The Negativity Manifesto

by PenYada I’ve been reading the various Rangers message boards on the ‘net, and there seems to be an overriding feeling of disappointment and negativity by many of the posters. Then there are those posters who come on and express dismay at having to read so many negative comments. My response is….WELL WHAT DO YOU […]

Game On!

Pre-season is now officially over…the next game is for real, as the New York Rangers travel to Carolina to face the Hurricanes this Friday night. The Rangers went 4-4-1 in their nine games, but only now is the team starting to show some cohesion.  Eric Lindros initially looked tentative after his long layoff but has […]

Camp Fires

by Jim Samuels It has been almost two weeks since the world as we knew it was so abruptly taken from many of us and changed forever. Just two short weeks and a few short blocks from a society struggling to pick up the pieces from a shattered September morning, the Rangers have gone about […]

First Cuts At Camp

Finally!  The Rangers are back in camp and back on the ice.  This week we take a look at Training Camp and try to look at what the Rangers may look like when the puck finally drops October 5th. Last weekend saw the completion of the annual rookie tournament up in Kitchener, Ontario.  The Rangers […]

Who Stays, Who Goes?

Extreme Views by RangerExtreme There just has to be more trades to come. Sather has spent a lot of time this off-season collecting a lot of fringe NHL players who if not for expansion wouldn’t have jobs in the big league. There simply is no room for these players unless his plan is to acquire […]

Sather, Year One…A Look Back

by Jim Samuels When Glen Sather was brought to New York some fifteen months ago, he was given a challenge, turn this once proud franchise back into a perennial cup contender and more importantly, get the New York Rangers back on the front page of the local tabloids and on the airwaves of New York’s […]

Prospect Watch: Peter Smrek

by Denis Savage Peter Smrek is among a cast of blueliners who have offensive upside to go with the demanding rigors of life as a NHL defenseman.  He was acquired in March of last season for Alexei Gusarov, in what may turn out to be a brilliant “steal” from St. Louis, who in turn had […]