Michael Del Zotto
Affectionately nicknamed “The Hobbit” by some, Zuccarello is a gifted offensive talent whose quick-moving legs, remarkable vision and skills on the puck can cause problems for any defense.
What made the Rangers great last season was their ability to protect third-period leads. It’s up to them to follow that blueprint in order to replicate the success of 2011-12.
All the New York Rangers needed to regain their confidence and get back in the playoff hunt was two wins in two nights. That is how tight the NHL is in this lockout-shortened season.
Should the Rangers not get the job done at Prudential Center, bigger questions will be asked of their underperforming stars, and the pressure will be tightened on John Tortorella. It’s up to the Blueshirts to bury their demons in New Jersey.
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?
Pretty soon, Nash will capture the hearts of New Yorkers — not in a brief Jeremy Lin way, but instead in a Mark Messier way.
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.
From the drop of the puck to the final buzzer, Carl Hagelin’s legs are constantly churning.
Ryan Callahan scored a power-play goal before leaving with an injury in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves to lift the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
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..
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.
“It was good, good at first. It tailed, to be expected,” Tortorella said following a two-hour practice at the team’s facility in Greenburgh.
The NHL’s return will bring fierce competition for playoff spots, faces in new places and two legends going for one last glory.
The Rangers re-signed veteran defenseman Steve Eminger on Monday afternoon.
Rick Nash shared his thoughts on becoming a New York Ranger and is excited by the challenge that lies ahead.