When Alain Vigneault was brought to New York to replace the embattled John Tortorella this off-season, we assumed the offense would take a turn in a positive direction.
While the easy thought is to call this another coaching failure, perhaps it is time to take a look at the people who should be doing the actual goal scoring.
And when you do that…yikes. Continue reading
Long will live the King in New York City.
Arguably the best goalie in the NHL, Henrik Lundqvist, has signed a long-term deal to stay with the Rangers. Continue reading
Patrick Roy made a successful debut as an NHL head coach, as his Colorado Avalanche took down the Anaheim Ducks 6-1.
Apparently that was not enough for Roy, as late in the game, he got into it through the bench-dividing glass, maniacally going after the opposing coach, Bruce Boudreau. Continue reading
The New York Rangers and GM Glen Sather fired head coach, John Tortorella, today after a team slated for the Stanley Cup Finals came up short.
The Blueshirts, eliminated by the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals after 5 games, were a flawed and inconsistent team all season. In a season where many are to blame, the hammer was dropped on Torts. Continue reading
The New York Rangers escaped last night with a shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, 2-1. The offense, still struggling, was able to get something going in the 2nd when Canes goalie, Dan Ellis, was bowled over by Captain Ryan Callahan, leading to a Derek Stepan rebound goal.
They would not find the net again until the shootout, where Rick Nash and J.T. Miller would score two amazing goals to win the game.
It was a positive weekend for Madison Square Garden tenants this weekend as both the Knicks and Rangers came out on top this weekend.
But before we look at the weekend, a trade has occurred that will change the Rangers main roster going forward.
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The New York Rangers, a team many a pundit have picked to go as far as raising Lord Stanley’s Cup this year, are as far as they can be from that today: two games, two losses.
Both losses have come against sure rivals for that cup: the Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
What has gone wrong with a team believed to be destined for greatness?