New York Rangers
Let’s be clear. Rick Nash needs to raise his game. One goal in seven games isn’t cutting it, yet to call Nash “soft” and “invisible” and to the throw all the blame on Nash is neither fair nor accurate.
Thomas Vanek snapped a tie with a power-play goal early in the third period, and the Islanders earned their first regulation victory in over a month by beating the slumping Rangers 5-3 on Friday night.
Electric winger Carl Hagelin is a player who head coach Alain Vigneault should be leaning on to pull the Rangers out of the muck.
For the Blueshirts, it’s all about feeling. How far can that good feeling take them? We’ll find out soon enough. The Rangers host the rival Penguins on Wednesday.
Benoit Pouliot scored in the seventh round of the shootout, and the Rangers rallied to beat Calgary 4-3 on Sunday night for their first victory on a long homestand.
The Rangers have hit the skids in the midst of a franchise-record nine-game homestand that was supposed to be a launching point.
Matt Calvert, Artem Anisimov and David Savard scored in the first 11:10 and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Rangers 4-2 on Thursday night, sending New York to its fourth straight loss.
Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov aren’t looking back in anger. They said a part of them will always be about the Rangers.
Alain Vigneault is lost at sea and his team is sinking like a stone. Now sitting below NHL .500 at 15-16-1, the Rangers need Glen Sather to throw their new head coach a life preserver.
Rangers captain Ryan Callahan will be sidelined for four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee sustained Tuesday night in a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
It appears that Marc Staal and the Rangers have dodged a pretty significant bullet.
The New York Rangers recalled rugged veteran forward Arron Asham from Hartford of the AHL on Monday to add much-needed toughness to the struggling lineup.
Hockey legend Mark Messier joined Boomer and Craig for a few minutes Tuesday morning to catch up with the boys and tell them all about his dream to bring a place to skate back to the Bronx.
If you’re not a skilled team or a physical team, what are you? The answer is a blindingly mediocre team. Right now, the 15-15-1 Rangers are lacking any sliver of identity under head coach Alain Vigneault.
The Rangers were trounced 4-1 by the Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.