Bruins Shutout Rangers On Rainy Night

The New York Rangers opened their preseason tonight with a 3-0 loss in Boston. Starting 45 minutes later than scheduled due to travel delays, it took probably another 20-30 minutes for the team to properly find its rhythm, and except for some costly mistakes, the visiting Blueshirts probably ended the game with more quality chances. […]

There’s No Business Like Show Business

Chris Drury was apparently given a proposition he couldn’t refuse: adding Patrick Kane to an already very skilled line-up.  The move came after the former Blackhawk used his NMC leverage to force Chicago GM Kyle Davidson into negotiating with one team – the New York Rangers. It’s been a bit of a circus in the last week, what […]

Miller Hit With Spit Suspension

There were no breaks for the New York Rangers and K’Andre Miller today, with the league handing down a three game suspension for spitting on Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty.  Miller can appeal the suspension and make his case to league commissioner Gary Bettman, or he can accept the term which will see him miss games […]

Math Getting Complicated On Kane Deal

It appears there’s a high likelihood at this stage, that Patrick Kane will be a New York Ranger by this time next week, when the NHL Trade Deadline passes – 3:00pm Eastern, on Friday March 3rd.  What isn’t so clear yet is how that’s going to be accomplished. If the plan is to trade¬†Vitali Kravtsov¬†as part of […]

Camp Notes: New Groups

With the preseason kicking off tomorrow night against the Islanders, Gerard Gallant has reorganized the three groups, with the first two containing all the NHL potential players, and the third containing many of the remainder. With the new groups comes some new assignments for the players.  Most notably, the Kid Line has been broken up, […]

Day 2 – Team C Wins Scrimmage

The second day of training camp is in the books, and the Rangers continue to conduct a scrimmage in the morning, followed by on-ice work later in the day.  Today’s fixture featured Team A, with the Zibanejad line, against Team C and the Kid Line. As with yesterday’s match-up with Team A and B, today’s […]

Day 1 Camp Observations

Day 1 of Rangers Training Camp got right under way with a scrimmage between two of the three squads.  It hasn’t typically been the case that the team goes straight into simulating game experiences, but this time around the team seemed to be well prepared, with alll the players reporting before Camp officially got underway. […]

Nils Sum Game

After a week of speculation, Nils Lundkvist confirmed through his agent Claude Lemieux, that he will not report to camp, and will instead remain in Sweden hoping to force a trade.  There have been reports this week, that the Swede asked for a trade after being demoted to Hartford mid-way through last season, and without a foreseeable path to a […]

Four Qualified – Four Not

With qualifying offers required to RFAs today, news has been reported that four of the Rangers eight RFAs have been given qualifying offers.  Unsurprisingly the biggest name on the list is Kaapo Kakko, who is coming off his Entry Level Contract.  Joining him on the list are Austin Rueschhoff, a lanky 6-7 winger who joined the Rangers […]

37 Invited to Development Camp

With the NHL Entry Draft concluded on Friday, the Rangers today announced their development camp roster which will start tomorrow in the team’s practive facility at Greenburgh, NY.  In all, 37 players were invited to camp, including 27 draft picks, 2 undrafted players signed out of college, and AHL contractee and seven invitees. The draft […]