Category Archives: Team Features

The Case Against Alain Vigneault – Exhibit A

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There’s a saying in sports ‘players play and coaches coach’. While the simplicity of this saying is both strong and smart, it really is not true. When it comes down to it, the players may play, but it really all comes down to the coach. It’s the player’s job to do their job, but it’s the coach’s job to put the player and team in position to do so. When a player like Marc Staal gets vilified by the media and the fans, it falls on the player. When Henrik Lundqvist gives up a goal late to tie the game, it somehow falls on the coach.

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Completing the Wolf Pack Roster

Michael Joly

Training camp is a month away for the hockey world, and each team is ready to drop the puck and focus on the upcoming season. Most teams have finalized their rosters, however, there are still unsigned players. Hartford can still add one or two more players, quality veterans, preferably. Here are a few players that I would recommend the club to pursue. And as long as they sign AHL contracts, they won’t affect the Rangers cap situation.

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On the latest episode of the FullTilt Rangers Radio podcast, the guys talk with NWHL star Rebecca Russo about life in the NWHL, her time as a hockey player at BU and Shattuck and a whole lot more. The guys also talk about the World Junior Summer Showcase, as well as sending out prayers to former Rangers forward Eddie Olczyk who is battling cancer.

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