Don’t Screw It Up!

After the euphoria of seeing the Rangers draw second pick in the 2019 NHL draft, the first time the team will pick in the top three since the introduction of the entry draft in 1969, old fears have begun to resurface. If fans had one message for management, it would be DON’T SCREW THIS ONE […]

Home Cooking

Before the lockout, the Rangers were known mostly for one thing: failure. Seven years of playoff futility was highlighted by a stream of aging, high priced veterans, who for the most part failed to perform in the bright spotlight of Broadway. Four and a half years on, and the Rangers have moved on with three […]

2006-07 OTG Ex-Rangers All-Stars

First off we’d like to thank all those who voted in the 2006-07 Outside the Garden Ex-Rangers All-Stars and congratulations to Gorox who was randomly selected from those who voted and will receive an autographed puck from us. The poll marks the fifth year that we’ve asked you, the readers of OTG to vote for your favorite […]

Rucinsky Back And Pock Re-signed

Rucinsky Back For Third Stint With RangersLong speculated as a possible free agent candidate, the Rangers confirmed the rumors today by signing free agent forward Martin Rucinsky to a third stint with the team.  Originally acquired from the Dallas Stars along with centerman Roman Lyashenko in exchange for forwards Manny Malhotra and Barrett Heisten, Rucinsky […]

2004 OTG Awards

Each of the past three seasons we’ve asked you the Outside The Garden readers to vote for the best and worst of the Rangers from the past season.  In the past there have been a couple of surprises here and there, but with such turmoil and change this season, pe Most Valuable Player: Matthew BarnabyWhenever […]

Excuse Me

As they hurtle towards their seventh straight season without the playoffs the Rangers finally made a belated coaching change today, but for many it was not the one they had hoped for.  General Manager Glen Sather has stepped down as the head coach of the team and assigned the dubious privilege to assistant Tom Renney.  […]

The Path Not Taken

by Arien Hughes Time is relentless. First it nurtures and develops, strengthens and matures, until finally it begins to decay and destroy life. Every aspect of existence is touched by this intangible force and all must eventually succumb to it. A true hallmark of greatness is when a person can not only battle back against […]

Causes For Concern

It looked as if the Rangers were about to turn their season around.  After a inconclusive start to the New Year, New York broke out with two emotional wins against the rival New York Islanders, and an 2-1 overtime loss (but creditable performance) against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  They followed this up with a 3-3 […]

A Case For Lundmark

by Jess Rubenstein Jamie Lundmark scores a goal and an assist to help the Rangers defeat the Hurricanes. He got named the game’s first star for his efforts and rightfully so. For those who have been calling for Lundmark to be given regular playing time this was the best evidence to prove their point about […]

Trying To Figure Out Confusing Team

by Jess Rubenstein Given how so many of the Ranger players pointed to Eric Lindros as the key to the Ranger’s season one has to wonder how losing him for 2-4 weeks is going to impact on the team’s playoff hopes. As it is I for one didn’t think it was right or fair for […]