Laviolette’s First Call Out

After a disorganized and largely ineffective effort against the Islanders, Head Coach Peter Laviolette called out the Rangers lack of effort and failure to adhere to some simple basics. When asked about the game, he summed it up as “Not Good”, saying that the performance isn’t “what we want to be”. The coach was quick […]

Laviolette Shares His Camp Stories

With on-ice work scheduled to kick off tomorrow – the players went through physicals today – new Head Coach Peter Laviolette came out to face the media and paint a picture of how he’ll approach the next few days leading into Sunday’s preseason match-up with the Boston Bruins. The main theme: experimentation, or at least […]

Camp Set To Get Underway Thursday

The Rangers announced today that training camp will get underway on Thursday, with new head coach Peter Laviolette facing the media tomorrow at 3:00pm Eastern. Camp is scheduled to run from Wednesday through to Saturday with the first preseason game scheduled against Boston on Sunday. This will be Laviolette’s first training camp as the Rangers […]

Drury’s Message Is Clear

Speaking yesterday at the opening of the Prospect Camp, Chris Drury talked about the need to play in all three zones, and the need to play that way throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. It echoes the comments made by incoming head coach Peter Laviolette over the Summer. Drury further elaborated that he […]

Gustafsson Rejoins Laviolette

In their 10th move of a busy first day of free agency, the Rangers added 31 year old defenseman Erik Gustafsson to the roster.  Gustafsson split last season between the Capitals and Toronto, earning a first round pick in return for Washington at the deadline.

Drury Settles On Laviolette

After more than a month of searching, Chris Drury and the Rangers announced today that Peter Laviolette will be the 37th head coach of the team.  Laviolette joins New York after being let go by the Washington Capitals at the conclusion of an unsuccessful regular season. The Rangers will be Laviolette’s sixth franchise as head coach, and his 752 […]

Drury Settles On Laviolette

After more than a month of searching, Chris Drury and the Rangers announced today that Peter Laviolette will be the 37th head coach of the team.  Laviolette joins New York after being let go by the Washington Capitals at the conclusion of an unsuccessful regular season.

Room For Optimism – Part I

One of our regulars over in the forums posted a question that is more than fair in valid, and I’ll paraphrase it: Why should I be optimistic about the upcoming season? The team is largely the same one that finished the year last time around, and the few new additions seem to have as many question marks […]

No Stones Left Unturned

by Gary Pino Terry O’Reilly and Jim Schoenfeld, both former NHL head coaches, were hired Wednesday by the New York Rangers to be assistants under new coach Bryan Trottier. Ted Green, who served under fired head coach Ron Low, was the only assistant retained from the previous staff. “I am extremely excited that Terry and […]