NHL Releases New Offer

After of stalemate, the NHL today released a proposal that might just begin moving the negotiations forward.  Key features in the proposal include a shift to 50/50 split on Hockey Related Revenues (HRR), and the removal of an immediate roll-back in favor of deferred payments. The move caught the NHLPA somewhat off-guard, and NHLPA Executive […]

Next set of games to be cancelled this week

The NHL and NHLPA remain far apart despite talks scheduled for Tuesday, and the chances of playing before Thanksgiving seem increasingly remote.  With games already cancelled through October 24th, Howard Berger reports that the league is likely to announce this week, cancellation of games through to November 7th. This latest cancellation will almost certainly mean the chances […]

New York Rangers: All-Time Historical Performance Overview

Submitted by: ThirtyFive The 2011-12 New York Rangers regular season was the franchise’s 85th. It would have been the 86th, had the NHL not lost a full season due to a lockout which cancelled all the games of the 2004-05 season. So, despite the fact that the Rangers celebrated their 85th anniversary since the franchise’s establishment […]

First Round Schedule Released

by Jamy Baron After yesterday’s final games of the NHL season, the Rangers will face the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. Today, the schedule for the first round was released. The schedule is the following: Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 7 p.m. | Ottawa at NY Rangers | NHL Network, […]

Are The Rangers For Real?

As of November 29th, the Rangers have the best win percentage of any team in the league – .690 – are seventh overall with 29 points, just three behind the league leading Penguins, and have games in hand on all six teams ahead of them.  The have two fewer regulation losses than any other team […]

After 20 Games – Team Stats

The Rangers hit the “quarter” mark of the season with a respectable 12-5-3 record after 20 games, good enough for sixth in the East.  The standings position might be a little deceptive though, with the Rangers having played the fewest games of any team in the Eastern conference, and have the best points per game […]

Wolski To Have Surgery; Out Four Weeks

by Jamy Baron According to Pat Leonard, the Rangers have announced that forward Wojtek Wolski will be undergoing surgery to fix a sports hernia. Wolski, who has missed seven games this season, was recently place on the IR, November 5th. Groin injuries aren’t fun and they are different for each person. Wolski, who was indirectly criticized by Coach Tortorella earlier […]

Homeward Bound

This Thursday the Rangers will finally get to do something they haven’t done so far this season – play a game on home ice.  It’s been an up and down start to the season, but what could easily have been an unmitigated disaster has proven to be an above par showing. In the seven games […]

Yo Gabba Gaborik

by Jamy Baron Zero goals and an injury three games into the season. This describes Marian Gaborik at the beginning of last season. Four goals and instant chemistry with Brad Richards describes Marian Gaborik so far this season, which is only five games in. If you’ve been watching the Rangers this season you would know that Gaborik is back in business. […]

Statistical Comparison – 4 Games In

The Rangers have had a very different start to the year than last season.  They’ve had to deal with games in Europe, a trip to Long Island, followed by a visit to Vancouver, one of the most distant oppponents they have in the league.  Last year they also visited Long Island, but in their first […]