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John Tortorella

The Final Stretch

by Kris Venezia

The hockey scheduling gods have done the New York Rangers a favor, giving them an easy schedule at a crucial time in the hunt for a postseason spot. The Broadway Blue Shirts, with three games left, will take on Florida, Carolina and New Jersey, three teams that have already been eliminated from the playoffs.

The Rangers are in the 8th spot of the Eastern Conference with the Winnipeg Jets three points behind them the final week of the season, but Captain Ryan Callahan refuses to look in the rear view mirror.

Rangers on the Right Track

by Ricky Cibrano
Brad Richards, photo courtesy of MSG Photos

The Rangers head into this season coming off an 8th place finish and another first round playoff exit—the team’s second under head coach John Tortorella.  2011-2012 will be the teams third full season under the fiery Tortorella, and it’s clear the organization has its eyes on getting out of the 1st round of the playoffs, something the Rangers have accomplished just twice since the lockout.