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The Vancouver Canucks claimed right wing Dale Weise off waivers from the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
Weise was pointless with 19 penalty minutes in 10 games with the Rangers last season, but spent most of the year with their American Hockey League affiliate, where the 23-year-old had 18 goals, 38 points and 73 penalty minutes in just 47 games.
The 6-foot-2 Winnipeg native was originally selected in the fourth round of the 2008 draft by the Rangers, and is expected to compete for playing time on the Canucks fourth line.
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Larry Brooks of the NYPost tweeted and TSN is reporting that the New York Rangers will put Sean Avery on waivers at noon today. There is some shock to this as Christensen did little if anything to "win" the final roster spot, but the fact that Avery is off the team should not be all that shocking. Avery had the bigger cap hit and issues with the coaching staff trusting...
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL), while forward Sean Avery has been assigned to Connecticut. In addition, defenseman Marc Staal has been placed on injured reserve. Erixon, 20, registered two assists with a [...]
From the Rangers:
TIM ERIXON RECALLED FROM CONNECTICUT
Sean Avery Assigned to Connecticut; Marc Staal Placed on IR
New York, October 5, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Tim Erixon has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL), while forward Sean Avery has been assigned to Connecticut...
The Rangers defense did not look good against Zug – an understatement. It hasn’t looked particularly good throughout the European tour in all honesty. So much of that has to do with the absence of Marc Staal which will now stretch in to the regular season. It also has to do with Mike Sauer of course. The Rangers’ defense is patched up and will be for a little while longer and...
The Rangers announced Monday that Marc Staal will not join the team in Europe for the first two games of the season as he continues to recover from post-concussion syndrome. For those that have been reading me this season and/or just following the news on Staal, this decision comes as little surprise. For now, the Rangers are not placing Staal on injured reserve, though that could...
(Editor’s note: Is it really 20 years since this? October 4, 1991: Mark Messier, traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton with future considerations (Jeff Beukeboom for David Shaw, November 12, 1991) for Bernie Nicholls, Steven Rice and Louie DeBrusk and a big, giant bag of cash, October 4, 1991.)
The Rangers wrapped up their 2011 preseason campaign with an ugly 8-4...
From the Rangers:
NEW YORK RANGERS POST-GAME NOTES
New York Rangers 4, EV Zug 8 (Preseason Game No. 7, Away No. 6)
-The Rangers were defeated by EV Zug, 8-4, tonight at Bossard Arena, to complete their preseason schedule with a 4-2-1 record.
-The Blueshirts out-shot EV Zug, 45-28, in the contest.
-Mike Rupp and Artem Anisimov each tallied a goal in a 13-second span, at 18:47 and...
The New York Rangers have their opening day lineup set for when they take on the Los Angeles Kings on Friday afternoon in Sweden, and as expected, it doesn’t include Sean Avery, who was reassigned to the AHL’s Connecticut Whale after failing to make the team out of training camp,… read more.
The New York Rangers have placed 24-year-old defenseman Marc Staal on injured reserve, the team announced.
The New York Rangers have re-initiated talks with free agent defensemen and former Ranger Paul Mara, according to the New York Post. With news of defensemen Marc Staal possibly heading to the IR and the pair of Stu Bickel and Brendan Bell being waived yesterday, the Rangers would like to bring in a veteran defensemen [...]
By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)
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When Sean Avery came to the Rangers during the 2006–2007 season, the general feeling was that this transaction was the missing piece to a seemingly lifeless team. There was no doubt the Rangers lacked the energy and spark required to make the step to that next level. And despite his questionable history, GM Glen Sather...
via Larry Brooks tweet, BREAKING NEWS FROM STOCKHOLM: RANGERS WILL WAIVE SEAN AVERY, POST HAS LEARNED…
ZUG, Switzerland - Artem Anisimov had a goal and an assist, but the New York Rangers finished their preseason...