1. Should the New York Rangers Go After Kyle Turris of the Phoenix Coyotes?

    Kyle Turris, just a few years ago, was considered to be one of the top prospects in the world. Oh, how things change. Dave Tippett, in Phoenix , has seemingly drawn the ire of Turris, who this week has requested a trade...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 3 years ago 1,460 reads 7 comments

  2. New York Rangers: 7 Reasons Why They Will Win the Stanley Cup in 2012

    What do many hockey fans tend to do after the Stanley Cup is handed out? That's easy... they determine who the NEXT winner will be...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 3 years ago 160 reads 96 comments

  3. Who Is the Next New York Rangers Great?

    I have to believe that most Ranger fans are pretty excited. I know I am. I'm excited not about this upcoming season, I'm excited for the seasons to come...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 4 years ago 1,188 reads 12 comments

  4. Do the New York Rangers Need To Make More Moves?

    We all know that when it comes to free agent signings... Glen Sather is hit or miss. However, when it comes to trades, Slats has shown a keen talent to get the better end. Here are a few trades that I believe would behoove Sather to consider...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 4 years ago 681 reads 5 comments

  5. Should the New York Rangers Trade Marc Staal Now?

    An interesting question, no doubt. Marc Staal has become the cornerstone, the poster boy for the new, rebuilding Rangers. This is the first time in my memory that I can truly say that the Ranger "cupboard" is fully stocked...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 4 years ago 2,504 reads 30 comments

  6. What Ranger "Consistency?"

    Torts uttered that statement after the Rangers were DOMINATED 5 - 1 by the revamped Tampa Bay Lightning. He said his team had no consistency. Quite frankly (as Tom Renney used to say... constantly), he's right...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 5 years ago 247 reads 1 comments

  7. 2009 - 2010 Ranger Predictions

    Last year, right around this time, I wrote: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/43716-eight-predictions-for-the-new-york-rangers-2008-09-season/show_full In it, I predicted things like Wade ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about almost 5 years ago 794 reads 21 comments

  8. New York Rangers: Who's the Odd Ranger Out?

    As per my previous article, it seems as if finally, after years of begging, the prospects are being given the chance to shine in New York. Honestly.....

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 1,015 reads 22 comments

  9. Are You Willing to Lose Brandon Dubinsky?

    If you are a reader of my columns, you know that I am an avid Brandon Dubinsky fan. However, if you have been paying any attention, there has been all kinds of talk of Dubinsky being traded...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 1,094 reads 68 comments

  10. Has Glen Sather Changed the Culture of the New York Rangers?

    For starters, you should probably check out this article on NHL.com. In it—as you should be able to take from the headline, "Searching for Diamonds in the Rough,"—is a list ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 775 reads 37 comments

  11. Is Glen Sather Finished Making Moves for the New York Rangers?

    Glen Sather...yet again...has totally changed the Rangers roster, from top to bottom. We have the toughest coach since the iconic Mike Keenan. The two best penalty killers on possibly the best penalty killing team are gone...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 1,009 reads 58 comments

  12. Why Trading Lauri Korpikoski Doesn't Bother Me At All

    There has been a decent group of people, starting with Larry Brooks, who are upset that the Rangers traded yet another prospect of ours, before their full maturation...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 802 reads 6 comments

  13. Would Acquiring Brad Richards Be Common Sense for New York Rangers?

    I didn't even think of it until Steve Zipay brought it up. Why wouldn't the Rangers target Brad Richards? Richards has played with Tortorella before, and been successful...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 1,045 reads 10 comments

  14. Sather... Grab Vinny Next!

    Now that the Rangers have traded faux number 1 center Scott Gomez, we have a gaping hole on the top line. It's not as if having Gomez wasn't a gaping hole to begin with. Unless you count Brandon Dubinsky as a number 1 center (which he's not...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 725 reads 4 comments

  15. How to Improve the New York Rangers

    There have been many issues discussed in regards to the New York Rangers this past season. However, with some great young talent in the organization, and a strong head coach, there is an interesting sense of optimism regarding this team...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about 5 years ago 665 reads 5 comments

  16. An Assessment of the New York Rangers

    This past season, 2008 - 2009 has to be considered a disappointment. A first round exit? In no way is this acceptable. I thought I could go through the 6 most important Rangers (outside of Henrik Lundqvist)...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 349 reads 3 comments

  17. Which Free Agent Will Cure the Rangers?

    The answer to the above question is...none. Zero. The Rangers' woes have always begun, and ended, with free agency. From Brian Skrudland to Stephane Quintal to Wade Redden to Scott Gomez...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 362 reads 1 comments

  18. What Can The Rangers Do When Looking at Today's Market?

    Like everyone else, I believe that with the current grouping of players the Rangers have, there is very little chance we're going to go far into the playoffs. If we don't start actually playing to our potential...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 160 reads 5 comments

  19. Intelligent New York Ranger Moves Glen Sather Should Take Note Of

    What's unquestioned, is that the Rangers are in desperate need of change. This team has shown it cannot win over the long term with the players here today. We all believe that Sather isn't the best GM, but we'll admit he's not stupid either...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 326 reads 14 comments

  20. If I Was GM, How The Rangers Would Get Fixed

    Out of somewhere between boredom and anger I write this article. It still baffles me that the Rangers are where they're at...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 119 reads 1 comments

  21. New York Rangers: Where, Oh Where, Is Petr Prucha?

    According to Rick Carpiniello at http://rangers.lohudblogs.com, here are the new line combinations that Tom Renney used in practice: Chris Drury-Scott Gomez-Markus Naslund Fredrik Sjostrom-Nigel ...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 177 reads 3 comments

  22. New York Rangers: It's Rock Bottom

    I'll say it, Scott Gomez: This is Rock Bottom. Gomez got quite testy with John Giannone last night when he referred to Friday night's 10-2 ass-beating by the Stars as rock bottom. Sorry Scott, it is what it is...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 205 reads 2 comments

  23. The New York Rangers: A Team without Wings

    As most, if not all, Ranger fans have noticed in the last few months, New York as a team just cannot score goals. It's frightening. For the amount of payroll the team has, and the personnel that it has acquired, goals should not be this hard to come by..

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 226 reads 4 comments

  24. Five Moves the New York Rangers Could Make This Summer

    Considering the inconsistent season we've seen so far, and Glen Sather's track record not to stand pat, it's obvious that this summer, or even beforehand, will feature the Rangers making a small plethora of deals...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 260 reads 4 comments

  25. The Current and Future State of the New York Rangers

    We all know what today's incarnation of the Rangers looks like. A few years ago, we were a straight up blue collar team. Even the superstars at that moment like Michael Nylander and Martin Straka could easily be found cycling in the corners...

    Michael Stein Written by Michael Stein about over 5 years ago 332 reads 6 comments