With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.
Ryan Callahan is soaking up the Olympic experience, one that could possibly end golden for the Americans.
It’s the rematch the entire hockey world has been waiting for. The U.S. will have a chance to bury some nasty demons on Friday when it faces border-rival Canada in the Olympic semifinals.
It will be crucial for the U.S. to get off to a flying start in their opening game against Slovakia, as the top four teams at the end of the preliminary round will automatically advance to the quarterfinals.
For the moment, Rangers fans can exhale. Captain Ryan Callahan will remain property of the Blueshirts throughout the Sochi games.
Trading him might be a logical business move, but it would take the heart right out of this team at the worst possible time.
It was business as usual Tuesday night for Rangers captain Ryan Callahan. All the trade speculation? Forget about it. That’s put aside when he steps on the ice.
Barring a sudden breakthrough in negotiations, the Rangers must trade captain Ryan Callahan before Friday’s 3 p.m. roster freeze. If they don’t, they are taking a huge risk.
If Ryan Callahan’s comments can be taken at face value, his desire is to remain with the only organization he’s ever known.
Should Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi not back down from their “superstar deal” demands, they will not be wearing Rangers sweaters beyond March 5.
Rick Nash snapped a tie with 1:58 left, and the New York Rangers sent the Dallas Stars to their fifth straight loss, 3-2 on Friday night.
The fact that the Olympic hockey tournament takes place in the middle of an NHL season basically defies explanation. Too many things can happen, and none of them are good.
In addition to the players they have on Teams USA and Canada, the Tri-State Area NHL locals will be sending 10 additional players to the Games, representing Austria, Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia and Switzerland.
A competitive fire between long-time friends Ryan McDonagh and Derek Stepan spills into golf outings, fantasy football matchups, board games and video games. You name it, these two can’t stand losing to one another.
USA Hockey used to have it relatively easy picking players for the Olympics. Not anymore. “We did not pick the best 25 players,” general manager David Poile said Wednesday.