Steve Zipay takes you inside the locker room, home and on the road, with the New York Rangers, and also writes about the NHL, off and on the ice.
The Norwegian Hobbit's journey has taken another turn, but you could sense this coming.
Mats Zuccarello, 25, who has played 67 games as a Ranger, including 15 after coming over from Russia’s KHL last season, could not reach agreement on a contract extension and filed for salary arbitration before today's 5 p.m. deadline.
The Rangers had given the 5-foot-7 winger a $735,000 qualifying...Read more »
Two years, with a $2.25 million annual cap hit. is about right....
Hagelin, the speedy Swedish left wing, should be able to contribute to Alain Vigneault's offense once he's healthy following the rehab for shoulder surgery, especially on the forecheck....His legs are the key element to his game, and will continue to be, in his third NHL season.
The sling on his shoulder is expected...Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C.----So judging from an optional skate at Verizon Center, some interviews and observations, it appears the Rangers will deploy the same lineup against the Capitals tonight that closed...Read more »
With a chance to jump back into seventh place ahead of the Islanders, and create a little space between the Rangers and Devils, a win or an overtime/shootout loss will help, one more than other, naturally. But points are at a premium with a dozen games to go.
Torts on tonight: “I view this game as another game to get points. There is nothing else...Read more »