Islanders Noah Dobson out with a lower body injury

Even the good news of the islanders comes with bad news. Two and a half hours before the puck fell in Islanders’ 4-1 loss to Rangers, general manager Lou Lamoriello appeared on a Zoom call to announce that the Isles had not received any further positive COVID-19 tests. But just after noon. 19.00 the team … Read more

Kevin Rooney suddenly does it all for the Rangers

Morgan Barron, who is currently associated with the Rangers AHL club in Hartford, best captured the essence of Kevin Rooney earlier in the season when the 22-year-old was asked if he was frustrated about starting the season in the minors. “If you look at someone like Kevin Rooney, it took him a while in his … Read more

Fox, McAvoy brings many years of friendship into the NHL Thanksgiving Showdown

“Right away I think, ‘I have to find out who this boy is,’” Bracco said. “I did not know he was a year younger. I’m just like, ‘I have to get this kid in our group because he’s just moving the puck so well.’ He was Adam as he is now when he was 4 … Read more

Rooney and Kreider help Rangers give the Islanders their seventh straight loss

ELMONT, NY – New York Rangers’ fourth line, led by Kevin Rooney, scored five points to help the New York Islanders with their seventh loss in a row, 4-1 at the UBS Arena on Wednesday. Rooney scored twice for his first NHL multipoint game, Ryan Reaves had his first two-assist game and Barclay Goodrow had … Read more

What are the Rangers doing with Georgiev?

Paul J. Bereswill Match-winning goals with 0.7 seconds left on the clock are quite rare … and from a defender. It almost never happens. Well, this Rangers team continues to find new ways to win after that thriller Sunday night thanks to Ryan Lindgren. While the team cruises into the winning column at 11-4-3, they … Read more

The first clash between Rangers and Islanders at UBS may not happen due to COVID

The Islanders are scheduled to play their first rival match at the UBS Arena on Wednesday night against the Rangers, but their ongoing COVID-19 outburst has left the team barren and raises the question of whether the competition should continue. Defender Zdeno Chara became the seventh islander to test positive for coronavirus last week, general … Read more

Have the Rangers invested too much in their core? A deep dive in value, comparable conditions and future roster impact – The Athletic

It’s difficult to navigate the NHL’s salary cap, especially in an unexpected flat-cap environment. Wages are inflated and deflated, trends emerge and fade, and teams have to keep up with everything, while also balancing existing agreements, adjusting for organizational changes in philosophy, taking into account real financial concerns and dealing with a host of other … Read more