New York Rangers Sammy Blais Out For Season

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The New York Rangers announced that forward Sammy Blais is sidelined for for the rest of the season with a knee injury. Larry Brooks of the New York Post was the first to report the news on Tuesday. The injured is a torn ACL that will require surgery. UPDATE: Sammy Blais (knee) has been placed […] READ MORE



Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 New York Rangers

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on what […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Dismiss David Quinn

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The New York Rangers have dismissed head coach David Quinn as the season comes to a close. This isn’t really shocking, as the team already replaced some of its front office personnel this year for off-ice reasons. Larry Brooks announced the move Wednesday morning. BREAKING: Rangers have dismissed David Quinn, Post has learned. Assistants other […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Must Demote Ryan Strome From Second Line

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“Tomorrow” can be an abstract term. For the New York Rangers, it has been for the past several years. But in 2021, “tomorrow” has arrived. The goal of assembling a core composed of top prospects is complete. Logic would say that these said players need big minutes and roles to flourish. In David Quinn’s world, […] READ MORE


Evaluating David Quinn and the 2021 New York Rangers Season

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There’s no denying that for the first time in a few years, the New York Rangers are locked and loaded to seriously compete this season. That being said, it will be the first campaign in the David Quinn era where there will be legitimate expectations. Therefore, the “they’re still in development” excuse will no longer […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 New York Rangers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


The Case for Separating the New York Rangers KZB Line

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Centred by Mika Zibanejad with Chris Kreider on the left and Pavel Buchnevich on the right, the “KZB” trio has been the top line of the New York Rangers for multiple seasons. While split up occasionally, they have been the mainstay starting forward line for the Rangers since 2017. Throughout the process, they developed chemistry […] READ MORE