It’s tough to come up with thoughts to write about someone you don’t know personally when they pass away. When it comes to the tragedy of Rangers forward Derek Boogaard, and the surprising news of his death, it is even harder.
The team announced Boogaard’s death on Friday night, but gave no details.
The Rangers don’t have the most talented team in the league, but their work ethic has them in good position heading into the All-Star Break.
The Rangers were able to move Michal Rozsival and his $5 million cap hit the next two seasons to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for 24-year-old forward Wojtek Wolski. So what does this mean?
Marian Gaborik marked his first game as an opposing player in Minnesota with an assist during a three-goal second period for the New York Rangers, and Martin Biron made 26 saves in a 5-2 win over the Wild on Saturday night.
For years, Marian Gaborik provided the scoring and Derek Boogaard added the punch for the Minnesota Wild. Now with the New York Rangers, the duo returns to St. Paul on Saturday night to meet their former club for the first time.
Matt Hendricks’ third-period goal gave Washington its first lead and sent the Capitals to their season-high fifth straight victory, 5-3 over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
With a mix of young players and core of veterans, Henrik Lundqvist and Marian Gaborik remain the Rangers top players and keys to the season.