Michael Del Zotto
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.
Glen Sather waited patiently and struck a masterstroke in landing 30-goal scorer Rick Nash without having part with his best assets.
Rangers’ GM Glen Sather has the pieces required to land either Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan but must resist the urge to overpay to acquire either star forward.
Rangers star Henrik Lundqvist uttered the expletive under his breath — but right into the microphone — during his acceptance speech, resulting in some hoots, hollers and a hearty applause from the surprised crowd.
Last week Monzo talked about New York’s needs, and what could happen through free agency. This week, he looks at two trade possibilities.
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.
John Tortorella doesn’t say much to the media. But when he does, the Rangers’ fiery head coach makes it count.