Jean Ratelle

Hartnett: Buying Out Playoff Passenger Brad Richards Makes Too Much Sense For RangersBrad Richards is without a role and will soon be bought out by the Rangers because of a shrinking salary cap and long offseason checklist for GM Glen Sather.
Silverman: Rangers, Bruins Are Keeping The New York-Boston Rivalry Alive And WellThe Rangers-Bruins rivalry is coming back to life. After meeting twice in the first three games of the regular season, there will be one more meeting before the postseason.
Silverman: Laviolette's Contract Extension Adds Fuel To Rangers-Flyers Rivalry Laviolette is a formidable coach, and when the cameras were on him during HBO’s 24-7 series -- showing preparations for the Winter Classic between the Flyers and the Rangers -- it was obvious how much beating the Rangers meant to him.