Question the collective talent of this team? Go ahead, be my guest. That’s entirely fair. Question their collective desire? That’s a different story altogether.
Mats Zuccarello scored the lone goal in the shootout, and the New York Rangers overcame another two-goal performance by Toronto’s Phil Kessel to beat the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Wednesday night.
In the last 48 hours, the Rangers have completely revamped their team — not only for the playoff push, but moving forward for next season.
John Tortorella’s system requires a certain type of player. The “new” deeper Rangers fit Tortorella like a glove and proved it by beating the Penguins 6-1.
Ryane Clowe, Derick Brassard and John Moore injected instant offense just hours after being acquired by the Rangers, and New York scored a season-high three power-play goals in a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
Ottawa’s Ben Bishop stood tall against the New York Rangers on Thursday night. The Senators’ 6-foot-7 goaltender was visibly pleased after making 24 saves to earn his second NHL shutout with a 3-0 victory over the Rangers.
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.
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?
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.
Pretty soon, Nash will capture the hearts of New Yorkers — not in a brief Jeremy Lin way, but instead in a Mark Messier way.
Ryan Callahan can look in the mirror and know that he gives everything for the entire 60 minutes. The same can’t be said about the majority of his teammates.
X-Rays on top defenseman Dan Girardi’s ankle are negative for any breaks in his foot, according to a report.
Kaspars Daugavins scored in the seventh round of the shootout and backup goalie Ben Bishop picked up the victory in relief of injured starter Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday.
Teenage rookie J.T. Miller scored his first two NHL goals in his second career game to lift the New York Rangers to a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
The Rangers must prove an identity exists without injured captain Ryan Callahan available.