via The Rangers Tribune Marc Staal’s post-concussion headaches, leading to his absence from the lineup, have taken a major blow to the Ranger defense. Your blue-line will never be the same without its best player, and that’s a pretty simple concept to grasp if you ask me. In Staal’s absence, though, opportunities have arose for
Tim Erixon is the son of one of the more unheralded and popular Rangers from the 80’s and 90’s teams. Jan, known strictly for his defense was a forward but his son is a defenseman, which stands to reason and make no mistake about it, he can play and his dad has had an impact
The New York Rangers had tremendous success during the 2010-11 season incorporating rookies into their lineup and having those players perform at a very high level. It is rare that a team can have significant contributions from three or four rookies in a season and still be a very competitive overall. New York had that
Thanks to Atreyeri for the awesome video compilation which includes 2009 NHL Entry Draft 1st round picks Tim Erixon (New York Rangers) and David Rundblad (Ottawa Senators).
The NHL Entry Draft’s top 10 picks are reserved for the cream of the crop — the elite 18-year-olds who often develop into the league’s brightest stars. The 2011 NHL Entry Draft at St. Paul, Minn., won’t take place until June 24, but just over three weeks earlier, the Rangers effectively became the first team
The New York Rangers obtained the rights to defenseman Tim Erixon and a fifth-round pick in the 2011 Entry Draft from the Calgary Flames on Wednesday in exchange for forward Roman Horak and a pair of second-round picks in the 2011 Entry Draft. The Rangers then signed Erixon, a first-round selection by the Flames in
Evgeny Kuznetsov’s breakout performance at the World Junior Championships has broken the ice and made the 18-year-old forward a noteable prospect in hockey’s near future. He took shifts at center in that tournament, and it’s a testament to his talent that he made it look like he had played there all his life. Kuznetsov has
Flames prospect Tim Erixon gives his thoughts following Sweden’s 4-3 semifinal loss to Russia on Monday.
Make no mistake, those players representing the Swedish Junior National Team were carefully selected. No longer is the Federation solely interested in having the quickest and most prolific point producers from the country on the roster. Yet, coach Roger Ronnberg, who has been one of the most outspoken coaches of this year’s IIHF World Junior
And it was a big game, a 6-5 shootout win that gave Sweden first place in Group B and a direct berth to Monday’s semi-final round. Canada will have to play in a quarter-final on Sunday. The opposition was not immediately known, pending the results of Friday’s late game action. Oscar Lindberg and Anton Lander