1. Power Ranking the NY Rangers Last 10 First-Round Draft Picks

    "Not every top pick in the draft turns out to be a star." -Glen Sather The cigar-chomping General Manager of the New York Rangers was right on point with that one...

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  2. Michael Del Zotto's Contract Talks Could Get Ugly with Reduced Salary Cap

    "For what it’s worth, we’re still optimistic there will be a season, if only because it would be so unfathomably foolish to let it slip away." Jason Brough of nbcsports ...

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  3. 4 New York Rangers Who Won't Be on the Roster Next Season

    "Hasta la vista, baby." Arnold Schwarzenegger The former Governor of California (and former Terminator , too) wasn't playing the role of New York Rangers General Manager Glen ...

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  4. 5 Reasons Why a Canceled Season Would Be Devastating to the New York Rangers

    "I can’t even remember the last time I’ ve been away from hockey as long as I have been now. It feels so strange. Everything is off. Nothing is the way it’s supposed to be...

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  5. New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Tale of the Tape for 2012-13

    "It's not bragging if you can back it up." - Muhammad Ali Knockout line by one of the greatest heavyweight champs in history. The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins are a couple of big-time heavyweights themselves...

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  6. New York Rangers: Assembling the Finest Roster in Franchise History

    "We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." Aristotle One of the greatest philosophers in history expressed it perfectly...

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  7. New York Rangers: Why the Lack of a Top Goalie Prospect Is a Major Concern

    "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin One of the founding fathers of the United States hit the nail on the head...

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  8. NHL Lockout 2012: John Tortorella Thinks Work Stoppage Hurts Rangers Cup Quest

    "To be quite honest, it worries me ." - John Tortorella on October 24. The head coach of the New York Rangers has reason to worry. A lot...

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  9. Why Chris Kreider Is the Prospect the New York Rangers Must Hold On To

    "Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." — Albert Einstein The man who discovered the theory of relativity obviously wasn't talking about Chris Kreider here...

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  10. NHL Winter Classic Cancelled: Owners and Players Are to Blame

    “The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions.” Dwight D. Eisenhower With the general election coming up this Tuesday, leave it to the 34th President of the United States to hit the nail right on the head...

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  11. New York Rangers: Why They Should Win the Stanley Cup—at Least, on Paper

    "Seventy percent of success in life is showing up." Woody Allen Leave it to one of the all-time great comedians to offer his own unique perspective on achievement. If it were only that easy, Woody...

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  12. New York Rangers: Weekly Minor League News and Notes During the NHL Lockout

    "The one thing we have to make sure of as a franchise is that we do not allow this interruption to hurt our momentum. We cannot use this as an excuse...

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  13. New York Rangers: 3 Players Other Than Rick Nash Who Could Lead Them in Goals

    ''Hockey is truly a passion here, where they expect a championship-caliber team." Rick Nash The newest power forward for the New York Rangers couldn't have said it any better...

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  14. NHL Lockout: Players and Owners Must Eliminate Perpetual Work Stoppages

    "I try to not get excited and not get disappointed. I've learned from long experience that all that does is burn my hormones...

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  15. New York Rangers: Weekly Minor League News and Notes During the NHL Lockout

    "It’s fun to go out there and do what you love to do,” according to Chris Kreider Understatement, Chris...

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  16. New York Rangers: Did Sean Avery Squander His Talent?

    “Fatso forgot to shake my hand.” Sean Avery Those were the immortal words of one of the most mercurial figures in recent New York Rangers history...

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  17. NHL Lockout: Why Donald Fehr Is Someone the Owners and Fans Should Fear

    " Well I won't back down, no I won't back down. You could stand me up at the gates of hell but I won't back down. " Tom Petty made that powerful proclamation in his classic 1989 tune, " I Won't Back Down "...

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  18. New York Rangers: Minor League News and Notes During the NHL Lockout

    “The players should be the faces of your franchise.” That was New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather as he commented last season in a New York Times article by Christopher Botta ...

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  19. NHL Lockout: 5 Hated New York Rangers Rivals Most Upset About the Lockout

    " To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy. " Sun Tzu (544-496 B.C.) Author of The Art of War , the ancient Chinese General undoubtedly knew a few things about combat...

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  20. NHL Free Agents: Should the New York Rangers Actually Let Michael Del Zotto Go?

    " You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em. Know when to walk away and know when to run. " Kenny Rogers delivered this philosophical outlook on life nearly 35 years ago in his classic song, " The Gambler ...

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  21. NHL Lockout: 5 Teams That Will Suffer the Most Due to the League's Work Stoppage

    In the song "After Midnight," legendary British guitarist Eric Clapton wasn't referring to the moments immediately after the latest NHL lockout reared its ugly head at 12:01 Sunday morning...

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  22. New York Rangers: If I Were GM for a Day, I Would Improve the Team By...

    " By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day ." Robert Frost One of the great poets in American literature summed it up perfectly...

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  23. What John Tortorella Must Do for the New York Rangers to Win Big in 2013

    " I love our jam, I love our balls. I really like what we have here. " John Tortorella has a way with words. Understatement...

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  24. Rick Nash: 5 Reasons Why He'll Have the Best Season of His Career in 2013

    "If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves." Thomas Edison The great American inventor's words were meant to inspire the masses to reach for the greatness within...

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  25. NHL: 5 Major Moments from the Landmark Canada-Soviet 1972 Summit Series

    "It was a war. Our society versus theirs."— Phil Esposito One of the National Hockey League's legendary players said it best...

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