Articles Tagged with New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers Win…Because Claude Giroux Said So


Way back in October, when the Philadelphia Flyers were off to their franchise worst 1 and 7 start, Claude Giroux, the young Captain of the then last place team told the media that the team would make the playoffs. Members of the Philadelphia media scoffed, preferring to discuss who the Flyers would take with the… Read more »

Philadelphia Flyers-New York Rangers: Rivals Or Blood Feud?

Flyers score on Lundqvist

The New York Rangers host the Philadelphia Flyers tonight. The game is being broadcast on NBCSports Network as part of the Wednesday Night Rivals series. To say that the Flyers and Rangers are rivals is putting it quite mildly; these two teams crossed from a rivalry to a blood feud a long time ago. The… Read more »

Wayne Gretzky’s Record Broken…Wait…Paulina’s Dad Played Hockey?

Wayne Gretzky celebrates winning the 1985 Stanley Cup

Eighteen year old Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon broke one of Wayne Gretzky’s many NHL records earlier this week (the longest consecutive games point streak for an 18-year-old in NHL history). MacKinnon, born in 1995, was little more than a toddler when Gretzky retired from the NHL in 1999. Most of MacKinnon’s teenage contemporaries only… Read more »

Is Sean Avery Trying To Dance His Way Back To The NHL?


ABC announced the cast for the newest season of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ today. The cast includes Danica McKellar, Candace Cameron Bure, Drew Carey and Sean Avery. If you are not a fan of the NHL, you are probably asking “Who in the world is Sean Avery?” If you ARE a fan of the NHL,… Read more »

Rangers Knock Devils Out Of Playoff Race With 4-1 Win

Ryan Callahan scored two goals to lead the Rangers.

The New York Rangers have officially knocked the New Jersey Devils out of the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 4-1 win on Sunday. The Devils looked to be back on track and in the playoff hunt after a 3-0 shutout win over the Philadelphia Flyers last week, but the Rangers cut their run short… Read more »

Penguins Win 8th Straight, Shutout Rangers

Marc-Andre Fleury left after the second period Tuesday.

The Pittsburgh Penguins won their eighth straight game after beating the New York Rangers 3-0 Saturday. Marc-Andre Fleury posted a shutout over the Rangers, stopping all 23 shots he faced in the game. The Penguins got on the board early against the Rangers, as Beau Bennett scored his second goal of the year just over… Read more »

New York Rangers Forward Brandon Prust Suspended One Game For Elbowing

Brandon Prust Suspended One Game

New York Ranger forward Brandon Prust has been suspended for one game by NHL officials after he elbowed New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Prust was part of a telephone hearing with NHL discipline specialist Brendan Shanahan on Sunday afternoon. During the chat the two men discussed… Read more »

Hagelin Suspended Three Games For Elbowing Alfredsson

carl hagelin

The New York Rangers will be without Carl Hagelin for the next three games. Hagelin was suspended by the NHL on Sunday for elbowing Daniel Alfredsson, the Captain of the Ottawa Senators, during the Rangers’ loss in the second game of the Eastern Conference series. Hagelin was given a major penalty on Saturday night and… Read more »

John Tortorella Fined $20,000 For Penguins Comments

John Tortorella

John Tortorella, coach of the New York Rangers hockey team, was fined a hefty $20,000 for his critical remarks regarding the Pittsburgh Penguins. In particular, his commentary regarding Derek Stepan’s injury derived from a hit he took from Brooks Orpik has earned him this considerable fine. In regards to the hit, coach Tortorella was quoted… Read more »