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.
When the Rangers return to practice Tuesday, they will have a familiar face on the ice: J.T. Miller, 21, who has been up and down all season. Miller, send down on April 2, was recalled on Monday after he had two goals and two assists in two weekend games. He is tied for the lead in points with the Wolf Pack, with 15 goals and 43 points.
Should the lines remain the same on Tuesday, Miller could...Read more »
J.T. Miller, who was sent down on Dec. 9, was recalled by the Rangers on Thursday before the holiday freeze deadline. He has seven goals and two assists in eight AHL games.
Dylan McIlrath played one game, his NHL debut against Columbus, and had 8:55 on ice, with one fight. The Rangers will now have six defensemen, including Justin Falk, for the Islanders game Friday. Does this mean Marc...Read more »
The Rangers were off today, including Rick Nash (concussion), who had skated or practiced for nine straight days and said he was hopeful to return Tuesday against the Bruins or Thursday in Dallas.
But the Mashinter transaction is not a definitive sign that the elite right wing will dress for Tuesday's game at MSG. As you have read here and in Newsday, the print edition, Nash has said he wanted...Read more »
As for the speculation that with Rick Nash (concussion) missing his 12th game, the Rangers may be looking to add some offense in a trade, head coach Alain Vigneault said:
“I think we need to get the pieces that we have here to play better....Read more »