Blueshirts

Sean Avery (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival) and John Tortorella (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Sean Avery: ‘I Had A Huge Smile On My Face’ When I Heard Tortorella Was Fired

“Oh, I had a huge smile on my face, no question about it,” ex-Ranger Sean Avery told the New York Post on Thursday. “It’s not that I’m happy for myself. I’m happy for the Rangers and Ranger fans.”

05/31/2013

Mark Messier (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mark Messier Might Be Exactly What Rangers Need In A Head Coach

His coaching resume lacks the polish of Vigneault and Ruff, but he speaks the players’ language, and maybe that’s exactly what the Rangers need after Tortorella squeezed the confidence out of this team.

05/30/2013

John Tortorella (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tortorella Must Go — Rangers Need New Philosophy And New Leader

Sather and the Rangers need a new philosophy and a new leader. Tortorella’s hard-edged discipline serves a purpose, but it’s not going to bring the Rangers a championship.

05/28/2013

Brad Richards (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brad Richards Reduced To Passenger Role On Rangers’ Road To Ruin

Brad Richards has become a helpless passenger on the Rangers’ road to ruin, and he only has himself to blame for his undesirable situation.

05/22/2013

John Tortorella (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On Brink Of Elimination, John Tortorella Has ‘Full Faith’ In The Rangers

“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.”

05/22/2013

Yankee Stadium (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rangers Set To Take On Islanders, Devils At Yankee Stadium In 2014

There will be professional hockey at Yankee Stadium in 2014. Two games will be played in the Bronx next season as part of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, the NHL announced on Wednesday.

05/15/2013

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Caps’ Ovechkin Calls Out Referees; ‘Someone Wanted Game 7 For The Ratings’

“I don’t know whether the refs were predisposed against us or the league,” Ovechkin said. “But to not give obvious penalties (to the Rangers), while for us any little thing was immediately penalized…”

05/14/2013

Ryan Callahan (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Captain Clutch Delivers — Ryan Callahan Catapults Rangers Into Playoffs

Callahan always seems to be the man who thrives in moments when the pressure is cranked to the highest. It’s not a coincidence if you perform under pressure time and time again.

04/26/2013

Glen Sather (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Rangers GM Glen Sather Expected To Undergo Surgery For Prostate Cancer

Rangers president and general manager Glen Sather is expected to undergo surgery for prostate cancer on Thursday, according to a report.

03/20/2013

Rick Nash (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rick Nash Participates In Optional Skate, But Is Expected To Miss Tuesday’s Game

The 28-year-old has missed the last three games (all of which were Rangers losses), and he’s expected to miss his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday night when New York hosts Winnipeg.

02/26/2013

Chris Kreider (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Assign Winger Chris Kreider To Connecticut Whale

The Blueshirts have assigned rookie winger Chris Kreider to the Connecticut Whale, the Rangers announced on Friday.

02/15/2013

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist: ‘I Think We Have The Team To Do It’

“I think we have the team to do it,” goaltender Henrik Lundqvist said. “…We look at the guys in the room, (and) they’re great hockey players. But it’s about executing and (seeing) if we can do it.”

01/14/2013

Rangers captain Ryan Callahan

Following Successful 2011-12 Campaign, Brutal Early-Season Schedule Awaits Rangers

Following the Rangers’ highly successful — yet highly disappointing — 2011-12 campaign, the Blueshirts will have their work cut out for them at the start of the 2012-2013 season. It won’t be easy by any stretch of the imagination.

06/21/2012

Henrik Lundqvist

King Henrik Named A Finalist For The Vezina Trophy For Fourth Time

Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers’ superstar goaltender, has been named a finalist for this season’s Vezina Trophy, which is awarded to the league’s best goalie of the year.

04/25/2012

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