NHL All-Star Game

Henrik Lundqvist  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

They Were Robbed! 7 NHL All-Star Game Snubs

As always, there are some pretty notable snubs who will not be attending the festivities. Here are three from the local teams, as well as four others from outside the area.


Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders’ Goalie Halak Heading To All-Star Game As Injury Replacement

When the Islanders traded for Jaroslav Halak’s rights and then signed him to a four-year, $18 million contract over the summer, they envisioned a horse No. 1 goalie who could carry them to new heights. So far, so good.


NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: NHL Is On The Verge Of A PR Nightmare

A large part of Bettman’s role as commissioner is to successfully market the game, avoid labor unrest and protect the health of the league. He’s failed spectacularly in each of these areas throughout his tenure.


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Rangers’ Gaborik Burns Lundqvist To Earn MVP Honors

Now the two can go back to combining their talents and creating headaches for the rest of the league.


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Hartnett: Key To John Tortorella’s Success Not A Mystery

The Rangers head into the All-Star break leading the Eastern Conference. And much of that credit goes to the players buying in to John Tortorella’s philosophy.


Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers skates in warmups prior to playing against the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Dan Girardi, Rangers’ Overdue All-Star

Dan Girardi is finally getting national recognition for his value to the Rangers.


Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Staal, Lidstrom To Pick NHL All-Star Squads

The NHL’s All-Star teams will be selected by Eric Staal and Nicklas Lidstrom. They have been appointed captains for the Jan. 30 game in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will lead teams carrying their names.