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The Hockey Writers 47 mins ago

Key Takeaways From Rangers’ 3-2 Win Over Islanders

Heading into Thursday night, the New York Rangers were coming off of an impressive 6-2 victory against their long-time rivals the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden on Monday. Just three days later, the two squads were scheduled to meet again, but this time it was at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Rangers were […] The post Key Takeaways From Rangers’ 3-2 Win Over Islanders appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers 23 hours ago

Rangers’ Dilemma: Deadline Trades or Playoff Push?

The New York Rangers’ approach to the trade deadline could perhaps be summed up by three words at this point: “We’re not sure.” It’s just too early for the rebuilding Blueshirts to decide whether to engage in a third straight deadline selloff. Coach David Quinn would desperately like to get his youthful group the experience […] The post Rangers’ Dilemma: Deadline Trades or Playoff Push? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2020

Kreider Scores Late to Lift Rangers Over Islanders 3-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal with 25 seconds left to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 win over the rival New York Islanders on Thursday night. With the Islanders’ Derick Brassard off for cross-checking earlier in the final minute, Kreider was at the right side of the net and knocked […] The post Kreider Scores Late to Lift Rangers Over Islanders 3-2 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2020

Rangers Need Panarin, Shesterkin & Defense for Playoff Run

The 2019-20 New York Rangers are at a crossroads. They face some tough decisions in the next six weeks before the Feb. 24 trade deadline. Considering the recent play of Artemi Panarin, the promise of (2-0) Igor Shesterkin, and a fresh defensive mentality, they may just be primed for a serious playoff run. Either way, […] The post Rangers Need Panarin, Shesterkin & Defense for Playoff Run appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

Key Takeaways From Rangers’ 6-2 Win Over Islanders

The New York Rangers’ 2019-20 season has been interesting, to say the least. Monday’s game against their long-time rivals, the New York Islanders, was one of the high points of the season as the Rangers continue to find their identity during this arduous rebuilding process. Let’s examine some of the key factors to their big […] The post Key Takeaways From Rangers’ 6-2 Win Over Islanders appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Capitals, Rangers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on teams calling the Toronto Maple Leafs now that they know the struggles facing the team, the Montreal Canadiens will not trade their big names, the New York Rangers haven’t spoke with Chris Krieder and there is news on Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals. Maple Leafs […] The post NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Capitals, Rangers, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2020

Panarin Thriving With Rangers

Artemi Panarin dominated the New York Islanders in his first game since he chose to sign with the New York Rangers last summer. He was the best player on the ice for either team, scoring two goals along with three assists. Given the caliber of his play this season, the stellar performance wasn’t all that […] The post Panarin Thriving With Rangers appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 14, 2020
Panarin Has 2 Goals, 3 Assists as Rangers Beat Islanders 6-2

Panarin Has 2 Goals, 3 Assists as Rangers Beat Islanders 6-2

NEW YORK — Rangers coach David Quinn isn’t surprised by anything Artemi Panarin does. Panarin had two goals and three assists to match a career high with five points, and the New York Rangers beat the rival New York Islanders 6-2 in their first meeting of the season Monday night. “Every now and then he […] The post Panarin Has 2 Goals, 3 Assists as Rangers Beat Islanders 6-2 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 13, 2020
NHL Predictions: January 13th- Including New York Islanders vs New York Rangers

NHL Predictions: January 13th- Including New York Islanders vs New York Rangers

Welcome to NHL Predictions! Each day, Last Word On Hockey will break down every game and give our NHL predictions for each game. In today’s NHL predictions, we’ll cover the five games happening on January 13th. Each piece will include a featured game that should be must-watch hockey. The featured game for today is the matchup between the New York Islanders and New York Rangers. New York Islanders vs New York Rangers  Head-to-Head: Islanders 0-0 Rangers  It’s the first of four battles of New York between the bitter rivals. The Islanders are coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston...
The Hockey Writers Jan 12, 2020

NHL Rumors: Sharks, Oilers, Rangers, Canadiens, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there’s news surrounding the San Jose Sharks, the New York Rangers will listen on a goaltender, the Edmonton Oilers may lose one of their forwards and the Montreal Canadiens might be one of the busier teams around the All-Star break. San Jose Sharks Won’t Shake Up Core Despite having a […] The post NHL Rumors: Sharks, Oilers, Rangers, Canadiens, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Jan 12, 2020
NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens ,New York Rangers, Vegas Golden Knights

NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens ,New York Rangers, Vegas Golden Knights

It's time once again for another edition of our NHL Rumours. We're nearly to the mid-point of January and teams are mulling over their trade deadline plans. The NHL rumours are going to pick up even more steam with clubs ready to become a contender or be a seller. Today's NHL rumours focus on the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Vegas Golden Knights. All NHL rumours are taken from the original source and are subject to change. NHL Rumours Montreal Canadiens Rumour: During the Headlines segment on Hockey Night in Canada, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman said Montreal general manager...
The Hockey Writers Jan 12, 2020

Rangers’ Andersson Lowering His Trade Value By Sitting Out

When the New York Rangers selected Lias Andersson with the seventh selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, analysts immediately compared him to Jesper Fast. While Fast is an excellent defensive forward, he has never scored more than 13 goals or had more than 33 points in a season. Ideally, the team’s highest draft pick since […] The post Rangers’ Andersson Lowering His Trade Value By Sitting Out appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Jan 12, 2020

Perron Scores 20th Goal in Blues 5-2 Win Over Rangers

ST. LOUIS — David Perron celebrated his selection to the NHL All-Star Game by scoring in his fourth straight contest, helping the St. Louis Blues to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday night. Robert Bortuzzo, Vince Dunn, Zach Sanford and Jaden Schwartz also scored for the defending Stanley Cup champions, who […] The post Perron Scores 20th Goal in Blues 5-2 Win Over Rangers appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 11, 2020
Rangers will listen on trade offers for goalie Alexandar Georgiev

Rangers will listen on trade offers for goalie Alexandar Georgiev

The New York Rangers have a crowded goaltending depth chart and it appears as they are open to the idea of unloading one if the right offer comes along. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jan 11, 2020

Rangers Playoff Hopes Depend on Defensive Scoring

The New York Rangers are one of the least defensively sound teams in the NHL. They are 25th in the league in goals allowed per game, 30th in shots on goal allowed per game, 20th on the penalty kill and last in the league for penalty minutes per game. These statistics don’t build a “playoff […] The post Rangers Playoff Hopes Depend on Defensive Scoring appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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