Blue Notes

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.

Rick Nash update, Miller back in lineup, Dom Moore improving


           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....

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NHL fines Canes' D Ryan Murphy for hit on Dorsett

Hurricanes D Ryan Murphy has been fined $2,213.68 for the low check that upended Derek Dorsett on a rush at 13:36 of the second period on Saturday during the Rangers 5-1 win.

Murphy received a two-minute minor for clipping. Dorsett was incensed, and he went after the rookie once he picked himself up off the ice.

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault called it a "very dangerous" check...

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Live from Calgary: Banff practice, Vigneault, game preview

Alain Vigneault speaks to the media after being

(Credit: Getty)

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...

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Associate coach Scott Arniel talks Brassard, former Jackets

Rangers left wing Rick Nash skates during team

(Credit: James Escher )

Some speed-typing excerpts ('scuse the typos) from Scott Arniel's discussion with the press today:

On scouting and overseeing the power play: "It's something I had done before with Lindy Ruff in Buffalo, same job description. Hadn't been in the NHL as a head coach yet and you got to see and done a lot of homework and got to see some of the best in the league and how they work...and what...

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