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.
Steve Zipay is an award-winning journalist who has covered events from Super Bowls to World Series and issues from sports marketing to stadium financing.
Based in New York for 25 years, Steve also has been a news editor, a business editor and sports media columnist for Newsday.
In 1997, Steve was a member of the Newsday team that won a Pulitzer Prize for spot news reporting on the crash of Flight 800.
When coach Alain Vigneault was talking about Benoit Pouliot's game, and career, last month, the phrase that stuck was that the struggling winger, with his fifth team in five years, would only get "so many kicks at the can" and needed to produce.
One of the issues, Vigneault said, was losing focus, and tossed out a French phrase "dans la lune"...or as he translated, "goes...Read more »
It took a game-changing sequence to turn this one around and give the Rangers 10 road wins, the most in the East.
The save by Henrik Lundqvist on Cody Hodgson’s breakaway to preserve the one-goal lead in the third,...Read more »
BUFFALO--- When Alain Vigneault publicly called out his veterans and core leaders on Tuesday to be more consistent, he didn’t name names.
But the detective work was easy: The captain, Ryan Callahan, the alternates, Marc Staal and...Read more »
Simply put, if the 14-14 Rangers cannot get two points from the Sabres (3-11-1 at home, allowing 47 goals) here tonight, the troubles run deeper than on the surface.
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Almost $60 million just got pushed to the center of the table in the Stanley Cup poker tourney by Messrs Dolan and adviser/president Sather, who are banking on Henrik Lundqvist to come up with four aces. Or a King-ly flush.
In a move that underscores the NYR ownership belief that this continues to be a win-now team, the brass is asking Lundqvist to carry them farther than they've been since...Read more »