Perhaps a package of Girardi, Miller, a minor-league forward and a combination of draft picks could be enough to sway MacTavish into parting with Yakupov.
To come away with a victory over the mighty Pens, the Rangers must figure out how to add more of a cutting edge to their offensive game that was lacking against Anaheim.
Ever since his October 20 recall, Chris Kreider has been the Rangers’ most effective player on a nightly basis.
While Hagelin’s inevitable Tuesday return will give the Rangers a significant lift, it’s clear that every man inside the locker room must accept their share of burden for the Rangers’ underwhelming 3-7-0 start.
Magic tends to happen when the 31-year-old Swede takes his customary place between the pipes at The World’s Most Famous Arena.
The time has come for Cory Schneider to weave his own legacy into the Devils’ storied history.
Henrik Lundqvist missed practice Wednesday for the third straight day. Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault later confirmed that backup Cam Talbot will start against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.
The 22-year-old isn’t harping on his previous disappointments. This is an entirely fresh chance under a new coach in Vigneault, whose uptempo system could make best use of Kreider’s array of offensive abilities.
The Devils are fully behind head coach Pete DeBoer — and it showed on Saturday night as they outworked the Rangers to a 4-0 victory.
On Thursday evening, the Rangers announced the discouraging news that their heart-and-soul captain is expected to miss three-to-four weeks due to a broken thumb.
If the Blueshirts can replicate this kind of complete performance throughout the season, they’ll win a ton of games. They appeared to turn the corner in D.C.
Western Conference powerhouses manhandled the Blueshirts, sending them back East 1-4-0. The Rangers’ abysmal start forced the need for a rethink and a significant roster shakeup.
Let’s be clear. What the Rangers are going through isn’t an effort issue. They’re struggling to understand Vigneault’s concept of uptempo hockey that also requires sound positioning.
While medical science has progressed, true progress has yet to be made by the league regarding headshots. Players are still targeting the heads of fellow professionals, and are only receiving small bans for their actions.
The Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Kings, 3-1, on Monday night at Staples Center. Richards was front and center in Vigneault’s first victory as head coach of the Blueshirts as he scored two of three Rangers goals.