The Rangers are still not playing their best hockey yet heading into the second half

The Rangers’ 60 minutes in shutting out the Golden Knights 4-1 well in the park Friday night was a microcosm of the now-completed pre-All-Star portion of the season. Because, other than being recognized for the necessary star work by Garou Hallak at the network, the Rangers haven’t been all that impressive. They made a lot … Read more

The Rangers pull away to win against the Vegas Golden Knights at Garden

The last time the Rangers led by one goal before the third period, Wednesday in Toronto, they gave up the tying goal with just over four minutes left and eventually lost in overtime. On Friday, after taking a goal early in the third period at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers built their lead and eventually … Read more

James Dolan praises Rangers’ Stanley Cup chances: ‘Really cook’

Somewhere between addressing Madison Square Garden’s controversial use of facial recognition software, which somehow turned into a threat to ban drinking at the facility, Rangers owner James Dolan has offered some high praise for his hockey team. “The Rangers really cook,” he said on Fox 5’s “Good Day New York” Thursday while wearing a scarf … Read more

NHL and NBA should discipline James Dolan for facial recognition: NY pol

A Manhattan elected official is calling on the NBA and National Hockey League to punish Madison Square Garden CEO James Dolan for his “egregious use of facial recognition technology” to ban people they don’t like from events. Sen. Brad Hoelman-Segal wrote in a Jan. 27 letter to the NBA and NHL commissioners. He added, “I … Read more

Don Granato’s decision to cut back on workouts is paying off with the Sabers

St. PAUL, Minnesota – Don Granato didn’t need to investigate why the Buffalo Sabers had an uncharacteristic Monday performance against the Florida Panthers earlier this month. Granato saw all the signs of an exhausted team. The Swordsmen weren’t cutting bar-to-bar passes to save time and space on the ice at KeyBank Center. Turnovers led to … Read more

Rangers shoot more but Gerard Gallant says there is room for improvement

The words were said by Vitaly Kravtsov, but honestly, they could have come from any player at any time playing reasonably well but not scoring goals. “I don’t worry about goals or points,” the No. 74 told The Post two weeks ago when he was in the midst of racing on the second line with … Read more

James Dolan threatens to stop selling alcohol at Rangers game

Rangers fans may find themselves without any alcohol for the next game. Owner James Dolan threatens to choose a night at the park, possibly a Rangers game, to shut down liquor sales in response to the New York State Liquor Authority investigating Dolan over his facial recognition technology that has led to attorneys suing him … Read more

Philip Shettle is the answer to the Rangers’ baffling power problem

As far as the Rangers are concerned, he has a 4-2-2 record in his last eight games with one more appearance on the Friday before the bye/all-star break that runs through February 5th. 1. A simple solution to the Rangers’ ongoing power-running problems is moving Filip Chytil to the first unit in place of Vincent … Read more

Jakob Chychrun’s Business Destinations: 7 Bands That Could (And Should) Be Interested

You may have heard this one before, but Jacob Cicero is on the market. This has been moving for some time, but injuries and the asking price have stymied the deal. Why should other teams be interested in this player that Wolves are so keen on a transfer? That’s because the 24-year-old brings so much … Read more

Exclusive: Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly on trade talks, contract extension: ‘I want to be here’

As Ryan O’Reilly takes a seat at the Centene Community Ice Center on Wednesday afternoon, he wears a St. Louis Blues jersey and a protective boot on his broken right foot. You wonder how long he’ll wear both, which might go hand in hand. O’Reilly, 31, will be an unrestricted free agent next summer, and … Read more