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.
Hat trick? Please.
Tomas Hertl already had three goals with the San Jose Sharks leading the Rangers 7-2 with about eight minutes left in the third period Tuesday, but he was just getting started.
The 19-year-old center, playing in just his third NHL game, capped his night off with a through-the-legs goal that went top-shelf over Martin Biron's stick hand. With the score, he became the...Read more »
There will be more cuts/reassignments (from active roster below) after Tuesday's game in Philadelphia...
PLAYERS ASSIGNED TO HARTFORD (AHL) ON 9/15/13:
Goal (3): Jeff Malcolm, Jason Missiaen, Scott Stajcer
Defense (2): Charlie Dodero, Samuel Noreau
Forward (3): J.T. Barnett, Kyle...Read more »
Having some new software issues, but here's the first of hopefully several files from Arlington and Team USA camp:
Wearing a white Team USA jersey, Derek Stepan looked and spoke nothing like a 23-year-old deeply concerned about his next contract.
With Rangers training camp opening in 16 days, the restricted free-agent center who scored 44 points in 48 games last season was relaxed,...Read more »
Adam Tambellini, a lanky 6-3 center from the BCHL, is the son of Steve and brother of Jeff…
Pavel Buchenich, a left wing, played briefly in the KHL and is signed there.
Anthony Duclair, a left wing for the Quebec Remparts
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Rangers are about 18 picks away from their first selection, unless they move up to get into lower half of second. Two top goalies, Zach Fucale and Tristan Jarry, gone.
IMO, Buffalo has done pretty well so far....and Devs swiped Cory Schneider from Vancouver for a No. 9......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 »
Lots of ifs here....
Bylsma takes the fall for not meshing the talent....Let's remember, he did yank M.A. Fleury at the right time and kept Vokoun sharp all season...And how do Crosby and Malkin not manage a point in four games?
Lemieux and Shero allow Bylsma to speak with the Rangers. He's got a year left on his contract.
Glen Sather can turn down Alain...Read more »
Ryane Clowe, who has been out since April 25 with what is believed to have been a concussion and hasn’t had any real contact, skated for the first time in a regular jersey. He said dressing for Game 3 was “a possibility. I feel pretty good. I think it’s day-by-day.” Clowe, who was 18-27-45 in 68 post-season games with the Sharks, said, “Playoff games are so intense and physical, I just love that....Read more »
The recall of Chris Kreider suggests that Brian Boyle, who left the Flyers game after suffering an apparent knee injury and was being examined today, won't be ready to play against the Panthers on Thursday, and possibly not in Buffalo on Friday. We may have an update from the team later.
Kreider, 21. the left wing who had been returned to Connecticut on April 3, the trade deadline, is...Read more »
WITH ROW (Regulation plus OT wins) TIEBREAKER
5. Maple Leafs (nine GR) 22-13-4, 48 points, 22 ROW 6. Senators (nine GR), 19-14-6, 44, 15 ROW 7. Islanders (eight GR), 20-16-4, 44, 17 ROW 8. Rangers (nine GR), 19-16-4, 42, 16 ROW 9. Jets (seven GR) 20-19-2, 42, 19 ROW 10. Devils (nine GR), 15-14-10, 40, 13 ROW
So, the Rangers are in good position...Read more »