Joe Fortunato

  • joined Apr 14, 2009
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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Joe Fortunato has been with SBNation since April 2009. He is the managing editor at Blueshirt Banter. He has also contributed to From the Rink (SBNation's general NHL site), was the hockey editor at SB Nation New York and the manager of Rink Side Radio: the official NHL radio show for SBNation. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in May 2010.

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User Blog

Brassard Extension: Good Deal For Both Sides

The Rangers avoided arbitration with Brassard to the tune of a five-year, $25-million deal.

Saturday Morning Open Thread: How Are We Doing?

Give us a report card! Kind of ...

If You're The Rangers You Need Rick Nash

The Rangers need Rick Nash. This isn't a debate.

Smart Extensions Leave Sather With Options

What Sather does with the two RFAs left on his roster will give you a good indication of what might come.

Kreider Signs Two-Year Deal, Avoids Arbitration

The Rangers avoided arbitration with Kreider on a two-year deal.

Zuccarello Contract: The Risks Of A One-Year Deal

The contract extension for Mats Zuccarello is great. That doesn't mean it's not risky.

Arbitration Is Looming. Should You Be Worried?

Three very key RFAs have arbitration hearings this week. Should you be worried that we haven't heard anything about the negotiations?

Report: New York Rangers Targeting Kevin Hayes

The Rangers have their eye on Chicago's 2010 first round pick Kevin Hayes

Rangers Sign Matthew Lombardi To Two Year Deal

The Rangers have signed Matthew Lombardi to a two year deal.

The Kids Are Coming, Like It Or Not

You might not like it, but it's true.

Is The Melo Situation A Warning For Ryan O'Reilly?

Why the Carmelo Anthony scare serves as a warning for the Rangers (or any team) in their quest to try and trade for Ryan O'Reilly.

NHL Free Agency: Thoughts On Day 12 Of Free Agency

It's the dog days of summer. Here's some thoughts to get you through this lazy Sunday.

Tanner Glass Signing: Giving Vigneault A Chance

Defending a man who shouldn't need defending but can use it anyway.

Toews/Kane Extensions Mark New-Look NHL Landscape

Toews and Kane are making major bucks while Chicago takes on historical cap hits. This isn't a bad thing. Actually, it's the way things are supposed to work.

How Does Arbitration Impact The New York Rangers?

What does arbitration mean for the Rangers?

Updating Your New York Rangers Rumors

A lot has happened recently, let's sift through it.

Tidbits From This Past Week's Prospects Camp

Some notes from the Rangers prospect camp this past week.

Free Agency Risks The New York Rangers Should Take

The New York Rangers have the room to take a risk with what's left in this free agency pool. Here's why they should.

NHL Free Agency: RFA Compensation Announced

The NHL has announced RFA compensation.

How Did The Rangers Do On Day One Of Free Agency

An analysis on what the Rangers did in the first day of the NHL's version of open season.

2014 NHL Draft: Analysis On The Rangers Selections

A look at the picks the Rangers made this weekend.

Thoughts On Round One, Open Thread For Day Two


Here's your open thread for the second day of the NHL Draft.

What You Need To Know About The NHL Draft

Here's what you need to know heading into the NHL draft.

Should The Rangers Move Into The First Round?

Should the Rangers make a splash and try and get back into the first round in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft? Can they if they want to?

Is Mikhail Grabovski The Answer?

A smaller splash in free agency would allow the Rangers to keep as much of last year's team together as possible. How big of a factor should that play in this summer's upcoming decisions?

Should The Rangers Gamble On J.T. Miller?

Is this the year to gamble on the young center?

Thornton Not Moving? Interest in Stastny and Boyle

Another rumor update as we head into the rumor bin.

Risks And Rewards Of The Rangers Potential Targets

There are rumors about number one centers. The Rangers are, of course, involved.

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