As the 500 Days of Keith Yawwwwndle worries continue for New York Rangers fans, we have pretty much grown tired and exhausted all the different ways we can say the exact same thing.
“Hey, it would be great if we could keep Keith Yandle, but it looks like the cap situation, between the big contracts we have given out to several star players – including Dan Girardi and Marc Staal – will probably prevent us from doing so, which sort of stinks because we’ve needed a defenseman like him for a while.”
Which actually tends to come out closer to…
Henrik Lundqvist now stands 4 games away from going from the King of New York, to a deity.
The Rangers are going to the Stanley Cup Finals, on the shoulders of their superstar goalie. Continue reading
It is the legendary move of iconic leaders in New York history.
Joe Namath came first, leading the Jets to a Super Bowl III victory. Then came the Messiah. Continue reading
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Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, Mats Zuccarello scored two more, and Derek Stepan added a penalty shot in the New York Rangers 7-3 beating of the New Jersey Devils at Yankee Stadium, Sunday. 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
The Providence Bruins and Hartford Wolfpack had an entertaining game on Sunday night highlighted by a goalie fight.
Boston Bruins and New York Rangers prospects were involved in it, with Montreal Canadiens defenseman, P.K. Subban’s brother, Malcolm, going head to head with Blueshirts up-and-comer, Scott Stajcer. Continue reading
The NHL announced earlier today that Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has earned his 5th Vezina Trophy nomination.
An irregular season for King Henrik, between the lockout, the Rangers offensive struggles, and constant roster and line shufflings, he still managed a 24-16-3 record, with a 2.05 goals against average and .926 save percentage.
His fellow nominees are Columbus Blue Jackets’ Sergei Bobrovsky and San Jose Sharks’ Antti Niemi. Continue reading
Dan Girardi scored 3:11 into overtime at the Nassau Coliseum and the Rangers defeated the rival, New York Islanders 1-0, Saturday night.
Both goalies were great in the matchup, with Henrik Lundqvist coming out on top for his first shutout of the season. Continue reading
Ryane Clowe, scoreless in every previous game this year – all with the San Jose Sharks – scored two goals tonight to help the newly-shaped Rangers defeat the suddenly wounded Penguins 6-1 at the Garden.
Clowe, brought over in a trade Tuesday night, was instant offense for the Blueshirts, also adding an assist.
He was not the only new Ranger to make a difference tonight. Continue reading
In a stunning trade before the NHL Trade Deadline, the New York Rangers parted with superstar sniper, Marian Gaborik. In return, they received center Derick Brassard, winger Derek Dorsett, and defenseman John Moore from the Columbus Blue Jackets.