Though this opening round matchup with the Montréal Canadiens is a low-scoring series—one in which no player on either club has more than two goals thus far—Jesper Fast is quickly becoming one of the Rangers most important players in it, suggesting that come the Expansion Draft, GM Jeff Gorton will have to pull some magic out of his hat to retain the Swedish grinder.
There are eight games remaining on the schedule for the New York Rangers before the NHL regular season ends. If you examine their record down the stretch, their laundry list of injuries and their players’ overall lack of production you might think they were a playoff bubble team trying but failing to gain ground. However, […]
3/21/2017 (45-24-4) NYR @ NJD (Away) Game | Event | Play-by-Play | FO Sum. | FO Comp. | TOI – NYR | TOI – NJD | Shot Report | Shift Chart Remember this? In just a few years, the Metropolitan rivalry has faded as the Rangers’ and Devils’ trajectories have sped in opposite directions. For the Rangers […]
Entering their second game of a back-to-back looking to rebound off a 4-3 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers, the Rangers took on a skidding Minnesota Wild team tonight, losers of three straight. Steven Kampfer and Tanner Glass, both of whom were recently recalled from the Hartford Wolf Pack, were announced as late scratches as Adam Clendening […]
2/21/2017 38-19-2 MTL 3, NYR 2 (SO) (Home) Game | Event | Play-by-Play | FO Sum. | FO Comp. | TOI – NYR | TOI – MTL | Shot Report | Shift Chart As much as Sunday’s matinee tilt against the Capitals felt like a playoff game, tonight’s game against the Atlantic-leading Canadiens (31-20-8, 70 points) lacked a […]
2/7/2017 34-18-1 NYR 4, ANA 1 (Home) Game | Event | Play-by-Play | FO Sum. | FO Comp. | TOI – NYR | TOI – ANA | Shot Report | Shift Chart The Rangers spent the first four minutes against Anaheim, who entered the game sitting in second in the Pacific Division with 66 points, pinned in their […]
Here’s a fun thought experiment: “Rangers trade”. Quick—what’s the first thing you think of? Like most fans, I’d imagine the bigger name deals immediately spring to mind. Deals like the Rick Nash trade that saw fan favorites Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov shipped to Columbus in the summer of 2012. Perhaps the captain-for-captain Ryan Callahan […]
Wednesday night’s 5-2 victory over the Metropolitan Division rival Philadelphia Flyers represented a bit more than a hockey game. The game itself was another two points, but by the final whistle, it also officially marked the halfway point for the New York Rangers for this 2016-17 NHL season. That mark will be an important one […]