Tag Archives: Libor Hajek

Realistic Expectations for the New York Rangers

The word realistic is something that most Blueshirt fans don’t go by. Of course, there’s a lot of enthusiasm based on an exciting off-season. Why shouldn’t we be excited? I’m not going to be a Debbie downer here. I’m looking … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers buyout of Shattenkirk changes things

Nobody knew when the buyout period started. Apparently, it’s not until after salary arbitration concludes. Apologies folks. The buyout window opens three BUSINESS days after the last arbitration case is settled. So, since Buchnevich's case was settled Friday night, that … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers steal Trouba away from Winnipeg

OFFICIAL: #NYR have acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 #NHLDraft (originally from WPG). pic.twitter.com/rZTXYv4YG1 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 17, 2019 In an absolute … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Rangers boost D prospect depth by signing Yegor Rykov to entry level contract

OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with defenseman Yegor Rykov on an entry-level contract. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) May 20, 2019 Earlier today, the Rangers made it official. They signed defenseman Yegor Rykov to an entry level contract. Acquired … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #82: A positive conclusion in Quinn’s rookie year

Last night, the Rangers played their final game of rookie coach David Quinn’s rookie year. Like over a quarter of the games, Game 82 required overtime. The Penguins were still playing for something. A shot at home ice in the … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is signing Adam Fox the right move?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Adam Fox. A 21-year old defenseman who won’t be signing with Carolina after being a throw in as part of a good trade between the Hurricanes and Flames. Basically, it was two … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hajek a bright spot in helping Lundqvist get a rare win last night

These days, there really isn’t much to write home about if you’re a Rangers or Devils fan. Even a third rivalry game of four didn’t have much juice last night. With both teams headed for playoff misses, these games don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #64: Bad bounces, Armia’s hat trick overshadow Lemieux’s first goal in 4-2 loss to Canadiens

Home ice is supposed to be friendly. Not so much for the Rangers, who had two bad bounces go against them in a 4-2 loss to the Canadiens. Those two bounces resulted in Montreal goals to turn around a second … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers face tough test at East leading Lightning

Tonight, the Rangers have a very tough challenge ahead when they visit the East leading Lightning. If they play like Saturday night, it’ll be a disaster. You can’t play one good period like they got away with in the wild … Continue reading

Posted in Game Preview, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game 5 Review: Thoughts on tough 2-1 Rangers loss to Oilers/refs, talent lacking

I know it’s a bit late. However, Saturday’s 2-1 Rangers loss to the Oilers and the refs really ticked me off. Let me preface this by saying that I rarely get on the officiating for any of my teams when … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment