RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twitter breakdown: Rangers lose seventh straight at home

The Rangers lost to the Isles last night, making it 0-5-2 at home in the last seven games. This while blowing a third period lead as well. But it wasn’t all bad. The Rangers looked pretty good, just had some bad bounces. There are some gripes, sure. But honestly these games are meaningless at this […] The post Twitter breakdown: Rangers lose seventh straight at home appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 hours ago

‘It tears at me’: Rick Nash opens up about source of his frustration

Rick Nash has been the Rangers’ best forward this season just as he has been the team’s best forward over the course of his five seasons on Broadway; the most diligent with and without the puck. But still, much of the national shine is off Nash, the marquee name who was bought to New York...
Via New York Post
9 hours ago

Henrik Lundqvist: Why my layoff can be great for Rangers

Henrik Lundqvist was back on the Garden ice on Wednesday, but not for the Rangers’ game against the Islanders. Instead, he was getting another tuneup before his expected return this weekend in California. Out since March 7 with a hip injury, Lundqvist sat again Wednesday night, as the team stuck to its plan to get...
Via New York Post
14 hours ago

Game 74: Crush the Isles’ playoff hopes

The Rangers played very well last night against the Devils, and will look to repeat the same process against the Isles. The beautiful part here is that the Rangers can deal a critical blow to the Isles’ playoff chances with a win in regulation tonight. The tough part is that the Isles are significantly better […] The post Game 74: Crush the Isles’ playoff hopes appeared first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
16 hours ago

Breaking up the “Kid Line” would be a bad idea

Over the weekend, Alain Vigneault decided to put Pavel Buchnevich, Oscar Lindberg, and Jimmy Vesey together on the fourth line. The trio clicked immediately, despite some concerns they might be defensively deficient. It provides even more evidence to support the speed/skill fourth line over grit/toughness. Now don’t get me wrong, every team needs snarl. We […] The post Breaking...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
22 hours ago

Antti Raanta: Don’t give me the hook quite yet

Antti Raanta, who has started six straight for the Rangers in Henrik Lundqvist’s absence, is sure hoping to extend the second-longest such streak of his career to seven when the Islanders visit the Garden on Wednesday. It would mark the third complete set of back-to-backs within 13 days for the 26-year-old Finnsince Lundqvist went down...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Rangers Still Have Decisions on Defense

Veteran defensemen Dan Girardi and Kevin Klein both are medically cleared to play and are practicing with the New York Rangers again after extended injury absences. Though neither will play Tuesday night in Newark against the Devils or Wednesday at Madison Square Garden against the Islanders, Girardi and Klein will be on the club’s trip later this week to California, and both should...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Rangers taking high road across river vs. Devils

Barring an incredible push over their final 10 games, the New York Rangers are destined to open the Stanley Cup playoffs on the road. Based on how they've played away from Madison Square Garden, that's just fine by them. The Rangers earned their league-leading 26th road victory Saturday by defeating the Minnesota Wild 3-2 at Xcel Energy Center and will look for No. 27 when they...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Balance Key to Rangers’ Success

Through the weekend, the New York Rangers sit comfortably in playoff position with a 45-24-3 record, good for 93 points. Even with a shaky blue line, the Rangers have still found ways to win the majority of their games. The main driving factor behind that has been their balanced scoring attack. Rangers’ Offense Evenly Spread The Rangers began the 2016-17 campaign on an absolute...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

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
4 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
4 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
7 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
7 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
11 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.
Via SNY
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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