RFA Filip Chytil Re-Signed by New York Rangers

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The New York Rangers re-signed Filip Chytil, their restricted free-agent forward, to a two-year contract worth $4.6 million, or $2.3 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season. The Chyt’s back on. 🔥#NYR and RFA Filip Chytil have agreed to terms on a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/uZtBxOsynD — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July […] READ MORE


2021 New York Rangers Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Ryan Strome Is An Underappreciated Part Of The New York Rangers

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In 2018, Ryan Strome was traded to the New York Rangers from the Edmonton Oilers for Ryan Spooner. At the time, it was a simple change-of-scenery deal exchanging two struggling centers. Fast-forward a few years and Strome has become a key contributor on the Rangers offence. With many fans claiming that he is “carried by […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Lose Filip Chytil to Injury

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The New York Rangers have suffered a big loss. Forward Filip Chytil has been ruled out for 4-6 weeks due to injury. The 21-year-old was off to a strong start but will miss much of the rest of the season. The team announced the news Tuesday morning. Filip Chytil will be out 4 to 6 […] 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


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


Potential 2020-21 New York Rangers Bounce-Back or Break Out Players

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Welcome to the latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. Each day, we will take a look at a new team and examine three of their potential breakout or bounce-back players. What are these? These are players that have the chance to make a serious difference with their teams. Whether that’s as someone who […] READ MORE