1. New York Rangers Need to Get Tougher

    We all know the status of the New York Rangers—a team in limbo. If you look at the first two weeks of this season, the prediction of "Eastern Conference powerhouse" could have been made...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 6 years ago 151 reads 1 comments

  2. What Do the New York Rangers Have Left in the Cupboard?

    Without question, the reemergence of the Rangers as a perennial Stanley Cup favorite has happened from within...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 6 years ago 280 reads 4 comments

  3. Is it Time for Tom Renney to Go?

    After watching this past Ranger game (4 - 1 loss to Ottawa), the thought of a potential Renney dismissal went through my head. It's not due to this one loss, and I don't think it's too much of an overreaction...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 6 years ago 149 reads 5 comments

  4. The TRUE Ranger MVP

    No, it's not Henrik Lundqvist. The MVP of the Rangers is the guy who helped to craft Lundqvist and many others into major contributors on the team. The MVP... is Jim Schoenfeld. I never thought I'd be saying that...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 302 reads 2 comments

  5. Ranger Thoughts So Far...

    Quite an interesting preseason so far. Hard to make serious determinations of course, but here are a few thoughts I've had in the past week of nonstop Ranger action: The unit of Gomez, Naslund and Zherdev looked electric the other day...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  6. Oren Koules is Insane: Tampa Bay GM Gets Short End of Andrej Meszaros Deal

    To be honest, I've been laughing at how Tampa has operated this entire offseason. First, they hired a coach who has done nothing in the past decade...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 734 reads 20 comments

  7. Should Scott Gomez Be Traded? Pros and Cons for the Rangers

    Eklund, "the anonymous hockey blogger," reported yesterday that Scott Gomez was in line to be traded so the Rangers could afford Mats Sundin (Gomez is making $7 million-plus for the next six seasons, I believe)...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 1,336 reads 8 comments

  8. ENOUGH About Mats Sundin

    All I keep hearing about from every website, news article and journalist, is the saga that is Mats Sundin. Everyone's waiting for his decision. At this point, it seems to be a contest between Vancouver, Toronto, the Rangers and Philly...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 250 reads 9 comments

  9. Who Else Deserves to Be in the New York Rangers' Rafters?

    With Messier, Leetch, and Richter retiring over the past few seasons, and with Graves set to join them, I had the thought that maybe Glen Sather will continue this seemingly yearly ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 364 reads 3 comments

  10. I Love Hockey, and...

    Just want to say to all you guys who I've enjoyed talking to... if any of you have passions about politics similarly to how you all feel about hockey, then please feel free to read and comment on my political blog, "A Citizen's Resistance...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 125 reads 0 comments

  11. Andreas Jamtin: A Look at the Newest New York Ranger

    If you've been looking at the Rangers' roster in recent weeks (www.newyorkrangers.com), then you've seen players like Greg Moore and Lauri Korpikoski erased, while Andreas Jamtin has been added...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 484 reads 4 comments

  12. Eight Predictions for the New York Rangers' 2008-09 Season

    During the past week, there's been a ton of talk, but not much movement in the Ranger camp. Everything from the invite of Petr Nedved to the possibility of a gigantic three-way deal to eventually bring in Mats Sundin has been discussed...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 905 reads 13 comments

  13. My Extremely Premature Jay Bouwmeester Potential Trade Discussion

    As per the title of this article, this is my speculation on the potential trading of Jay Bouwmeester. I will admit that most of what I'm about to say is frightening premature, and probably will not happen...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 442 reads 7 comments

  14. New York Rangers: The Baby Broadway Blueshirts

    The following scouting reports are being brought to you by hockeysfuture.com We all know about the recent acquisitions in Manhattan. Players like Markus Naslund and Nik Zherdev are being counted on to bring the offense...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 853 reads 4 comments

  15. A Rangers Masterpiece? Decisions Remain, Including Brendan Shanahan's Future

    It's hard for me to believe that the Rangers have completed all their offseason movement. The team is about $3 million from the cap, rumors of Shanahan's return are constant, and the ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 6 years ago 536 reads 13 comments

  16. The NEW New York Rangers

    It took me a few days to think and reflect on all the movement that's occurred in Manhattan in the past week. Some things made sense, and others did not...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 876 reads 19 comments

  17. NHL Free Agency Day 1: Winners and Losers

    There was an unbelieveable amount of movement this July 1st in the NHL. Here's just my opinion on a few teams: The Good: Edmonton Oilers: I have thought that Kevin Lowe was losing ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 296 reads 8 comments

  18. What About The OTHER NHL Free Agents?

    We've all spoken about where players like Campbell, Sundin and Hossa might go. Each has multiple options. There really is a second tier of NHL UFA's that aren't getting enough press...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 209 reads 1 comments

  19. The Turning Point In Tampa Bay?

    Wow. What else can you say about the recent events in Tampa? As of June 30th, the Bolts have locked up Ryan Malone, Gary Roberts, Vinny Prospal and in all likelihood Brian Rolston...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 270 reads 5 comments

  20. How To Rebuild the New York Rangers from Within

    With all the debate going around about which UFA would fix the leaks in the Ranger ship, I felt it would be more important to talk about the bargains that they have already in house...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 648 reads 7 comments

  21. In With The New, and Continuing With The New

    We all know the names: Jagr, Brodeur, Briere, Sakic, Lidstrom, etc. These are our superstars; the players the fans pay good money to see. With the draft coming and going, and futures to be determined a few years from now...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  22. Glen Sather, Finish the Job You Started!

    In the late 90s, the Broadway Blueshirts were known as the team that bought older talent, cared nothing for chemistry, and hoped different players from different backgrounds all over the age of 30 could work together...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 6 years ago 577 reads 4 comments