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.
It has been said that every professional sports General Manager keeps a list of 5-7 names he would look to speak with for each front office/coaching position handy in his desk in case that day comes. If Larry Brooks is right, that day may come soon for the New York Rangers.
If there was a phrase to describe the start to the New York Rangers season it would be head-scratching. From the roster moves to the coaching decisions, there have been more questions than answers. Staying true to this, it was reported that there were some big names in Ottawa.
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.
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
As we count down the days until opening day, there are some interesting things to think about. Read more
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.
Looks like there are tons of reports that free agent center, Alex Kerfoot will be signing with an NHL club today. Read more
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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