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Better Know a Ranger: Centers

September 22nd, 2015 at 6:00 am by Derek

The August doldrums are over, and training camp is just around the corner has already started (ed. note: THANK YOU FOR POINTING OUT MY FLAWS, FAITHFUL READERS). To get you primed for a season that will take another two or three years off of your life, we’re doing position-by-position breakdowns of the Rangers’ roster. These
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Rangers invite Kirill Kabanov to training camp

September 17th, 2015 at 4:05 pm by Bill

In a surprising move, the Rangers have invited former New York Islanders third round pick Kirill Kabanov to training camp. He must be a late addition to camp, as it was not known he had been invited until rosters were announced. There has been plenty of speculation and hearsay about his character and actions off the
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Better Know a Ranger: Right Wingers

September 17th, 2015 at 6:00 am by Derek

The August doldrums are over, and training camp is just around the corner. To get you primed for a season that will take another two or three years off of your life, we’re doing position-by-position breakdowns of the Rangers’ roster. These opinions are trash so please disregard them immediately after reading.

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Better Know a Ranger: Left Wingers

September 16th, 2015 at 6:00 am by Derek

The August doldrums are over, and training camp is just around the corner. To get you primed for a season that will take another two or three years off of your life, we’re doing position-by-position breakdowns of the Rangers’ roster. These opinions are trash so please disregard them immediately after reading.

Dan Boyle is sneakily having a good season for the Rangers

March 12th, 2015 at 1:58 pm by Bill

I’ll come right out and say it, my lingering anger over the departure of Anton Stralman has caused me to fall victim to bias. Through no fault of his own, the Rangers boneheaded front office chose to delete Stralman and add Dan Boyle. Which doesn’t preclude Boyle from being good for the Rangers (and he has been), but still righteously pisses me off. I’ve been a bit too harsh on Boyle during this season. Consider this my formal apology, which Boyle is most certainly not seeking.

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A Comparison of Two Defensemen Against Star Forwards

March 5th, 2015 at 6:00 am by Derek

One of my favorite things that Tyler Dellow did on his site before he was hired away by the Oilers was compare players’ results while they were on the ice against the opposition’s star players. Possession statistics are riddled with usage effects, so it’s helpful to control for part of that usage to more effectively
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Three Potential Rangers Trade Targets

February 4th, 2015 at 7:00 am by Ross Rhea

The NHL trade deadline is just less than a month away as the 3 p.m. deadline looms on March 2nd. For the Rangers, it’s no surprise they are scouting and looking to make the right move. As all teams do, they have to decide what is worth giving up for what is needed to make another
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Rangers Top 3 Surprises Thus Far

January 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am by Ross Rhea

The Rangers have surpassed the halfway point of the season totaling 44 games as they headed into this past weekend’s All-Star Break. Currently, they sit 3rd in the Metropolitan Division with 58 points and have a few games in hand on most of their opponents. It has been a bumpy road for the Rangers, especially early
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Rangers and Staal Sign Extension

January 16th, 2015 at 11:11 am by Ross Rhea

1/17 Update: Marc Staal has signed on the dotted line for 6 years, $34.2 million which will make the cap hit $5.7 million a year. As stated, it will include a first-3 year no movement clause and a final-3 year partial no-movement clause. When interviewed in Columbus after the win Friday, Staal said, “This is where
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Shot Generation Problematic for the Rangers

January 16th, 2015 at 6:00 am by Derek

While the Rangers’ recent streak of 13 wins in 14 games has fans and analysts thinking that this year’s version of the Blueshirts is starting to look a bit like last year’s, I’m not totally convinced. The similarities are certainly there: the whole team, especially Lundqvist, struggling in October in November; finally stringing together some
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