New York Rangers

50,027 Watch Rangers Edge Islanders 2-1, at Yankee Stadium

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

Bronx, New York—The second 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series contest at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night was a sell-out just as the game played at the historic venue three days earlier. A crowd of 50,027 filled the seats to watch the two locals, New York Rangers and New York Islanders, play the first of […]

A Hockey Home Run At The House That Jeter Built

Jan 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Joe McDonald, New York Rangers, Top Story

Ever since the NHL first introduced the outdoor game back in 2003 with the Heritage Classic in Edmonton, New York wondered when one of these Winter Wonderlands would land in the Five Boroughs. Sure, it almost happened in 2009 at old Yankee Stadium, but the old girl was shutting down and there was just too […]

Rangers Celebrate A Treat on Halloween

Nov 1st, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Oct. 31, 2013) – On Thursday, the New York Rangers certainly weren’t ringing any doorbells, and shouting “Trick or Treat”. Instead, the Blueshirts satisfied their Halloween sweet tooth with a 2-0 shutout of the Buffalo Sabres in an Eastern Conference match-up at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y. The victory was […]

Sports Beat: “Rangers: New coach, new culture”

Jun 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Lloyd Carroll, New York Rangers, Top Story

Last Friday at Radio City Music Hall the New York Rangers introduced Alain Vigneault as their new head coach. Vigneault succeeds the combative John Tortorella. In one of those small world coincidences, Tortorella will be replacing Vigneault as the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. Even though he was dismissed two weeks ago, the specter […]

Vigneault Is Most Logical Choice For Rangers Following Tortorella’s Departure

May 30th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

There isn’t a slam-dunk candidate among those vying to replace John Tortorella behind the bench as next head coach of the New York Rangers. Out of this group, former Canucks’ head coach Alain Vigneault makes the most immediate sense given his recent success in Vancouver. While a four-game sweep to the San Jose Sharks wasn’t […]

Tortorella Brought The Firing On Himself

May 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Joe McDonald, New York Rangers, Top Story

When you have the nickname “The Torch” eventually you might get burned. Yesterday, John Tortorella learned just that. Two days after breakup in Greenburgh, Rangers general manager Glen Sather gave his coach the walking papers, even after some success on the ice. “I won’t speculate or criticize what happened with Torts or give reasons on […]

Rangers Fire Tortorella

May 29th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

New York, May 29, 2013 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that head coach John Tortorella has been relieved of his coaching duties. Under Tortorella’s guidance, the Rangers posted their second most wins all-time in a single season with 51, and tied for second in franchise history with 109 […]

Back to Boston: Rallying Rangers Avoid Sweep Sorrow, Force a Game 5

May 24th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

NEW YORK — Facing the prospect of getting swept out of the NHL Eastern Conference semifinals by the Boston Bruins, the New York Rangers battled back with the help of their home ice — but, not in the way you might think. Taking full advantage of a couple of big-time Boston blunders at Madison Square […]

Bruins’ Brooms Loom: Late Goal Puts Rangers One More Loss from Getting Swept

May 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

NEW YORK — Not even playing at home with a lead after two periods could save the New York Rangers from their struggling offense, this time. With their collective backs to the wall against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, the sixth-seeded Rangers’ inability to get shots on goal, much less find the back of […]

Rangers Power Play Hits New Low In Game 1 Overtime Loss To Bruins

May 17th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Rangers, Top Story

You might have thought the New York Rangers’ lifeless power play couldn’t get any worse. Well, the Blueshirts found new depths of ineptitude on the man-advantage in their Game 1 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Somehow, the Rangers’ most glaring weakness has gotten worse after going 2-for-28 against the […]