Alain Vigneault

First-year coach has the voice Rangers have been missing

Four days into training camp, David Quinn is losing his voice. This is not a particularly good thing because this coach uses it quite a lot. On the …

New Jersey

New York Rangers: David Quinn is a breath of fresh air

Following two seasons of stagnation, the New York Rangers are finally headed in the right direction. Through just two preseason games, it is clear …

New York Rangers

NHL's best referee: Wes McCauley goes by his own book

Wes McCauley keeps his good calls close and his bad calls closer.<p>Any time the veteran NHL referee is feeling too good or gets down on himself, he breaks out a binder full of his missed calls and looks through it.<p>"It's a humbling book," McCauley said. "Trust me, I've made a lot of mistakes. There's …

Stanley Cup

Brendan Smith looking for bounce-back year

Brendan Smith was more than willing to say that, yes, he did lose weight from a year ago, when he struggled so much in the early part of the season …

Long Island

How things have changed for the Rangers under David Quinn

Through the first few days of training camp under David Quinn, Kevin Hayes said that the new Rangers coach is "very vocal" and "always teaching." (NY …

New York Rangers

Hartnett: Takeaways From Rangers Preseason Opener

First-year head coach David Quinn has inherited a Rangers roster largely comprised of raw, youthful talents. The current crop of Blueshirts are being …

Keith Kinkaid

Finding fantasy hockey value: 10 contract-year players to target

When you're picking at the fantasy hockey draft table, take into consideration players who are in contract years. Here, Nick Alberga lists 10 players …

Fantasy Hockey

New York Rangers player preview 2018-2019: Pavel Buchnevich

Pavel Buchnevich had what can best be described as an up and down season. In a new year, with a new coaching staff, Buchnevich will be given every …

New York Rangers

Marc Staal is the veteran presence Rangers will need

Yes, the Rangers are a lot younger than they have been in years past. But one thing that remains the same is Marc Staal is set to be a staple on the …

Boston University

Jan Levine - Day 1 of on-ice work: fast, relentless, physical the theme of the year

The Rangers began the practice component of training camp Saturday following physicals and on-ice testing the first two days. From all accounts, …

New Jersey

Adam McQuaid Fits the New York Rangers' Gritty New Style

Though the New York Rangers didn’t make any significant acquisitions this summer, Tuesday’s trade that brought back a soon-to-be 32-year-old …

Boston University

New York Rangers: Five questions going into training camp

There is not a lot known about how the New York Rangers 2018-2019 season will play out. The one thing that is known is the sheer number of question …

New York Rangers

Lundqvist gives first impressions on new coach, Rangers’ rebuild

A new year with a new voice from behind the bench, but for the Rangers, the same franchise goaltender with the same commitment to excellence.<p>“I think …

Luxury Lifestyle

New York Rangers: Having low expectations will help this season

As a rebuilding team, the New York Rangers should have low expectations going into this season. Keeping a realistic outlook will make this season …

New York Rangers

David Quinn’s challenge: Keeping Rangers relevant while rebuilding

The Rangers probably aren’t going to be as young as you might expect, for much — if not most — of the rebuild will take place off-Broadway in places …

Boston University

Rangers hoping Lundqvist can still be elite as they’re rebuilding

The rebuild continues.<p>The Rangers remain steadfast in their mission to make themselves new again, which was declared to the fans in the infamous …

Boston University

NHL 19: Top 10 Player Ratings By Team - Metropolitan Division

With NHL 19’s official release right around the corner, players of the franchise are anxiously awaiting the official release of the game on Sept. 14 …

New York Rangers

Hartnett: Would Be A Shame If McQuaid Trade Leads To DeAngelo's Departure

More than ever, NHL teams are benefiting in the long run by allowing talented young defensemen to learn on the fly at the highest level. With more …

Ryan McDonagh

Canucks coach Green on impressive prospects, Linden, ownership

It says something about where the Vancouver Canucks are in their evolution that Travis Green’s “lifetime” National Hockey League winning percentage …

Canadian Hockey

New York Rangers: Three reasons to be excited for a rebuilding season

A new head coach<p>The Alain Vigneault era came to an anticlimactic conclusion this past April. After five years and two trips to the Eastern Conference …

NHL

Metropolitan Notes: Murray, Couturier, Lundqvist, Merzlikins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a lot invested in their goaltender of the present and future in <b>Matt Murray</b>. You would think replacing <b>Marc-Andre Fleury</b> …

NHL

New York Rangers: Letting the past die hard

After 13 amazing seasons, the Henrik Lundqvist window of contention is officially closed for the New York Rangers. The next two or three seasons are …

Ice Hockey

Rangers Buchnevich expected to get more minutes this season

<b>9/7/18 |</b> While describing his skill level, Gordie Clark said that while Buchnevich will score on a slap shot once in a while, "his passing ability is …

NHL

Q & A with Jets coach Todd Bowles

Todd Bowles, 54, will begin his fourth season as coach of the Jets in Detroit on Sept. 10. He has compiled a record of 20-28-0, including 10-6 in …

Football (U.S.)

New York Rangers player preview 2018-2019: Brady Skjei

Brady Skjei is the “young veteran” of the New York Rangers’ defense. Can he rebound from his struggles last season and take on a bigger role on the …

NHL

New York Rangers have plenty of options for top forwards

Heading into a new season under a new coach, the New York Rangers must figure out which six forwards will solidify spots on the top two lines.<p>For all …

NHL

Hartnett: 5 Rangers Who Could Benefit Most From Quinn

Only 30 days stand between the Rangers and their Oct. 4 regular-season opener. In one month’s time, a new-look Rangers team led by rookie head coach …

NHL

New York Rangers: What will the final rebuilt top six look like?

When a team embarks on a multi-year rebuild, the team’s front office must have a clear vision in mind. The New York Rangers have started their …

NHL

New York Rangers: Fact or fiction entering training camp

We are less than three weeks away from the New York Rangers first game of the preseason. Following a longer than usual summer, there are a decent …

NHL

New York Rangers player preview 2018-2019: Jesper Fast

Jesper Fast is normally a reliable third or fourth line player who puts up a decent amount of points. Will he recover under a new coach after being …

NHL