1. Why Cam Talbot Can Be New York Rangers' Biggest X-Factor During Playoff Push

    The New York Rangers were back in action on Thursday at Madison Square Garden vs. the Chicago Blackhawks . It is the start of the second half of the season, and the Rangers are looking to improve upon a 27-16-3 record since starting 3-7-0...

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  2. Will Martin St. Louis Be a New York Ranger Before the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline?

    Since the NHL trade freeze was rescinded, there has been a lot of buzz involving the New York Rangers and potential Hall of Famer Martin St. Louis . It was reported by Arthur Staple of Newsday that St...

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  3. Pros and Cons of Trading Ryan Callahan for the New York Rangers

    According to TSN Insider Darren Dreger , there is a 99 percent chance the New York Rangers will be dealing their captain Ryan Callahan at the trade deadline...

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  4. Grading Each New York Ranger's Performance in 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics are over, and a couple of New York Ranger players are returning with hardware. Rick Nash won gold with Canada, and Carl Hagelin and Henrik Lundqvist won silver with Sweden...

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  5. New York Rangers Who Must Improve When NHL Resumes Play

    The Olympic Games are almost over, and that means the New York Rangers will be resuming NHL play. Prior to the deadline, the Blueshirts were one of the league's hottest teams, despite the fact that not every player was pulling his weight...

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  6. Ranking the Best Duos in NHL History Who Also Played for the Same Country

    Chemistry and familiarity can be very important for a hockey team—especially when a group of players are being thrown together for two weeks at the Olympics...

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  7. Olympic Hockey 2014: Biggest Takeaways from the Semifinals

    The last two gold medal winners were victorious on Friday as Canada will face Sweden for gold on Sunday. The United States and Finland lost tough games and will compete for the bronze...

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  8. How Will Mats Zuccarello's Injury Affect the New York Rangers?

    Every NHL fan and owner's fear is having a top player get injured. It is even worse when the injury comes outside the realm of NHL activity...

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  9. The Biggest X-Factors in the 2014 Winter Olympic Hockey Semifinals

    The 2014 Winter Olympic men's hockey semifinals are going to be entertaining, because it will feature two gold-medal rematches. In 2006 Sweden faced Finland, and four years ago Canada went toe to toe with the United States...

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  10. Ranking the 10 Best NHL Players Without an Olympic Medal

    For international players, winning an Olympic medal can be just as important as winning the Stanley Cup. Players grow up one day hoping to play in the NHL , but representing your nation is something surely spectacular...

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  11. Olympic Hockey 2014: Biggest Takeaways from Qualification Playoffs

    The matchups for the 2014 Winter Olympic Ice Hockey Quarterfinals are set, and fans are closer and closer to seeing medals awarded...

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  12. Olympic Hockey 2014: Biggest Takeaways from Day 4 of Men's Tournament

    Day 4 of the men's Olympic hockey tournament was an exhilarating one, and more light has been shed on the teams participating in the festivities. T.J...

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  13. Will the New York Rangers Buy Out Brad Richards?

    When it comes to the New York Rangers ' success thus far, there is a huge elephant in the room. That elephant is Brad Richards , and there are two schools of thought when it comes to what his fate should be once the season is over...

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  14. Why Rangers Must Make Ryan Callahan, Dan Girardi Decisions Before Olympics End

    Both Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi were the subject of trade rumors before the NHL broke for the Sochi Olympics and the intrigue surrounding the two New York Rangers will continue until play resumes...

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  15. Olympic Hockey 2014: Biggest Takeaways from Day 2 of Men's Tournament

    Day two of the Men's Olympic Hockey tournament came and went with a ton of fanfare. Some of the tournament's bigger names such as Team USA, Team Canada and Team Russia were in action, and all were victorious...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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 ...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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 ...

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