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@dsclaw88 Hayes isn't ready to take on the other team's #1 center every game (yet)
5 days, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@Say my Name @dsclaw88 Actually, I think Hayes is a young Rick Nash
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/2015-articles/rangers-3-washington-1.html
@dsclaw88 @Salyzer Which is why a prospect like Duclair was available for a trade. Our core players are young, or actually in their prime now.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@dsclaw88 @Salyzer and that is why one of Duclair or Buch was available for trade
Yeah, the Rangers definitely need help, what with their terrible record and how far they're behind the division leaders.
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/2015-articles/rumored-nyr-trade-target-off-the-board.html
If you've ever had a vascular injury, you would understand why they let him play. In general, there are no unique symptoms of such an injury, other than perhaps a little soreness or tiredness, until the affected blood vessel ruptures or a clot forms. In other words, the only things the doctors had to go on were Henrik's comments at the time, which didn't indicate any particular problem. When he still didn't feel up to par a couple of days later, they probably did some tests (CT scan or sonogram, perhaps) and found the injury. I wouldn't blame the Rangers' medical staff, any more than I blame my doctor for not knowing my aorta was about to rupture. All I do is thank the fates that the EMT's reached me in time, and there was a skilled vascular surgeon available when they got me to the hospital. These types of injury do not present themselves in any obvious manner.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@me295 On the other hand, he's an excellent penalty killer and absolutely drives puck possession
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/2014-articles/open-thread-1211-is-jt-miller-being-showcased.html
@scrangersfan @Rangers_54 @NJRangers81 And every goal is deflected in ...
4 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@scrangersfan All very true regarding Micheletti (and Rosen). Add to that their constant babbling about extraneous crap while the game is going on, and you know why the audio on MSG broadcasts is useless.
@ChrisCee1 All he did was lead the Rangers in game winning goals last year, despite missing 17 games
@J_CKfor30 And I remember that before the 2010 draft, the majority of the fans were all over the Rangers to draft a big, tough, stay at home defenseman. So, that's what they did.
5 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
I love the updates on our prospects. Keep them coming!
@Medvjed004 I'm going to vote for you to take over when Sather leaves!
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@KevinMccarthy @Josh-CK @KevinTheNYRBlog @ATCRyan Because them's the rules
6 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
Cap considerations, I imagine. After signing Hayes, and still needing to sign John Moore (or someone else for 6th D) they have to be right up against the cap
7 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@blueshirtscorner Well, from the way you speak, you know more than anyone currently in the organization, so why don't you send a resume for the GM's job to James Dolan? Better yet, send one for janitor.
8 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
@MikeBlue If the Rangers are so bad, why don't you go root for the Devils, or better yet, the Islanders?
The highest the Canadian dollar has been compared to the U.S. dollar in the past four years is about $0.98 Canadian = $1.00 U.S. Currently, the actual exchange rate is $1.09 Canadian per $1.00 U.S. Sounds like someone ripped you off really bad.
10 months ago on Conversation @ http://nyrangersblog.com/
Funny, we've beaten the 'Hawks twice, and they were "sturdy enough for the playoff run". They're the top scoring team in the league, and we shut them down, so maybe Girardi's not "a shell of his former self". in other words, maybe you should rethink this.
1 year ago on Rangers Interested in Kesler; Girardi Wants to Stay
Miller has yet to prove that he can "make plays" in the NHL. He's shown potential, yes, but he's yet to break out.
1 year, 1 month ago on Rangers 4, Penguins 3, SO
What does it matter who gets the credit? The TEAM won, and that's what counts.
Here's a thought. Callahan to Edmonton for young players, prospects, draft picks. What do you think?
1 year, 1 month ago on Callahan Back on Power Play; Talbot to Start Tonight
I started taking my daughter to Ranger games when she was about 6. By the time she was eight, she was roaming the promenade alone (or so she thought. I was always about 10 feet behind her). She loved it all, the game, the excitement, the crowd reactions, and has remained a hockey fan to this day, 30 years later.
Gotta love the optimism!
1 year, 1 month ago on Prospect Update: Wolfpack Win 5-1 ; Lindberg Shines and McIlrath Returns
1 year, 1 month ago on Rangers Scout Blue Jackets/Panthers Game; Sabres Not Showing Interest in Callahan
The response to the media is interesting, to say the least. Similar to Torts? Hmmm … the common denominator is the media and their questions. Maybe too many dumb and repetitious questions will get to any coach?
1 year, 3 months ago on Vigneault Getting Frustrated?
@messier Include Brassard and maybe we can get someone good in return
1 year, 4 months ago on Nash Returns Tonight; MIller Scratched
I used to have season tickets, but I just can't afford to pay for them anymore. It's a business, and as long as the corporations and the people with cash to burn are willing to pay the price, the rest of us aren't going to be able to get tickets.
