The New York Rangers are in trouble. It’s not because of questionable moves, it’s not about ice time, it’s not because of bad goaltending. The team is in trouble because they are currently unable to do the little things that win games. Read more
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As the puck is set to drop on the Rangers for their 90th season, it appears around the NHL that many don’t expect much from the Blueshirts. Read more
For the first time in recent memory, the New York Rangers have a dangerous top defensive pairing. Ryan McDonagh and Kevin Shattenkirk will man the blue line together this season as the number one pair. Read more
As the season goes on, we will be doing a series of posts highlighting the Rangers European Prospects. This will take the form of a 3 Stars of the Week. Each post will highlight the performances of three Rangers’ European Prospects, along with a number of honorable mentions. In order to be eligible, a player must play for a European Team. Prospects in the OHL, QMJHL, WHL, and NCAA will be covered in a separate series of posts.
We are weeks away from camp opening and the Rangers still have a few questions about their lineup going into the season. What will the top two defensive pairings look like? Who will win the 5th, 6th, and 7th defenseman slots? Most notably the Rangers have a hole at the 3rd line Center position that looks like it will be a battle between Lias Andersson and Christoval “Boo” Nieves. Another option that has been discussed is moving JT Miller back to Center. Read more
This off-season has been one in which we have seen the Rangers experience a significant amount of roster turnover. Dan Giardi was bought out, Kevin Klein retired (and signed in Europe), and Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta were traded to the Arizona Coyotes. The Rangers were also able to sign the biggest free agent available, Kevin Shattenkirk, to replace Dan Giardi. They signed Ondrej Pavelec to fill the hole left by Raanta, and drafted Lias Andersson with the 7th overall pick. In addition, as has been the case the past few years, the Rangers dove deep into non-traditional markets. Alexei Bereglazov was signed out of the KHL while Vince Pedrie, Neil Pionk, and Vinnie Lettieri were all signed out of the NCAA ranks. However, the most intriguing addition this off-season is Anthony Deangelo, who was part of the return from the Coyotes for Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta. Read more
It’s August. The dog days of the NHL offseason. Fans are chomping at the bit wanting hockey more than ever. Tweets of “Is it October Yet?” appearing on everyone’s timeline as we wait for the start of the NHL season.
To hold you over, here’s some of the latest New York Rangers news, in this new edition of Rangers Roundup.
We are less than two months away from the start of the 2017-18 New York Rangers season, and you know what that means. Time to get pumped! Read more
There are three certainties as a New York Rangers fan; death, taxes and a reliable goaltending tandem. Any expectations for NYR goalies would be impossible without acknowledging Benoit Allaire. Read more