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Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

New York Rangers Release 2015-16 Schedule
June 25th, 2015 at 12:04 PM
The New York Rangers, in addition to the rest of the league, released their 2015-16 regular season schedule. Last week the Rangers had released their preseason schedule. The Rangers will begin their 89th NHL season with an Original Six matchup against the Stanley Cup Champions, Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, October...

New York Rangers Get Shutout at NHL Awards
June 25th, 2015 at 3:54 AM
Three New York Rangers were finalists but did not take any trophies home at the 2015 NHL Awards on June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Glen Sather (General Manager of the year Award) and Alain Vigneault (Jack Adams Award), both finished as second runner up in...

2015 NHL Awards Winners Announced in Las Vegas
June 24th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards took place Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Hockey players from around the league suited up for the red carpet event instead of lacing up for the ice as they usually do; or in the case of Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames, walk...

NHL Board of Governors Approves 2015-16 Rule Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 8:35 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved 3-on-3 overtime hockey, when a game ends ina tie after regulations beginning the 2015-16 season. Additionally they approved to expand the use of video review to include a Coach’s Challenge within a limited scope of scenarios and amend face-off protocol. The Board acted on the series...

New York Rangers Know They Have the Team It Takes to Win
June 5th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Rangers know they have what it takes to come back next season and play for a chance at the Stanley Cup once again. “We’ve got a lot of good hockey players in this room who have had a lot of success winning games,” said Marc Staal on...

New York Rangers Season Ends with a Game 7 Loss
May 30th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The Presidents’ Trophy winning, New York Rangers’ season came to an end with a 2-0 shutout loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final, Friday night at Madison Square Garden. "There's a lot of emotions," Rick Nash said following the season-ending defeat. "I'm pretty upset. In a...

Will Henrik Lundqvist Remain the King of Game 7′s?
May 29th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. “I just try to go out and do my job," Lundqvist stated. He's 6-1 in Game 7, with an NHL-record six straight...

The New York Rangers Always Bring a Team Effort
May 29th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The President’s Trophy winning New York Rangers are a close-knit team with its core players having seen a lot and won a lot when the stakes have been high. Tonight is another crucial game as the winner of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final will head to the Stanley...

Both Rangers and Lightning Going into Game 7 with Confidence
May 29th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Both the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning held an optional morning skate Friday before tonight's crucial Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are 4-0 in elimination games this postseason and the Lightning 2-0, but it doesn’t compare to the possible elimination they face tonight, where the...

New York Rangers Force a Game 7
May 27th, 2015 at 2:41 AM
The New York Rangers’ confidence and experience helped them rise when facing elimination for the 15th time in 18 games since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers got a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena on Tuesday....

New York Rangers Successful When Facing Elimination
May 26th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
Since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs the New York Rangers have faced elimination 17 times. Of those 17 games the Rangers have won 14 of them. Twice in the last two post seasons they have bounced back from 3-1 series deficits; against the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014 and the Washington...

New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist Thrives Under Pressure
May 26th, 2015 at 7:33 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. ***PHOTO1*** In the past 17 games when the Rangers have faced elimination, Lundqvist has won 14 of them, two with shutouts. In the...

New York Rangers Get Shutout 2-0 in Game 5
May 25th, 2015 at 2:15 AM
The New York Rangers were shutout 2-0 by the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden Sunday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Lightning’s Ben Bishop made 26 saves to help the team to a 3-2 series lead over the Rangers. One more win and the Lightning can advance to the Stanley...

Glen Sather is a General Manager of the Year Award Finalist
May 23rd, 2015 at 1:15 AM
Glen Sather of the New York Rangers, Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks are the three finalists for the 2014-15 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Per the NHL, voting for this award was conducted among the 30 club general managers and...

New York Rangers Get Even with the Tampa Bay Lightning
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:32 AM
The New York Rangers top players gave their all Friday night at Amalie Arena and it paid off. The Rangers had a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final. The best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2. It was the Rangers first win by...

New York Rangers are Confident Going into Game 4
May 22nd, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The Tampa Bay Lightning leads the Eastern Conference Final 2-1 against the New York Rangers. "It's Game Four and obviously we're down by one (game) and just like we knew the importance of Games One, Two and Three, we know the importance of this game," said head coach Alain Vigneault. "We'll...

Alain Vigneault Says Henrik Lundqvist is “Our Guy”
May 21st, 2015 at 8:25 PM
After the New York Rangers lost two games back-to-back giving up 12 goals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, it was questioned whether goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would start in net on Friday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena. Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault laughed and quick...

Mats Zuccarello not Yet Ready to Practice with His Teammates
May 21st, 2015 at 7:55 PM
The New York Rangers took the day off in Tampa on Thursday following Wednesday nights 6-5 overtime loss in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Lightning. Injured forward Mats Zuccarello however did skate with the other extras and backup goalie Cam Talbot at Amalie Arena in the afternoon. Head...

New York Rangers Lose 6-5 in Overtime of Game 3
May 21st, 2015 at 2:39 AM
With the Eastern Conference Final tied 1-1, Game 3 was going to be hard fought at Amalie Arena Wednesday night. After three periods the game was tied 5-5 and headed to overtime where the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov scored to give his team a 2-1 series lead over the New...