Former Ranger Lacroix To Be Named Assistant

The Rangers have never had three assistant coaches before, unless you count goaltending coach Benoit Allaire, in which case the Rangers have never had four before.  In fact under John Tortorella there was really only one assistant, and that was Mike Sullivan, although Jim Schoenfeld pitched in from time to time. Per Larry Brooks on Twitter, that is […]

Arniel and Samuelsson Official; Another On The Way?

The Rangers finally made it official that Ulf Samuelsson has joined the Rangers as an Assistant to Head Coach Alain Vigneault, and also confirmed the hiring of former Blue Jackets Head Coach as a second Assistant.   GM Glen Sather also indicated that the Rangers may not be done yet, following on from comments earlier by Vigneault that he’d […]

Ulf Samuelsson Joining Rangers, Brown Next?

Alain Vigneault has reportedly added former Ranger defenseman Ulf Samuelsson to his staff, and appears to be favoring his former aide in Vancouver, Newell Brown for the remaining bench spot.  No word yet on who he might be pegging for the booth, but likely there will be at least one more added to his staff. Samuelsson returns […]

So Many Rumors, So Much Nonsense

by AveryGod New York Rangers sign Sam Klassen and re-sign Enver Lisin. Yet there is still no decision on Brandon Dubinsky but it’s not a surprise. The last week and a half has been relatively quiet for the Rangers. Little signings here and there with an occasional trade is just proof that there are not many moves left to be […]

Behind The Line

by Timmy Corbett The Rangers announced today they signed Greg de Vries. Greg is a good skater with good passing and shooting ability. He is good on the penalty kill and likewise on 5-on-5 action. He can score goals and gets good numbers on assists. Not once did I say great, not once will anyone […]

Kovalev For Nedved, 3 Years Later…

by Jim Samuels It’s been three years – almost to the day – since the big deal that sent Ranger fan favorite Alexei Kovalev to the Pittsburgh Penguins for centerman Petr Nedved.  Kovalev, a former first round draft pick taken 15th overall in the 1991 draft was an integral part of the Blueshirts 1994 Stanley […]

Czeching Out?

Petr Nedved not signed going into training camp…where have we heard that before? Step back to 1989 and the midget team from Litvinov, Czechoslovakia was in Calgary for a junior tournament.  Seventeen year old Center, Petr Nedved was about to take one of the biggest steps in his young life.  With help from a local […]

Adding Some Punch

Anyone would think that the Rangers were looking to break the NHL record for penalty minutes after watching GM Glen Sather stockpile players this off-season. It’s hard to know how much this will impact the Rangers roster but one thing seems assured, Hartford will be an uncomfortable place for visiting teams this coming season.   The […]