5:03 AM EDT, Wed June 29, 2016
Blueshirt Banter Jun 27, 2016

2016 NHL Draft Grades: New York Rangers Edition

Last year I started doing a full draft day grades for the New York Rangers. My favorite picks? Robin Kovacs (A), Aleksi Saarela (B+) and bringing in Lukas Bengtsson for a tryout (A). I think I got all those right, even though the latter two ended up not working out for the Rangers due to the Eric Staal trade and Bengtsson signing in Pittsburgh. My least favorite picks? Sergey Zborovskiy (D), Adam Huska (C), and the Cam Talbot trade (F for not getting the 1st for him when they could). I was right on the Talbot bit, couldn’t have been more wrong on Huska and seem to be in the process of...
Mile High Hockey Jun 14, 2016

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL June 14th, 2016

NHL star Nathan MacKinnon visits Greenwood for base event. [Kings County News] GMs still on point despite playoffs end. [The Guardian] Canary, this one is for you! Tickets for ‘Frozen Fury' games at T-Mobile Arena games go on sale June 24. [Las Vegas Review-Journal] An interesting look at NHL 17. [Destructoid] Hurricanes sign prospect Aleksi Saarela, acquired in blockbuster Eric Staal trade. [NBC Sports] Shattenkirk just one big name in trade rumors. [St Louis Post-Dispatch]
Blueshirt Banter Jun 5, 2016

2016 Report Card: Eric Staal

Apparently one struggling Staal wasn't enough, as the Rangers stumbled across the other lost brother when looking to improve their roster for the final stretch of the season. If you were like me, you were in denial for almost the entire time Eric Staal was part of the Rangers. When speculation of the former 100-point scorer potentially joining his brother Marc in New York arose, I was immediately sold. So much that a pair of second round picks and prospect Aleksi Saarela seemed like pocket change when the news of the trade officially broke. Before I have to start dodging all of your...

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