Questions Abound For New Rangers

The Rangers open their 2013-14 season this Thursday against the Phoenix Coyotes, the first of nine games on the road to start the season as the MSG rennovations are finally completed.  It’s a tough road for a team that appears to be in somewhat disarray following a pre-season where they went 1-5, being outscored to […]

Defense Not As Deep As It Looks

Looking at the Rangers roster, you might be mistaken in thinking that they have plenty of depth on the blueline.  The team now has ten blue-liners with NHL experience on the roster, and a further three who’ll be under contract this year. The starting six – barring injuries – looks pretty much set for the […]

Defenseman Aaron Johnson Follows CBJ Connection

The Rangers made their second move, adding depth defenseman Aaron Johnson to their roster.  The former Blue Jackets 2001 third pick, joins his eighth NHL franchise, rejoining former team mates Rick Nash, Derek Dorsett and Derrick Brassard, as well as former head coach Scott Arniel. Johnson has appeared in 291 NHL games, with 17 goals, 41 assists and 227 penalty […]