Category Archives: News & Rumors

Tilted Ice: Alternate Reality – What if The Rangers Acquired Lindros in the Summer of 1992?

Domenic Fazioli

In 1992, the Rangers had agreed to a trade that would send Eric Lindros to the Blueshirts in exchange for John Vanbiesbrouck, Tony Amonte, Doug Weight and Alexei Kovalev, as well as cash and draft picks. In this Tilted Ice: North of Penn short, the guys take you to an alternate reality had that trade gone through.

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Tilted Ice: North of Penn Podcast Episode 12 (11-13-2017)

The boys come back with a brand spanking new episode of Tilted Ice: North of Penn where they talk all things New York Rangers. In today’s episode, the dynamic duo of Russ and Kappy get into the most important questions, and give answers, surrounding the team. We discuss the team’s newfound turnaround and why the Rangers have been better defensively. Is it the blue line or has it been something we haven’t considered yet?

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Report: Why Brendan Smith Is Missing Time

USA TodayWhile the Rangers have been on their current five-game winning streak, a lot has been made about the decision to take Brendan Smith out of the lineup. Many have faulted Alain Vigneault for not letting Smith play through his struggles, citing that a struggling Smith is still better than Nick Holden or Steve Kampfer.

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Tilted Ice Around The League Top 5 Power Rankings

In the pilot episode of Tilted Ice: Around The League, the guys go around the NHL to cover everything that’s going on from New York to Vancouver (and everywhere in between). Russ and Kappy discussed what’s been making headlines around the NHL and finished it off with a new segment, Top 5 Power Rankings, where each of them chooses their Top 5 hottest teams in the league. They’re no strangers to hot takes, and this Top 5 doesn’t fall short. Who’s the surprise team that sneaks their way in? Listen to this Tilted Ice Short for a sneak peek at the pilot episode of Tilted Ice: Around The League.

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Tilted Ice Around The League: Grading The Matt Duchene Blockbuster

In the pilot episode of Tilted Ice: Around The League where the guys go Around the NHL to cover everything that’s going on from New York to Vancouver (and everywhere in between). Russ and Kappy discussed what’s been making headlines around the NHL and spoke at length about the recent Matt Duchene and Kyle Turris blockbuster trade. What are the impacts for all the teams from the trade? Which team won? Listen to this Tilted Ice Short for a sneak peek at the pilot episode of Tilted Ice: Around The League.

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Were The Rangers Really That Close To Acquiring Clayton Keller?

Clayton Keller, Arizona Coyotes rookie and 2016 1st round pick almost ended up as a New York Ranger before the draft. Dave Maloney reported on the New York Rangers Pregame show recently that the Rangers were close to acquiring the Edmonton Oilers 4th overall pick in the 2016 draft. Russ and Kappy explored that rumor in the upcoming episode of The Tilted Ice Podcast powered by ForeverBlueshirts. Listen now to this sneak peek Tilted Ice Short and find out who the guys say the Rangers offered Edmonton.

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On The Trail of Glen Sather. . . What the heck is he up to?

It was just October 28th and the Rangers returned home to New York after what could delicately be called an embarrassing effort against the Montreal Canadiens. The next day, Larry Brooks of the New York Post published an article wondering whether Alain Vigneault’s days are numbered. Now, when a team needs fixing and the issues are like we’ve seen with the Rangers, it’s one of two things that happens, a firing (where the GM says he gave the coach all the right tools for the season, but the coach isn’t making proper use of them) or a trade (where an organization says the tools they went into the season with aren’t good enough for what they want.) It’s rarely ever both.

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