Rangers’ patience overhaul to be tested immediately

The night that Rangers are all gearing up for the off-season has finally arrived. The remade Blueshirts begin the 2021-22 season against the Capitals on Wednesday – this time with a lineup designed to avenge the memory of the last two games between the clubs last season when Washington’s instigator Tom Wilson had completely scrambled … Read more

Rangers may trade Vitaly Kravtsov with rising tensions over demotion

WASHINGTON, DC – Vitaly Kravtsov has been in limbo with Rangers before opening night, after past tensions boiled over to AHL Hartford with the 21-year-old designation. The Rangers’ ninth-overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft has refused assignment to the Wolf Pack and is expected to be suspended, according to The Post. Larry Brooks reported … Read more

How Kapo Kako, Rangers are entering the 2021-22 season

register here Inside the Rangers to be delivered to your inbox every Tuesday morning. What happens in the pre-season often stays in the pre-season. But sometimes not. Before we move on to the 2021-22 season starting Wednesday night in Washington, let us take a look at this first Rangers training camp under head coach Gerard … Read more

breaking all 32 teams

So as we go back to a semi-normal scenario this year, the NHL season is opening with the potential of a symbolic ticking time bomb lurking in plain sight. The Blackhawks have pledged to release the findings of the report of an “independent” investigation commissioned from former federal prosecutor Reed Schaar and his law firm … Read more

Before the start of the season, Rangers made a surprising captain’s decision

About three weeks after training camp began, the in-house Rangers competition has either ended with too many winners or none at all. The Rangers officially have a leadership group, if not a de facto leader. Head coach Gerard Gallant, who suggested during the preseason that the team settle on a captain, was instead given six … Read more

Rangers’ Philip Chitill eases the sting of Ryan Strom’s injury

Philip Chitill saw plenty of play time in the Rangers’ presidential finale against the Islanders on Saturday night, and the 22-year-old center made the most of it amid the early exit of Ryan Strom, who is believed to have suffered a minor hand injury. . Even though Strom’s injury isn’t ringing any alarm bells, Chitil … Read more

Rangers, Micah Zibnejad agree to eight-year extension

Rangers have made a long-term commitment to the No. 1 center – and he’s already in the house. Mika Zibnejad commits $8.5 million an eight-year extension to stay with Blueshirts until 2030, according to The Post Larry Brooks first reported Before that the team confirmed with an official announcement on Sunday. “Since joining the team … Read more

Ryan Strom moves into the opening round of Rangers’ win over Islanders

Bridgeport, Conn. – Head coach Gerard Gallant said the most important thing for his Rangers in their final preseason game on Saturday night against the Islanders was to recover. That goal was scrapped at the end of the second period, when Ryan Strom collided with Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield during a Rangers power play. The … Read more

Vitaly Kravtsov impresses in Rangers’ presidential win over Islanders

Bridgeport, Conn. – Vitaly Kravtsov was back in the Rangers lineup for his final preseason game on Saturday night after suffering a lower body injury earlier this month, a 5-4 overtime win over the Islanders. The 21-year-old winger scored a power-play goal in the first period, which was a one-time cross-ice feed to beat Ryan … Read more

Rangers still embracing the ‘simplicity’ of Gallant’s system

Bridgeport, Conn. – At the start of training camp, Ryan Strom explained that new Rangers head coach Gerard Gallant’s system is “very simple”. There is only more freedom to play, which prevents players from thinking too much. Gallant insists on execution, supports Puck and polices himself. The 58-year-old is also far less handsome and has … Read more