Sunday, November 17, 2019

Rangers take on the high-scoring Lightning in Thursday night match-up

The New York Rangers are on the precipice of fighting for either a playoff spot or the top overall pick. Thursday night's match with the Tampa Bay Lightning will go a long way in deciding which direction the team heads.

New Ranger Profile: Kevin Shattenkirk

After all the hype and speculation, it is finally a done deal.  As of July 1st Kevin Shattenkirk is officially a New York Ranger.  The Rangers came into this offseason with worries about their defense for the upcoming season.  Their first major move was buying out veteran defenseman Dan Girardi.  This opened the doors to eventually sign Shattenkirk on...

Rangers Trade Target: Tyler Bozak

When the Toronto Maple Leafs signed Patrick Marleau, it sent a loud message that they see themselves as cup contenders right now. What it also did was put the team $3.9 million over the salary cap. Recently Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said referring to Tyler Bozak, Nazem Kadri, James van Riemsdyk and Leo Komarov: “They’re real good players,” the...

What The Rangers Forward Group Looks Like Today

The New York Rangers open up their season 90 days from now at home against the Colorado Avalanche. While there is still work to be done (Zibanejad extension, filling the Center positions,) Jeff Gorton has had a pretty successful offseason to date. This week Gorton a.k.a ‘Gorts’ a.k.a ‘GMJG’ was able to sign center David Desharnais, as well as...

Free Agency Recap for the New York Rangers

In the Expansion Draft for the Vegas Golden Knights, the New York Rangers lost Oscar Lindberg.  From that point all eyes were directed to free agency.  There were some obvious holes in the lineup that needed to be filled.  In fact, an even bigger hole seemed to emerge when the Rangers traded both Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta to...

5 Reasons the Rangers Would Be Wrong to Pass on Kevin Shattenkirk

Top free agent defender Kevin Shattenkirk is from New York and wants to play in New York. The New York Rangers should bring him home.

NHL Expansion Mock Draft Armchair Edition

NHL armchair logo, Pacific Division Race
It seems like just yesterday the NHL was crowning a champion. However, now it’s all about Vegas, and for all NHL fans who are not in Pittsburgh or Nashville, this is the best NHL event happening in the month of June. Vegas is set to have an almost full roster by the end of today. While they are already...

Who Should the Rangers Protect From Vegas?

The Rangers are set to lose one player this month to the expansion draft.  That player will pack his things and head to Sin City to play for the newest NHL team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights.  The Golden Knights cannot just take the best player from each NHL team and sit back to count their winnings.  There are...

New York Rangers vs. Ottawa Senators

How The Rangers Will Win The biggest key for the Rangers in order to be successful is to shut down Erik Karlsson.  Karlsson is hands down Ottawa’s best player and certainly has the ability to alter the result of games.  Known for his superior skating skills and hawk eye vision on the ice, Karlsson needs to be kept in check...

Rangers send the Habs packing

On Easter Sunday, the Rangers fell behind in the series, 2-1.  From that point on, the Rangers got in the driver’s seat and took control of the series.  They tallied three consecutive wins to win the series, 4-2.  Two of those final three wins came at home, which is nice to see after the previous struggles. Game Five was tight...
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