1. Winners and Losers of Thomas Vanek Trade Between Islanders and Sabres

    The New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres just completed a monumental trade that is bringing Thomas Vanek to Long Island, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday ...

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  2. How Long Can New York Rangers Survive Without Rick Nash?

    The New York Rangers lost Rick Nash to a concussion during a game against the San Jose Sharks back on Oct. 8, and the team has had trouble scoring ever since...

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  3. Will Cam Talbot Be New York Rangers' Spark Plug in Henrik Lundqvist's Absence?

    Thursday night will be a landmark occasion for the New York Rangers , as it will mark the NHL debut of goaltender Cam Talbot. Henrik Lundqvist is unable to dress, so Talbot will be the team's starter against the Philadelphia Flyers ...

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  4. How Much Patience Should New York Rangers Have with Mats Zuccarello's Struggles?

    Mats Zuccarello entered the 2013 offseason without a contract, but he earnestly wanted to remain a New York Ranger . To accomplish this, he elected for arbitration, which guaranteed him a roster spot for the 2013-14 season...

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  5. Are New York Rangers Showcasing Chris Kreider to Improve His Trade Value?

    The New York Rangers needed to add some forwards to their roster, so they decided to bring Chris Kreider back from the Hartford Wolf Pack...

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  6. Is There a Silver Lining in New York Rangers' Injury-Filled Start in 2013-14?

    The New York Rangers have had a rough start to their season, and things have not gone as planned. The optimism that surrounded the team during the offseason has slowly faded, and there is a reason for fans to be concerned...

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  7. How the New York Rangers Have Improved the Power Play Early in 2013-14

    For the last few seasons, the New York Rangers have had a terrible power play, but that hasn't been the case early on in 2013-14. Last season, the Rangers had the seventh-worst power-play unit in the NHL , and they only converted on 15...

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  8. What Changes Will Alain Vigneault Make to Turn New York Rangers Around?

    The New York Rangers have a losing record of 1-4-0 through five games, and Alain Vigneault is ready to change things around. Vigneault spoke with reporters like Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News , and he has put some players on notice...

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  9. Who's More to Blame for New York Rangers' Rough Start: Vigneault or the Players?

    There was a lot of optimism surrounding the New York Rangers organization when it was announced that Alain Vigneault was taking over for John Tortorella...

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  10. Players New York Rangers Should Target to Make Roster Alain Vigneault-Friendly

    The New York Rangers have one win through five games thus far, and they have been outscored by a margin of 25 to 9. The spread is pretty lopsided, and the Rangers should start targeting some players so that their roster is Alain Vigneault-friendly...

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  11. What Are New York Rangers' Best Options to Replace Martin Biron, Arron Asham?

    The New York Rangers made some minor shake-ups when they announced the demotion of Arron Asham and Martin Biron...

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  12. Players New York Rangers Should Target to Make Roster Alain Vigneault-Friendly

    The New York Rangers have one win through five games thus far, and they have been outscored by a margin of 25 to 9. The spread is pretty lopsided, and the Rangers should start targeting some players so that their roster is Alain Vigneault-friendly...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. What the Resurgence of 'Broadway Brad' Richards Means for New York Rangers

    Brad Richards leads the New York Rangers in goal scoring, and it is fair to say that no one saw this coming...

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  14. New York Rangers: A Healthy Marc Staal Quietly Becoming an Elite NHL Defenseman

    Zdeno Chara, Erik Karlsson, Shea Weber, Duncan Keith, Alex Pietrangelo and P.K. Subban. These are some of the names of the NHL 's top blueliners, but a healthy Marc Staal will quietly join this echelon of players by the end of the season...

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  15. How Alain Vigneault Will Use Ryan Callahan During 2013-14 Season

    Alain Vigneault was brought in to help utilize the New York Rangers offensive arsenal, but where does that leave a rugged two-way grinder like Ryan Callahan? Callahan was a ...

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  16. Odds for New York Rangers' 2013-14 MVP

    The New York Rangers have a number of talented players on their roster, but which one will be the club's most valuable player this season? Will it be Henrik Lundqvist for the umpteenth ...

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  17. Must-See Games in Week 2 of the 2013-14 NHL Season

    Millions of fans welcomed the NHL back with open arms this past week after the season officially started on Tuesday night, and during the upcoming week there are a number of must-see games as well...

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  18. Will Alain Vigneault's System Make Rick Nash a Superstar Again?

    There are a lot of reasons New York Rangers fans are excited to have Alain Vigneault behind the bench, and one of the biggest reasons surrounds Rick Nash...

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  19. Will Move to Left Wing Reinvigorate New York Rangers Star Brad Richards?

    For the majority of his career Brad Richards has skated as a center, but the New York Rangers are going to try out the $60 million man on the left wing...

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  20. How New Hybrid Icing Rule Will Affect the NHL in 2013-14 Season

    Hybrid icing is officially coming to the NHL . The Board of Governors voted to approve hybrid icing, and the NHLPA gave final approval after it polled its members...

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  21. Burning Questions Entering the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season started Tuesday, and there are still some lingering questions heading into the campaign...

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  22. Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the New York Rangers

    It is that time of the year again, and the New York Rangers will start their quest to win the Stanley Cup. It has been 20 years since the Blueshirts hoisted Lord Stanley, and their journey starts again on Thursday against the Phoenix Coyotes ...

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  23. NHL Fantasy Sleepers 2013-14: Top 5 Steals at Every Position

    Not everyone is lucky enough to become an NHL bench boss or front office manager, so fantasy hockey allows fans to live out their wildest dreams in a virtual setting...

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  24. 5 Burning Questions for New York Rangers' 2013-14 Season

    The New York Rangers have not had a very successful preseason thus far, and for that reason, fans have a lot of questions about the upcoming season...

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  25. What New York Rangers Must Do to Be Cap Compliant After Signing Derek Stepan

    Derek Stepan—as general manager Glen Sather would put it— "wised up" Thursday afternoon by finally coming to terms on a contract extension with the New York Rangers according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post ...

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