa Sun reports that the Rangers have been demanding defenseman Marc Methot from the Ottawa Senators in return for Michael Del Zotto. Garrioch adds that it's doubtful the Senators would make that trade and they'd more likely offer Patrick Wiercioch, who's been a healthy scratch the last four games. According to […]

Sunday (12/29/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist returning to net New York Post – Rangers’ Lundqvist to start vs. Lightning New York Post – Rangers’ Allen to make NHL debut New York Post – Crunch time to make USA roster Daily News – Allen will likely make NHL debut when NY Rangers face Lightning Daily News – Hey Big […]

Stepan, Zucc Have Flu; Staal Out Tomorrow; Lundqvist to Start

Derek Stepan and Mats Zuccarello both missed practice this morning to Daily News)… …as I mentioned last night, if Nash doesn't pick up his level of play soon a healthy scratch could be forthcoming, which I hope AV was warning him of. One event that could facilitate a healthy scratch for Nash is the return […]

Stralman OK, Status Uncertain for Sunday

After being forced to the leave last night's game in the first period with an undisclosed injury, Alain Vigneault gave this prognosis… "They don't think it's anything serious at this time, but we'll know more tomorrow" Stralman's status is uncertain for tomorrow in Tampa, which facilitated the


Saturday (12/28/13) Headlines & Standings

New York Post – Rangers goalie Talbot shaky in loss to Capitals New York Post – Top 5 Rangers storylines of 2013 New York Post – Rangers’ Staal nearly back from concussion Daily News – Rangers fall short in Talbot’s third straight start in net in 3-2 loss to Capitals Newsday – Rangers play hard but have win […]