The New York Rangers are amidst a tough playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins that did not start in their favor. The Rangers blew a 2-0 lead in the game and ultimately lost in a 4-3 triple-overtime sequence. Following just one bitter loss, the team was immediately left with ample insight on how to proceed.
Welcome to THW’s 2021-22 Norris Trophy tracker, an ever-shifting ranking of the NHL’s top defensemen to be updated monthly throughout the entirety of the regular season. The NHL calendar has turned to March, meaning that each of the league’s 32 franchises has played through about three-quarters of their entire schedule. This provides a greater sample size
In the midst of a looming trade deadline at the end of this month, the New York Rangers can explore their options with their forwards but should feel a sigh of relief that their defensive corps is coming along just fine. That is putting it mildly – with a Norris Trophy winner, quality leadership from
The New York Rangers put an emphasis on defense after seasons of having sustainable offensive production. After several years of collected prospects, asset swaps, and player trades, the Rangers finally have a solid defensive core. With the group being so young, this gives the team more opportunity to shape the players into homegrown defenders and
Adam Fox was unable to participate in his first-ever NHL All-Star Game due to an injury. However, Chris Kreider, the New York Rangers’ other selection was able to attend the festivities. The Rangers honored one of their all-time favorites, Henrik Lundqvist, retiring his jersey on Friday, Jan. 28, and more. Fox – Upper Body Injury
As the NHL is rapidly approaching the halfway mark of the 2021-22 season, there is no better time to reflect on what’s transpired during the first half of the campaign. While many of the usual suspects have unsurprisingly landed atop their respective divisional standings, a few teams have exceeded expectations on the back of superb
The New York Rangers are playing better than expected so far this season. Everyone knows the team is full of bright young talent, but they weren’t expected to have a record of 12-4-3 in the early going, which slates them third in the Metropolitan Division behind the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes respectively. Related: 3