Hartnett: Rangers In Prime Position To Land Game-Changer ShattenkirkFor a long time, Kevin Shattenkirk held the hammer when it came to controlling where he could be traded. He still does, but now we have a pretty clear idea where he wants to go. The Big Apple, apparently.
Hartnett: Pirri Could Be Attractive Trade Chip For RangersThe former 22-goal man is recognized around the league as a power play specialist and a winger who can add supplementary offense as a scorer and provider.
Hartnett: Enforcers Be Damned, Rangers' Fourth Line Can Do It AllThe perception of toughness and how much its value is linked to winning has changed around the NHL.
Hartnett: To All The Doubters, Lundqvist Is Indeed In Playoff FormHenrik Lundqvist remains in a class by himself when it comes to clutch netminding.
Hartnett: Slumping Zibanejad Needs To Get Back To Playing On InstinctMika Zibanejad has all the mental and physical tools to become a dominant center in this league, but he's struggling mightily right now.
Hartnett: Rangers' Hayes Is Flourishing At The Ripe Old Age Of 24Not even injuries can slow down the Rangers' Kevin Hayes.
Hartnett: Lundqvist Could End Up Being Considered Greatest Ranger EverThe shot-stopping Swede added another impressive feather to his cap Saturday by becoming the fastest netminder in league history to reach 400 wins.
Hartnett: Rangers' Clendening Making Strong Case For Increased RoleThe Rangers found a diamond in the rough when they signed free agent defenseman Adam Clendening to a one-year, $600,000 contract on the opening day of 2016 free agency.
Hartnett: Rangers Never Think Twice About Putting Themselves In Harm's WayShot blocking isn't glamorous. There aren't any awards handed out for the annual league leader who throws himself in front the most pucks.
Hartnett: Kreider's Improved Accuracy Another Sign Of His Elite-Level DevelopmentAt a younger age, blazing speed and raw strength separated Chris Kreider from his peers. Now at the age of 25, he has developed into a franchise cornerstone for the Rangers.
Hartnett: Grabner Finds Success, Renewed Confidence With RangersA change of scenery has made all the difference for Rangers winger Michael Grabner. After being snakebitten last season in Toronto, the 29-year-old found instant success in the Big Apple, and he isn't cooling off.
Hartnett: It's Time For Rangers To Give Clendening A Serious LookPoor puck management has become a recurring theme for a Rangers team that wishes to be among the genuine contenders for the Stanley Cup when the playoffs begin in mid-April.

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