Category: New York Rangers

Wayne Gretzky: “No Reason” for Hockey Players to Remove Visors When They Reach the NHL

Monday, March 11th, 2013

When New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal suffered an eye injury after being struck by a puck Tuesday night, you had to know that a popular NHL debate would come to the surface yet again. Should the league require that all of its players attach visors to their helmets? The ...

Rick Nash is Becoming Comfortable in the Rangers’ System, Believes it’s the Players’ Option to Wear Visors on Their Helmets

Monday, March 11th, 2013

The Marc Staal injury reopened the debate on players wearing visors in the NHL. It's been the hot topic in professional hockey for the past week. Rick Nash is wishing Staal a speedy recovery. He has seven third-period goals this season and is putting the Rangers on his back right now. ...

Henrik Lundqvist Discusses the New York Rangers’ Inconsistent Start to the Shortened NHL Season

Monday, February 11th, 2013

One year after posting the best record in the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers are off to a slow start to kick off the abbreviated 2013 NHL regular season. But this is a veteran team with one of the league's top goaltenders, and as they slowly appear to be ...

Rick Nash Believes it’s Tough to Build Chemistry in a Lockout-Shortened Season

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Is Rick Nash the last piece to the puzzle for the New York Rangers? The Blueshirts fell in the Eastern Conference Finals last season and appeared to be one player away. The Rangers needed another scoring threat. Now granted, the NHL will have a shortened season here, but the debut of Nash in ...

John Tortorella on NHL Lockout Ending: “We’re Really Anxious; We’re not Trying to do too Much in a Short Period of Time”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

After 113 days of enduring a long and frustrating lockout, John Tortorella is anxious to start the NHL season when it likely returns in a week and a half. With a shortened 48-game season comes unpredictability, but the Rangers head coach isn't going to make excuses for his team. Tortorella ...

Mike Keenan On NHL Lockout: “There Is A Lot Of Danger … We Will Lose This Season”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The hits just keep on coming in the NHL lockout. At this point in time, 25 percent of the regular season games have been lost with the announcement that games have been cancelled through November. Next on the chopping block: The Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. It's ...

Wayne Gretzky Believes In His Heart That The NHL Lockout Will Still End Before The Winter Classic

Friday, October 12th, 2012

It was believed that eight years ago the NHL lockout needed to occur in order to change the landscape of the sport. The cancellation of the 2004-05 season brought about a salary cap in the NHL. Now in 2012 the sport of hockey is staring down a doomsday scenario where ...

Rick Nash Got His Wish In Playing For New York, Happy Rangers Didn’t ‘Blow Up’ Young Core In New Deal

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Some may argue that the New York Rangers didn't fulfill their goal of winning a Stanley Cup last season because they didn't pull the trigger on the Rick Nash trade. New York is a defensive minded team under coach John Tortorella and really proved it all of last season eventually ...

John Tortorella is Pissed Off About Rangers Facing Criticism for Defenders Blocking Shots

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

John Tortorella has never been one who was shy about blasting the media when he feels it is warranted. Most recently, the New York Rangers head coach was vocal about the way his team was being portrayed by the media in terms of their defensive style of blocking shots. Tortorella ...

Ryan Callahan On New York Getting the Momentum Back From the Senators

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

The New York Rangers can take a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night with a win in Ottawa. And while that shouldn't be a major surprise considering that New York is the top seed in the Eastern Conference, things were looking dire for the Rangers only ...