Capitals: Lundqvist to Miss Season Due to Heart Condition

As the news came down Thursday that Washington Capitals goalie Henrik Lundqvist would be missing the upcoming season due to a heart condition, the fallout was immediate. This is a tough situation for the netminder and his family, serving as yet another reminder that life is bigger than hockey. It also sticks yet another brickContinue reading “Capitals: Lundqvist to Miss Season Due to Heart Condition”

Rangers: New York to Buy Out Henrik Lundqvist

According to numerous reports, the New York Rangers will buy out the remaining year in Henrik Lundqvist’s contract. This marks the end of a 15-year run for Lundqvist in New York. The 38-year-old netminder is in the final year of a seven-year contract that carries an $8.5 million annual cap hit, but he’s owed $5.5Continue reading “Rangers: New York to Buy Out Henrik Lundqvist”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers

Hockey is back in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. To that end, it’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up first, the New York Rangers and the Carolina Hurricanes. In one corner,Continue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers”

2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Rangers

It was a relatively busy summer for the New York Rangers, who picked up one of the top forwards available in Artemi Panarin and snagged defenceman Jacob Trouba. The Blueshirts are hoping for advancement, but they’re also being sensible with their expectations. That may not exactly fill the seats with embellishments of Broadway splendour, butContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: New York Rangers”

What Went Wrong: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers took to 2018-2019 in full rebuild mode, with a new head coach in David Quinn and a focus on reconfiguring the game plan. Unfortunately, the Rangers didn’t improve their fortunes and finished with a 32-36-14 record. New York amassed 78 points in the regular season, good for seventh in the MetropolitanContinue reading “What Went Wrong: New York Rangers”