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Mats Zuccarello Out 3-4 Weeks, Derek Dorsett Close to Returning
February 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Rangers confirmed the original diagnosis of a non-displaced fracture in Mats Zuccarello's left hand yesterday, and set the timetable for the wingers return at 3-4 weeks. The 3-4 week recovery estimate is from the day the injury occurred, not today, meaning the timetable actually started Sunday the...

Mats Zuccarello Has a Fractured Hand, Timetable for Return Uncertain
February 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1***Hope for the best, be prepared for worst. That was the motto amongst New York Rangers' fans when Mats Zuccarello appeared in Sochi yesterday morning with his left hand wrapped in a bandage. Turns out, it's the worst, or pretty close to it at least. An MRI taken in Russia revealed today the...

Mats Zuccarello Injured, Misses Norway’s Game Against Host Russians
February 18th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
***PHOTO1***As if Norway wasn't a big enough underdog in their do-or-die qualification round match this morning with the host Russians, they went into the game down their lone NHL player, Mats Zuccarello. Norway lost 4-0. But the bigger story now becomes the status of the New York Rangers' Zuccarello. The Hobbit...

Litmus Test: New York Rangers Host Blues, Kevin Klein Makes His Debut
January 23rd, 2014 at 3:14 PM
***PHOTO1***The St. Louis Blues, despite losing 3 of 4, have been one of the the leagues very best teams. At 33-11-5, the physically imposing Blues are 4th best in the league, and are tied for the lead with a 1.49 5 on 5 Goals For/Against Ratio. They're big, defensively sound,...

Is There a Goalie in the House? Henrik Lundqvist Out with the Flu, Cam Talbot to Start Vs Islanders, Backup TBD
January 21st, 2014 at 2:59 PM
Anyone have a goalie in the family? Henrik Lundqvist, who has the flu, will not start for the New York Rangers tonight when they host the New York Islanders. Cam Talbot (10-3, 1.62 GAA, .940 SV%), who would lead the league in GAA and SV% if he had enough minutes to...

Captain Cally Returns, JT Miller Sits, D Remains the Same for New York Rangers Tonight
January 3rd, 2014 at 2:42 PM
***PHOTO1***New York Rangers' Captain Ryan Callahan will be in the lineup tonight when the Blueshirts take on the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Callahan has missed the last 9 games with a left MCL sprain--this after already missing time with a broken thumb and sitting the first game of the season as he recovered...

New York Rangers Need Rick Nash to Find His All-Star Form
January 2nd, 2014 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Rangers--they of the 4th worst in the league 2.27 goals per game--have one offensive ace in the hole--Rick Nash. Problems is, so far the ace has played more like a 9 of clubs--not bad, but nothing to get excited over. Nash has 7 goals and 9 assists in...

New York Rangers’ Marc Staal Back in, Anton Stralman Close
December 30th, 2013 at 9:11 PM
***PHOTO1***Marc Staal, who has missed the last ten games with a concussion, will be back in the lineup for the New York Rangers tomorrow night in Florida. Staal last played 12/7 against the New Jersey Devils, when he was injured after taking a Reid Boucher shoulder to the jaw. With Staal back...

New York Rangers News: Marc Staal Takes Part in Full Practice
April 17th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Wednesday brought along good news for the New York Rangers as Marc Staal took part in a full team practice for the first time since his eye injury. Staal had been staking on his own recently, and took part in some practices wearing a non-contact jersey, but today marked the first...

New York Rangers Lose 4-2 to Philadelphia Flyers, Fall Out of Playoff Picture
April 17th, 2013 at 7:17 AM
***VIDEO1*** This was a prime example of the New York Rangers being the New York Rangers. Literally, everyone they're fighting to reach the playoffs against won their respective games last night, and the Blueshirts go into Philadelphia and lay a dud against the Flyers, going down 4-2. The Philadelphia Flyers didn't even...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals Preview: J.T. Miller Questionable with Sore Wrist
March 24th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers look to put the embarrassing loss to the Florida Panthers behind them tonight when the Washington Capitals visit Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lost 3-1 to the Panthers, Thursday, and nobody was happy that the Blueshirts lost to the worst team in the league. They're 2-0 against the...

New York Rangers Place Stu Bickel on Waivers; Jeff Halpern Claimed by Montreal Canadiens
March 23rd, 2013 at 1:14 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers must be working on a trade, because in two days, two players will no longer be with the team. Stu Bickel was the latest victim of the waiver wire, when the Ranges placed the rugged defenseman turned possible forward on waivers Saturday afternoon. Bickel is someone that might...

New York Rangers’ Rick Nash Receives No Discipline for Dirty Hit
March 22nd, 2013 at 2:05 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers should consider themselves lucky not to be without their best player for the next couple of games as Rick Nash received zero discipline for this hit on Tomas Kopecky. It looks like a hit that was meant to take some frustration out, as Nash left his feet...

Jordan Staal Optimistic Brother Marc Staal of New York Rangers Will Return This Season
March 19th, 2013 at 10:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Prior to last night's game between the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers, Jordan Staal saw his brother, Marc, for the first time since the defenseman suffered his eye injury. Marc Staal has missed six games since his left eye was struck by a slap shot in the team's 4-2 win...

New York Rangers: Marc Staal ‘Still a Ways Out’ According to Brother Eric in Wake of Rangers Vs Carolina Hurricanes Matchup
March 18th, 2013 at 11:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** Be prepared to hear Sam Rosen of MSG Networks tell you that three Staal brothers won't be on the ice tonight when the New York Rangers take on the Carolina Hurricanes. The three Staal brothers in the NHL had tonight's game at Madison Square Garden circled on the calendar, as it...

New York Rangers Vs Buffalo Sabres Preview: Ryan Miller is OUT
March 12th, 2013 at 3:38 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers head to Buffalo to take on the struggling Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night, a team that has just eight points in its last 10 games. The Blueshirts, on the other hand, have won five of their last six games and will once again look to leapfrog the...

New York Rangers Head Coach John Tortorella Says He’s Protecting His Players by Concealing Injuries
March 8th, 2013 at 10:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** When hockey injuries are announced, they are as vague as can be. You normally see "upper body injury" or "lower body injury." Getting specifics out of coaches could be very difficult, especially if that coach is John Tortorella. The head coach for the New York Rangers said he doesn't like to...

New York Rangers Vs New York Islanders: Stopping John Tavares
March 7th, 2013 at 4:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Both the New York Rangers (11-8-2, 24 points) and New York Islanders (10-11-2, 22 points) enter Thursday night's contest on winning streaks. The Rangers matched their largest winning streak of the season (three games) with a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. The Islanders, defeated the No. 1 seed...

New York Rangers: Offense Must Step up in Marc Staal’s Absence
March 7th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Marc Staal out of the lineup, the offense needs to play better than it has just about all season. Staal returned to his old self prior to being blasted by a hockey puck in the eye, meaning the New York Rangers are without a solid defender who eats minutes and...

New York Rangers’ Brad Richards to Miss Second Consecutive Game
March 7th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** With news that New York Rangers' center Brad Richards will miss his second consecutive game, all the rumors about Richards faking an injury on the hit from Patrick Kaleta should be officially put to rest. In fact, his suspension should be re-evaluated as Brendan Shanahan, the National Hockey League senior vice...