Rangers’ Skjei Enjoying Stellar Rookie Season

Coming into this season, the biggest questions for the New York Rangers resided on their blue line. Would the group be consistent enough to help the club seriously contend? Would Dan Girardi and/or Marc Staal bounce back from underwhelming performances last season? Would Kevin Klein’s strong play continue or would he regress? Would Brady Skjei be effective in his rookie season...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 hours ago

Rangers sign undrafted free agent Vince Pedrie

Per TDC Men’s Hockey, the Rangers have signed undrafted free agent defenseman Vince Pedrie to a two-year entry level deal. TDC, citing Pedrie’s Facebook page, noted that Pedrie had two years of NCAA eligibility left, so this is a little bit of a steal for the Rangers and Hartford Wolf Pack. In his second year […] The post Rangers sign undrafted free agent Vince Pedrie appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
9 hours ago

Everything’s going according to plan for playoff bound Rangers

Alain Vigneault and co. would never publicly admit their glee about how their team’s playoff picture is unfolding, but things are progressing quite nicely for the Blueshirts. Start with the obvious – the rejiggered playoff format will allow New York to open against the Atlantic Division winner (likely either Montreal or Ottawa), then square off with a […] The post Everything’s...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
10 hours ago

The bad J.T. Miller is back and it’s a huge problem for the Rangers

SAN JOSE — So the question to Alain Vigneault off Saturday’s 3-0 victory in Los Angeles when the reunited Michael Grabner-Kevin Hayes-J.T. Miller unit generated a consistent ground game below the hash marks with a quick, effective forecheck that created several glorious opportunities was whether he believes Miller and Hayes are better when together. And...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

The Gang’s All Back; Now What for the Rangers?

Dan Girardi returned to the lineup after a 12-game absence on Saturday. One night later, Henrik Lundqvist (eight games) and Kevin Klein (14 games) also were back in the lineup. For the first time in a long time, the New York Rangers are complete. Now what? The Rangers have six games remaining on their regular season schedule, own a magic number of two for clinching their seventh...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Dan Girardi the odd man out in Rangers’ defense conundrum

ANAHEIM, Calif. — So the first domino fell in the Rangers’ seven-defensemen-into-six-slots quandary and it was Dan Girardi sitting out to accommodate Kevin Klein’s return to the lineup for Sunday’s 6-3 defeat to the Ducks. Coach Alain Vigneault’s decision seemed to be based as much on the blue-line unit’s performance in Saturday’s 3-0 victory in...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Henrik Lundqvist flops in return as Rangers fail to clinch playoffs

ANAHEIM, Calif. — If Henrik Lundqvist wanted challenging work in order to prepare himself for the playoffs after returning from a seven-game absence of just under three weeks, he got it Sunday in an intense match against the Ducks. But though Lundqvist played as well as could be expected, the Rangers’ were denied a playoff...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Home struggles continue for the New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have called Madison Square Garden home for almost 50 years.  The blue shirts started playing their home games at “the world’s most famous arena” in 1968 and will continue to play there for the foreseeable future. The Rangers currently have a record of 45-25-4 as they are closing in on securing a playoff spot for the sixth straight season.  Rick Nash and...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Islanders grab big rivalry win over New York Rangers at MSG

Alain Vigneault, Ryan McDonagh, and John Tavares meet the media after the New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, 3-2.
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild lose to Rangers for worst slump of season

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Oscar Lindberg had a goal and an assist, Antti Raanta made 25 saves and the New York Rangers held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Brady Skjei and Jimmy Vesey also scored for the Rangers, who are 7-1 in their last eight road games and have a league-high 26 victories away from home this season. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba scored for the Wild, who...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindberg, Raanta lead Rangers past Wild 3-2

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Oscar Lindberg had a goal and an assist, Antti Raanta made 25 saves and the New York Rangers held on to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. Brady Skjei and Jimmy Vesey also scored for the Rangers, who are 7-1 in their last eight road games and have a league-high 26 victories away from home this season. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba scored for the Wild...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The NHL’s 2018 Winter Classic appears headed for the Mets’ Citi Field

The NHL’s annual tradition of playing outdoor games in football or baseball stadiums appears set to be renewed in 2018 with the next Winter Classic. It has been rumored for some time now that Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, could be in the running to host an outdoor game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres, and on Wednesday Newsday reported that a deal to make...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL reportedly has its eye on Mets' Citi Field for 2018 Winter Classic

Do you like apples?Well, Citi Field appears to be the frontrunner to land the NHL's Winter Classic next year. How do you like them apples?According to a report from Newsday, the Queens-based home of the Mets is likely to host hockey's marquee outdoor event in 2018, with the New York Rangers facing off against the Buffalo Sabres in January. A deal has yet to be finalized, but the...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

Rangers' Lundqvist out 2-3 weeks with lower-body injury

NEW YORK (AP) Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is out two to three weeks with a lower-body injury. The team announced the injury Saturday morning and recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from Hartford of the AHL on an emergency basis. Lundqvist played New York's entire game Tuesday against Florida and stopped 43 of 45 shots. Now he'll miss about six to 10 games because of this...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers acquire Brendan Smith

The New York Rangers acquired Brendan Smith to help an ailing defensive unit that has several players dealing with injuries.
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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