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Trouba named the 28th captain in Rangers history, why they selected him, WJC gets going

In a little surprise, the Rangers announced Jacob Trouba as the new captain of the team at a short press conference yesterday at Madison Square Garden. They even aired it on MSG Network and streamed it for fans. A rarity. … Continue reading

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Tough hit for Rangers, significant upper body injury to Motte and Chytil also hurt, Kakko practices along with Rooney

Today wasn’t a good day for the Rangers. After defeating the Penguins 3-0 with a great team effort, they got some bad news. The injury bug has hit with 10 games left in the regular season. During Thursday night’s game, … Continue reading

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Panarin in protocol, Jones in for Nemeth, Lafreniere on second line for big test in rematch versus Lightning

Normally, I don’t post blogs leading up to a game. However, with it being a good measuring stick to see where the team is, the rematch versus the champion Lightning starts soon in a Sunday afternoon matinee at MSG. News … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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Rangers place Shesterkin on IR, Next Man Up

As expected, the Rangers placed starting goalie Igor Shesterkin on the IR due to the lower-body injury he suffered during the third period of last night’s 1-0 win. At the very minimum, he’ll miss the next three games including tonight’s … Continue reading

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Zibanejad in COVID Protocol as Rangers prepare for Sabres

Don’t expect to see Mika Zibanejad tomorrow night when the Rangers host the Sabres. The number one center is in COVID protocol. Colin Stephenson had the first update followed by Mollie Walker and Vince Mercogliano. Mika Zibanejad is in Covid … Continue reading

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Blais done for season with right ACL tear, why Reaves didn’t go after Subban

The news isn’t good for the Rangers. Sammy Blais is done for the season with a torn right ACL. He suffered the injury during Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Devils when he and P.K. Subban came together in the corner. … Continue reading

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A Foxy Return! Rangers sign Adam Fox to well deserved extension

It didn’t take long for the Rangers to get Adam Fox signed to an extension. Fittingly, after he notched the game-winner in last night’s 3-1 win over the Kraken, Team President and GM Chris Drury got the rating Norris winner … Continue reading

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Rangers’ shortsighted thinking on roster could cost them the promising Kravtsov

What a difference 24 hours makes. A day ago, I was very excited to post my half glass full expectations for an improved New York Rangers who begin play at old Patrick Division rival Washington on Tuesday night. While that … Continue reading

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Mika Staying On Broadway! Blueshirts sign Zibanejad to eight-year extension

Meant to be a Ranger. 💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/CXpSy8NKP7 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 10, 2021 Mika Zibanejad is staying on Broadway. The 28-year old first line center got his wish when he and the Rangers reached agreement on an eight-year … Continue reading

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