Grass Isn’t Always Greener

As of March 3rd, 2009, the Rangers sat in eighth spot in the Eastern Conference, six points out of home ice advantage for at least one round, and just one point ahead of the ninth placed Hurricanes. With just eighteen games remaining, the Rangers are not focused on building momentum for the playoffs, but are […]

Rangers Fall Flat To Isles

It’s been a long time since the Rangers hit the ice in an NHL game, what with them missing the playoffs for a seventh consecutive season followed up by last year’s lockout.  In the intervening time the Rangers have re-made their roster, jettisoning much of the remainder of their roster and publicly embracing the long […]

Grenier And Giroux Sign

Grenier Re-SignsThe Rangers have announced that they have re-signed Martin Grenier.  The Quebec native will be looking to put an injury plagued season behind him this year, which saw him miss almost 60 games with a recurring injury to his thumb.  Acquired in March 2004 as part of the deal that sent Martin Rucinsky to […]

October Prospect Review

With not much going on in the NHL in terms of hockey, Outside The Garden has shifted focus to the minor leagues, juniors and Europe.  We will take a month by month look at the Rangers prospects and give grades based on who is doing what and where, plus we’ll throw a little information in […]

Two More Signed

The Rangers announced today that they have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Martin Grenier.  Grenier was acquired in March, along with R J Umberger in the deal that sent left wing Martin Rucinsky to the Vancouver Canucks.  The rugged defenseman played out the season with the Hartford Wolf Pack and was part of the team […]

Future Forward: Defense

With all that has gone on this season, the Rangers faithful are desperate for whatever silver lining they can lay their hands on.  While many are happy that the organization looks as if it is finally heading in the right direction, it’ll be the future on which the Rangers will have to depend for their […]