Category: New York Rangers

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 1st Round Playoff Preview

Rick Nash, New York Rangers.

The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins will meet in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second straight year. The Pens blew a 3-1 lead in games to lose to the Blueshirts in the 2014 second-round. Based on recent performances,…

Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers: Eastern Conference Final Preview and Prediction

The Montreal Canadiens and New York Rangers are living proof that competitiveness and good defensive habits usually outdo talent in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Rangers were the league’s fourth best defensive team in the 82-game regular season, and the…

Penguins vs Rangers: 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs second-round preview and prediction

Both teams won twice in the season-series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. And the Rangers, Penguins both, have escaped the first-round victorious for two straight seasons. It’s actually been three straight for the Rangers. Both clubs have…

New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers

This one could go either way. I am a believer that defence wins in the postseason and the New York Rangers are the defensive class in their first-round series against the Philadelphia Flyers. That being said, sometimes sheer intangibles win…

Ryan Callahan faces criticism for no-trade contract demand

Ryan Callahan, NHL Trade talk, New York Rangers.

On last week’s trade deadline day New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather traded the club’s captain, Ryan Callahan, to the Tampa Bay Lightning for former Art Ross winner Martin St. Louis. Callahan is set to become an unrestricted free…

New York Rangers trade upside for stability

Michael Del Zotto, New York Rangers

After months of rumour circulation regarding New York Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto’s trade status, the Blueshirts have finally shipped the 2008 first round pick to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Kevin Klein. Kevin Klein: he’s the model of consistency,…

Vancouver Canucks: John Tortorella to face disciplinary hearing with NHL

John Tortorella, Vancouver Canucks

At the drop of the first puck in Hockey Night In Canada’s battle between Western Conference rivals the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames, gloves were dropped, punches were thrown, and coaches were distraught. When the first period bell rang to…