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 […]

Hajek Clears: Assigned To Harftord

Libor Hajek‘s sideline ordeal is over for the moment.  The Czech defenseman cleared waivers today, and has been reassigned to Hartford, where he’ll finally get the chance to play some hockey.  Stuck in the category of “not good enough to make the roster”, but “maybe good enough to be claimed”, he has spent the majority […]

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. […]

Three Ways Hajek Starts The Season

Here’s a question for you:  What if Libor Hajek ends up as the sixth defenseman on opening night, beating out both Zac Jones and Matthew Robertson.  What if the guy who had poorer advanced stats than Patrik Nemeth and Jack Johnson, ends up being the one they go to first? I mean it kind of happened last year right?  They dressed Jarred […]

Trouba Named 28th NYR Captain

After having gone without a captain since Ryan McDonagh was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning on February 2nd, 2018, the Rangers finally made a decision and announced 28 year old Jacob Trouba will become the 28th captain in franchise history. He is the 11th defenseman to carry the C for the team, and is the second consecutive blue […]

Jones Called Up: Chytil and Nemeth Out Tonight

Some late news ahead of tonight’s matchup with the Capitals, with forward Filip Chytil and defenseman Patrik Nemeth both set to miss the contest.  In the case of Chytil, Gallant shared that the young Czech forward is feeling “under the weather”.  Nemeth, who has missed a number of games in the last month, will miss another, with his wife […]

Where There’s Smoke…

Is Chris Drury ready to pull the trigger on his first mid-season trade as General Manager, there are some indications that the Rangers front office chief could be making a move with just under two months left until the March 21st NHL trade deadline. With the Rangers sitting 16 points ahead of the Detroit Red Wings, who […]

Report Card: 20 Games

Twenty games into the 2021-22 season, and the Rangers have started to find their game, improving their overall play as Igor Shesterkin and Adam Fox continue to lead the way.  The loss of Sammy Blais to an injury has lead to more ice time for the likes of Julien Gauthier and Dryden Hunt, and both players have shown some promising improvements. While most of […]