Sean Hartnett

Hartnett: Rangers' Cult Hero Fast Is Playing His Way Into MainstreamBlending hard work and intelligence in all three zones, Jesper Fast has long won admiration from pockets of the Rangers' fan base.
Hartnett: Rangers' Miller Is No Fluke And Is On His Way To StardomThere comes a point when an NHL youngster figures it out and gives reason to believe he's on his way to great things.
Hartnett: With Klein Down, Rangers To Force McIlrath Into The SpotlightThe Rangers were dealt a tough blow when shutdown defenseman Kevin Klein fractured his right thumb during Tuesday's defeat to rival Devils.
Hartnett: Trade Yandle? Forget It -- Rangers Must Promote Him ASAPAlthough Yandle's name is swirling around the rumor mill and could net the Rangers a high return if he's moved before the trade deadline, they need No. 93 to serve as a go-to guy for the playoff chase.
Hartnett: Unconventional NHL All-Star Format Proves To Be A Big HitBy definition, the NHL All-Star Game is supposed to be a celebration of all that is good about the game. The 2016 edition had everything.
At The Break: Rangers Skating In Place A Bit, And That Must StopThrough 49 games, the Rangers have baffled their fans with maddening swings of inconsistency.
Hartnett: As Usual, Brassard Shows Up When Rangers Need Him MostWhen the Rangers need to respond to adversity they can typically count on passionate center Derick Brassard to be the catalyst.
Hartnett: Rangers Mishandled Hagelin Situation And Are Paying For ItThe Rangers made a far-reaching mistake by undervaluing the impact of Carl Hagelin, a speedy winger who ideally fit Alain Vigneault's uptempo system and continually raised his game under the playoff spotlight.
Hartnett: Miller Has Matured Into An Impact Player For RangersThe Rangers are reaping huge rewards because of their patient approach with 22-year-old forward J.T. Miller.
Hartnett: Rangers Don't Look Like A Playoff Team, Must Fix The PKJust past the midway point of the regular season, a juncture where they should have already gotten their act together, the Rangers are still looking like a fragile team.
Hartnett: Rangers' Kreider Needs To Take The Next StepWatching Chris Kreider is like waiting for a dormant volcano to awaken. You're not sure when he's going to erupt, but at some point you're going to see something spectacular and totally unpredictable.
Hartnett: Eager To Fix Their Road Woes, Rangers Ready To Take On IslesThe Rangers feel they got their groove back during their 2-0-1 homestand. Now, it's time for them to get their act together on the road.

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