Hagelin Strikes Lightning Twice

In four games last season, Carl Hagelin had just one assist against the Lightning.  This year he already has three goals and two assists in the two games between the two clubs.  In fact, Hagelin hasn’t registered a point in the other nine games he’s played this year. Dan Girardi went from a team equalling worst -3 plus/minus […]

Gaborik Liking Island Life

You can never tell how an Islanders – Rangers game will turn out, but there are a couple of trends that were extended last night.  The Rangers have now won eight straight home games against the Islanders, dating back to March 24th, 2010 when they beat them 5-0 to start the run. As for individual performance, Marian Gaborik has now scored […]

Mashinter Sent Back Down; Kreider Ready?

The Rangers returned Brandon Mashinter to the Connecticut Whale after the morning skate, and there’s remains plenty of speculation over who might actually play tonight.  Chris Kreider could be a surprise starter having not played the last five games for New York after suffering a bone chip in his ankle. Meanwhile JT Miller (NHL) and Darroll Powe (NYR) will make […]

Mike Rupp dealt to Wild for Powe and Palmieri

The Mike Rupp era closes with the Rangers after a little more than a season, with the 32 year old forward dealt to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forwards Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri, as the Rangers try to shake the team up after a slow start, and provide a little more depth. Rupp never really got it going […]