As it has become tradition, the Rangers are in search of offense, perhaps some grit and a puck moving defenseman. However, this group of free agents is thin. Here are the players I think the Rangers should and will pursue.
The Rangers are not in need of a dramatic shake-up. But when free agency comes around, you never know how things will unfold.
For the Rangers, it’s time to keep their heads up and get ready to put together the pieces of a disappointing ending to an otherwise excellent season.
Semyon Varlamov stopped the Rangers cold with 41-save effort as New York lost to Colorado 3-1.
Neil Keefe knows that the Penguins are the best team in the East and the best team in the league, and it’s not really up for debate either.
It came down to the last minute. But at the end of the trade deadline Monday, the Rangers moved on without Nash.
The Rangers certainly had interest in top forward Rick Nash, they just weren’t going to break up a successful team to pry him away from the Blue Jackets.
The Rangers will be the number one target for Eastern Conference rivals leading up to the playoffs. Trade rumors and adversity have only strengthened the Blueshirts’ togetherness.
The Rangers weren’t able to add a big name at the NHL Trade Deadline but did acquire one of the league’s toughest fighters in John Scott.