The Blueshirts are very far from being a perfect hockey club – but they’re even further from being branded as a common, run-of-the-mill team.
Struggling Rangers center Brad Richards says he will be a healthy scratch Thursday night as New York faces elimination in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins.
Any kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.
“We’ll meet (Wednesday), practice, and we’re going to try to win a game,” Tortorella said. “That’s all you can do. Down 3-0, it’s a very tough situation, but I have full faith in our athletes. They will be ready to play another game.”
Let’s face it, the Rangers have a lot of positives going for them right now. And they’re playing the sort of gritty hockey typical of a John Tortorella-coached team.
The Rangers, who are currently in ninth place, are hoping that rugged winger Ryane Clowe’s tenacity can help them climb up the Eastern Conference ladder.
It’s imperative that Rangers GM Glen Sather doesn’t make a reactionary trade after the Penguins acquire Jarome Iginla.
The Rangers dropped their third straight game as they were completely dominated by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sean Hartnett hands out his grades for the Rangers at the midway point of the season. Would you give John Tortorella and his boys a pass or fail?
Olli Jokinen scored twice and Evander Kane had a goal and assist in the second period for the surging Winnipeg Jets, who completed a dominant road trip with a 4-3 victory over the injury-riddled and slumping New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
Alex Galchenyuk snapped a tie early in the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for their fifth consecutive win, 3-1 over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Rangers must prove an identity exists without injured captain Ryan Callahan available.
The lockout was a disaster. Everyone knows it, and we blogged and tweeted about it. But now we move forward and start talking about actual hockey. I don’t know about you, but I am fired up. Now it’s time to look at the Rangers and how they stack up this season.
Brad Richards and the Rangers are participating in relief efforts following Superstorm Sandy.
Rick Nash shared his thoughts on becoming a New York Ranger and is excited by the challenge that lies ahead.