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.
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 »
WASHINGTON, D.C.----So judging from an optional skate at Verizon Center, some interviews and observations, it appears the Rangers will deploy the same lineup against the Capitals tonight that closed...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 »
I don't mind this at all.
Clowe, a 30-year-old left wing who has averaged 20 goals a year over the last four seasons, was swapped for a 2nd and 3rd round draft pick, as well as a conditional second-rounder in 2014, if Clowe, whose four-year, $14.5-million contract expires at the end of this season, re-signs and the Rangers win two rounds. If not, it becomes a fifth.
The 6-2, 225-pound...Read more »