Arbitrary Decisions

The headline Rangers related story Рalbeit a recently former one Рcomes from Vladimir Tarasenko, who fired his agent Paul Theofanous and hired J.P. Barry and Pat Brisson.  The move comes a couple of days after Tarasenko was linked to the Carolina Hurricanes, and reportedly received multiple offers from teams in the $5.5M to $6.5M range.

New PP Configuration. Finally

With Vladimir Tarasenko and Niko Mikkola joining the Rangers for tonight’s game against the Seattle Kraken, coach Gerard Gallant has rolled out a reconfigured line-up….and even new power play units, but perhaps the most surprising move is that Vitali Kravtsov is back in to the line-up after sitting out the last four as a healthy scratch. As expected, Tarasenko slots in […]

Drury Addresses Needs Early

Chris Drury pulled the trigger on a trade, acquiring right winger Vladimir Tarasenko and defenseman Niko Mikkola from the St Louis Blues, in exchange for winger Sammy Blais, minor league prospect defenseman Hunter Skinner and two picks. For the best part of two years, Gallant has struggled to solve the top six, and while the new-found confidence of the Kid Line is giving […]

NOTES: Are Deadline Calculations Changing?

When Kaapo Kakko dropped out of the line-up last month, an already weak position on the right wing got suddenly moreso.  The thought was, that the Rangers needed another top six winger to make a serious run this year at a Stanley Cup, capitalizing on career form from Igor Shesterkin, as well as Chris Kreider. As everyone knows, the […]