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.
Michael Del Zotto was a healthy scratch for the second time Saturday, and the 23-year-old defenseman, who is a restricted free agent this summer, has yet to find his game offensively or defensively.
Year Gms G A P +/-
2009-10 80 9 28 37 -20
2010-11 47 2 9 11 -5
2011-12 77 10 31 41 +20
2012-13 46 3 18 21 +6
2013-14 16 1 3 4 -4...Read more »
Rangers defenseman Michael Del Zotto underwent successful surgery in Philadelphia on Thursday to repair a sports hernia, the team said, and estimated a recovery time of four weeks.
Del Zotto, 22, played 46 regular-season games, posting three goals and 18 assists, and all 12 playoff games, with a goal and assist. He led all team defensemen in points and assists, but even in the shortened season,...Read more »
Will Michael Del Zotto’s elbow---with his back turned---that caught a charging James Neal in the head, trigger a hearing? Likely. Suspension-worthy? Who can tell anymore? Dept. of Player Safety has to determine intent, point of contact, track record. Was it not intentional, but reckless? I’ll venture a guess: One game. Hamrlik or Gilroy slides in with Moore on 3rd pair. Eminger moves up....Read more »