The Rangers were extremely high on Vitali Kravtsov, selecting him 9th overall and passing on goal scorer, Oliver Wahlstrom. At the time, many fans were scratching their heads at the move, but the 18 year old has been showing off some of those impressive skills playing in the Governor’s Cup. Read more
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The folks that operate the XL Center and the Hartford Wolf Pack unveiled the promotional schedule for the upcoming Wolf Pack campaign. This season features the annual $2 beer and $1 hot dog Friday nights (9 game), Winning Wednesdays (If the Pack win on Wednesday, then the next game is free, 9 games), and Hockey Happy Hour ($2 beer and $5 appetizers every game before puck drop). In additional to the usual promotions, Hartford has added a variety of giveaways, theme nights, and specialty jerseys. Lets’ dive in! Read more
Charles Darwin never theorized about sports and how it evolves, just things within nature. But it doesn’t take a scientist to notice the ever-evolving changes that the sports world undergoes. The style of play in the NHL has mutated multiple times throughout the past few decades. Read more
Taken by the Rangers in the sixth round of the 2016 NHL Draft, Tyler Wall has just completed his sophomore season with the UMass-Lowell River Hawks. The goalie prospect had a good start to his development in his freshman year in Hockey East. However, last season with UMass-Lowell, Tyler Wall had played limited games and did struggle. Entering his junior year, the Rangers prospect hopes to rebound from his slump during the 2017-18 campaign. Tyler Wall joins another Rangers prospect, Adam Huska in Hockey East. Be on the lookout for games between UConn and UMass-Lowell as the potential for both prospects to square off could be a possibility next season.
As Henrik Lundqvist and fellow Rangers teammate Mats Zuccarello gear up for Zuccarello’s charity all-star game in his native Norway, both players spoke with Roy Kvatningen of Nitten about the upcoming season and more.
Ah, August; the month of anticipation. Why do I say this? Well, hockey is a little more than a month away and those Rangers fans that root for the Mets are eagerly anticipating another sport that can draw their attention away from the dumpster fire that is in Queens. What the beginning of training camp and the early stages of a new season brings forth is obscure players going in and out of the Blueshirts locker room. Some stay for the season and some do not. Let’s take a look at a few players that will make you say:”Did he really play for the Rangers?”
If you’re a big fan of prospects, these few weeks at the end of July and beginning of August are like heaven. The World Junior Summer Showcase just wrapped up and as of today the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, formerly the Ivan Hlinka Tournament will take place with more of the world’s top prospects taking center stage in these dog days of the NHL offseason. Here are five prospects that you should keep an eye on during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup from team Canada.
It’s time for our superheroes to shine!
The New York Rangers will enter training camp with a young, talented, and inexpensive lineup. While much remains to be seen, my initial projection is based on certain players talent, maturity, and fit in the lineup. Read more
Head Coach Keith McCambridge completed his first season as head coach of Hartford Wolf Pack last season, alongside assistant coach Joe Mormina who completed his first full season as an assistant coach in the professional ranks. The duo helped shape the new look Pack and establish a record of 34-33-6-3 for 77 points, propelling Hartford to sixth in the Atlantic Division. Given the way the season unfolded, both guys gave it their best shot with the roster they had. The Wolf Pack front office, led by Chris Drury and Pat Boller, also tried to hold the ship down when the team entered in rough territory.