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Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault ((Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images); Canucks head coach John Tortorella (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Will Win Over Rangers Fans By Being The Anti-Torts

So begins hockey’s version of “Trading Places.” Two opposite personalities in Vigneault and Tortorella are thrown directly into each other’s former worlds.

09/26/2013

John Tortorella (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Tortorella Taking Over Canucks Is A Match Made In Hockey Hell

The hiring of ex-Rangers head coach John Tortorella by the Vancouver Canucks is an extremely risky appointment.

06/25/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Outlines Plan To Rejuvenate Rangers

Vigneault is ready to breathe fresh life into the Rangers. It’s going to be a new era of exciting, offensively-expressive hockey now that Vigneault is replacing John Tortorella behind the Blueshirts’ bench.

06/21/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Imminent Vigneault Hire Will Have Transformative Effect On The Rangers

Once hired, Alain Vigneault will find success in New York by being everything that John Tortorella wasn’t.

06/18/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Edging Closer To Rangers’ Head Coaching Job?

Things have escalated quickly. Now, it seems it’s just a matter of Alain Vigneault and the New York Rangers sorting out the details.

06/15/2013

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brodeur Ready To Test Free Agent Waters

Martin Brodeur’s off-season has taken a strange twist as he’s hired agent Pat Brisson and is ready to test free agent waters.

06/29/2012

Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red Wings races Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators for the puck. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Western Conference And Stanley Cup Predictions

Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.

WFAN–04/10/2012

Jason Pominville of the Buffalo Sabres try to get a shot off after Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes a save at HSBC Arena. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Forget The Vezina, Lundqvist Has Eyes Set On Hart Trophy

Lundqvist continues to take his game to new heights. ‘King Henrik’ is starting to earn Hart Trophy consideration as he leads the NHL in save percentage and shutouts.

WFAN–02/02/2012

Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler (17) and New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) fight for control of the puck during third period NHL hockey action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press - Jonathan Hayward)

Hartnett: Rangers’ Outlook Bright After Historic Victory Over Canucks

The Rangers’ victory over the Canucks was their first in the city of Vancouver since October 1997. Their inspired third period play against the defending Western Conference champions is a huge step in the right direction.

WFAN–10/19/2011

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist

Keefe To The City: Retro Recap Of Rangers’ First Win

The Rangers are winless no more. They got their first win of the season while most of the East Coast was sleeping, early on Wednesday morning. Luckily for those that missed it, Neil Keefe wrote down his thoughts from the game.

WFAN–10/19/2011

Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins fights with Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks during Game Six of the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 13, 2011. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Game 7 – Bruins, Canucks Set To Battle For Stanley Cup

17 years ago yesterday, the Vancouver Canucks found themselves in a Stanley Cup Finals Game 7. The opponent was, as most of us remember fondly, the Rangers. Wednesday night, 17 years and one day later, the Canucks find themselves in the same exact position.

WFAN–06/15/2011

(credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Bruins-Canucks Stanley Cup Finals Preview

It happens every year. The playoffs are amazing, but they come and go quickly. We are down to the final two now, as the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks each look to earn the right to raise the Stanley Cup.

WFAN–06/01/2011

Zach Parise

Devils’ Parise To Undergo Exploratory Surgery On Knee

If things weren’t bad enough, the struggling New Jersey Devils are going to be without high-scoring left wing Zach Parise for an undisclosed amount of time.

WFAN–11/01/2010