Top 10 Current NHL Players Who Were Born In New York Or New JerseyNew Jersey's own Johnny Gaudreau leads all NHL rookies in points, which is what inspired me to make this list. He's just the latest hotshot to come out of the region, and there are more coming.
Top 10 Active NHL Players From New York And New JerseyThe great states of N.Y. and N.J. aren't exactly known as a breeding ground for star hockey players, though there are quite a few people who'd say differently.
No Ryan? No Okposo? USA Hockey GM Explains Much-Debated Olympic RosterUSA Hockey used to have it relatively easy picking players for the Olympics. Not anymore. "We did not pick the best 25 players," general manager David Poile said Wednesday.
Hartnett: Sather Strikes Perfect Deal For Rick NashGlen Sather waited patiently and struck a masterstroke in landing 30-goal scorer Rick Nash without having part with his best assets.
Capellini: Islanders Make Smart Decisions In Early Stages Of Free AgencyAfter just one day of the NHL's annual spending spree, the natural impulse for Islanders fans is to roll their eyes and mutter to their friends that, as usual, there's nothing to see here. Well, they'd be wrong.
Silverman: Status Quo Will Not Get It Done For RangersThe Rangers are at a critical point at the start of free agency. If they do nothing and stick with their roster as currently constituted, they figure to have another solid year that will get them to the second or third round of the playoffs.
Hartnett: Rangers Will Suffer If Sather Doesn't Strike Right DealRangers' GM Glen Sather has the pieces required to land either Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan but must resist the urge to overpay to acquire either star forward.
Monzo: Rangers Have Pieces To Seal Rick Nash DealLast week Monzo talked about New York's needs, and what could happen through free agency. This week, he looks at two trade possibilities.
Hartnett: Rangers, Richards Defined By Their UnityThe Rangers' unified spirit has pulled them through tough stretches and setbacks. Inside their locker room, a group of players genuinely pull for one another.
Hartnett: Is Brandon Dubinsky Ready To Catch Fire? New York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky has struggled through a miserable start to his season but signs point to him turning his year around.
Keefe To The City: Rangers Building Elite StatusWith the Rangers on top of their game and with the 24/7 series with the Flyers set to premiere in less than two weeks, Neil Keefe thought now seemed like a good time to have an epic email discussion with WFAN producer and hockey writer Brian Monzo.
Hartnett: Rangers Finding Consistency And ConfidenceThe Rangers faced two difficult Western Conference opponents in the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks, coming away with the full 4 points. Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh and Martin Biron spoke about their recent play.