Hallå Musings Day!

This may be my favourite edition of Musings, even more so than Becky’s fine effort. Why you ask? Because as you read this I am sipping the first vodka and coke on my flight to Stockholm! Hallå!!! That’s hello in Swedish, though I’m sure you could have guessed. Anyway, following a busy few days and an even busier few to…

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Dale Weise Claimed By Canucks

There has been a lot of action in Rangerland, as the Vancouver Canucks have claimed now ex-New York Ranger forward Dale Weise off of waivers.  Weise had a good preseason, but in reality, there was no real place for him on this roster. With Mats Zuccarello claiming the last spot, Weise was bound to be sent back to the AHL.  The…

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Rangers Win Again Despite Sloppy First Period; Weise On Waivers

The Rangers weathered the proverbial storm in the first period against HC Slovan, and came out on top of the Slovakian team 4-1 in Bratislava.  Let’s get to the bullet points. Mats Zuccarello had another strong game. He already solidified his roster spot, but he may be a dark horse to wind up on the top line if Wojtek Wolski…

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A Camp For Dale Weise’s Future

Dale Weise has been the subject of many heated debates in Rangerland.  Some, like myself, believe that he is a fourth line guy that, since he has never made the team out of camp, has not earned a spot on the roster.  Others believe that he has never been given the opportunity to make the roster out of camp.  There…

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Training Camp Full of Questions

Training Camp Is Here.  Training camp starts today and day 1 is the day that all the players fear the most. As some of the beat writers have already discussed, day one is basically ‘The Test’. It’s where Coach Tortorella runs his players in to the ground. Torts’ camps are legendary and it all begins with the first day. That said,…

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Guest Post by Sene: In The Spirit Of Youth…Why Not Get W(e)ise About Things?

I opened my email last night and received an email that intrigued me.  It was from a fan of the blog (Sene) who was just pitching a post (more of a rant) to me about Dale Weise.  This is a hot topic for Ranger fans, especially since the arrest of Sean Avery.  Without further ado, here is Sene’s post/rant: The…

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Dale Weise Press Release

RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH FORWARD DALE WEISE New York, June 27, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Dale Weise on a contract extension. Weise, 22, skated in 47 games with the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) last season, registering 18…

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Rangers Re-Sign Dale Weise

Per Mitch Beck of Howlings, the Rangers have re-signed restricted free agent Dale Weise. Weise has signed a one year, two-way deal to remain with the Rangers organization. Weise’s season was riddled with injuries that held him to just 47 games in the AHL, where he put together a line of 18-20-38 with 74 PIMs and an abysmal -14 rating….

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Rangers Prospects Stepping Up For the Whale

A season of promise at every level for the Rangers organisation seems to be continuing for the prospects. Recently signed to short term contracts following their junior seasons, 2010 top pick Dylan McIlrath and fellow draftee Andrew Yogan have already made their presence felt in the AHL. In their first pro game they couldn’t have made more of an impression….

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Del Zotto, Grachev Up; Weise Down

The Rangers made a few roster moves after last night’s win against Atlanta. With the injuries to Dan Girardi and Brandon Prust, the Rangers recalled Michael Del Zotto and Evgeny Grachev. To make room on the roster, the Rangers returned Dale Weise to the AHL. Weise was a healthy scratch in last night’s game, and had looked a little out…

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