Over the last few years, the Rangers have moved a lot of key players from the lineup. We aren’t talking about players like Nick Holden or Matt Puempel, no we have some big names gone in just the last 2 seasons. Read more
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The Rangers former captain, Ryan McDonagh was not at all surprised that Alain Vigneault was let go. Read more
The 2018 NHL Playoffs have begun! Read more
After the Rangers finally announced that Alain Vigneault had been relieved of his head coaching duties, the immediate question became who would replace the 56-year-old bench boss.
In speaking with the NY Post, Henrik Lundqvist declared that next year’s New York Rangers squad will be focused on one thing: winning.
The NHL’s goaltender interference rules this season have been… let’s say questionable. Coaches, general managers, and players have spoken out against a rule that seemingly changes from game to game. This all came to a head at the general managers’ meetings the other week in Florida where the goaltender interference rules were a hot topic of conversation.
According to a report from Craig Custance in The Athletic, Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton has said that he is willing to trade a first-round pick in the upcoming NHL draft.
The Rangers are in a spot we haven’t seen them in for years, and it’s a strange sight to see. Sellers at the deadline, hoping for them to lose for better odds at the draft, at least I am, and just hoping for a revamped coaching staff come next season. One thing that hasn’t really come up, mainly since we’re not even in the playoffs yet, is free agency.
In a season filled with talking points across the NHL, perhaps the biggest point of contention, outside of the Olympics, is goaltender interference. Games have been turned, and one could argue the 2014 Stanley Cup is a prime example, because of a goal that was allowed or disallowed based on the (poor) judgment of the referee. This needs to end, and there are a couple of simple solutions to this problem.
Three games, three big chances for the Rangers to get ahead in the division, and possibly back in the mix in one of the top three positions in the division if they can win all three games. Read more