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Connecticut is trimming its roster in preparation for their season opener this Friday, and that included trimming the roster by 13 players. Four players will skate for the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL, while nine were cut and released from their training camp tryouts.Assigned to Greenville (ECHL):Defensemen (1): Steven DelisleForwards (3): Ryan Flanigan, Danny Hobbs, Jordie Johnston Released from training camp tryouts:Goaltenders (2): Bryan Hince, Kyle RankDefensemen (3): Kyle Haines, Colten Hayes, Brent HenleyForwards (4): Andrew Courtney, Scott Tanski, Nicolas Tremblay, Francis Verreault-PaulThe moves leave 28 skaters in Connecticut, including three goalies:Goal (3): Jason Missiaen, Scott Stajcer, Cameron TalbotDefense (9): Sean Collins, Matt Gilroy, Sebastien Piche, Sam Klassen, Dylan McIlrath, Jyri Niemi, Blake Parlett, Logan Pyett, Mike Vernace.
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New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh has become the third Blueshirt to sign overseas during the current NHL lockout, inking a deal with HC Barys Astana of the KHL. McDonagh follows in the footsteps of teammates Rick Nash and Carl Hagelin, who made the jump from North America several weeks ago. McDonagh actually held out for quite a while, turning down two previous offers to...
In case you missed it yesterday afternoon, Chris Kreider made his first big impression on the Connecticut Whale. In CT’s 4-3 win over the Worcester Sharks, Kreider netted a hat trick, including the eventual game winner, in a truly dominating performance. J.T. Miller also scored for the Whale, all but securing his spot on the roster. Miller, who has been called the most creative...
Not known for scoring, Oscar Lindberg is having a breakout season in Sweden.Image Source: Rick Stewart/Getty Images North AmericaWhen the Rangers traded Ethan Werek for little known second round pick Oscar Lindberg, we knew the Rangers were trading some raw offensive talent for a more polished defensive talent who can win face offs. The trade itself was tough to analyze, but it looks...
Carl Hagelin is off to a good start in the second-tier Swedish league HockeyAllsvenskan, as he finished his first game with his hometown Södertälje SK with two assists. This update comes courtesy of Matias Strozyk, who was tweeting updates throughout the game. Considering how difficult it is to find updates of the second-tier leagues in Sweden, finding Matias’ Twitter account...
Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside at ESPN.com each released their power rankings and here's what they said about the Rangers...
1. Rangers - Rick Nash was the perfect addition and fit. Just hope he stays clear of any more injuries in Switzerland. Would like to see the Rangers add another impact defenseman at some point, but overall I think these guys are tops in...
According to Jeff Klein from the NY Times Slapshot Blog, Rick Nash is set to return to the HC Davos lineup on Tuesday after missing 10 days due to a shoulder bruise. The Rangers dodged a big time bullet here. Other NHL'ers playing overseas are sustaining injuries severe enough to have to be sent back to the US. Still, this can be avoided altogether with a new CBA. HC...
As per Pat Leonard, Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh has signed with HC Barys of the KHL. Per Laurie Carr, McDonagh will join former Rangers Nigel Dawes and Nik Antropov with Barys, as well as former Connecticut Whale captain Andrew Hutchinson and Tampa Bay Lighting defenseman Victor Hedman.McDonagh is the third Ranger to bolt overseas for hockey, joining Rick Nash (HC...
Carl Hagelin re-tweets this pic of how the Sodertalje fans welcomed him back to Sweden during yesterday's game... ...i will always say Rangers fans are the most passionate of any sport, but man, That...Is...Awesome. Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In an interview with aftonbladet.se, Frölunda club director Anderz Larqvist says he "is suprised" with all the talk about Henrik Lundqvist signing with his team and that reports about the Indians securing the money to bring back the Rangers goaltender is nothing more than speculation. Larqvist does admit the team is speaking with Lundqvist, but that a signing isn'...
In his first action since returning from a shoulder injury that caused him to miss four games, Rick Nash scored the game tying goal and assisted on Joe Thornton's overtime winner to lead HC Davos to a 3-2 victory over EV Zug. Nash's goal was his fourth in three regular season games with Davos. ...great to see no ill affects from the shoulder injury. Let's hope Nash...
The @ctwhale hold off Worcester for a 4-3 win, evening their pre-season record at 2-2-0...Kreider 3 goals, Miller with one — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 7, 2012 Jim Cerny at Blueshirts United breaks down Kreider's performance... "Quite simply Kreider was explosive at times on Sunday. In the first period he stole a puck at center ice and in an eye-blink...
New York Rangers-backen Ryan McDonagh, 23, är på väg till KHL-klubben Barys Astana under lockouten, uppger Sport-Express. #twittpuck #nhlse
— Mattias Ek (@EkExpressen) October 9, 2012
Translation: McDonagh is heading to the KHL club Barys Astana during the lockout.
...figured it was only a matter of time. Hey, at least we get to see him play on ESPN2.
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In an effort to lighten the mood during the lockout, The New York Rangers Blog will be writing faux recaps for every Rangers game missed due to the work stoppage. Enjoy. Los Angeles, CA - With Vezina Trophy winner Henrik Lundqvist facing off against Conn Smyth Trophy winner Jonathan Quick it was no surprise that there wasn't a regulation goal scored during the Los Angeles Kings...
#Flyers @mreader24 scored twice and added an assist in his debut, a 4-3 win over Tingsryd. #NYRangers Carl Hagelin had two assists. — Matias Strozyk (@MaStrozyk) October 9, 2012 Meanwhile, before the game, Hockeyexpressen.se spoke with Hagelin about expectations going into today's game... "I do not have too high expectations. I hope to get into the game well, get...
HARTFORD, October 9, 2012: Connecticut Whale general Manager Jim Schoenfeld today announced the following changes to the team’s training camp roster:
Assigned to Greenville (ECHL):
Defensemen (1): Steven Delisle
Forwards (3): Ryan Flanigan, Danny Hobbs, Jordie Johnston
Released from training camp tryouts:
Goaltenders (2): Bryan Hince, Kyle Rank
Defensemen (3): Kyle Haines, Colten...