Category Archives: Around the NHL

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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Why Vadim Shipachyov Makes Sense For The Rangers

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Things have been going just swimmingly in Las Vegas for the first year Golden Knights. They have won eight of their first nine games, creating an exciting buzz for their new fans in Sin City. They are averaging just under 18K in attendance at the state-of-the-art T-Mobile Arena. But not everything is coming up aces for the new organization.

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Duchene still wants out, could the Rangers pull a blockbuster?

Many fans will argue on how to fix the mess that is the current edition of the New York Rangers. Some will say the coach has got to go, while many cry for a star center. They may be both right, but since there is no obvious coaching replacement (Ruff isn’t the answer) we focus on the center. Read more

The Broadway Doughnuts?

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This time last year, there was plenty of reason for optimism amongst Rangers fans. They brought their most highly regarded prospect, Pavel Buchnevich over, from Russia. They defied all of the hockey insiders by signing Jimmy Vesey to add to an already talented group of forwards. Trade acquisitions Mika Zibanejad and Nick Holden, along with a full season of another rookie, Brady Skjei, added to the intrigue of a fairly complete, and well-rounded squad. But this year feels different to me.

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Is Kerfoot The Answer?

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The summer of 2017 will be remembered as one of massive change for the Rangers and their fans. The buyout of Dan Girardi, the trade of Derek Stepan and Anti Raanta, the loss of Oscar Lindberg in the expansion draft were some of the biggest moves. There were additions. Anthony DeAngelo came via trade, while the Blueshirts signed free agents Kevin Shattenkirk, David Desharnais, and Ondrej Pavelec. But, there is still a gaping hole in the middle. They are short one center, and really lack depth at that position more than any other, organizationally. And that is surely a factor in why the Rangers selected 2 centers in the first round of the draft. Read more

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