Former Rangers Missing Out

He never played a game for the Rangers last year, but was he still under contract to the team.  Wade Redden perhaps surprisingly to many, will potentially see post season action with the Boston Bruins after a four year trip through the hockey wilderness. A number of other contracted players, no longer with the Blueshirts, will […]

Big Apple Turnover

Every year you expect some degree of turnover.  Trades, free agency and injuries or conspire to change the face of an organization from year to year.  With still more than seven weeks to go until camp opens up on September 21st, the Rangers once again will have some significant differences. Ten players who were on […]

Homeward Bound

This Thursday the Rangers will finally get to do something they haven’t done so far this season – play a game on home ice.  It’s been an up and down start to the season, but what could easily have been an unmitigated disaster has proven to be an above par showing. In the seven games […]

Second Round Of Cuts Made

by Jamy Baron This morning, General Manager,¬†Glen Sather¬†has announced the Rangers’ second round of cuts. Some of these cuts may come as a bit of a surprise, but rest assured they were for the most part, the right decisions. Player(s) sent to the Connecticut Whale: (D) Blake Parlett, (D) Tim Erixon, (F) Ryan Bourque, (F) Carl Hagelin, (F) John Mitchell, […]

Day 1 Summary

Day one of Rangers Training Camp started with 63 players on deck, but notably excluded from the list was veteran Wade Redden and prospects Randy McNaught and Chris Chappell.  Redden will report directly to the Whale when they open up camp, while McNaught will return to the WHL.  Chappell was not invited to camp last year either, and would seemingly […]

Camp Opens Tomorrow

With the Traverse City Prospects Tournament completed, attention now turns to Rangers training camp, set to get under way tomorrow with players reporting for physicals.  First on-ice sessions will begin Saturday, with the preseason schedule kicking off next Wednesday against the Devils. Going into camp, there appears to be few questions.  The Rangers have a well […]

Numbers Game

Brad Richards will wear number 19 for the Rangers when they kick off their season in Stockholm this October. Richards wore #19 with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the majority of his career, before switching to #91 in the 2007-08 season. He continued to wear #91 when he was traded to the Dallas Stars. The change […]

Fed Reserved

While all the talk on the first day was around the pursuit of Brad Richards, the Rangers did make a couple of minor moves to fill out their roster. Ruslan Fedotenko will return to the Rangers for a second season, inked to a one year, $1.4M contract. The deal is $400K more than last season, when Fedotenko came […]

Inexperienced Rangers Head Into Playoffs

The Rangers head into their Wednesday night series opener with the Washington Capitals with a big hill to climb. Of the 20 man roster that played in the final game of the season, only thirteen have played in the post season before. Of those thirteen players, only four have played more than forty post season […]

Playoffs Edging Closer

Just a few short weeks ago at the trade deadline, the Rangers were very much at risk of missing the playoffs for a second straight year. A 4-6-1 record in the month of February – with only two wins in regulation – combined with improved play from Montreal, Carolina and Buffalo, had evaporated what was […]