Will Cuylle’s NHL debut gives the Rangers a much-needed physical boost

Will Cuylle will make his NHL debut with the Rangers on Wednesday night against the Maple Leafs in front of friends and family in his hometown of Toronto. Cuylle’s story unfolded better than it could ever have been written. He’s poised to launch his NHL career two years, three months and 20 days after the … Read more

The Rangers finally screw it up to beat the Panthers

Head coach Gerard Gallant had called on the Rangers to toughen things up defensively, but defense was inadvertently the primary focus Monday night against the Panthers. It should have been, considering the way Florida has been on their heels every period, but the Blueshirts still managed to pull off a 6-2 win despite being hammered … Read more

Rangers’ Jake Leschyshyn is hoping to make a different impact in the NHL than his father

Jake Lechien was born when his father, Curtis, was in the eleventh season of his 16-year career in the National Hockey League. Since he was very young, Leschyshyn hasn’t had many vivid memories of what life was like with an NHL player for dad. He does remember his days off around the rink, however, when … Read more

Sammy Blais’ NHL future is in jeopardy after PK Subban’s suspected injury

You know what I’m thinking when I look back on that play in the corner early in the third period of the November 14, 2021 game at the Lawn in which BK Suban took out Sammy Bliss’ right knee? I remember the comment an NHL management person made during the 2012-13 lockout that the owners … Read more

Rangers challenged in tough schedule: ‘Good for us’

With three games left until the eight-day All-Star break, which began Monday night against the Panthers at the Garden, the Rangers were playing as if they were somewhere between their slow start and their convincing turnaround. The Blueshirts are a respectable 6-3-2 since the offseason, amassing 14 points while remaining third in the Metropolitan Division … Read more

Rangers ‘Artemi Panarin’ and Vincent Troshek ‘getting better and better’

Gerard Gallant didn’t utter words Thursday night when he spoke about Artemi Panarin and Vincent Trocheck, two-thirds of the line who the Rangers coach believes should contribute more than he did. Their chemistry is “getting better and better” after the Rangers lost 3-1 to the Bruins on Thursday, Gallant said. The second line was sufficient … Read more

It’s time for Gerard Gallant to move Philip Shettle to the Rangers second line

If the Rangers close their eyes, tap their heels three times and say, “We can beat Boston,” well, there’s a chance, yes, indeed, the Blue Jerseys might outpace the mighty B, who extended their start to 36-5-4 on Thursday with a 3-0 win. -1 on The Garden. But wishing wouldn’t make it and wouldn’t believe … Read more

Timo Meier’s Business Destinations: 7 Teams That Might Be Interested and Why They Should Be

Prior to the Sharks meeting the Stars on Wednesday night, Timo Meyer scored 25 goals and 45 points in 45 games. Which puts him on pace for 46 goals and 82 points over an 82-game season. That would surpass last year’s highs of 35 goals and 76 points in 77 games. This scoring only scratches … Read more

Rangers’ Jacob Trueba thrives after ‘stressful’ start to the season

I’m old enough to remember when the Rangers got off to a bad start because Jacob Trueba was at least an equally bad choice to be captain. Or is this a misinterpretation of the narrative? “Oh, well, I can tell you the first two months were pretty grueling,” Trueba told The Post after the team’s … Read more

Rangers players mingled with iPads during games

John Tortorella did figuratively to every single Flyers what Chris Kreider did to Mika Zibanejad during Game 6 of last year’s first round in Pittsburgh when he grabbed the iPad from No. 93’s hands on the bench and then slammed it to the floor. The center checked him after hitting the post on a breakaway. … Read more