The New York Rangers are going to look very different next season both upfront and on the blueline. As you all know, the rebuild is starting soon and many big names will be moved out within the next few months. We’ve written about it quite a bit on the site but today we’re going to look at the ideal Rangers lineup for next season. Now full disclosure: this lineup isn’t based on any rumors or inside info that I have. It’s simply ideas that I have that I think would set the Rangers up best for future success.
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Moments ago, the Rangers announced that they have sent forward Vinni Lettieri down to Hartford. In addition, Marc Staal is practicing with the team, while Kevin Hayes and Alexandar Georgiev are not.
The Rangers suffered another loss last night in the fog of the “rebuild presser”. This time to the hands of their biggest rival, the Islanders. Now the team is 4 points out of the final wild card spot in the East, giving the Blueshirts only a 14% chance of making the playoffs.
According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, Rangers forward Chris Kreider has gotten medical clearance to return to the ice this season.
The Rangers are THE talk of the NHL trade rumor mill as expected. Sending out a memo and holding a conference about rebuilding will have that effect. Here’s the latest out there. Read more
The Wolf Pack keep on rolling! The club has not lost in regulation since January 15th and heads into this week with a record of 24-20-4-3 for 55 points (.539 point percentage). They are sixth in the Atlantic Division, however, they have two more points than fifth place Bridgeport due to the two games in hand the Sound Tigers possess. Charlotte is in fourth and are two points ahead of Hartford with one game in hand. This week is a critical week, with the Pack possibly being able to jump ahead of Charlotte in the standings. Let’s check out the latest happenings.
Ondrej Pavelec started in net for the Rangers Friday against the Calgary Flames, however, he left after the first period due to a leg injury. Henrik Lundqvist played fantastic in relief backstopping the Rangers to a 4-3 win. However, we did not know the extent of Pavelec’s injury until now.
The rumor mill is churning. As each day passes expect it to go faster and faster until you are dizzy from trade rumors involving the Blueshirts. Here’s the latest. Read more
The Rangers are going to attempt to rebuild, of that we are certain. In a surprising move yesterday, the organization made that public by first sending a letter to season ticket holders, followed by a press conference. Read more
Though it hasn’t been officially announced as of yet, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post and Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith has been placed on waivers.