Breaking Down The New York Rangers Struggles on Offence

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The New York Rangers have had an unexpectedly slow start to the regular season, but not in the departments most expected. While their team defence has improved drastically from last season, the goal-scoring has taken a step down. Less contribution from their top scorers and defencemen along with less shooting luck has led to a […] 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


Kevin Shattenkirk Buyout Was a Mistake by the New York Rangers

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On July 31st, 2019, the New York Rangers bought out Kevin Shattenkirk. With the recent acquisitions of Jacob Trouba and Adam Fox, in addition to the emergence of Tony DeAngelo, the right side of the blueline had become crowded. Someone had to go. In the summer of 2017, Shattenkirk was brought in to be a […] READ MORE





New York Rangers Rapid Rebuild a Success

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Coming out of a roster rebuild, the New York Rangers are on the cusp of greatness. Following a second-round playoff loss to the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers entered their first period of uncertainty since the 2003-04 season. Following a swift roster reconstruction, the Rangers are primed for another era of success. Under head coach David […] READ MORE



NHL Rivalry Breakdown: New York Rangers and New York Islanders

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Even as hockey leagues all over the world take a hiatus, the Last Word on Hockey team is still devoted to publishing quality content in the absence of live sports. Such begins a new series: the NHL Rivalry Breakdown. Each article will take a look at two longtime rivals and break down how the rivalry […] READ MORE