Tag Archives: Ryan Spooner

Rangers offseason crucial to future

It’s been a while since so much depended on the NHL Draft for the Rangers. A team used to postseason success, they failed to qualify for the playoffs for just the second time since Henrik Lundqvist was a rookie in … Continue reading

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Why is Lindy Ruff back

Sitting here finishing off a Guinness in the wee hours watching classic videos on MTV Classic, I cannot help but wonder why Lindy Ruff is still here. The news came down officially over the weekend. The former Sabres and Stars … Continue reading

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Andersson records first NHL assist in overtime loss

The first meaningless regular season game in the Henrik Lundqvist Era took place last night in D.C. Previously, the Rangers had never played a game in which the playoffs weren’t a possibility since ’05-06. So Game 76 of 82 was … Continue reading

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Moving Forward: After being eliminated by the Devils, Rangers continue the process

It finally happened. The Rangers were officially eliminated from the postseason due to the Devils winning 4-3 over the Hurricanes. That made it the first time since 2010 there will be no playoffs. Unlike that painful ending which went to … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Georgiev to get a third straight start on St. Patty’s Day

It is St. Patty’s Day. Happy Irish ☘️ Day to everyone who celebrates. I’ll probably have a brew or two later while enjoying the NCAA Basketball Tournament and Rangers hockey along with the other big games with playoff significance. It’s … Continue reading

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Vesey’s first career hat trick leads Blueshirts to victory over Canes

It started out not so good. By night’s finish, Jimmy Vesey more than made up for a bad power play shift. His first career NHL hat trick led the Blueshirts to a nice 6-3 home victory over the Hurricanes at … 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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Outclassed by the Bolts

It’s one thing to beat mediocre competition but quite another to be on the same level as legit contenders. That’s a lesson these new Rangers are learning the hard way. After falling to Winnipeg at home 3-1, they were completely … Continue reading

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Gilmour’s OT goal gives new look Rangers wild win over Canucks

GILLY GILLY!!#NYR WIN IN OT! pic.twitter.com/wDDuXSlGwJ — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 1, 2018 In a battle between two bad teams who will be in the lottery, it came down literally to the final shot. John Gilmour’s goal at 1:22 … Continue reading

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Spooner has good debut in tough overtime loss to Red Wings

There was a game last night too. It didn’t start until almost 8 PM. In the latest defeat  which was the seventh straight, the Rangers lost a tough one to the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. They deserve credit for … Continue reading

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