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Jimmy Veese found his home with the Rangers in Round 2

Rick Nash couldn’t help but keep an eye on Jimmy Veese during Rangers training camp ahead of the 2016-2017 season. ADVERTISEMENT Here was a 23-year-old who was walking away from one of the most publicly publicized free sweepstakes in recent memory. Vesey declined to sign with the Predators, who drafted him 66th overall in 2012 … Read more

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Brian Burke on NHL Pride Night: We’re still on the right track

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A veteran hockey executive whose family has helped reshape the conversation about LGBTQ+ issues in professional sports — through courage and then tragedy — said he was left “visibly and visibly upset” when NHL The teams have backed off scheduled Pride events, but believe the push for inclusivity will continue throughout the game. ADVERTISEMENT Brian … Read more

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Brian Burke on NHL Pride Night: We’re still on the right track

A veteran hockey executive whose family helped reshape the conversation about LGBTQ+ issues in professional sports — through courage and then tragedy — said he was left “visibly and visibly upset” when NHL The teams have backed off scheduled Pride events, but believe the push for inclusivity will continue throughout the game. ADVERTISEMENT Brian Burke, … Read more

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Perhaps Patrick Kane is no longer fit for the Rangers trade deadline

Approaching the 13-game March 3 trade deadline, three weeks and four days later Rangers resume schedule Monday should address the shortcomings exposed and the lessons learned in last year’s defeat to Tampa Bay in the Conference Finals. ADVERTISEMENT When GM Chris Drury reviews those last four games in which the Blues scored one goal on … Read more

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Gerard Gallant knows analytics, but trusts his instincts

Read our expert report on Blueshirts Sign up for Larry Brooks’ Inside the Rangers, exclusive weekly sports + exclusive. ADVERTISEMENT Gerard Gallant receives reports every day from the Analytics department. Even the Rangers head coach reads it and certainly respects the work that goes into putting it together. But at the end of the day, … Read more

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The New York Rangers advertise Pride Night, and they don’t offer any

ADVERTISEMENT picture: Getty Images Once the NHL let one in the door, it made sense for the other to follow. post flyers Ivan Provorov refused to wear their Pride Knight jerseys in the warm-up, and their coach John Tortorella refused to admonish him in any way (nor did the NHL’s official partner in these matters, … Read more

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The Rangers will have to work after the NHL All-Star break

The Rangers will need to absorb as much of that recovery period as possible during the All-Star break in order to prepare for their final 33 games of the regular season. ADVERTISEMENT There will be nothing easy about the nine weeks leading up to the start of the playoffs on April 17th. Every game will … Read more

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The Rangers will have to work after the NHL All-Star break

The Rangers will need to absorb as much of that recovery period as possible during the All-Star break in order to prepare for their final 33 games of the regular season. ADVERTISEMENT There will be nothing easy about the nine weeks leading up to the start of the playoffs on April 17th. Every game will … Read more

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The Rangers are still not playing their best hockey yet heading into the second half

The 60 minutes Rangers played The Golden Knights clinched 4-1 In the Garden on Friday night served as a microcosm for the now-completed All-Star pre-season portion. ADVERTISEMENT Because, other than being recognized for the necessary star work by Garou Hallak at the network, the Rangers haven’t been all that impressive. They made a lot of … Read more

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The Rangers created utter chaos with Pride Knight all over the face

By deviating from their much-hyped plan to wear Pride-themed T-shirts at the annual Pride Night Friday at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers have turned what was otherwise a sweet celebration of inclusivity into a story about the organization. ADVERTISEMENT Ironically, the reversed decision to forego private warm-ups and the bar was supposedly made to avoid … Read more

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