9 episodes

 “New Ice City” is a weekly podcast hosted by Vincent Mercogliano, New York Rangers beat reporter and NHL analyst for the USA TODAY Network. Each episode will feature Vince’s insights on the latest news and rumblings surrounding the Blueshirts, as well as interviews with an array of guests from the hockey world. Download and subscribe on any platform where you find your podcasts, or by visiting lohud.com/rangers.

New Ice City: A Podcast About The New York Rangers USA Today Network

    • Hockey
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

 “New Ice City” is a weekly podcast hosted by Vincent Mercogliano, New York Rangers beat reporter and NHL analyst for the USA TODAY Network. Each episode will feature Vince’s insights on the latest news and rumblings surrounding the Blueshirts, as well as interviews with an array of guests from the hockey world. Download and subscribe on any platform where you find your podcasts, or by visiting lohud.com/rangers.

    Assessing the status of the NHL's 2021 season, plus ranking NY Rangers prospects and 'Reverse Retro' jerseys

    Assessing the status of the NHL's 2021 season, plus ranking NY Rangers prospects and 'Reverse Retro' jerseys

    On Episode 8 of the "New Ice City" podcast, NHL reporter Scott Burnside joins the show to discuss what the 2021 season could look like and which hurdles still need to be cleared. Plus, host Vince Mercogliano ranks the prospects who are most likely to impact the New York Rangers' roster in 2021 and his favorite "Reverse Retro" jerseys.

    • 48 min
    NY Rangers roster coming into focus, plus prospect analysis with Scott Wheeler

    NY Rangers roster coming into focus, plus prospect analysis with Scott Wheeler

    Episode 7 of the "New Ice City" podcast features NHL prospects reporter Scott Wheeler offering his opinion on the New York Rangers' 2020 draft class, Nils Lundkvist, Vitali Kravtsov and other prospects. Plus, host Vincent Mercogliano analyzes the Rangers' 2020-21 roster now that all of their restricted free agents are signed and takes a look at which players New York could protect in next year's expansion draft.

    • 55 min
    NY Rangers await arbitration hearings and broadcaster Kenny Albert discusses life in the NHL bubble

    NY Rangers await arbitration hearings and broadcaster Kenny Albert discusses life in the NHL bubble

    On Episode 6 of the "New Ice City" podcast, host Vincent Mercogliano dives into possible arbitration hearings for both Ryan Strome and Brendan Lemieux and where negotiations stand with the two forwards. Plus, Kenny Albert joins to discuss life in the NHL bubble, his rise in broadcasting and his favorite Rangers memories.

    • 49 min
    Talking NY Rangers offseason and analytics with former NHL goalie Steve Valiquette

    Talking NY Rangers offseason and analytics with former NHL goalie Steve Valiquette

    Episode 5 of the "New Ice City" podcast features former NHL goalie and MSG Network analyst Steve Valiquette as a guest to discuss the New York Rangers offseason and how analytics are being used by NHL teams. Plus, host Vince Mercogliano offers his thoughts on restricted free agents Ryan Strome and Brendan Lemieux and answers questions from fans.

    • 52 min
    Catching up with NY Rangers first-round pick Braden Schneider, plus RFA news and roster projections

    Catching up with NY Rangers first-round pick Braden Schneider, plus RFA news and roster projections

    Episode 4 of the "New Ice City" podcast features guest Braden Schneider, the No. 19 overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, who discusses being drafted by the New York Rangers, what kind of style he plays and how he's reached this point. Plus, host Vince Mercogliano analyzes the latest Rangers' offseason news and answers Twitter questions from fans.

    • 48 min
    Analyzing what the NY Rangers have done through the first week of NHL free agency

    Analyzing what the NY Rangers have done through the first week of NHL free agency

    Episode 3 of the "New Ice City" podcast features host Vince Mercogliano of the USA TODAY Network analyzing what the New York Rangers have done through the first week of NHL free agency and the salary cap issues that have prevented them from making any big splashes. Plus, Pittsburgh Penguins reporter Matt Vensel hops on to discuss the signing of defenseman Jack Johnson and Vince answers Twitter questions from fans.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

I am not James Harden ,

Absolutely Awesome

This has become my favorite Rangers podcast Vince does an awesome job, the interview with Andre Tourigny the team Canada coach was very informative. Keep up the hard work Vince, GO RANGERS!!!!!!!!!!!

SeattleSunDevil ,

Vince is crisply informative...

...objective, even-keeled and fair.

Vince is...

Not snarky.
Not bombastic.
Not manic.
Not foul-mouthed.
And perhaps most-refreshingly...
Not annoyingly-distracted by a certain baseball team in Queens.

Cogsdoc ,

Best NYR podcast around

Been a fan of Vince since he started on the Rangers’ beat. So happy to have this podcast. It’s a pleasure to have an even tempered voice, who is very much in the know, and keeps it entertaining.

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