Archive for February 1st, 2009


Sunday, February 1st, 2009

This Week in Rangers Hockey (2/1/09 edition)

Rangers Rumors & News

The first move by the Rangers heading into the homestretch was to give Dan Fritsche the Patrick Rissmiller treatment by putting him on waivers, and then traded him to Minnesota for defenseman Erik Reitz. A seventh defenseman? What a concept. Is Glen Sather actually admitting he made some mistakes? But the big question is: Will Tom Renney scratch a veteran to put Reitz in the lineup? Dmitri Kalinin hurt his back in yesterday’s game so that may get Reitz in the lineup, though. If the Rangers were going to have a better and consistent second half, they needed to improve in certain areas, teamwise and as individuals. In the first game back from the break, let’s see how they did.

1. Scott Gomez needs to turn it on the last two+ months of the season: Well, he started out with a bang in the team’s 3-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday. He netted a goal and added an assist, and was the star of the game (and could …

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