Why Buchnevich Should Not Be Trade Bait

As we encroach on the final days before the NHL’s March 1st trade deadline, the Rangers have expectedly been linked to multiple defensemen. In the last week, that includes Detroit Red Wings pending UFA Brendan Smith, who the Rangers are apparently “zeroing in on”. Smith was a former teammate of Ryan McDonagh at Wisconsin and […]


Trade Talk: Shattenkirk

File this one under “Unsurprising”. According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, the Rangers are among the teams who have formally reached out to St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong about pending UFA defenseman, Kevin Shattenkirk. LeBrun: #Bruins, #NYR among the teams that have made calls to #stlblues about Shattenkirk. — Chris Nichols (@NicholsOnHockey) February 2, […]


Rangers Must See Hamilton on Broadway

To answer the question posed by The Hockey News’ Lyle Richardson, yes, the Rangers should pursue Dougie Hamilton. They should pursue any option that would improve their defense. Specifically, right-handed puck-movers to strengthen a relatively weak right side where 23 games into the season they have returned their $5.5M analytics drain named Dan Girardi to […]