Metropolitan Division

Retro Rangers: Emile’s Glove Story

  The equipment that goaltenders use has undergone quite a few style and design changes through the years. The pads and gloves are lighter and certainly more colorful than they were just a few decad...

Retro Rangers: Hail to “The Chief”

Jim “The Chief” Neilson was one of the most dependable yet underrated defensemen the Rangers ever had. Neilson wasn’t flashy but he got the job done and his teammates certainly appreciated his skill and ...

Rangers Shut Out Flyers at MSG

The Flyers were missing an important playmaker on the ice against the Rangers in Madison Square Garden’s Thanksgiving weekend matinee. Jaromir Jagr’s injury left his line with little presence on the ice as his ...
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Sidney Crosby to Sit Out vs Panthers

SUNRISE, FL – Sidney Crosby will not play against the Florida Panthers Saturday night, coach Dan Bylsma announced after the team’s practice at the BankAtlantic Center Friday morning. Crosby skated in the practi...

Retro Rangers: More Trade Talk with Emile Francis

“What if” scenarios have always intrigued me, especially in sports. It’s always interesting to imagine how the history of the Ranger franchise as well as some of its players would have been changed had diff...

Retro Rangers: Reminiscing with Bob Wolff

Bob Wolff is a legend among sportscasters. To list all of his accomplishments and awards, as well as the many historic moments in sports that he has covered, would more than fill this column. It has also be...

Retro Rangers: Talking Trades with Emile Francis

I’ve always loved hearing Emile Francis tell hockey stories. First, of course, there are the stories, and Emile’s got a million of them, but then there’s the voice, the cadence, the feistiness and the feeli...

EV Zug Defeats New York Rangers

Zug, Switzerland is a small European town about 20 miles from Zurich.  Such a small town shouldn’t boast such a big hockey market with a population of under 30,000 people, right? Apparently, the hockey team,...

Rangers in Prague

The New York Rangers opened their European pre-season in Prague, facing off against HC Sparta at Tesla Arena. Unlike the NHL’s previous stops in Prague, the Rangers played in Tesla Arena for the first time, ...