Category Archives: Player Features

Keeping Michael Grabner is now a priority

Grabner scores (Brad Penner/USAT)

Michael Grabner scored his 26th goal last night in a Garden win over Nashville. He is on pace to shatter his career high of 34 and is flirting with his first ever 40 goal season. More importantly, the chemistry he has developed with center, Kevin Hayes and winger, J.T. Miller make it paramount that the Rangers keep the 29 year old speedster. Read more

Dan Girardi has played really well during this winning streak

Girardi celebrates a goal he started (Getty Images)

Dan Girardi is starting to look really good as of late. Quietly he is stepping up and making a lot of solid plays during this Rangers 3 game winning streak. The fact that the Rangers have committed to playing a better defensive game as a team is likely a large factor in his improved play, but he should be recognized for it as well. Read more

Blame Game: Breaking down the last 9 goals against Toronto and Montreal with video

Gotta stop that!

The Rangers have come out of the break sputtering. Against Toronto, they seemed slow and not sharp. Last night in Montreal, they played a better game and then fell apart. You win as a team, and you lose as a team but it doesn’t hurt to look at what went wrong. Read more

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