New York Rangers

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Sean Hartnett
February 13, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Everyone knows that a key aspect of an NHL rebuilding process is identifying high-upside young talents and developing these players into genuine stars.
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Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev makes a save against the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 14, 2018, at Madison Square Garden.
Sean Hartnett
February 11, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Rangers backup goaltender Alexandar Georgiev put in a sterling performance on his 23rd birthday to earn a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Georgiev has never been afraid to challenge shooters. It’s a different kind of style compared to the Rangers’ no. 1 netminder Henrik Lundqvist, who...
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Feb 8, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Rangers captain Mark Messier associate catains Brian Leetch and Adam Graves look on during the ceremony honoring the 1994 Stanley Cup Championship Rangers team at Madison Square Garden. Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports
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February 09, 2019 - 4:12 pm
In a 45-minute pregame ceremony, Mark Messier, Brian Leetch and the players and coaches from the Rangers' 1994 Stanley Cup team were introduced. They were seated at center ice as a sellout crowd cheered the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of that championship.
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Cody McLeod fights Matt Martin
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Sean Hartnett
February 07, 2019 - 10:29 am
Let’s make this absolutely clear. Cody McLeod should have never been re-signed by the Rangers last summer. It did not make sense for a rebuilding, youth-trending team like the Rangers to retain the services of a 34-year-old enforcer who was never going to be part of the 2019-20 team. On Wednesday...
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Feb 5, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; New York Rangers left wing Cody McLeod (8) skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center. The Stars defeated the Rangers 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
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February 06, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The rebuilding Rangers traded veteran wing Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators on Wednesday for a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
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The Rangers' Mats Zuccarello skates during the warmup period against the Calgary Flames on March 2, 2018, at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Canada.
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Sean Hartnett
February 01, 2019 - 3:31 pm
What exactly are the chances that Zuccarello remains a Ranger beyond this season? That’s a tough question that prompts a complicated answer.
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Sean Hartnett
January 30, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Time is running out for Pavel Buchnevich to prove his worth to the Rangers. The former third-round pick arrived at The Garden amid plenty of fanfare in 2016 after impressive displays in the KHL. So far, he’s only shown intermittent flashes of being a first line talent for the Blueshirts.
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Mika Zibanejad
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Sean Hartnett
January 22, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Should the Blueshirts assemble and develop the right pieces around him, Mika Zibanejad will be a major force driving this franchise toward Stanley Cup contention.
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Tony DeAngelo
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Sean Hartnett
January 16, 2019 - 9:52 am
When NHL teams flip the switch toward rebuilding, there's the chance of promise but also potential pitfalls. Trusting youth isn’t always a sure thing. Sometimes, it’s hard to gauge whether a young player will meet his full potential or stagnate.
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Cody McLeod fights Matt Martin
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Sean Hartnett
January 14, 2019 - 1:27 pm
There’s no reason why this should still be a debate in 2019. There was a time when conventional wisdom dictated that every NHL team required an enforcer. That time has long passed. Hockey has evolved and any organization that doesn’t keep up with the times will be left behind on the ice. The sport...
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