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.
Although he’s frustrated with being sidelined, Rangers captain Ryan Callahan’s broken left thumb is healing on schedule and he skated with his teammates Thursday morning before the Sabres game for the first time since the injury.
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For the third time in four games on this season-opening Western trip, the Rangers (1-2) will face a club staging its home opener, with all the inherent ceremonies, introductions and an energetic crowd.
For the Blueshirts, tonight's clash with the Ducks (2-1) will have a greater emphasis on intensity.
They presumably will be without Rick Nash, who apparently sustained a concussion on...Read more »
LOS ANGELES---Back to the Pack.
J.T. Miller, who along with Jesper Fast, were two of the youngsters who made the Rangers opening day roster, has been sent to Hartford.
A team spokesman said this morning here in California that the club wanted Miller to get more ice time.
With captain Ryan Callahan (shoulder) returning on Monday, presumably that wasn't going to happen in the NHL.
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The Rangers have kept forwards J.T. Miller, Jesper Fast, Arron Asham and defenseman Justin Falk on their roster, and cut Chris Kreider, who played well on Friday in Las Vegas but didn't impress enough during the rest of the pre-season campaign. He'll be back at some point, I assume.
The other cuts: Darroll Powe, Stu Bickel and Brandon Mashinter, all of whom must clear waivers, plus Oscar Lindberg,...Read more »
Well, didn’t need more than a few hours to ascertain that Banff, Alberta and the surrounding area is absolutely gorgeous. Will surely be back for a vacation.
But today was work. First time following any sport I’ve had to drive through a national park to cover a practice.
Cruised west out of Calgary this morning, with a golden sunrise in the rear-view mirror and Ryan Adams (alone and...Read more »
With the Bruins acquiring Jaromir Jagr from Dallas for two prospects and a pick, the deal removed Boston from the list of suitors for Clowe, a 30-year-old left wing who has averaged 20 goals a year over the last four seasons. The 6-2, 225-pound Clowe has 11 assists and no goals in 28 games this season, but the thinking is that a change of scenery would help. Clowe’s contract is up at the end of...Read more »