Glen Sather waited patiently and struck a masterstroke in landing 30-goal scorer Rick Nash without having part with his best assets.
After 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.
The 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.
Rangers’ 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.
Last week Monzo talked about New York’s needs, and what could happen through free agency. This week, he looks at two trade possibilities.
The Rangers’ unified spirit has pulled them through tough stretches and setbacks. Inside their locker room, a group of players genuinely pull for one another.
New York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky has struggled through a miserable start to his season but signs point to him turning his year around.
With 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.
The 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.
Lubomir Visnovsky and Corey Perry each had two goals and an assist, and Bobby Ryan added a goal and three assists to help the Ducks beat the Rangers 5-2 on Wednesday night.