1. NHL Entry Draft: The Best Player in Each Draft from 1991-2010

    On June 24th, 2011, the Edmonton Oilers came to the podium in Minnesota and announced Ryan Nugent-Hopkins as the first overall selection in the 2011 NHL entry draft...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 3,126 reads 26 comments

  2. NHL Free Agency: Why the New York Rangers Must Sign Brad Richards at All Costs

    As everyone knows, Brad Richards is the hot-ticket free agent this season. And as everyone also knows, the New York Rangers are in on every big-time player who hits free agency...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 2,508 reads 30 comments

  3. New York Rangers Forward Derek Boogaard Found Dead

    The New York Rangers were saddened to announce that enforcer Derek Boogaard has passed away. The 28-year-old was found in his Minnesota apartment by his family. There has been no official cause of death given as of yet...

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  4. New York Rangers: Why Signing Jaromir Jagr Could Help the Team

    We all remember the story. We all remember how Jaromir Jagr was driven away from the New York Rangers by Glen Sather after offering to take a $2.7 million pay cut...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 3,626 reads 33 comments

  5. Boston Bruins: Why Tomas Kaberle Has Been Such a Disappointment in Beantown

    This season, much like the last few, brought plenty of trade speculation involving then Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Tomas Kaberle...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 1,692 reads 7 comments

  6. New York Rangers: 5 Players Who Do Not Fit on the Roster in 2011-12

    Once again, the New York Rangers ' season ended in disappointment, as they were cut down by the Washington Capitals in five games during the Stanley Cup quarterfinals...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 2,897 reads 10 comments

  7. 2011 NHL Playoffs: The Biggest Questions Facing the Eight Remaining Teams

    With the Tampa Bay Lightning defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins, that ended the first round of the 2011 NHL playoffs. Once again, the NHL playoffs have not disappointed, proving that it is the best spectacle in all of sports...

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  8. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Power Ranking the Defensive Corps of the 16 Teams

    There's an old saying in sports that says "defense wins championships". No matter how many goals the offensive powerhouse scores, the team who plays solid defense will usually win out...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 3 years ago 1,681 reads 6 comments

  9. NHL: The Top 50 Offensive Minded Defensemen of All Time

    As the defensive position in hockey developed, two types of defensemen eventually emerged. They are known as defensive or "stay-at-home" defensemen and offensive or "puck-moving" defensemen...

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  10. Ryan Callahan: New York Rangers Forward Likely Lost for the Season

    The Rangers continued their playoff push last night with a dramatic win over the powerhouse Boston Bruins . Down 3-0, the Rangers stormed back to win the game by a score of 5-3, capped on an empty net goal by Derek Stepan...

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  11. Anaheim Ducks: 5 Improvements They Need to Make to Reach the Playoffs

    If the season ended today, the Ducks would actually make the playoffs. They are currently tied with both the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames with 85 points, but find themselves in ...

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  12. NHL Video: Thomas Vanek and the Top 5 Goals of Last Week

    With only less than 15 games left in the NHL season, goals are starting to mean more than ever. However, that certainly doesn't mean they can't be pretty...

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  13. Patrick Sharp and the NHL's Top 10 Most Surprising Scorers

    Every season in the NHL, there are a new group of stars who emerge and shock everyone with their sudden scoring ability. It is just one of the reasons hockey is such a great sport to behold...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about almost 4 years ago 1,322 reads 9 comments

  14. NHL: Power Ranking the First Overall Picks of the Last 20 Years

    Last June, the Edmonton Oilers selected Taylor Hall first overall—the first time they had held such a position in their history. Being selected first overall comes with high expectations every time...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about almost 4 years ago 2,746 reads 20 comments

  15. NHL: Five Players Likely to Be Traded in the Offseason

    This season, the trade deadline came and went without much action. Fans were left disappointed at the lack of movement on a day that is usually one of the more exciting for the people...

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  16. NHL: Odds of Top 20 Teams to Win 2011 Stanley Cup

    It's getting to be about that time. It's getting warmer, the birds are coming out to sing and the late-season surge in the NHL will give way to the most exciting spectacle in all of sports—the NHL playoffs...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about almost 4 years ago 2,531 reads 5 comments

  17. Czech Mate: The Top Ten Czech Republic NHL Players Of All Time

    Czech Republic hockey has a long and rich history in the NHL, from the days of Ivan Hlinka to current stars like Aleš Hemský and Martin Havlát...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about almost 4 years ago 9,112 reads 16 comments

  18. New York Rangers: Michal Rozsival Is Finally No More

    On January 10th, 2010, the New York Rangers sent defenseman Michal Rozsival to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for struggling forward Wojtek Wolski...

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  19. Sean Avery: Why He Is Bad for the New York Rangers

    For reasons I'll never understand, most New York Rangers fans have an ongoing love affair with "bad boy" Sean Avery. Maybe it was that good record the team had with him in the lineup two years ago...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about 4 years ago 1,712 reads 55 comments

  20. Sidney Crosby: Why New York Rangers(and Other) Fans Need to Shut Up.

    As a hockey fan, I try not to have any bias. I try to look at the game from an objective point of view, criticizing things that need to be criticized and giving credit where credit is due...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about 4 years ago 2,681 reads 60 comments

  21. Who should wear the "C" for the New York Rangers?

    All his intangibles aside, it is painfully obvious that Chris Drury is not getting the job done as the Rangers' captain. When he isn't killing penalties, he is an absolute ghost on the ice...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 4 years ago 1,721 reads 12 comments

  22. The Greatest Player in the History of Each NHL Franchise

    Seeing as these have been popping up in the other sections, I figured I'd give it a shot for my first article. As with any list, there are bound to be ones we unanimously agree on, and ones that will cause a minor controversy...

    Zach Vanderberg Written by Zach Vanderberg about over 4 years ago 12,208 reads 41 comments