2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres

Count the Buffalo Sabres among the many teams hoping to make a big splash in 2019-2020. With a new head coach in Ralph Krueger and some serious off-season acquisitions, Buffalo could be in line to end the longest active playoff drought in the league. They haven’t made the post-season since 2011. Krueger’s name might notContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Buffalo Sabres”

Rangers: Despite Missing Playoffs, New York’s Plan is Working

In February of 2018, the New York Rangers released a letter to fans and detailed plans for the future. Over a year later, the Blueshirts are undergoing the publicized rebuild and things are more or less going according to plan. Let’s be clear: the Rangers are officially out of playoff contention. Despite beating the TorontoContinue reading “Rangers: Despite Missing Playoffs, New York’s Plan is Working”

2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers are among the most proficient playoff teams in the NHL, in a way. They’ve played 98 post-season games since 2011, the most in the league, but they don’t have a lot to show for themselves. What’s more, the club is getting older and the window of opportunity to win it allContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: New York Rangers”

Rangers Ready to Shuffle Deck with Zibanejad Injury

The New York Rangers have been rolling this season, but they’re about to face some real adversity with an injury to Mika Zibanejad on the table. The centre will be out six to eight weeks, the team announced on Monday. “Every team has injuries and we don’t expect to be any different than anybody else,”Continue reading “Rangers Ready to Shuffle Deck with Zibanejad Injury”

2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Rangers

The New York Rangers went 46-27-9 in the 2015-2016 regular season and entered the post-season with designs on going all the way. Unfortunately, the Blueshirts ran into the Pittsburgh Penguins and lost in a disappointing first round series. New York only won one playoff game before hope evaporated and it was back to the proverbialContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: New York Rangers”