Columbus Blue Jackets
While Tortorella didn’t want to use injuries as an excuse, the Rangers were severely hampered by a number of key injuries.
Brian Boyle and Derek Dorsett were inserted into the Rangers’ lineup for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
While Gaborik is thriving in Columbus, the Blueshirts landed a haul of their own. Derick Brassard and John Moore are flourishing under the Madison Square Garden lights.
John Tortorella’s system requires a certain type of player. The “new” deeper Rangers fit Tortorella like a glove and proved it by beating the Penguins 6-1.
Losing Ryan Callahan for an extended period would be a devastating blow for a Rangers team that is lacking scoring punch.
Nash fits the “Tortorella mold.” He’s a straight-ahead kind of guy and has been itching for an opportunity to play for a winner.
The window to win a Stanley Cup Championship is once again open for the Rangers.
The hits just keep on coming for the National Hockey League, and they’re not pretty. The NHL canceled its entire September preseason game schedule, the first on-ice casualty of the four-day lockout of the players’ association.
After months of speculation, Rick Nash finally got what he wanted: a trade to the Rangers.
The latest Rangers star was engulfed by two semicircles of reporters and television cameras on Wednesday. And it’s only July. Welcome to New York, Rick Nash.
You have to give Rangers general manager Glen Sather all the credit in the world. He waited… and waited… and waited…
The Rangers are clearly one of the elite teams in the league. This trade makes them a legitimate favorite to win the Eastern Conference championship and get to the Stanley Cup finals.
Rick Nash shared his thoughts on becoming a New York Ranger and is excited by the challenge that lies ahead.
The wait to land in a new city and with a new team is over for Rick Nash. He’s gone from Blue Jacket to Blueshirt.
Glen Sather waited patiently and struck a masterstroke in landing 30-goal scorer Rick Nash without having part with his best assets.