RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rangers better step up intensity level, or they’re in trouble

OTTAWA — There was a truck positioned in the arena as a promotional vehicle, and row upon row of empty seats in the upper bowl plus a fair number of prime unoccupied locations in the lower stands, as well. Who knew the playoffs were in Brooklyn this year? Actually, more to the point, who knew...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

The extremely questionable way Rangers lost this game

OTTAWA—Rangers coach Alain Vigneault was not trying to make an excuse for his team’s 2-1 loss to the Senators in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre. Instead, he was just stating what he thought were the facts. In this instance, that meant he thought the Senators should...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

Rangers fall in Game 1 after Lundqvist beat on unlikely goal

OTTAWA — Everyone knew this was going to be tight. Everyone knew there likely weren’t going to be many goals. And the first game played to all the expectations. After a grinding tug-of-war, finally the Rangers succumbed, losing a 2-1 game to the Senators on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre and giving Ottawa a...
Via New York Post
3 hours ago

Atlantic Division Final, Game 1: Start off strong

After four days off, the Rangers will resume their playoff run tonight in Ottawa, taking on a Senators team that ousted the Bruins in a very close six game series. The Senators are a quicker and more skilled team than the Habs, so they will present a different challenge for the Rangers. Craig Anderson is a […] The post Atlantic Division Final, Game 1: Start off strong appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
8 hours ago

Prospect-ing for Rangers Gold

While the Rangers are busy with the playoffs and pushing for the Cup, here’s a look at their farm system and what the future holds for the club. We will be analyzing top and mid-level NY Rangers prospects by position. One day they may be wearing the red, white and blue at the world’s most famous arena, so why not see how they are progressing now. Centers Brad Morrison- Prince...
Via The Hockey Writers
10 hours ago

Thoughts heading into Game 1

Tonight the Rangers and the Senators drop the puck in Game One of the Atlantic Division Final. The Rangers, despite finishing with the better record, do not have home ice advantage. That might actually suit them well, as their record away from MSG is far better than at home. They took two of three in […] The post Thoughts heading into Game 1 appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
13 hours ago

King Henrik Still Rules The Ice

The margin for error in the first round of the playoffs was ridiculously small for New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. But it didn't matter. The King posted a .947 save percentage and a 1.70 goals-against average, showing that he's not quite finished being dominant.
Via Sports On Earth
14 hours ago

WATCH: New York Rangers get ready for Ottawa Senators

Alain Vigneault, Henrik Lundqvist, Marc Staal and Derek Stepan discuss the challenges ahead for the New York Rangers as they prepare to face the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers vs. Senators: Defense preview

Erik Karlsson is so good that you could make a case that he alone gives Ottawa the edge on defense over the Blueshirts. The 26-year-old D-man is in the midst of his greatest season – which we seem to say every year. In addition to being the catalyst for the Senators’ offense, Karlsson has really […] The post Rangers vs. Senators: Defense preview appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago

Zuccarello leads Rangers in East semifinals against Senators

NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello has worked hard to become a consistent scoring leader for the New York Rangers. The 29-year-old Norwegian shuffled between the minors and the NHL after signing with the Rangers in 2010. He spent the 2012-13 season in the KHL during the NHL lockout before re-signing with New York in March 2013. Zuccarello then had a breakout season after that and...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

2017 NHL Playoffs: Ottawa vs. New York Rangers Series Prediction

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

How the New York Rangers took down Montreal

The New York Rangers will continue their playoff journey to the Stanley Cup Finals after eliminating the Montreal Canadiens with a 3-1 win in Game 6 at Madison Square Garden. The series started off slow for New York, as they were down 1-2 heading into Game 4. After tying the series at two, the Rangers started to pick up the pace. Game 5 was by far the most competitive of the series...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers top Montreal Canadiens in Game 6, move on to Round 2

Mats Zuccarello, Henrik Lundqvist, and Derek Stepan discuss a Game 6 victory for the New York Rangers over the Montreal Canadiens, as the Blueshirts advance to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens have nobody to blame but themselves for early playoff exit

In this day and age, grit doesn’t win championships in sports. Unfortunately, the Montreal Canadiens didn’t get that memo and their season is now over sooner than expected because of it.Let’s rewind a little bit. In the previous offseason, general manager Marc Bergevin tried to swing for the fences in order to reshape a team that failed to qualify for the playoffs.Bergevin dealt...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers: A tale of two teams

The New York Rangers have shown all season long that they are capable of being a successful team.  They have also showed signs of subpar play, including game 3 against the Montreal Canadiens.  This series between the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens has been a microcosm of the Rangers’ season, with signs of brilliance and signs of doubt. The series between the two original...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers outlast Montreal Canadiens in Game 4

Henrik Lundqvist, Rick Nash, Derek Stepan and Alain Vigneault meet the media after the New York Rangers tied their series with the Montreal Canadiens at two games apiece, with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.
Via SNY
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Grabner completely fakes out Carey Price for awesome breakaway goal

Carey Price has consistently been one of the best goaltenders in the NHL over the past few years and is a big reason why the Montreal Canadiens are currently battling in the playoffs. Accolades aside, sometimes even the most dominant goalies are no match for a few beautiful dekes.In Game 2 of the first round matchup between the Canadiens and New York Rangers, Michael Grabner seized...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers playoff breakdown: Henrik Lundqvist vs Carey Price

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is one of the best players to ever represent the Blueshirts. In fact, King Henrik could arguably be one of the best goalies in the history of the NHL. But, is he the best goalie in the Rangers opening playoff series against the Montréal Canadiens?Carey Price is one of the league’s most dynamic goaltenders in this decade. In 55 career playoff...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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