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As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. The Regional Finals start today, with tournament favorite Henrik Lundqvist taking on #3 Ryan McDonagh.
Henrik Lundqvist (Acquired – 2000 draft, round 7)
Hank is Hank. He’s a five-time Vezina Finalist, he’s won the award once. He’s been the backbone of the team, and the best goalie in the world. Not really much else to say here.
Ryan McDonagh (acquired – 2009 trade with Canadiens)
On June 30, 2009, Glen Sather shocked the world when he completed the now infamous Scott Gomez trade. Gomez, along with Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, was shipped to Montreal in exchange for Chris Higgins, Doug Janik, unknown prospect Pavel Valentenko, and former first round pick Ryan McDonagh. After signing his ELC in 2010, McDonagh got his first call up in January of that season, and played the remaining 40 games with the Rangers. In that sh...
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Both players underwent surgery on torn shoulder labrums following the 2013 season and their initial recovery timelines indicated they could each miss the first month of the 2013-2014 season. However, both Callahan and Hagelin have been skating with teammates in the...
The baby Rangers ended their Traverse City tournament on a high note, beating the baby Wild by a score of 5-2. Jesper Fast and Andrew Yogan notched a pair of goals a piece, with Danny Kristo also chipping in with a goal. Kristo also recorded an assist, along with Oscar Lindberg (2), Josh Nicholls, Anthony Duclair, and Connor Allen. Jeff Malcolm made 15 saves in the dominating win...
If you’re an Eastern Conference club — with salary-cap space — looking to aggravate the New York Rangers field an offer sheet to restricted free agent Derek Stepan.
Stepan and the Rangers remain far apart in their negotiations the New York Post reported Tuesday.
According to Larry Brooks’ Post story Stepan is believed to be after a five- or six-year deal worth approximately...
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
Stepan is believed seeking a five- or six-year deal in the neighborhood of $5 million per while the Rangers are believed offering a two-year contract worth between $2.75-and-$3 million a year.
Stepan’s request is not at all outlandish given his work the first three seasons of his career during which he clearly outperformed an extremely...
MrPorter.com, an online retail destination for men’s style, recognized Henrik Lundqvist’s fashion sense in its current issue of The Journal. In a new feature called “The Look,” Lundqvist shows off his impeccable suiting style, a characteristic that has helped him cement his status as one of the best-dressed athletes across sports. The New York Rangers goaltender was previously...
Barring an unexpected seismic shift in contract talks that have gone nowhere all summer between the Rangers and Derek Stepan the unsigned 24-year-old restricted free agent center will not report tomorrow for his physical on the first day of training camp.
Thus Stepan who has remained at his home in Wisconsin even as the Blueshirts have been holding organized albeit informal workouts...
As training camp draws near the Rangers still are left with one important piece of business to finish; namely re-signing RFA top-six Center Derek Stepan to a new contract and fans are none too pleased it’s taking so long. Blue Shirt backers realize how important Stepan is to the future success of the club and […]
Larry Brooks wrote today that restricted free agent Derek Stepan will not report to training camp when it opens tomorrow for the Rangers. I would love to say this is a big shock, especially after it appeared earlier this summer that Stepan would report despite the lack of a new deal, but on reflecting upon it and based upon the rhetoric from his agent, it shouldn't be.
As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Today’s matchup is #2 Brandon Dubinsky against #3 Michael Nylander. The winner will face #4 Derek Stepan in the Alain Vigneault bracket. Stepan was the first to take out a #1 seed, eliminating Marc Staal yesterday...
As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. The Regional Finals started yesterday, with tournament favorite Henrik Lundqvist taking out #3 Ryan McDonagh to win the Tom Renney Bracket. Today, #1 Ryan Callahan is up against #3 Marian Gaborik, with the winner facing...
John Tortorella sat down with James Cybulski of Sportsnet to talk the team, the city and dealing with the media.
The Baby Rangers dropped to 0-3 in this year’s Traverse City Tournament, losing to the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 4-2. Goals were scored by Oscar Lindberg (5th of the tournament) and Josh Nicholls. Assists came from Danny Kristo and Connor Allen. Lindberg (5 G) and Kristo (1 , 4 A) are tied for 5th in the tournament in scoring. With the loss, it appears the Rangers are...