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Brendan Lemieux lighting fire under lifeless Rangers

The continuous purge of the New York Rangers during last month's NHL trade deadline brought an end to the Madison Square Garden tenures of forwards Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes in an attempt to progress the organization's rebuild.    While they weren't the most popular moves amongst...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:54pm

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Adam McQuaid to Blue Jackets for picks

The New York Rangers continued their selling ways on Monday, trading defenseman Adam McQuaid to the Columbus Blue Jackets, per multiple reports.  The Blueshirts continue to stockpile their future assets as they will receive a fourth and seventh-round draft pick in 2019. They picked up a 2019...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:29pm

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Kevin Hayes to Jets for pick, prospect

The New York Rangers are on the verge of trading second-line center Kevin Hayes to the Winnipeg Jets on NHL trade deadline day. In return, the Rangers will receive a 2019 first-round draft pick and 22-year-old winger Brendan Lemieux.  It is the second notable deal pulled off by the Rangers...

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 11:18am

Rangers trade Mats Zuccarello to Stars for picks

The New York Rangers have traded veteran winger Mats Zuccarello to the Dallas Stars for a pair of draft picks on Saturday night. The Rangers will receive a 2019 second-round pick and a third-round 2020 choice. The second-round pick this summer becomes a first-rounder if the Stars reach the Eastern...

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 9:26pm

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Mats Zuccarello Flames, Penguins, Predators

Much to the disappointment of the Blueshirt faithful, the tenure of Mats Zuccarello with the New York Rangers looks to be in its final hours.  With the NHL trade deadline coming up on Feb. 25, the Rangers will be sellers as they continue a rebuild that stresses youth development. At 31 years...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:47am

As '94 Rangers honored, MSG remains in drought: Malusis

New York is going through a championship drought.   The last New York team to win a championship was the Giants in 2011 after their Super Bowl victory over the Patriots in Indianapolis. As our friends to the north celebrate yet another title with the Patriots and our friends to the south in...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 10:57am

2019 NHL Mock Draft 2.0: Jack Hughes to Avalanche, Kaapo Kakko

Through June, Metro will be releasing a monthly 2019 NHL Mock Draft that will predict where the top junior talents around the world will land here in hockey's biggest league.  As it's been the case for the past year, American forward Jack Hughes continues to be the gem of the 2019 draft class...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 1:07pm

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Kevin Hayes, Mats Zuccarello, Avalanche

With the NHL trade deadline a little over a month away, it seems like just a matter of time before the New York Rangers start wheeling and dealing.  Once a perennial Eastern Conference power, the Rangers are approaching the completion of their first year of the rebuilding process, one that is...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:38pm

NHL trade rumors: Sergei Bobrovsky, Artemi Panarin latest

It's been quite a week for Sergei Bobrovsky and the Columbus Blue Jackets.  The two-time Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender, whose future with the team remains in serious doubt as free agency approaches, was benched for two games on Thursday and Saturday for an undisclosed incident, though...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:21am

NHL Rangers Golden Knights free live stream, watch online

The New York Rangers conclude their three-game road trip tonight at 10 p.m. ET when they face off against the reigning Western Conference champions, the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena. New York is in the midst of a rebuilding year with their first-year head coach, David Quinn, formerly the...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 1:39pm

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Time for Henrik Lundqvist to go?

We've never seen Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers play this badly.  As the winter swoon finally hits the Blueshirts — who were hanging around the Eastern Conference playoff race despite management admitting lean years were ahead due to a rebuild — New York's...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:09pm

2019 NHL Mock Draft 1.0: Jack Hughes to Blues

As the calendar flips to 2019 and the NHL season hits its halfway mark, the draft picture is beginning to take shape.  It's perfect timing, too, considering the World Juniors up in Canada are displaying some of the best young talents in the world that will be featured in the 2019...

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 5:48pm

Ranking top New York teams, athletes of 2018

Another year, another championship-less 365 days for the major New York City-area professional sports franchises in 2018.  There were some contenders, some pretenders, and some that probably should have just taken the year off. But with the flip of a calendar, hope springs anew, just like for...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 12:10am

Rangers NHL trade rumors: Mats Zuccarello waiting

New York Rangers veteran forward Mats Zuccarello realizes his time at Madison Square Garden is drawing to a close.  The 31-year-old left winger spoke with Norwegian journalist Roy Kvatningen and discussed his future with the Blueshirts.  "A trade appears to be most likely,"...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 4:00pm

Giants Pat Shurmur, Jets Todd Bowles are worst coaches in NY

With 2018 winding down, it's time for most New York City-area franchises to take a long, hard look in the mirror at the men tasked to lead their teams. It hasn't necessarily been a fruitful time in the area. Over the past two calendar years, only the Yankees and Rangers have made the...

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 1:03pm

Islanders, Rangers NHL rumors: Erik Karlsson back in play?

The NHL could experience a second-straight summer that will be dominated by the prospective future of star defenseman Erik Karlsson.  After he was dealt by the Ottawa Senators to the San Jose Sharks prior to the 2018-19 season, the two-time Norris Trophy-winning blueliner is set to hit free...

Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 12:24pm

Islanders Rangers NHL trade rumors: Latest on Artemi Panarin

Due to the Columbus Blue Jackets' strong start to the 2018-19 season, the idea of left winger Artemi Panarin hitting the trade market this winter has lost some steam despite the 27-year-old being poised for unrestricted free agency when this year finishes.  The Blue Jackets sit atop...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:46pm

Relieved Beauvillier nets hat trick in Islanders win over Rangers

Did Anthony Beauvillier ever need that? The New York Islanders winger quadrupled his goal output on the 2018-19 season on Thursday night against the crosstown-rival New York Rangers, netting a hat-trick and four points (adding an assist) in his side's 7-5 victory on Thursday night....

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:52am

Rangers Islanders preview, free live stream 11/15

One of hockey’s greatest rivalries resumes Thursday night (7 p.m. ET) in Brooklyn as the New York Rangers visit the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center. The first meeting of the 2018-19 season between the two clubs comes under some surprising circumstances as both teams have remained...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 1:37pm

Rangers youth stepping up during win streak

New York City hockey continues to surprise during the opening month of the 2018-19 NHL season.  While the New York Islanders' five-game win streak was snapped on Monday, the Rangers extended a win streak of their own to four games after a come-from-behind 5-3 victory over the Montreal...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:23pm