The Rangers are without Kevin Klein and Dan Girardi tonight forcing a call up of Steve Kampfer. Losing out on Kevin Shattenkirk as well, the Rangers have taken a flyer on Detroit defenseman, Brendan Smith. Read more
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As this NHL season rolls along and we get closer to the trade deadline it becomes paramount for teams to decide what direction they need to take.
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 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
The Rangers are trying to mount a comeback against Dallas (it is now 5-3)…but seriously Hank is like a man alone on an island in the defensive zone. Read more
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