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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Well it looks like the eventual Shattenkirk in a Rangers sweater will have to wait until July 1st to take place. Yesterday, the Capitals opted to mortgage their future to try and win the Cup that has eluded them and Alex Ovechkin for over a decade. Read more
Several trades have been made since late yesterday and if we are to take away anything from them it is this:
THE RETURNS ARE RIDICULOUS!
The Rangers are a good hockey team, regardless of what some naysayers continue to spout on blogs or social media. You can’t with a straight face say that this team is horrible just because you don’t like Dan Girardi or Marc Staal on defense. It’s silly! Read more
The trade deadline is just days away and this weekend the buzz around Shattenkirk coming to the Rangers is at an all time high. Hockey insiders have been discussing both parties in the same sentence and basically calling it the inevitable. Will it happen? Read more
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.
The Rangers have announced that the center of the GAG (Goal A Game) Line will have his jersey retired next season. Jean Ratelle‘s number 19 will join his longtime linemate Rod Gilbert to the Garden’s rafters. Read more
The best hockey trades are the ones where you deal from strength to address a weakness. Last week I wrote about the 1990 trade between the Rangers and Kings that sent Tony Granato and Tomas Sandstrom for Bernie Nicholls. A true blockbuster where 2 top line wings were traded to fortify a weakness at the center position. Read more