There have been a lot of calls for the Blueshirts to acquire big-bodied skaters capable of matching the physicality of the Isles and Bruins. My message: don’t do it.
After being outscored 9-3 in their two previous meetings at MSG, the 27-13-4 Rangers are fired up, and they have a point to prove.
The Rangers found a way to gut out an overtime victory on Tuesday night and head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak.
What a difference a year makes. Rangers winger Rick Nash is dominating all areas of the ice and is in the mix for several awards.
All season long, the Rangers have looked like two different teams when Derek Stepan is and isn’t in the lineup. They need him back and healthy ASAP.
Through 20 games, Miller has scored five goals and collected five assists. That’s solid production for a player who has mostly been getting bottom-six minutes.
Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault predicted the highly anticipated showdown would be “a New York classic.” It turned out to be a night to forget for the sluggish Blueshirts.
It’s the game that has New York buzzing. The streaking Rangers and Metropolitan-leading Islanders will lock horns on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Speed kills. It appears the blazing Blueshirts have perfected AV’s system after defeating two Pacific Division powerhouses in the Ducks and Kings in consecutive nights.
Look up and down the lineup. Every player is contributing. And Wednesday’ night’s win over NHL-best Anaheim was a statement to the rest of the league.
How the Rangers fare on their California road swing could be a true measurement of their progress following last summer’s Stanley Cup Final defeat.
Eventually his talent will blossom into NHL stardom, but this isn’t going to be Duclair’s year to shine. In all likelihood, the Rangers will return him to the juniors.
Since returning on Nov. 8, Rangers center Derek Stepan has been playing the most dominant hockey of his five-year NHL career.
Sometimes the smartest moves are the ones you don’t make. The Rangers are finding that out about former first-round pick J.T. Miller.
The Rangers always seem to find a way to kick their game up a notch when Alex Ovechkin and the Caps enter MSG.