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Blueshirt Banter May 22, 2017
The Rangers are Wasting Ryan McDonagh

The Rangers are Wasting Ryan McDonagh

On June 30th, 2009; the Rangers sent center Scott Gomez, along with prospects Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, to Montreal in exchange for winger Chris Higgins and defensive prospects Pavel Valentenko, Doug Janik, and Ryan McDonagh. Including the 12th overall pick from the 2007 draft was a head scratcher at the time for Montreal, especially when you consider the player they were getting in return. At the time the trade was lauded as win for the Rangers as it got the team out from the Gomez contract, added a shoot-first winger in Chris Higgins, and gave the Rangers the cap space to sign Marian...
Blueshirt Banter May 17, 2017
Jeff Gorton Has a Huge Decision To Make That Nobody Is Discussing

Jeff Gorton Has a Huge Decision To Make That Nobody Is Discussing

With the 2017 Expansion Draft currently slated to be the next major event on the New York Rangers’ calendar, the general expectations around what Jeff Gorton will do are cut and dry. Aside from the occasional ludicrous call to leave one of the team’s star forwards exposed in the name of cap space (which is a flawed concept even at its roots), the hockey world expects the Rangers to make the predictable decisions. Those would be as follows: Protected: Rick Nash, Derek Stepan, Chris Kreider, Mats Zuccarello, J.T. Miller, Mika Zibanejad, Kevin Hayes, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, Marc Staal,...
Blueshirt Banter May 12, 2017
Skjei’s postseason excellence

Skjei’s postseason excellence

Brady Skjei was arguably the Rangers best defenseman in the playoffs. Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi played tougher minutes against the big guns on the Canadiens and Senators, but Skjei shined in his limited role. It was no secret that the Rangers needed their blue line to step up in the playoffs. The big stage didn’t keep New York’s youngest defender from rising to the occasion when it mattered most. “I think I have the abilities to do that,” Skjei told the New York Post during the Montreal series. “I think my skating allows me to do some things some other guys can’t. I’m also...
Newsday May 9, 2017

Rangers' experience only takes them so far in series loss to Senators

Track records can be meaningful and, in the Rangers case, encouraging. They had a wealth of experience. The problem with that kind of thinking is that it assumes everything always will be the way it has been. And as Ryan McDonagh said earlier Tuesday, "Experience can only go so far."

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