Rangers’ Great Offense Covering Defensive Troubles

Hockey is all about the ups and downs. Never once has a hockey team not hiccupped along the way. No player has had a great game every time he/she stepped on the ice. When these game-by-game problems turn into consistent, routine actions is when a real issue arises. The New York Rangers’ defensive problems have manifested into a much, much bigger issue and show no signs of stopping...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Game 47: It can’t get much worse

The Rangers are in Toronto tonight to take on the Leafs, a team that is a lot better than you might think. They beat the Rangers the last time they faced each other, and this time the Leafs are facing damaged goods. The Rangers were laughably bad against Dallas on Tuesday. On the bright side, […] The post Game 47: It can’t get much worse appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 hours ago

Preview: Leafs, Rangers Headed Down Different Paths

For the second time in just under a week, the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers will line up opposite each other when the puck drops on Thursday night. The Leafs took the first meeting in New York by a 4-2 score thanks to a strong offensive effort by Mitch Marner and two power play goals by James van Riemsdyk and Connor Carrick. Henrik Lundqvist has struggled over the last...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 hours ago

WATCH: Is Henrik Lundqvist done?

On SNY's Loud Mouths, Jon Hein and Sal Licata discuss if Henrik Lundqvist is done after giving up 7 goals in a 7-6 loss for the New York Rangers against the Dallas Stars.
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When should the Rangers fix the defense?

Unless you’re blind, you’ve noticed that the Rangers have a huge issue on defense. It doesn’t matter what you think about Henrik Lundqvist’s future, it’s painfully obvious that for the Rangers to be a better team and have a legitimate shot at a Stanley Cup, they need to make drastic changes on the blue line. […] The post When should the Rangers fix the defense? appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
15 hours ago

Chris Kreider fined $5,000 for pummeling Cody Eakin with his own helmet

Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 by the league after hitting Cody Eakin with his own helmet during a fight during last night’s New York Rangers-Dallas Stars game. NY Rangers’ Chris Kreider fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for hitting Dallas’ Cody Eakin with his helmet during a fight. — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 18, 2017 Kreider...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Kreider fined for hitting Stars' Eakin with helmet

NEW YORK (AP) New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for ripping off Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin's helmet and hitting him in the head with it during a fight. The NHL announced the fine Wednesday, saying it was the maximum amount allowed for the offense under the collective bargaining agreement. Eakin had been suspended for four games for charging Rangers...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Henrik Lundqvist gives up 7, Rangers lose to Stars

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist meets the media to try to explain giving up seven goals to the Dallas Stars.
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers are in a full-blown goalie crisis

This is a scenario that for the last 11 years has befallen other teams around the NHL, the ones that couldn’t depend on their goaltender and thus broke down repeatedly in their own end, if not all over the ice, in trying to cope with the uncertainty of never knowing when the puck would go...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Not All Rangers Injuries Created Equal

The New York Rangers have lost 112 man-games due to injury already this season; and three of the team’s top forwards have contributed more than half that total. Pavel Buchnevich, the highly-skilled Russian rookie missed 32 games, sidelined on two different occasions with a disc issue in his back. Mika Zibanejad, the gifted center, sat out the last 25 games with a fractured fibula...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Backup goalie Raanta expected to miss 7-10 days

NEW YORK (AP) New York Rangers backup goalie Antti Raanta is expected to be out for 7 to 10 days with a lower-body injury. Raanta left Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Montreal Canadiens after the first period. The Rangers recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from Hartford of the American Hockey League to serve as a backup to Henrik Lundqvist. Hellberg is 10-9-4 with a 2.91 goals-against...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

These are not your father’s New York Rangers

If you have been a New York Rangers fan in the past decade, you know that they have had a difficult time scoring goals. In fact for a long time the team depended on Henrik Lundqvist along with their exquisite defense in order to win low scoring games. The past few years however have been different. Even though new players are coming in and out of the locker room, the team seems...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Rangers call paralyzed detective who died 'hero'

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the death of former police Detective Steven McDonald, who was paralyzed by a teenage gunman's bullet in 1986 but forgave the shooter and became an international voice for peace (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The New York Rangers are remembering one of their biggest fans, a former police detective who was paralyzed by a teenage gunman's bullet in 1986...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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