Williams The Younger

As we count down the final hours until the Rangers drop the puck with the Sabres in Buffalo, we focus in on the last handful of Blueshirt players we have yet to cover. One of those final few is the subject of this Rangers Countdown profile, defensive prospect Nigel Williams Player ProfileWhen the Rangers acquired Williams […]

Right On McCue

The countdown continues to October 9th, and we’ll see our first Ranger preseason action in just two days, when the Rangers take on the New Jersey Devils (7:00pm – MSG). We won’t see the subject of today’s Ranger Countdown profile on the ice at any time this preseason however, because Matt McCue did not receive an invite […]

Betts And Sjostrom Are Killing It

The NHL All-Star break continues, with commissioner Gary Bettman threatening to suspend any player who doesn’t show up for the event in Montreal. Niklas Lidstrom and Pavel Datsyuk may yet change their minds, or face the prospect of missing a regular season game as a result. In the mean time, Larry Brooks makes the case […]

Valliquette Backstops Shootout Shutout

The Rangers head into Detroit tonight (7:00pm – MSG) with a 6-1-0 record courtesy of Stephen Valiquette and his third NHL career shutout. The Rangers did it tough last night against the Leafs, needing a shootout to get one past Maple Leaf netminder Vesa Toskala and finish the game 1-0. Nikolai Zherdev opened up the scoring and Fredrik Sjostrom scored the game winner in the shootout, while Valiquette stopped two of the […]

Zaborsky Signed

The Daily News gives us a brief update on the proceedings with Jaromir Jagr and Sean Avery. While there seems to be little concrete progress on either front, things continue to look grim for Avery fans. The Rangers announced they have signed Tomas Zaborsky to a professional contract. Zaborsky completed his junior career last season with the Saginaw Spirit and appeared to […]

Loss Puts Home Ice At Risk

The Islanders’ season is over, but not before they put a kink in the Rangers’ playoff plans. A shootout loss (and a loss by the Devils) means the Rangers now will play Sunday for a chance at the 4th seed, but they could fall as low as 6th if they fail to get a point and the Bruins win […]

Risky Business

‘m not sure how others feel, but I always seem to get a flat feeling after sitting through the Rangers draft.  This year was no certainly no different, although for sure it appears that this year the Rangers went all out to try and find players who might have that top end talent that the […]