This time last year, there was plenty of reason for optimism amongst Rangers fans. They brought their most highly regarded prospect, Pavel Buchnevich over, from Russia. They defied all of the hockey insiders by signing Jimmy Vesey to add to an already talented group of forwards. Trade acquisitions Mika Zibanejad and Nick Holden, along with a full season of another rookie, Brady Skjei, added to the intrigue of a fairly complete, and well-rounded squad. But this year feels different to me.
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Did everyone notice how in the first period of yesterday’s game the Penguins were mindful of the crease and trying to stay disciplined? Now, did you notice as soon as the Rangers went up by two goals they got frustrated and resorted to tomfoolery? Read more
Gutsy. That’s the best word to describe the effort of the Rangers and in particular, Dan Girardi. The Rangers longest tenured defenseman dug in deep, dished out two assist, delivered four hits and blocked 6 shots. Read more
Sidney Crosby‘s frustration levels are reaching a boiling point. When that happens, he usually reverts to chippy play. This was evident when he purposely hit Henrik Lundqvist in the head. See for yourself. Read more
The Rangers are set to take on the Penguins to open the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Read more
We are one day away from the start of the playoffs for the New York Rangers, as they prepare for a long run, Pittsburgh is just happy to be here. Unlike last season, where the Penguins were considered a favorite to win it all, there are little expectations this year. Read more
Last night, the Blueshirts put together their best game of the season coming off their worst one. After the Rangers lost to the Oilers, Henrik Lundqvist shut the door and talked about being the team they need to be. Read more
The division leading, Pittsburgh Penguins roll into the Garden to face a Rangers team that will need to up their battle level a few notches. Attention to details in their own zone will be key to any hope of getting two points.
Before the season started, the Penguins, Rangers and Capitals were favorites to take the first three spots in the newly-formatted Metropolitan Division. Read more
Team Canada has repeated as Olympic Gold Medalists and captured their 9th Gold Medal in history.