It’s been a long time since we’ve had good reason to complain about the Rangers. So what needs to change?
As good as the Rangers have been, they are still a work in progress and a team that has to continue to grow to prove their worth as a top team in the league.
The 24/7 series returned with the first of four episodes taking us up to Winter Classic on Jan. 2. If you missed it, Neil Keefe gives the four most intriguing figures and some of his favorite moments from the first hour of the best sports reality show on TV.
The Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Florida Panthers at the Garden on Sunday night. The Blueshirts’ four-goal second period made it impossible for Florida to come back.
This week took some twists and turns. Some players still don’t know how to hit legally. It’s time for the Friday Five.
Dominic Moore scored the tying short-handed goal with 1:57 left in regulation and then netted the only goal in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning snap a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
Phil Kessel had two assists to add to his NHL-leading point total, and the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped the New York Rangers’ five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday.
The New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Lightning 4-2 on Saturday night extending their winning streak to five games. Derek Stepan’s two points helped secure the victory.
Ruslan Fedotenko scored twice and Ryan Callahan had three assists as the New York Rangers set a season high for goals in a 6-3 win over the erratic Washington Capitals.
For most of the this current six game winning streak, the Rangers have played great hockey. The most intriguing part of the Rangers success is that they’ve been this good without their top defenseman Marc Staal.
The Rangers’ red-hot line of Marian Gaborik, Artem Anisimov and Derek Stepan inspired WFAN’s own Sean Hartnett to coin the line’s nickname of ‘The GAS Line.’
Derek Stepan and Marian Gaborik hooked up for the goal that iced New York’s fourth straight win and helped the Rangers close out a six-game homestand with a 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night.
Ryan McDonagh has made a knack of being in the right place at the right time throughout the young 2011-12 season. The 22-year old blue-liner continues to demonstrate why he’s set to be a big part of the Rangers future.
What a summer it was for the New York Rangers. A big signing, a new captain and more. After losing to the Capitals in five games in the first round of the playoffs last season, the Rangers added and removed what they thought was the problem.
Move over, Albany Devils. The big boys are in town.