There may be Rangers fans who want to look at Wednesday’s 6-1 victory over the Penguins and say everything has been fixed. Don’t believe it for a minute.
Gaborik was dealt to the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, just before the NHL’s afternoon trade deadline, for center Derick Brassard, right wing Derek Dorsett and defenseman John Moore.
The Rangers, who are currently in ninth place, are hoping that rugged winger Ryane Clowe’s tenacity can help them climb up the Eastern Conference ladder.
It’s imperative that Rangers GM Glen Sather doesn’t make a reactionary trade after the Penguins acquire Jarome Iginla.
I ask Rangers fans to carefully examine which side of the fence they’re on. Ridding of Tortorella before season’s end or in the summer would probably set the Rangers back a decade.
For too long, Lundqvist has had to stand on his head and play with the focus needed to achieve a superhuman level. Nothing has changed throughout his eight-year NHL career.
When the final buzzer sounded at Madison Square Garden, the Swedish goalie celebrated the big win with his teammates. No, it wasn’t Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers this time.
Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves, and the Winnipeg Jets held on to beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night.
It’s time for Marian Gaborik to shape up, otherwise he’ll be shipped out before the April 3 trade deadline.
The Blackhawks were the story of the first half of the season. Don’t write off the Rangers, because they could be the story of the second half.
Sean Hartnett hands out his grades for the Rangers at the midway point of the season. Would you give John Tortorella and his boys a pass or fail?
For 55 minutes, the New York Islanders got the best of the New York Rangers. It was the final 6 that could cause them to lose some sleep.
Ryan Callahan can look in the mirror and know that he gives everything for the entire 60 minutes. The same can’t be said about the majority of his teammates.
It won’t be easy to get past the Penguins, Bruins and (heaven forbid) the Devils, but they have the best depth in the Eastern Conference. The slow start will not keep them from reaching their goals this season.
The New York Rangers traded rugged forward Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild on Monday for forwards Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri.