NHL: Sebastian Aho leads Hurricanes to win over Rangers

Sebastian Aho scored a goal and set up another in the Carolina Hurricanes’ 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday in the NHL’s opening playoff game following a 4 1/2-month pause. Jaccob Slavin scored 61 seconds in on Carolina’s first shot on goal in helping the Hurricanes gain the edge in the best-of-five […]

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Divergent Paths Bring Rangers and Islanders to Same Postseason Start

After a four-month pandemic pause to the N.H.L. season, the Rangers and the Islanders find themselves at the same point — with a berth in a play-in round in the league’s expanded playoffs, which begin this weekend. That did not seem likely way back when the regular season was still in progress, with the two […]

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They Came From Moose Jaw and Kapuskasing. They Were the New York Rangers.

The pandemic has forced the N.H.L. to finish its season at two hubs in Canada, Edmonton and Toronto. For the Rangers, spending a long period in Canada will be a return of sorts to the late 1960s when the team regularly headed there to train, holding camp in Kitchener, Ontario, an hour from Toronto. Back […]

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Rangers’ All-Star slugger Joey Gallo tests positive for coronavirus

Rangers slugger Joey Gallo has tested positive for COVID-19, though the team says the All-Star right fielder is asymptomatic. | Charlie Riedel/AP Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that Gallo has had multiple tests, including one that came back negative. ARLINGTON, Texas — All-Star slugger Joey Gallo tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing the […]

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Mark Pavelich’s tragic journey: From 1980 Olympic hero to a mental facility 40 years later

Barry Beck had a dream. The former Rangers captain woke up one morning in the spring of 2019 in Hong Kong, where he had been coaching hockey for almost 13 years. Not one to easily recollect his dreams, the 61-year-old Beck was startled when he remembered the vision of being on a ranch and riding […]

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Lias Andersson could make shocking Rangers return this season

It appears as if the Rangers will have a decision to reach on Lias Andersson sooner rather than later. Because as the NHL lays out plans for a summer revival of the 2019-20 season, 30-man rosters would be one of the features of the nascent blueprint. That means, of course, multiple promotions from the minor […]

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Ranking the best Rangers, Devils and Islanders regular-season performances

I’m just watching the classic games go ’round and ’round, Rangers, Devils and Islanders from yesteryear on MSG. And while it is the playoff memories that tend to endure for a lifetime, there have been a boatload of regular season performances that captivate the imagination. For instance, by Mika Zibanejad. As follows, the top 14 […]

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Rangers’ Artemi Panarin opens up to Post during trying coronavirus times

Artemi Panarin’s message to New Yorkers and Rangers fans is simple and heartfelt. “I am just praying that all the people are healthy,” the brilliant winger told The Post on Sunday. “Everyone should stay safe and stay home, for sure. Health is the most important thing for everyone. “When this has passed, then it will […]

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Mika Zibanejad has become a superstar player for the Rangers

Part 21 in a series analyzing the Rangers. It was Oct. 13, 2016, the Rangers were at the Garden for the season-opener against the Islanders, and Mika Zibanejad was making his debut as a Blueshirt. He’d been obtained that summer from Ottawa in exchange for Derick Brassard, the center who had been such an important […]

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Ex-Rangers coach Tom Webster, known as ‘Hawkeye,’ dies at 71

A hockey lifer has passed on, as former Rangers coach Tom Webster died Friday at the age of 71. Webster, known as “Hawkeye,” was hired as the Rangers’ coach in 1986 but only coached five games before an inner-ear infection left him unable to fly. The road duties were then split between general manager Phil […]

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Artemi Panarin ‘kidding’ about Rangers exit if NHL cuts pay over coronavirus

Rangers fans need not fear. Artemi Panarin isn’t planning to bolt the team and sit out next season if the NHL’s finances take a severe beating as a result of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, despite a report circulating on a Russian website, in which the winger is quoted saying as such on Friday. “Of course […]

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Former MVP Josh Hamilton indicted, accused of beating 14-year-old daughter

FORT WORTH, Texas — Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton has been indicted on a felony charge of injury to a child after his teenage daughter accused him of beating her. A Tarrant County grand jury indicted the 38-year-old Hamilton on Monday. He remains free on $30,000 bond after he turned himself in to authorities […]

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Igor Shesterkin’s swagger is cherry on top of growing Rangers legend

April 6, 2020 | 8:41pm Part 13 of a series analyzing the New York Rangers. The Rangers haven’t had very many flamboyant players throughout their history. Sean Avery, maybe. Gene Carr, blond locks flying behind him as he raced down the wing, sure, but he lasted about two years and was beaten down by the time he […]

