Schedule Released

The NHL announced yesterday the official schedule for the Rangers. New York will of course start their season with a to trip to Europe and a double header in Prague on October 4th and 5th against the Tampa Bay Lightning. According to earlier reports, the Rangers will play a pre-season competition in Switzerland before heading to the Czech Republic, and are likely […]

Poti And MacIntyre Re-Signed

Poti Accepts Qualifying OfferThe Rangers today announced that defenseman Tom Poti has been re-signed for the coming season.  Early reports indicated that Poti has accepted his one year qualifying offer of 2.36 million dollars and will be eligible for free agency next July as a 29 year old.  Tom Poti was acquired March 19th, 2002 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Packing It In

It has become a little bit of a Hartford tradition under the tenure of Rangers General Manager Glen Sather…out with the old and in with the new, and this off-season is certainly no different.  While Neil Smith was loyal to a handful of veteran players, Sather has preferred instead to use the Pack as a […]

Rangers Sign Pair

The Rangers announced today that they have come to terms with former Michigan Wolverine forward Jed Ortmeyer and defenseman Steven MacIntyre of the Muskegon Fury. The 6-1 186 pound Ortmeyer served as captain for the Michigan Wolverines of the NCAA and was known for his work ethic and his two way playing style.  The 24 […]