1. 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 over 1 year ago 2,152 reads 7 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 4,237 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 5,342 reads 21 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 6,258 reads 22 comments

  5. 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 over 1 year ago 3,151 reads 8 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 9,161 reads 5 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 38,766 reads 5 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 6,519 reads 20 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 3,699 reads 11 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 10,516 reads 26 comments

  11. How Will Marc Staal's Return Affect the New York Rangers' Blue Line?

    The New York Rangers ' identity over the past few years has been worn by the men that patrol its blue line, and when it was announced that one of the team's leaders was returning, a collective sigh of relief emanated from the team's fanbase...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 1,428 reads 3 comments

  12. Should the New York Rangers Consider Sending Dan Girardi to Boston Bruins?

    The New York Rangers ' Dan Girardi is set to become a free agent at the end of the year, and there has been no chatter about signing him to a contract extension...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 5,205 reads 55 comments

  13. How Alain Vigneault Should Handle the Cam Talbot-Henrik Lundqvist Situation

    When Alain Vigneault left the Great White North, it is safe to say that he assumed that he would not have to deal with any goaltending controversies considering the New York Rangers ' situation in net...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 4,327 reads 19 comments

  14. Breaking Down Unexpected Rise to Stardom of New York Rangers' Mats Zuccarello

    Mats Zuccarello started his New York Rangers career as a virtual unknown, but the diminutive forward affectionately known as The Hobbit has become one of the team's biggest stars...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 12,727 reads 11 comments

  15. Should New York Rangers Consider Trading for Colorado Avalanche C Paul Stastny?

    In the Toronto Sun , Bruce Garrioch stated that the New York Rangers were very eager to make some changes that would improve their roster...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 4,878 reads 22 comments

  16. Changes New York Rangers Must Make Before 2014 Winter Olympic Break

    Who are the New York Rangers ? Seriously, who are they—because through 36 games, no one really knows the answer to that question. That needs to change between now and the 2014 Olympic break...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 6,097 reads 29 comments

  17. How Ryan McDonagh Is Having a Breakout Year Amidst New York Rangers' Troubles

    Although the New York Rangers are currently in the middle of one of their worst seasons in recent memory, Ryan McDonagh is currently on pace for the best season of his young NHL ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 2,601 reads 11 comments

  18. Michael Del Zotto Rumors: Are Rangers and Avalanche Ideal Trade Partners?

    Over the weekend Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reported that the New York Rangers were again considering dealing Michael Del Zotto , and two of Bleacher Report's ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 7,960 reads 8 comments

  19. New Line Combinations Alain Vigneault Should Try to Spark New York Rangers

    Despite a 4-3 victory against the Calgary Flames, Alain Vigneault talked with the media about his line combinations. In an interview posted on Blueshirts United , Vigneault talked about the importance of finding duos and combinations that work...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 3,422 reads 5 comments

  20. Will Hard-Nosed D-Man Dylan McIlrath Give New York Rangers a Badly Needed Spark?

    Dylan McIlrath was drafted very early in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, and there have been a lot of varied opinions on what his value was to the New York Rangers ...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 2,025 reads 2 comments

  21. Why Alain Vigneault Is Justified in Complaining About New York Rangers' Roster

    When Alain Vigneault was introduced as the New York Rangers newest head coach back in June, he talked about wanting to play an offensive style of hockey ...

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  22. Prioritizing the List of New York Rangers Who Need Contract Extensions

    The New York Rangers have 15 players who will be without a contract next season, but not each will be re-signed. So goes the business of hockey...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 2,953 reads 10 comments

  23. Why New York Rangers Should Think Twice Before Re-Signing Ryan Callahan

    Ryan Callahan is going to miss the next four to six weeks due to a Grade 2 MCL sprain, and the news is doubly bad for New York Rangers fans...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 4,597 reads 31 comments

  24. What to Make of New York Rangers' Players-Only Meeting

    The New York Rangers have been a Jekyll and Hyde team so far in 2013, and the players felt the need to address some concerns. After a terrible 4-1 loss on Sunday against the Washington Capitals , a players-only meeting was held...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 2,027 reads 9 comments

  25. How New York Rangers Should Adjust Without Marc Staal

    Marc Staal was out of the lineup for the New York Rangers ' loss against the Washington Capitals , and the Blueshirts could miss their star defender for a significant amount of time...

    Tom Urtz Jr. Written by Tom Urtz Jr. about over 1 year ago 2,611 reads 14 comments