1. Penguins and Mario Lemieux Sound Off on Islanders and NHL

    Two days after the circus act on Long Island between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins concluded, Penguin owner and NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux sounded off on the Islanders and the NHL for the way the game and the fallout was handled...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 412 reads 13 comments

  2. New York Islanders Handed Harsh Penalty After Melee vs Pittsburgh Penguins

    The NHL handed out suspensions to both the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders late Saturday night, following Friday night's melee at the Nassau Coliseum which saw both teams compile over 300 penalty minutes in several fighting majors...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 717 reads 7 comments

  3. New York Rangers Face a Must-Win in February Friday Night vs. the Thrashers

    I know it's been said that nothing is a real must-win unless a loss ends the season. We all know that is technically true, but tomorrow night's game against the ninth-place Atlanta Thrashers is by all means a must-win for the New York Rangers...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 302 reads 3 comments

  4. NHL: Chris Drury Out With Knee Surgery—Done For Good?

    Early reports dealing with New York Rangers captain Chris Drury have indicted that he'll need knee surgery and will be out of the lineup for six weeks healing...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 1,249 reads 13 comments

  5. Martin Biron Having Bounce-Back Season As Ranger Backup

    Last season may be one that goaltender Martin Biron would like to forget. His only season on Long Island playing for the lack-luster New York Islanders was shrouded in goalie controversy...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 80 reads 4 comments

  6. New York Rangers May Deal For Defenseman to Combat Lack-Luster Powerplay

    The anemic powerplay that was put on display Saturday afternoon may lead the New York Rangers and general manager Glen Sather to explore options for a powerplay quarterback, something ...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 2,381 reads 18 comments

  7. New York Rangers May Face Logjam as Injured Players Return

    It has been well-documented this year that the New York Rangers have seen an overabundance of injuries to their starters this season, from Chris Drury and Marian Gaborik in October to Ryan Callahan and Alex Frolov towards the end of 2010...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 637 reads 4 comments

  8. New York Rangers All-Star Break Grades

    They've been dubbed the 'Black and Blue' Rangers this season by New York Post reporter Larry Brooks. The amount of injuries the 2010-11 edition of the New York Rangers has been unfathomable...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 1,660 reads 8 comments

  9. New York Islanders Ink Matt Moulson for 3 Years

    The New York Islanders announced today that they have re-signed forward Matt Moulson to a three-year, $9.4 million deal that will keep him on the island through the 2013-14 season...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 247 reads 3 comments

  10. Michael Del Zotto Must Find His Game, and Find It Soon

    Last night at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers Michael Del Zotto simply looked lost. He didn't look comfortable in his own end and really showed how much confidence he's lost ...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 671 reads 9 comments

  11. NHL All-Star Break Can't Come Soon Enough for New York Rangers

    I'm never a person who looks forward to the All-Star game. A week's time with no hockey is never a good thing. This season, though, is different. The New York Rangers are desperate for a break, and it can't come soon enough...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 567 reads 9 comments

  12. NHL Declines Coach's Challenge on Replay

    According to ESPN, the NHL has shot down Florida Panthers' GM Dale Tallon's proposition of giving NHL coaches an NFL-style challenge system...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  13. New York Rangers vs. Atlanta Thrashers (Game 8)

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  14. New York Rangers Have Established Identity Despite Injuries

    Things did not look good for the Rangers after losing Marian Gaborik and Chris Drury during the team's home opener October 15. Hearing that Vinny Prospal would be out for several months following knee surgery didn't make matters any easier...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 454 reads 9 comments

  15. New York Rangers' Young Defense Needs Time to Grow

    New York Rangers fans have been notoriously craving youth for the last couple of seasons. They've wanted to see the kids come up and make a difference, rather than signing the next ...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about over 3 years ago 176 reads 4 comments

  16. NHL Hands Down Suspensions to Two Players—Both Warranted

    The NHL handed down two suspensions today, one to enforce a newly instated rule, and another to keep players in line on the ice. Let's head to Buffalo first...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  17. New York Islanders' Wisnieweski Deserves Suspension For Gestures Toward Avery

    It isn't shocking that Rangers' winger and agitator- extraordinaire Sean Avery is at the center of controversy. What is shocking, though, is that he is playing the victim...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 1,274 reads 14 comments

  18. Vinny Prospal's Knee Injury Keeps Hanging over New York Rangers Like Black Cloud

    Reports are coming out that Vinny Prospal will miss tonight's preseason game against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden, due to a lingering knee injury...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 497 reads 2 comments

  19. Is the Scott Gomez Trade to Montreal the Best Deal by Glen Sather as GM?

    We often hear how bad of a GM Glen Sather is, especially when dealing with free agents. Look no further than 2008, when Slats signed the ill-fated Wade Redden to a six-year, $39 million contract, even after several years of declining play...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 1,768 reads 21 comments

  20. New York Rangers: Breaking Down the Second Round of Cuts

    Following last night's loss to the Detroit Red Wings, which showed how much the New York Rangers as a whole really lag behind the league's elite, 11 players were cut from training camp, ...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 822 reads 8 comments

  21. Wade Redden to Be Waived By the New York Rangers (UPDATED)

    We knew this was going to happen. The Rangers are strapped for cap space, and two seasons of underperforming have left the Rangers no choice but to waive Wade Redden...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 728 reads 13 comments

  22. Why Derek Stepan Should Make the New York Rangers Roster Out of Training Camp

    The Rangers improved at nearly every position this summer. They beefed up on the wings in both physicality and talent with the signings of Alex Frolov, Mats Zuccarello-Aasen, and Derek ...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 730 reads 7 comments

  23. New York Rangers Training Camp Review: Day 1

    Well hockey fans, it is officially 2010-11, as training camps around the league, including the New York Rangers, are open for business...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 1,336 reads 1 comments

  24. Henrik Lundqvist Guarantees a New York Rangers Playoff Birth

    On WFAN in New York, Rangers marquee goalie Henrik Lundqvist guaranteed a return to the playoffs this season after a one year absence this past season. "Absolutely," said Lundqvist, "We will (be in the playoffs)...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 1,332 reads 12 comments

  25. Top 20 New York Rangers Of All Time

    Every sport has its storied franchises. The Yankees, Red Sox and Dodgers in baseball. The Giants, Packers and Raiders in the NFL, and the Lakers, Celtics and Knicks in the NBA...

    Matthew Calamia Written by Matthew Calamia about almost 4 years ago 9,732 reads 27 comments