Tag Archives: Derek Stepan

Rangers Fire Vigneault

In a bit of a stunner considering there are games still going on, the Rangers didn’t wait around. Apparently, whatever went on in today’s awful display in a 5-0 loss to the Flyers and a bizarre press conference was enough. … Continue reading

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It’s not easy to watch former core players on another team

So this is what it’s like to feel conflicted. To be perfectly honest, it was very strange to see former Ranger captain Ryan McDonagh make his Lightning debut in that ugly dark navy blue jersey earlier today. There he was … Continue reading

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It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday

“It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.”-Boyz II Men Who ever thought I would start off a hockey post with a memorable lyric from Boyz II Men in the early 90’s of my teenage fandom? However, it feels appropriate … Continue reading

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One Win The King Deserved: Lundqvist stops 37 in Rangers 2-1 shootout win over Coyotes

The last couple of times he went to a shootout, it hadn’t treated Henrik Lundqvist too kindly. The King made certain that didn’t happen again in a scintillating performance to carry the Rangers past the Coyotes 2-1 in Arizona. On … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Emotional Stepan on tribute, Golden Knights hot start, Kucherov MVP pick, Devils comeback kids

  The Golden Knights now have 8 wins in 9 games. The 1974-75 Capitals won 8 games their entire 1st season in 1974-75 (went 8-67-5) #VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/UWsaK7R0Og — Golden Knights Realm (@TheVegasRealm) October 28, 2017 This year, I don’t have … Continue reading

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A Day of Reckoning? Pressure on Rangers to beat winless Coyotes with Vigneault’s job on the line

Technically speaking, it’s only the 11th game of the season. But when the Rangers host the Coyotes, a lot could be at stake. Coming off another listless performance in which they were booed off home ice in a 4-1 loss … Continue reading

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It’s up to the players to fix Rangers mess

  Through 10 games, the Rangers find themselves at a crossroads. Following a dismal 4-1 loss to the Sharks in which there were too many shifts where they were uncompetitive, they find themselves with only two wins. At a putrid … Continue reading

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Lack of discipline and confusing lineup costly in another loss that sends fans to the exits

When you’re a good team, you find ways to win. When you’re bad, you find ways to lose. For the Rangers, they did it to themselves again in last night’s 3-2 loss to the Devils at a restless MSG. They’re … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple 🍎, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: A boring NHL summer

Even in a dull summer, there are plenty of NYR thoughts and hockey ones. Continue reading

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