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Rangers’ K’Andre Miller chat zoombombed by racist trolls

The Rangers’ Zoom Q&A with newly signed prospect K’Andre Miller went horribly wrong Friday when the chat was hacked and a racial slur was written hundreds of times. Miller, the Rangers’ 22nd-overall pick in 2018, was participating in the team’s “Future Fridays” series on Twitter that invited the first 500 fans who clicked on the […]

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Rangers’ James Jones out until 2021 after tripping over son’s toy

Coronavirus quarantining got a lot more painful for one baseball player this week. Texas Rangers pitcher James Jones tore the patella tendon in his right knee Monday after tripping over one of his son’s toys and falling awkwardly, according to MLB.com. The 31-year-old former LIU star underwent season-ending surgery Wednesday and is expected to be […]

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Ryan Lindgren’s emergence gives Rangers tantalizing pairing

Part 12 of a series analyzing the New York Rangers. Ryan Lindgren should have made the Rangers out of training camp this year. Management might even have believed it at the time, before sending Lindgren, then 21 years old, to Hartford among the final cuts while instead keeping Libor Hajek, then also 21. Lindgren and […]

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Joey Gallo’s makeshift quarantine batting cage might drive his neighbors nuts

Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo’s 2019 campaign was cut short after he underwent surgery on his right hand. And not even a quarantine in response to the global coronavirus pandemic is keeping him from staying sharp for Opening Day 2020, which may still be months away. In a video posted Saturday to TikTok, Gallo repeatedly […]

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Listen to Episode 17 of ‘Up In The Blue Seats’: Looking Back at Ron Duguay’s Career feat. Chris Roach

It’s time for a brand new episode of everyone’s favorite New York Rangers podcast, “Up In The Blue Seats” with Ron Duguay. Ron and I open the show discussing how he’s filling his time during social distancing and how he is staying healthy. I ask Ron whether he would ever do a reality TV show. […]

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Knicks, Rangers haven’t been tested for coronavirus

No player on the Rangers or Knicks has been tested for COVID-19, per a statement released Wednesday night by the Garden. The statement was issued in response to questions that mounted after it became known that the Nets had paid for a private company to test all their players. Four Nets, including Kevin Durant, tested […]

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Coronavirus break could push K’Andre Miller’s Rangers debut to next season

The pause in the NHL schedule has a ripple effect on every aspect of the sport, and it could mean the Rangers won’t get to glimpse defensive prospect K’Andre Miller in the pro game until he shows up at their next training camp — whenever that may be. Miller, 20, decided over the weekend to […]

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Rangers sign first-round pick K’Andre Miller

The future looks brighter for the Rangers, even with the coronavirus currently halting this NHL season. The Rangers signed 2018 first-round selection K’Andre Miller to a three-year entry-level contract on Friday according to the USA Today Network. The Wisconsin Badgers’ star recently completed his sophomore season where he scored seven goals and tallied 11 assists […]

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Listen to Episode 15 of ‘Up In The Blue Seats’: Kakko’s Rangers Moment feat. Don Murdoch

The Rangers picked up a big 4-2 win Tuesday night over the Stars to remain right in the thick of the playoff race. Rangers great Ron Duguay opens the latest “Up In The Blue Seats” podcast reacting to the victory in Dallas and talks about Kaapo Kakko’s two-goal game. Ron and I talk about the […]

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Rangers nearing agreement with first-round pick K’Andre Miller

The effort to bring K’Andre Miller into the Rangers organization is “pretty far down the road,” an individual with knowledge of discussions between general manager Jeff Gorton and the Wisconsin sophomore defenseman’s camp told The Post. “The ball is rolling for K’Andre to be a Ranger,” the person said. More specifically, the ball is rolling […]

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Rangers in talks to sign first-round pick K’Andre Miller

The Rangers have engaged in dialogue with the representatives for Wisconsin sophomore defenseman K’Andre Miller, with the 22nd overall selection in the 2018 draft leaning toward leaving school and turning pro, The Post has been told. Miller had a rocky season for the underachieving Badgers, who were ousted from the Big Ten Tournament with an […]

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Road trip will show if Rangers can overcome unmasked deficiencies

The success of the season is not dependent upon the Rangers making the playoffs. But this final 14-game sprint to the finish line that commences in Dallas on Tuesday with the Blueshirts three points out of the second wild-card spot will reveal strengths and weaknesses that will factor into the offseason plan. Because for all […]

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