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 […]

Capitals 3, Rangers 2 (Conor Allen Recalled)

The New York Rangers (18-19-2) lost to the Washington Capitals (20-14-4) by the score of 3-2, tonight. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. Before I get to the game recap, in response to the Anton Stralman injury the Rangers have

Rangers @ Capitals (Game 39)

The New York Rangers (18-18-2) visit the Washington Capitals (19-14-4) at the Verizon Center starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG 2 Radio: Bloomberg Radio (1130 AM) 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 […]

Talbot Gets 3rd Straight Start; Staal Practices; Callahan Skates

Lots of news from practice today, but none bigger than Alain Vigneault's decision to start Cam Talbot for a third game in a row tonight in Washington D.C. Vigneault said this regarding his decision (via Blueshirts United)… "Cam's played well, won his last two games and I thought it just made sense to come back […]


A Realistic Look At Why Lundqvist Is Struggling

There's been plenty to be disappointed about this season when it comes to the Rangers. Lack of scoring, zero passion and a dearth of toughness. But the most surprising of all the Blueshirts' issues has been the struggles of Henrik Lundqvist. From his 10-15-2 record, to his pedestrian .906 save percentage, Lundqvist has been a […]


Merry Christmas From TheNYRBlog

Merry Christmas to everyone who makes this the greatest Rangers blog on the web. Here's the official TheNYRBlog Christmas card courtesy of AnnoyingJoe… Remember to follow me on

Rangers Playing With More Desperation & Emotion

The last few games we've seen a much improved Rangers team. So what's changed? Better understanding of Alain Vigneault's system? Another closed door meeting? Nope. Derrick Brassard lays it all out for us (via Daily News)… “There’s more desperation in our game, there’s more emotion, more desperation about winning. We’re not playing any differently, X’s […]

Christmas Eve (12/24/13) Headlines

Bergen Record – Cam Talbot wins again, leads Rangers over Maple Leafs, 2-1 New York Post – Rangers top Maple Leafs in shootout New York Post – Rangers simply can’t wait for Lundqvist to find game New York Post – Rehabbing Staal gives ‘a real hard go’ Daily News – Rangers get shootout goals from Derek Stepan, Mats […]

Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 1, SO

The New York Rangers (18-18-2) defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs (18-16-5) by the score of 2-1 in a shootout, tonight. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …resiliency. Overcoming adversity. Absolutely loving how mentally tough this Rangers team has been lately. After that unconscionable no whistle on the Kadri goal, it could have easily […]