Hartnett: Rangers Mishandled Hagelin Situation And Are Paying For ItThe Rangers made a far-reaching mistake by undervaluing the impact of Carl Hagelin, a speedy winger who ideally fit Alain Vigneault's uptempo system and continually raised his game under the playoff spotlight.
Hartnett: During 4 Years With Rangers, Hagelin Formed Unbreakable Bonds With TeammatesWhenever Hagelin returns to MSG in a road uniform, he will be remembered fondly by fans and ex-teammates.
Hartnett: It's Hard To See Rangers Keeping Pace Without Speedy Carl HagelinThe Rangers immediately became weaker by dealing away effective winger Carl Hagelin on Saturday.
Rangers Advance, Win Game 5 2-1 On Hagelin Goal In OTThe New York Rangers used Carl Hagelin's overtime goal and spectacular goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist for a 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night to advance in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Hartnett: Rangers Earn Big Character Win Over Sens, Head Into Break On A HighThe Rangers found a way to gut out an overtime victory on Tuesday night and head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak.
Rangers Come From Behind To Edge Senators In OT 3-2Carl Hagelin deflected in Derek Stepan's slick backhand pass 2:55 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Maple Leafs Rally In 3rd, Top Rangers 5-4Leo Komarov snapped a tie with 5:34 left, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night in a game in which both teams struggled with the lead.
Hartnett: Matching Last Season’s Success Won’t Be Easy For New-Look RangersLast season, the Rangers surprised many by reaching their first Stanley Cup Final since 1994. The 2014-15 Rangers have more of a youthful look after a number of familiar faces moved on to new teams.
Hagelin, Duclair Score For New York, But Flyers Skate Past Rangers 4-2Wayne Simmonds scored in the second period, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-2 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
Hartnett: Vigneault On A Mission To Replicate Last Season's SuccessIf the Rangers are to return to the Stanley Cup Final, head coach Alain Vigneault will have to work some more magic.
Rangers' Vigneault: Kings 'One Of The Best Teams I've Seen'The coach had formed a few impressions after Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, and they made him even more wary of the Los Angeles Kings.
Hartnett: Rangers Need Slumping Star Rick Nash To Find His Game ASAPIt’s one thing to get by the Flyers, Penguins and Canadiens without consistent contributions from No. 61. The Kings are a different kind of animal, as we saw in Game 1.