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.
Losing Ryan Callahan for an extended period would be a devastating blow for a Rangers team that is lacking scoring punch.
Marc Staal scored the tying goal early in the third period, then Marian Gaborik scored the game-winner late to rally the Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.
The 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.
The Rangers are finally beginning to resemble a dominant team once again, much to the relief of their fans who were scratching their heads over their 0-2 start..
If the New York Rangers’ new top line is going to produce like this, it might not make any difference if the rest of the offense is a bit unbalanced.
The lockout was a disaster. Everyone knows it, and we blogged and tweeted about it. But now we move forward and start talking about actual hockey. I don’t know about you, but I am fired up. Now it’s time to look at the Rangers and how they stack up this season.
Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.
If going from being a Columbus Blue Jacket to a Broadway Blueshirt carries a whole lot of pressure, Rick Nash isn’t feeling it on his broad shoulders.
Much is being made of the 48-game season that each NHL team will play, and that it will be a sprint to the playoffs instead of the usual marathon. However, that’s not really the case.
The NHL’s return will bring fierce competition for playoff spots, faces in new places and two legends going for one last glory.
Instead of merely bean-counting, the NHL’s caretakers should be looking for ways to bring the game back from the muck it’s become.
The window to win a Stanley Cup Championship is once again open for the Rangers.
For all you hockey fans, I know that you will be back, as will I. But for the rest of the country, the NHL’s existence is just a nasty rumor at this point. It’s a joke on both ends. I hate the NHL.