The message from the New York Rangers’ bench might not be any different from in years past. The tone in which it is delivered most likely will be.
After putting his team through the paces, Vigneault spoke of his excitement to be to working with “elite” winger Rick Nash.
Derek Stepan does not have a leg to stand on, and let’s be honest, the Rangers have held the power cards throughout the summer.
Lundqvist would probably trade in all of his endorsement deals, give away closets full of designer suits and hand over the keys to his Maserati in an instant if it meant he could take one sip from Lord Stanley’s Cup.
Talented prospect Danny Kristo will be given every opportunity to the crack the New York Rangers’ opening night roster.
Boosted by their 2010 experience, Team USA Hockey thinks winning the Gold medal is possible at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News, Callahan began skating a week ago, but there is no exact timetable for his return. The leader of the team could miss the first month of the season, according to Leonard.
Vigneault needs to do what comes naturally for him, and that means developing offensive creativity on a team that’s been nearly bereft of that commodity.
Vigneault is ready to breathe fresh life into the Rangers. It’s going to be a new era of exciting, offensively-expressive hockey now that Vigneault is replacing John Tortorella behind the Blueshirts’ bench.
Forwards Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin underwent surgery to repair torn labrums in their left shoulders. Both players will likely need 4-5 months to recover.
“Oh, I had a huge smile on my face, no question about it,” ex-Ranger Sean Avery told the New York Post on Thursday. “It’s not that I’m happy for myself. I’m happy for the Rangers and Ranger fans.”
This city offers Henrik Lundqvist everything he desires. He isn’t going to turn his back and throw it all away.
Brad Richards is without a role and will soon be bought out by the Rangers because of a shrinking salary cap and long offseason checklist for GM Glen Sather.
While Tortorella didn’t want to use injuries as an excuse, the Rangers were severely hampered by a number of key injuries.
It ain’t over ’til it’s over. That’s the message from Graves as New York, in an 0-3 hole, faces elimination against Boston at MSG.