Category Archives: Player Features

Rangers Cup Champ, Alex Kovalev on the Evolution of Hockey

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

Update on Rangers Prospect Tyler Wall

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Union Leader

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.

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Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 11

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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?”

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How The Rangers Recent Signings May Impact Next Year’s Lineup

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USA Today

With July coming to an end, the Rangers have finally inked their two remaining RFAs, Kevin Hayes and Ryan Spooner. After months of trade speculation and roster predictions, Jeff Gorton was able to bring back these two forwards. But, in re-signing Spooner and Hayes, the Rangers now have an excess of centers who can be utilized in a variety of ways.

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Is King Henrik’s Rangers Reign Nearing The End?

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The New York Post published an interesting story on Rangers legend Mike Richter and his stance on when “The King” will be less king-like. The facts are the facts and Henrik Lundqvist is getting older. Nobody can beat father time, and eventually, it catches up to all of us. Have we seen the best of the Hank? Probably. Does he still have enough in the tank for when the Rangers complete their rebuild? Absolutely.

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