Latest Videos

Latest Posts

Uncategorized
175 Torts Reform

You have to love John Tortorella’s honesty. “The regular season stinks,” Tortorella said. “It gets boring and this is the time of year where now the lights at the end of the tunnel, the playoffs are right there and we got less than a quarter. This is the fun time…

Uncategorized
200 So what happened?

Here’s what I think about the Rangers’ trade deadline day: In simple terms, they got better for this year, didn’t give up much of the future, and as long as they don’t re-sign either Nik Antropov or Derek Morris, they will have a little more salary cap space this summer…

Uncategorized
381 Sather Live! (updated)

These are some quick quotes from a brief conference call with Glen Sather. It just ended. Not a lot more than this: “Antropov is a big winger or center-iceman and he’ll help us in the goal scoring department. “Morris gives is a bit more bite on the back end. He…

Uncategorized
126 Avery skates

Sean Avery already owes Henrik Lundqvist dinner. At the end of practice, the two had a shootout (that’s it in the pic) with a meal as the wager. The newly re-Rangered Avery needed to make just two goals to win it, but he only got one. “It’s fun to see…

Uncategorized
255 Here we go (updated throughout the day)

This morning:  Columbus traded Pascal Leclaire and a second-round pick to Ottawa for Antoine Vermette. 12 noon: The Calgary Flames traded D Lawrence Nycholat, D Ryan Wilson and a second-round pick to Colorado for D Jordan Leopold.  12:08: The St. Louis Blues traded D Andy Wozniewski to Pittsburgh for D Danny Richmond. 12:10:…

Uncategorized
208 D-Day (updated)

Just wanted to let you know that Jane is going over to practice today and she will come back with a report on Sean Avery’s return and first practice. Then throughout the day, as we come across info, or as trades happen we will have updates here. Redden for Bouwmeester…

Uncategorized
671 Drury and Dubinsky on Avery (updated)

(AFTERNOON UPDATE: Just want to point out that at practice today, pretty much every Rangers scout and player personnel person was present and accounted for. So, organizationally at least, the Rangers are braced to make moves as they come available. I still think they’re pretty hamstrung, and that nobody is…

Uncategorized
28 Voros, Reitz on waivers

Here’s TSN’s story on the number of players placed on waivers today, a day before the trade deadline. Aaron Voros and Eric Reitz are among them. There are some notable others on the list, too, including Miro Satan and Gary Roberts. Teams are trying to clear cap space for tomorrow’s…

Uncategorized
39 Tortorella on Avery, and the deadline

Seventeen other NHL teams wanted no part of Sean Avery. Yet the Rangers couldn’t get him fast enough. So here we go with Avery II. Rangers coach John Tortorella, who as a TSN analyst said earlier this season that Avery was a selfish player and embarrassment to the league, sure…

Uncategorized
116 Buyers or sellers?

Hi all. Sam Borden here. Carp will be along with a practice report shortly, but while you’re waiting I wanted to mention that we’re debating whether the Rangers should buy or sell at the trade deadline over on FACEOFF. I think the Rangers have to be buyers here, mostly because…

Uncategorized
512 Slow, snowy day (updated … again)

While we wait for Sean Avery to go through waivers and become a Ranger tomorrow, and while we wait for Glen Sather to become a deadline buyer as if his team is actually one or two players away … Just wanted to get this out there. For the first time…

Uncategorized
309 Deal or no deal?

So here we are, at the most important three-day stretch of the Rangers’ season, starting tomorrow. It isn’t only crucial to 2008-09, but also beyond. The Rangers will take today off, have their mini-camp, which is critical for new coach John Tortorella to better implement his system. The Rangers have…

Uncategorized
92 6-1 Rangers over Colorado

Ryan Callahan, Nikolai Zherdev, Petr Prucha, Scott Gomez, Chris Drury and Markus Naslund all scored tonight as the Rangers new aggresive style of play finally broke the dam. Between that and the five minutes of non-stop fighting, the fans at Madison Square Garden gave the team a standing ovation at…

Uncategorized
310 Avalanche at Rangers

Tonight the Rangers host Colorado, and the team had a practice this morning in Greenburgh. John Tortorella worked with some new lines, although in typical Torts fashion he would not confirm that this is the lineup for tonight’s game. He reiterated that he liked Chris Drury and Brandon Dubinsky together,…

Uncategorized
176 After further review … (AVERY UPDATE)

Hey, it’s Carp. Here is the explanation I got from NHL exec Mike Murphy regarding the review of the disallowed Brandon Dubinsky goal last night. Murphy said that the call was correct, but the process was not: “In regards to your questions relating to last nights Ranger – Panther game,…

Uncategorized
140 Sprint, shoot, pushups

Practice was a little unusual today. The group was split roughly in half and the players with the most playing time in the John Tortorella era worked out off ice while the others had a brief and intense workout. There were pyramids and pushups, and shooting drill after shooting drill.…

1 247 248 249 250 251 336