1. Will 2014 Olympic Hockey Tournament Be Ryan McDonagh's Breakout Performance?

    "Great moments are born from great opportunity." That is what Ryan McDonagh has in front of him as he steps onto the Sochi ice as a member of Team USA...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 1,575 reads 3 comments

  2. Will Playing on a Loaded Canadian Olympic Hockey Team Give Rick Nash a Spark?

    If the New York Rangers want to be dominant in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they are going to need an invigorated Rick Nash firing on all cylinders...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 2,477 reads 2 comments

  3. How Henrik Lundqvist's Return to Form Affects New York Rangers' 2013-14 Outlook

    The New York Rangers are slowly climbing up the ladder, and they are almost at the rung that is currently occupied by some of the NHL 's top contenders...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 2,767 reads 5 comments

  4. What a Healthy Marc Staal Means to the New York Rangers Going Forward

    He's back, better than ever and he's got a knack for making things better. Yes, these are the same words that former WWE personality Eric Bischoff walked out to each night ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 1,289 reads 3 comments

  5. Will Olympic Break Hurt or Help New York Rangers' Playoff Push?

    The New York Rangers are moving and grooving more than halfway through the NHL regular season, but they will be going on hiatus for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Talk about pesky timing to say the least...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 1,875 reads 2 comments

  6. Why the New York Rangers Should Re-Sign Dan Girardi

    Trade rumors have been running rampant about New York Rangers stars Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi as of late, and there have been varied opinions about what should happen with each player...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 2,071 reads 3 comments

  7. N.Y. Rangers Allow Teams to Speak with Ryan Callahan's Agent About Trade

    UPDATE: Friday, January 31, 2014 On Friday, Larry Brooks of the New York Post reported that the Rangers want the situation resolved before player leave for the Sochi ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 5,690 reads 16 comments

  8. Rangers vs. Islanders: Preview and Prediction for Stadium Series Game

    The Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium will conclude with the New York matchup pitting the Rangers against the Islanders , and Wednesday night's contest should be a very entertaining one...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 4,286 reads 8 comments

  9. What Rick Nash's Hot Streak Means for New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers have been on an upswing over the last few weeks, and Rick Nash has played a huge role in the team's success...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 2,802 reads 2 comments

  10. Tough Decisions New York Rangers' GM Glen Sather Must Make Before Olympic Break

    General manager Glen Sather made his first major in-season trade on Wednesday when he dealt Michael Del Zotto for Kevin Klein, but the veteran executive still needs to ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 5,893 reads 21 comments

  11. How Much Should New York Rangers Pay to Re-Sign Mats Zuccarello?

    Mats Zuccarello has been the New York Rangers ' biggest surprise this season, and it goes without saying that he is going to get a significant raise from his current rate of pay...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 6,908 reads 15 comments

  12. Why New York Rangers GM Glen Sather Botched the Michael Del Zotto Situation

    To the thrill of many New York Rangers fans, Michael “Del Zaster ” Del Zotto was traded to the Nashville Predators on Wednesday afternoon...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 6,645 reads 14 comments

  13. Should the New York Rangers Pursue a Trade for Andrew Ladd?

    The New York Rangers have been white hot over the past few weeks, and they have made a considerable dent within the Metropolitan Division...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 4,676 reads 35 comments

  14. Despite Leading Team in Scoring, New York Rangers' Brad Richards Is Struggling

    Brad Richards has 35 points in 49 games, and he is currently the New York Rangers ’ top scorer with a 0.71 points-per-game average...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 3,806 reads 18 comments

  15. Was 2012-13 Season a Fluke for New York Rangers' Derek Stepan?

    Last season, Derek Stepan finished the shortened 2012-13 campaign with a whopping 44 points in 48 games. This year, Stepan has 17 less points in the same amount of games played. Oh how the mighty have fallen...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 3,746 reads 15 comments

  16. How Canada Olympic Nomination Has Rejuvenated New York Rangers' Rick Nash

    There is no question that Rick Nash is a very talented hockey player, but the problem is that the $7.8 million man doesn ’t always play like one...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 2,140 reads 7 comments

  17. Is Alain Vigneault's System Finally Working for New York Rangers?

    It has truly been bizzaro world for the Broadway Blueshirts lately, as things are finally starting to click. The power play is one of the league's best...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 4,232 reads 6 comments

  18. Henrik Lundqvist's Play Is Helping to Defuse New York Rangers Goalie Controversy

    Henrik Lundqvist isn't out of the woods yet, but things are starting to look up for Sweden's Olympic netminder ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 5,302 reads 21 comments

  19. New York Rangers Rumors: Breaking Down the Dan Girardi Speculation

    Since joining the New York Rangers , Daniel Girardi has been one of the team's top blueliners, but he is at a point in his career where there is uncertainty on the horizon...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 6,248 reads 22 comments

  20. Latest Updates on the New York Rangers' Top Prospects

    Before Ryan Callahan, Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan were representing the New York Rangers , they paid their dues in junior hockey, the NCAA and/or the AHL...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 3,148 reads 8 comments

  21. Team Canada Olympic Roster Announcement: Reasons Why Rick Nash Was Selected

    Rick Nash was not on this writer’s list to make Team Canada, but ultimately, it had no effect on the final roster that was announced Tuesday morning after a lengthy Ted Cruz -like filibuster...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 9,155 reads 5 comments

  22. Switzerland Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings

    Switzerland is all set to head off to the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The national roster was announced Monday, and it is a lineup with some NHL talent that should be a defensive minded team...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 38,687 reads 5 comments

  23. New York Rangers Trade Rumors: Does It Make Sense to Deal Michael Del Zotto?

    When will the saga of Michael Del Zotto and the New York Rangers come to a close? Seriously, when will Del Zotto be traded, or be left alone to try and find his game? Del Zotto ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 6,515 reads 20 comments

  24. Breaking Down New York Rangers' Playoff Chances Midway Through 2013-14 Season

    Halfway through the season, the New York Rangers are at a crossroads. For the majority of the season they have been a mediocre hockey team, but they found a way to close out 2013 with two wins...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 3,679 reads 11 comments

  25. Is Trading for Nazem Kadri Anything More Than a Pipe Dream for New York Rangers?

    Nazem Kadri is a talented forward with tremendous upside, and it is rather interesting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to deal a potential No. 1 center...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about 1 year ago 10,507 reads 26 comments