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Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports
As the offseason progresses, the Rangers are going to have tough decisions to make. They currently have 18 players signed for next season to $51.5 million in cap space. With the cap at $64.3, the Rangers have $12.8 million in cap space to address roster needs, including re-signing their key RFAs. They are in better shape than they were before the Marian...
There is little doubt the Rangers will need to exercise their second compliance buyout to extricate themselves from the disaster that has become the Brad Richards contract. We can argue all day about whether the signing was a good one at the time or not but today that is irrelevant. As Bob Mackenzie noted last [...]
Who will replace the temperamental Tortorella?
Here at Blue Seat Blogs we feel that when we bring you Rangers information, particularly our own analysis, you guys benefit from well, our differing of opinions. As a group Dave, Justin, Kevin, the Suit and myself don’t always agree and that can lead to fresh ideas and interesting perspectives. The Rangers vacant head coaching role...
JT Miller and Chris Kreider could have a huge opportunity next season
It is never good news when a player as crucial (and popular) as Ryan Callahan goes down with a serious injury, even if the timing couldn’t be much better from a recovery stand point. The same goes for Carl Hagelin who despite consistency issues has proven to be a good find for the Rangers and who is a core piece...
Two former stars of the New York Rangers are interested in the team’s vacant head coaching position, according to Sportnet’s Nick Kypreos. Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier are reportedly both interested in succeeding John Tortorella, who was fired May 29 following the team’s
Rangers captain Ryan Callahan and fellow forward Carl Hagelin underwent surgery to repair torn labrums in their left shoulders.
Both operations took place Friday, less than a week after New York was eliminated in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs by Boston.
Callahan had 16 goals and 15 assists with only 12 penalty minutes in 45 regular-season games. He added two goals...
The New York Post's Larry Brooks spends most of his Sunday column very wisely stating that the New York Rangers may keep Brad Richards for at least one more season given that a new coach may utilize the salary cap compliance buy-out candidate in a way that might redeem Richards' value before the team has to decide whether to buy him out sans a penalty next summer, but given...
Rangers GM Glen Sather might have to postpone his annual fishing trip this summer given how much work awaits him this offseason. After firing head coach John Tortorella, Slats and Co.’s first order of business will be to find a replacement bench boss. After that and in no particular order, the Rangers will need to [...]
Ever since the New York Rangers fired John Tortorella, fans and hockey analysts have been wondering which man will step behind the bench in the Big Apple. Numerous names have surfaced as potential candidates, including those recently fired from other clubs (Alain Vigneault). Now the New York Post adds two legendary names to the discussion: Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier.
Glen Miller Who I would choose: I’ve gone back-and-forth in my head between Dave Tippett and Guy Boucher. Tippett has accomplished a lot given the circumstances he’s had to deal with in Phoenix. Yet the youth and innovation displayed by Boucher tips the scales in his favor. I think back to his first season in [...]
Pat Leonard at the Daily News reports that Mark Messier wants to become the 35th head coach in New York Rangers history.
Meanwhile, Nick Kypreos at Sportsnet not only reiterates Leonards report on Messier, he adds that Wayne Gretzky is also interested.
In four seasons coaching the Coyotes, Gretzky compiled a 143-161-24 record and failed to qualify for the playoffs.
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,
- There isn’t a single defenceman of consequence under the age of 34 available in free agency come July.
- The only thing more foolish than the New York Rangers considering Mark Messier as coach next season is the belief that Wayne Gretzky wants the job also. So there’s Glen Sather having to decide on his coach and his two greatest...