1 year, 4 months ago on Death of Madison Square Garden?
No where in any of these discussions have I heard anything about what Lundqvist wants, just guesses and opinions. Maybe this is a lot less complicated than we think it is.
1 year, 4 months ago on Sather to Talk Extension With Lundqvist Agent This Week
@Brandon Boyle I can't see bringing up Kristo yet, especially when we have this other guy, name of Rick Nash, getting close to returning. Let BP be a place holder till Nash is ready, then see if we can make a trade, even if all we get is a draft pick.
1 year, 4 months ago on Vigneault Losing Patience With Pouliot?
@KreiderisTheChosenOne Actually, Kreider started the play by using his speed on the backcheck to take the puck away from Upshall
1 year, 4 months ago on It Doesn't Get Better Than This Play
Put up more Wolf Pack news. It's a lot more fun reading than the Ranger news.
1 year, 5 months ago on Wolf Pack Round Up 10/12 vs. Adirondack Phantoms
@TheNYRBlog @mobilope Girardi is almost 3 years older than Staal
1 year, 7 months ago on Staal Has No Limitations
Lindberg was MVP in the SEL playoffs. I think that gets him a real good shot at an Olympic spot.
1 year, 8 months ago on The Olympics Are Coming! The Olympics Are Coming!
@FREE LINDBERG @Herman_NYRBlog depends on which team signs him to an offer sheet. Knowing that they would need at least 7M per year in cap space indicates a lower tier team, thus a better draft pick
1 year, 8 months ago on Could Not Buying Out Richards Cause Rangers to Lose McDonagh?
@lennynyr Brassard has played a total of 25 games with the Rangers. Somehow, I don't think we should be too worried about his opinions yet.
1 year, 8 months ago on RUMOR: Scott Arniel To Be Named Assistant Coach
@lennynyr Brassard isn't the second coming of Gretzky. He looked pretty good over a short period of time with New York, but he still has to prove he can sustain it, and he still has to show that he's not the prima donna he used to be.
@Richard Falconer The big question is what does he do if the Coyotes are relocated, say to Quebec City or Seattle? Will he still want to stay with the team?
1 year, 9 months ago on Decision on Vigneault Not Imminent; Leetch to Be Messier Assistant?
@Snot-Bubbler Brooks might be considered a "good writer", if you think a writer who insists on thinking that (a) he's part of the story, and (b) he knows more about the subject than the person he's interviewing, is a good writer.
1 year, 9 months ago on Covering John Tortorella Was Not A Nightmare For Everyone
@rangersfan92 If they're going to trade Henrik, they have to do it soon. They can't let his contract run out, and they'll probably get more from him if they trade him early so the new team gets him for a full year. That being said, I want to see him finish his career in New York. Trading him is essentially giving up on the season.
1 year, 10 months ago on Is Messier a Serious Candidate to Coach This Team?
Raissman is always trying to make something out of nothing (I read the Daily News). The only time he's happy is if the coach says everything is his fault and that the interviewer has been asking only impartial and intelligent questions. Doesn't matter which sport, which coach, which interviewer, or what the question was.
1 year, 10 months ago on Keep An Eye on Torts/McGuire Interview Tonight
@calithirteen @stevenabsmith What did Maloney have to do with anything? He's been in Phoenix since 2007.
1 year, 10 months ago on You Still Want Torts Fired?
@calithirteen so it's his fault when the team doesn't do as well as you think they should (this year), but he get's no credit when they're the best team in the east (lat year)?. That doesn't work for me.
@scrangersfan Ah, there's nothing better than having some belief in your team, is there?
1 year, 11 months ago on Rangers Move Into 7th Place
One big difference between Staal and Berard. Berard's eye was totally destroyed, so he actually only had one eye.
1 year, 11 months ago on Staal's Vision Still Blurry, Needs to Work on Depth Perception
Now that they've opened up at least one roster spot, why not bring him up and see how he does? It can't hurt, IMHO
2 years ago on McIlrath Thinks He's Ready for the NHL
He's 36 years old! The last thing we need is to do is to tie up cap money in another player at the end of his career.
2 years ago on Source Confirms Rangers Interest in Boyle
Kreider's been looking good on the power play and pk while he's been at Hartford. Would love to see him on both with the Rangers.
2 years ago on Kreider Recalled; Haley Assigned; Biron Likely Tomorrow; Asham Sunday
Very well put. For the benefit of all the Ranger fans, just take a look at the Giants over the past 5 years. Three crappy seasons, for sure, but also two Super Bowl wins. It goes up, and it goes down, without any clear reason. The Rangers strike me as much the same sort of team. Capable of laying a huge egg at times, but also capable of rising up and being spectacular.
2 years ago on The Long-Term Implications Of Short-Term Change
I hear the fat lady clearing her throat in the wings ...
2 years ago on Rangers , Penguins