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Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault ((Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images); Canucks head coach John Tortorella (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Will Win Over Rangers Fans By Being The Anti-Torts

So begins hockey’s version of “Trading Places.” Two opposite personalities in Vigneault and Tortorella are thrown directly into each other’s former worlds.

09/26/2013

Derek Stepan (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Won’t Cave, So Stepan Should Settle On Bridge Deal

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.

09/11/2013

David Clarkson of the New Jersey Devils yells at Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers from the bench. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Dealt Blow By Missing Out On Briere, Prepared To Lose Clarkson

The most likely scenario for Clarkson isn’t Ottawa or Edmonton. It’s Toronto.

07/05/2013

Cory Schneider (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devil Of A Deal — Lamoriello Steals Schneider From Canucks

The 2013 NHL Draft will be remembered as a momentous day in Devils history.

07/01/2013

Seth Jones, Nathan MacKinnon, Darnell Nurse and Jonathan Drouin at Game Three of the Stanley Cup Final at the TD Garden. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: 2013 NHL Draft Will Have Its Share Of Intrigue And Surprises

Big trades could dominate Sunday’s 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center in Newark.

06/29/2013

Former Rangers star Mark Messier. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mark Messier Leaves Rangers Organization

Mark Messier announced Thursday in a statement that he is resigning from the Rangers organization.

06/27/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Vigneault Needs To Look At Blackhawks For New Rangers Game Plan

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.

06/26/2013

John Tortorella (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ex-Rangers Head Coach John Tortorella Hired By Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks hired John Tortorella to be their new coach on Tuesday.

06/25/2013

John Tortorella (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Tortorella Taking Over Canucks Is A Match Made In Hockey Hell

The hiring of ex-Rangers head coach John Tortorella by the Vancouver Canucks is an extremely risky appointment.

06/25/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Outlines Plan To Rejuvenate Rangers

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.

06/21/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Silverman: Vigneault Has Flaws, But Will Be Improvement Over Tortorella

Vigneault may not be a breath of fresh air, but he’s not the restrictive leader that Tortorella was and that’s good news for the Rangers.

06/19/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Imminent Vigneault Hire Will Have Transformative Effect On The Rangers

Once hired, Alain Vigneault will find success in New York by being everything that John Tortorella wasn’t.

06/18/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Mum On Head Coaching Decision, No Announcement Expected Sunday

Amid reports that Alain Vigneault is the New York Rangers’ choice to replace fired coach John Tortorella, the team still isn’t ready to make that announcement.

06/16/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Nick Didlick/Getty Images)

Reports: Alain Vigneault Reaches Agreement In Principle To Become Head Coach Of Rangers

According to multiple reports, the New York Rangers have agreed in principle with Alain Vigneault.

06/15/2013

Alain Vigneault (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault Edging Closer To Rangers’ Head Coaching Job?

Things have escalated quickly. Now, it seems it’s just a matter of Alain Vigneault and the New York Rangers sorting out the details.

06/15/2013

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