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Rangers win finale, but lose Eric Staal against Red Wings

Frank Franklin II/AP Eric Staal goes down in the second period Saturday afternoon. The Rangers couldn’t get through Saturday afternoon’s regular season finale without losing another starter to an injury that could impact their playoff lineup for next week’s first ...

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Eric Staal makes emotional return to Raleigh with Rangers

Pat Leonard/New York Daily News A wall of commemorative photos welcomes Eric Staal back to Raleigh on Thursday. RALEIGH, N.C. – First Eric Staal turned left to the visitors’ locker room at PNC Arena on Thursday morning, not right to ...

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Rangers let Eric Staal travel early to be with family

Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images Eric Staal has barely seen his family since joining the Rangers on Feb. 29. Days after Eric Staal made his Rangers debut on Feb. 29 at the Garden, which came a day after the longtime ...

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Alain Vigneault opts to wing it with Eric Staal on outside

Jean-Yves Ahern/USA Today Sports Eric Staal (12) shoots on Montreal Canadiens goalie Mike Condon (39) on Saturday night. MONTREAL — Eric Staal made his first start on the wing in his 13th game as a Ranger Saturday night, skating in ...

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Rangers' Staal brothers recall hit that shook a family

NHL Images/NHLI via Getty Images Marc Staal welcomes brother Eric to Rangers in trade last month just five years after receiving huge concussion-causing hit from older sibling as Hurricane that took Blueshirt defenseman nearly a year to recover from. SAN ...

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Meet the Rangers 'Pain in the Ass' line, now with Eric Staal

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Oscar Lindberg (c.) and Viktor Stalberg (r.) now have Eric Staal on what Rangers coach Alain Vigneault calls his ‘Pain in the ass’ line, a unit that is proving itself. Viktor Stalberg and Oscar Lindberg are the ...

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Meet the Rangers 'Pain in the Ass' line, now with Eric Staal

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Oscar Lindberg (c.) and Viktor Stalberg (r.) now have Eric Staal on what Rangers coach Alain Vigneault calls his ‘Pain in the ass’ line, a unit that is proving itself. Viktor Stalberg and Oscar Lindberg are the ...

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Eric Staal set for first taste of Rangers-Islanders rivalry

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Eric Staal already makes his presence felt as the newest member of the Rangers. Give New York what it wants, Rangers and Islanders. Give the Big Apple your first playoff series since the Blueshirts’ first-round 1994 sweep ...

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Rangers coach must figure out best way to use Eric Staal

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Alain Vigneault has said he envisions Eric Staal playing the middle. Jeff Gorton did his part. The Rangers general manager acquired a four-time All-Star and Stanley Cup winner in Eric Staal at the trade deadline to strengthen ...

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Rangers coach must figure out best way to use Eric Staal

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Alain Vigneault has said he envisions Eric Staal playing the middle. Jeff Gorton did his part. The Rangers general manager acquired a four-time All-Star and Stanley Cup winner in Eric Staal at the trade deadline to strengthen ...

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