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The Rangers Roll The Dice And Bring Back Brad Richards
It seems as though the Rangers hiring of a new head coach extended the career of Brad Richards in New York.
The Rangers announced they will not amnesty the high priced Richards as many believed they would, instead they will bring back the assistant captain for another season...
The Rangers Fire Head Coach John Tortorella
After 5 years and much success, then recent failure and unmet expectations, the NY Rangers have fired head coach John Tortorella this afternoon.
Tortorella took over for Tom Renny late in 2009 and got the Rangers to the playoffs. they missed the post season the following season but then made the post…
Rangers Will Be Dangerous In the NHL Playoffs
The New York Rangers, after scraping and clawing through inconsistent hockey during the months of March and April, are in the NHL playoffs.  They would do themselves a favor, however, by not getting the 8-seed and avoid the Penguins in the first round.  Here are five reasons why the Ranger…
An Ode to Sean Avery [Video]
On Friday, Sean Avery was officially waived by the New York Rangers for the second time this season.  While not a move that will have a dramatic impact on the 2011-2012 New York Rangers, it is one that I accept with a heavy heart.  The very personification of the hockey pest, I'll mis…
Joe Thornton Calls the Rangers Soft: Whaaaaaa?!
Following a 5-2 loss to the Rangers, in which his team was severely outplayed, Sharks Captain Joe Thornton called the Rangers 'soft.'  Ranger coach John Tortorella responded, according to ESPN, by telling the forward to 'just shut up.'
Islanders Beat Rangers
One of the most vicious rivalries in hockey was renewed for the first time in this young season tonight.  In a battle between Strong Island and Manhattan it was the Islanders who emerged with the victory.