There may be Rangers fans who want to look at Wednesday’s 6-1 victory over the Penguins and say everything has been fixed. Don’t believe it for a minute.
Gaborik was dealt to the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, just before the NHL’s afternoon trade deadline, for center Derick Brassard, right wing Derek Dorsett and defenseman John Moore.
A great individual effort by captain Ryan Callahan helped the New York Rangers snap a two-game losing streak, and keep pace in the chase for a playoff spot.
I ask Rangers fans to carefully examine which side of the fence they’re on. Ridding of Tortorella before season’s end or in the summer would probably set the Rangers back a decade.
The New York Rangers are looking to build some steam for a playoff push. Philadelphia was the perfect place to start.
When the final buzzer sounded at Madison Square Garden, the Swedish goalie celebrated the big win with his teammates. No, it wasn’t Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers this time.
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.
Nothing about the first period suggested the New York Rangers were about to snap their three-game losing streak. Yet, they survived it and in the end skated off with a gratifying two points.
It’s time for Marian Gaborik to shape up, otherwise he’ll be shipped out before the April 3 trade deadline.
The Blackhawks were the story of the first half of the season. Don’t write off the Rangers, because they could be the story of the second half.
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?
Whatever troubles the Ottawa Senators have on the road never seem to bother them when they are in New York City.
For 55 minutes, the New York Islanders got the best of the New York Rangers. It was the final 6 that could cause them to lose some sleep.
Pressure? Rick Nash doesn’t feel it. The newest toast of the New York sports scene has made a seamless transition from the cellar-dwelling Columbus Blue Jackets to the bright lights of NYC.