Rangers Getting Healthy

The first half of the season saw the Rangers play as many or more games than any other team leading into their five day league mandated break.  The intensity of the schedule was further compounded by a number of key injuries, particularly to Mika Zibanejad, Pavel Buchnevich and Rick Nash. Two of that trio will return tonight against Toronto […]

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 […]

Can’t Win Without Four Lines

At some point in time Coach Vigneault and his Assistants have to comprehend how ordinary the fourth line has been this season. They have to admit it is a huge issue going forward. With Brassard, Milller, Zuccarello, Kreider, Stepan, Staal, Nash, Stalberg and Fast on the top three lines they are OK. However Stalberg and […]

Center Of Attention

Derek Stepan will likely miss the first month of the season due to a fractured fibula in his left leg.  The Minnesota native collapsed during conditioning exercises yesterday after exacerbating an injury thought to have occurred back on September 9th during informal skates, when he blocked a shot. The news of the injury is disappointing of […]

Rangers Get Off to Fast Off-Season Start

by Jamy Baron Only four days after being eliminated in the Eastern Conference Finals by the New Jersey Devils, the New York Rangers announced yesterday that they have agreed to terms with Swedish prospect, Jesper Fast. No that is not a spelling error as he legally changed his name from “Fasth” to “Fast”. It makes sense and is quite […]