Rangers Looking for Goaltender, Defense in Draft

The Rangers go into tomorrow’s draft with no first or second round picks, courtesy of trades for Rick Nash and Ryane Clowe.  It’ll be the first time the organization won’t be picking in the first round since 2002 – when Pavel Bure cost them their first rounder – and is the first time 50 year history of the Draft that […]

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 […]

Rangers sled on

A December Saturday night, a wander down to Buffalo, another W and the Rangers roll on. The Rangers continue morphing into a tough nut to crack come playoff time. A team receiving contributions from all hands nightly, is very difficult to beat over a seven game series. Torts has this team headed down that road. Witness the Broadway […]

Are The Rangers For Real?

As of November 29th, the Rangers have the best win percentage of any team in the league – .690 – are seventh overall with 29 points, just three behind the league leading Penguins, and have games in hand on all six teams ahead of them.  The have two fewer regulation losses than any other team […]

Wolski To Have Surgery; Out Four Weeks

by Jamy Baron According to Pat Leonard, the Rangers have announced that forward Wojtek Wolski will be undergoing surgery to fix a sports hernia. Wolski, who has missed seven games this season, was recently place on the IR, November 5th. Groin injuries aren’t fun and they are different for each person. Wolski, who was indirectly criticized by Coach Tortorella earlier […]

Avery Clears Waivers, Rupp Could Face Surgery

Sean Avery has officially cleared re-entry waivers, and is available to the Rangers should they look to use him Thursday against the Ducks.  Whether he actually does get to play remains to be seen, given the Rangers’ 5-2 win over the Sharks last night and Tortorella’s tendency to keep winning combinations together. For Avery to get […]

Avery On His Way Back

Reports of his demise apparently were premature.  Sean Avery has reportedly been placed on re-entry waivers and will be available to the team Thursday should he clear re-entry waivers.  Given Avery’s statement that he wanted to play no other place than New York, it would seem unlikely that he’ll be claimed – but well have to […]

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 […]

Bell to debut, Wolski a healthy scratch

Brendan Bell is set to makr his first appearance as a Rnger tonight, and it will be his first NHL game since April 11th, 2009 when he played for the Ottawa Senators.   He was a -3 in that game and you’d have to go back almost another month, to March 17th, 2009 for his last […]