Category: ‘Forwards’

Options at Center
August 5th, 2017 at 9:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Trading Derek Stepan and losing Oscar Lindberg to Vegas sent a shockwave through the Rangers lineup this offseason, leaving two major holes at center and turning what was one of the Blueshirts' biggest strengths into what could be their biggest weakness. Although the Rangers did acquire David Desharnais...

Deep dive: An honest look at the Rangers roster right now
August 3rd, 2017 at 3:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** VIGNEAULT The term, "team composition" is one used a lot among team executives and coaching staffs. When putting together a team, especially in the off season, they want to check as many boxes as possible in order to have the most competitive team. The composition of a finished product...

Are the Rangers Better Today?
July 6th, 2017 at 6:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** The dust of free agency is beginning to settle, and the 2017-2018 edition of the New York Rangers is beginning to take shape.  The Blueshirts did what they historically do and landed the biggest fish in the free agency pond, though this time they didn't overpay.  The prize...

Lindberg? Hayes? Why not both?
May 20th, 2017 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the expansion draft looming, there's naturally going to be a lot of talk and speculation about who the Rangers are going to lose to Las Vegas. It's certainly not fun envisioning one of our beloved Blueshirts in Vegas Gold/Black/Whatever, but it's just the reality of the situation....

Rangers vs. Senators – Forwards Preview
April 25th, 2017 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** JUSTIN TANG / THE CANADIAN PRESS It's been well-documented at this point that the Rangers ousted the Canadiens in the first round by prioritizing skill throughout their lineup at forward.  Montreal was a well-coached team with outstanding goaltending, but they were simply unable to match New York's...