Tag Archives: Lias Andersson

Kravtsov return to KHL a disaster

When Vitali Kravtsov decided to leave Hartford and go home to play with Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL, it was hopeful that the Rangers 2018 first round pick could still develop while being in a more comfortable setting. Instead, the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break: Rangers Grades

With Thanksgiving finally here on Thursday with all the trimmings (why do they say that), the Rangers have completed the first 23 games of an 82 game season. At just over the quarter mark, it’s time to take a look … Continue reading

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Zibanejad returns in Turkey Eve showdown versus tough Hurricanes

When the bright lights switch on at the Garden ice later tonight for warmups and then the game, the Rangers will get Mika Zibanejad back. After missing 13 consecutive games with an “upper body” injury, the number one center finally … Continue reading

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The disappointing part of the Rangers rebuild

This is Lias Andersson in happier times after scoring his first NHL goal in late ’17-18. The Rangers have mismanaged him like past first round picks. AP Photo via Sporting News courtesy Getty Images On Sunday, the Rangers made two … Continue reading

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Game #18: David Quinn’s explanations make no sense following frustrating loss at Panthers

I’m past the point of having patience. A lot of what David Quinn says is hogwash. He did it again following a extremely frustrating 4-3 loss at the Panthers. Forget about how well Artemiy Panarin, Ryan Strome and Jesper Fast … Continue reading

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Free Lias

It’s as simple as this. Through two periods, Lias Andersson has played a grand total of six shifts against the Panthers. That’s 3:13 of ice time in two periods for the 2017 seventh overall pick the Rangers took as part … Continue reading

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The Lias Andersson Issue

Lias Andersson (with Brendan Lemieux above) has been handled poorly by the Rangers organization. AP Photo via Getty Images Imagine having the foresight to see ahead and plan for the future. This is exactly what the Rangers did in the … Continue reading

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Skjei and Haley are healthy scratches

In about half an hour, the Rangers will face-off versus the Hurricanes in Raleigh. There are more lineup changes from David Quinn. Finally, Brady Skjei will be a healthy scratch. He has been up and down in the first 13 … Continue reading

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Quinn’s puzzling lineup decisions a head scratcher

There is always panic in the land of NYR Twitter. Unlike recent criticism, frustrated fans have a point regarding tonight’s lineup against the Red Wings. To say it’s puzzling would be one way to describe it. Simply put, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Game #9: Rock bottom for humiliated Blueshirts in ugly home loss to Bruins

AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy WEEI In the twenty plus years I’ve attended games with my family, I’ve seen my share of stinkers. The Dark Ages (’98-04) were full of them. Tonight’s abysmal second period may as well have … Continue reading

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