Rangers Trade Del Zotto to Predators

Ever since the New York Rangers brought head coach Alain Vigneault into the fold, defenceman Michael Del Zotto has been in trouble. He was benched for a three-game stretch in November, for instance. “A player like Michael has to play to his strengths. I’ve been told his strengths are his ability to beat the forecheck,Continue reading “Rangers Trade Del Zotto to Predators”

Rangers Formally Announce Vigneault as New Head Coach

The New York Rangers have confirmed a massive step away from the vibrant style of one John Tortorella and toward another genre with the formal announcement of Alain Vigneault as their new head coach. The former Canucks choice was introduced on Thursday as “AV,” a welcome shift for many used to the mercurial and sometimesContinue reading “Rangers Formally Announce Vigneault as New Head Coach”

New York Rangers Acquire Ryane Clowe

The New York Rangers have acquired Ryane Clowe, sending three draft picks to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for the forward. Clowe’d been on the block for a while, having sat out last night’s Sharks game against the Vancouver Canucks and having found himself at the core of many rumours over the last fewContinue reading “New York Rangers Acquire Ryane Clowe”

Calgary Acquires Kotalik, Higgins

In a controversial move that has many scratching their heads, the Calgary Flames have traded away Olli Jokinen and Brandon Prust for Ales Kotalik and Christopher Higgins. Higgins and Kotalik, former Rangers, will join a Calgary team that finds itself in the middle of a significant shake-up as the Sutters make a bid for theContinue reading “Calgary Acquires Kotalik, Higgins”

One Angry Leaf Fan – My Father

I sat with my father watching the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. Our turkey meal was just settling and before you knew it the Leafs were down 2-0 to the New York Rangers. Even my wife tried to ease the night of sadness with offers of pumpkin pie. My father politely declined (surprise to us)Continue reading “One Angry Leaf Fan – My Father”