Competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs is a very powerful drug, especially when you’ve had a taste of it before. It’s the type of motivation you thought could flip the switch for the New York Rangers, who have plenty to prove in the final third of the 2017-18 season. The hope was for the Rangers
Here we are again, with another trade deadline approaching, hopes rising and rumors swirling. The Vancouver Canucks have been the subject of a healthy amount of rumors this season and the most recent one involves defender Ben Hutton. The team isn’t exactly shopping him around, but no one is completely off the table. From an
In their recent letter to fans, the New York Rangers discussed how they are ready to start the rebuilding process at this trade deadline. With this declaration, recent trade rumors linking the Tampa Bay Lightning to Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh suddenly seem more plausible. …Both teams appear to looking at the usual (trade bait) suspects.
With the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline quickly approaching, teams are finalizing their plans for the season and working on making moves. Whether those moves involve acquiring players for a playoff push, acquiring assets for the future or some combination of the two ultimately decides on the team in question. When talking about the Boston Bruins,
In this edition of the Rumor Rundown, we take a look at three players who are rumored to be on the move. Two of which seem like sure things to be traded before the deadline and one might be acquired by an opposing team for the right deal. Where will Ryan McDonagh of the New
In today’s Rumor Rundown, we explore some of the items brought up in “31 Thoughts” and “Insider Trading”. Both are reputable sources for the newest rumors in the NHL trade market. We also explore some insight from a few sources inside these discussed NHL franchises. Friedman Says to Watch For Defensemen Elliotte Friedman’s “31 Thoughts” is
Another Rangers game, another Rangers loss. They did manage to go to overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins and gain a point. But they are way past moral victories right now and three points through seven games is an awful start any way you slice it. There has been a lot of clamoring by fans over
During the NHL lockout in 2004-05, leadership was a quality that the New York Rangers targeted for improvement. For years before then, they signed any big name free agent that agreed to play in New York without considering team chemistry. This culture shift did not happen overnight, but they at least narrowed their player search