In a salary cap league, every dollar matters. Teams must be able to get as much value out of their players as possible which means making smart financial decisions as one bad contract can affect a team’s future. Even with that in mind, front offices continue to give out bad contracts and they become handcuffed
Anyone who says they predicted a post-trade deadline mini-surge from the New York Rangers is probably exaggerating at best. Trading away Ryan McDonagh, Rick Nash, J.T. Miller, Michael Grabner and Nick Holden and then putting together their first three-game winning streak since mid-December – following a seven-game losing streak, to boot – couldn’t have been
Henrik Lundqvist has built a memorable career out of masking the flaws of his defense. This season is no different as the now-36-year-old has same workload he did a decade ago and a tanking roster that is among the league’s worst in shot shares. His historic back-to-back, 50-save wins during last week’s West Coast road
Considering Jeff Gorton’s deadline moves last week, a fan might think that the New York Rangers are done contending for a while. A team whose defense relies on Neal Pionk and John Gilmour and whose forward core employs Cody McLeod will not be competing for a Stanley Cup, the Blueshirts are not far from dominating the Eastern
He is among the best American-born goalies ever. The award for the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s hockey is named after him. The old school (Ed Giacomin) and new school (Henrik Lundqvist) fans may disagree, but he’s arguably the best netminder in the history of the New York Rangers. Mike Richter is Hall of
This article was originally published in November, 2012. Based on Henrik Lundqvist’s career statistics, one might think that the New York Rangers goaltender was a top pick in the NHL Draft. However, some might be hard pressed to believe that the Are, Sweden native was selected in the seventh round of the 2000 NHL Draft.