Alexis Lafreniere reaching new heights on Rangers’ second line

The only surviving members of the kid line are those who came in the season when they needed to prove themselves the most. Alexis Lafreniere continues to do just that, the latest example being his two assists in the Rangers’ 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Wednesday night. Playing on the second line alongside […]

Rangers starting to see positive strides from K’Andre Miller

Quandre Miller was the first to say his game starts in the defensive zone. The 6-foot-5, 23-year-old is here to put in some tough minutes, play against the opposing team’s top six and play on the penalty kill. “I think I’m just trying to simplify my game,” Miller told reporters after the Rangers defeated the […]

Are The Rangers The Best Team in NHL? feat. Steve Valiquette

The Rangers have the most points in the NHL, but are they the best team in the league? Rangers have brought back injured players, including Adam Fox, but there will still be a few players missing. Now that we’ve all reunited, we have a lot to talk about on this new episode of our Up […]

Patrick Kane signs with Red Wings after brief Rangers stint

Patrick Kane has chosen his next team. The three-time Stanley Cup champion, 35, will sign a one-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings after recovering from offseason hip resurfacing surgery, according to multiple reports. The cap-strapped Rangers, who acquired the longtime Chicago Blackhawks at last year’s trade deadline, were never in the running for a […]

Kaapo Kakko injury hangs over Rangers loss to feisty Sabres

The Rangers have had a lot of wind in their sails in recent weeks, but the Sabers slowed the team’s momentum on Monday night before further injuries to key players threatened the team’s buoyancy. The 5-1 loss to a feisty Buffalo team was little to worry about in a game in which the Blueshirts lost […]

Kaapo Kakko exits Rangers game with scary leg injury

The Rangers should have one key player back in the lineup, but could lose another. Kaapo Kakko was ejected late in the second period of Monday night’s game between the Rangers and Sabers at the Garden, colliding with Buffalo defenseman Eric Johnson along the boards and falling awkwardly on his left foot. The Rangers announced […]

Jacob Trouba is NHL villain the Rangers have longed for

Rangers axe-murderer aka Jacob Trouba doesn’t really care about the outrage he consistently causes on social media. People are calling for Trent Frederick’s banishment from the NHL after he carelessly smashed Trent Frederick in the head with a cane during a goalmouth exchange with Jonathan Quick early in the second period against Boston on Saturday. […]

Rangers’ ‘terrific’ fourth line continuing to produce

Rangers coach Peter Laviolette praised his fourth line for how his squad handled the tough games he put on them, but Saturday afternoon was a tough one for the tougher games he’s put on them this season. It was one of the missions. Jimmy Vesey, Barclay Goodrow, and Tyler Pitlick not only held solid defense […]

Rangers staying level-headed despite NHL-best start

The Rangers consider themselves a veteran team and have acted accordingly. That’s why after Saturday afternoon’s remarkable 7-4 victory over the Bruins at The Garden, not a single word was said by any of the players about the club’s great success this season. It was just the 19th game in ’82 and they came to […]

Jonathan Quick perfect fit in Rangers’ big win over Bruins

This was an amusement park game, one of those games from the ’90s where tons of goals were always on the NHL menu. Tell me: When was the last time you saw both coaches call a timeout within 14 minutes and 14 seconds of a game? Saturday’s game against the Garden was 2-2 at that […]