Hrivik Called Up

Forward Marek Hrivik has been recalled to the Rangers to cover for Michael Grabner, who will miss Tuesday night’s game against the Islanders in Brooklyn.  Grabner’s grandmother passed away, and the Austrian forward will rejoin the team in Winnipeg for Thursday’s game. Hrivik skated on a line with Brandon Pirri and Matt Puempel with head coach Alain Vigneault expecting to scratch […]

It’s Been Twenty Years

The New York Rangers are off to a torrid start to the 2016-17 NHL season, with 65 goals through the first sixteen games of the year.  That puts them on pace for 333 goals, which would be the most goals in the past twenty years for any NHL team, let alone the Blueshirts.  You have […]

Change Is In The Air

After a resounding loss to the bottom of the league Canucks on Tuesday, Rangers Head Coach Alain Vigneault looks set to restructure the Rangers forwards and defense.  Recent benchings of Chris Kreider and Jimmy Vesey, along with a nine-game goalless streak by Mika Zibanejad – that ended late in the game Tuesday, were already indicators that not all was right […]

Lindberg Set To Sit

Chris Kreider is set to return from neck spasms tomorrow night against the St Louis Blues, but his return means that Oscar Lindberg will be a healthy scratch.  Faced with the prospect of breaking up the line-up that took care of an out-of-sorts Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, coach Alain Vigneault went with the best option available. Kreider’s […]

Roster Juggling

The Rangers were staring down the barrel of some tough roster decisions to reach the NHL’s 23 man roster and their own stated 22 man salary cap savings roster. Unfortunately for Josh Jooris he suffered a shoulder injury last night and looks to be headed for a extended injury reserve stay, alleviating Ranger management immediate decisions to reach […]

New Guys Making Mark

Going into the season, you could be forgiven if you didn’t immediately recognize the players on the ice. Eight players have earned their New York Rangers debut so far this season, or to put it another way, about one third of the roster used to date. The additions have come a number of different ways, […]

Here we go

The puck drops tonight, opening the Rangers season, a season they hope finishes with a return to conference finals and beyond. Last seasons  dissapointing finish to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Penguins, left a sore spot in many of the returning veterans. That sore spot motivating people like Rick Nash, Marc Staal and Dan Girardi is critical to any potential […]