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Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that as of now, Henrik Lundqvist does not plan on playing in Europe unless NHL season is canceled. While Brad Richards is currently pondering options, but is not having any discussions with clubs in Europe. ...with Lundqvist being such a workhorse and Richards up there in age, I think the time off might be the best thing for those two. Younger guys need to play, but I have no problems with veterans taking some extra time to preserve their bodies. Brooks also adds to the speculation that Michael Del Zotto is looking overseas, by noting that he is in talks with Swiss league teams. Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at email@example.com.
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Adam Rotter of SNYRB has the translated tweets from Sweden, but it looks like Michael Del Zotto and Dan Girardi may be joining teammate Carl Hagelin in the HockeyAllsvenskan with Södertälje. This is just another blow to the fans who believe a season will begin sooner rather than later, as more players flock to Europe to find ice time.
It’s interesting to see Del Zotto heading...
Sorry for the delay folks, but Frankenstorm and previous plans prevented us from being timely with the farm updates this weekend.
Over the weekend, the Whale managed to play some strong and consistent hockey, beating both the Hershey Bears (3-1) and Providence Bruins (6-3). In the first game, Ryan Bourque got his first goal of the year in the third period, with other goals scored...
NHL.com announced on Thursday the New York Rangers in conjunction with the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation launched the third year of their special indoor youth hockey clinic.
Over the next several weeks, children will be offered a series of free street hockey sessions at area recreation centers, offering kids the opportunity to play the game while learning about the importance...
Jag har också fått höra att SSK är på väg att landa Dan Girardi och Michael Del Zotto.
— Jonas Lindeblad (@Gronvitasumo) October 26, 2012
Translation: I have also been told that SSK is about to land Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto.
SSK is the Swedish team Carl Hagelin is currently playing with.
...guess Del Zotto had a change of heart.
Carl Hagelin scores w/ 26 seconds remaining to secure a 4-2 win for Södertälje over Djurgården. #NYR #SSK #DIF
— Alex Nunn (@aj_ranger) October 27, 2012
...really am enjoying all this scoring from Hagelin. Hopefully it builds a ton of confidence for him going into the 2013-14 season. You see what I did there?
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It’s fair to say that the Connecticut Whale have had an indifferent start to the season, stumbling to a 1-3-1 record to open the year. What the Whale’s start also suggests is that when you dig a little deeper there may be a need for patience in regard to prospect development.
With two points in his first five games Chris Kreider has hardly set the world alight. Christian Thomas...
37-save effort for @ctalbot33 as @ctwhale win third straight, 6-3 over Bruins in Hartford tonight...3 points for Kris Newbury
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 28, 2012
The Whale are now 3-3-1 this season.
Chris Kreider scored his first of the season.
Kris Newbury had a goal and two assists. He now has 10 points (4g, 6a) in seven games.
Ryan Bourque and...
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.
Kanata, ON - Hurricane Sandy is not only wreaking havoc on the east coast of the United States, it's affecting the NHL schedule as well.
The megastorm has grounded the Rangers in Carolina, so they were...
BRASS BONANZA TIME!!! #Whale win 3-1 see you all tomorrow night! #bleedgreen
— CTWhale (@CTWhale) October 27, 2012
The Whale are now 2-3-1 on the season.
Whale goals were scored by Tommy Grant, Brandon Segal and Ryan Bourque (EN).
Cam Talbot made 26 saves in his first game of the season.
Chris Kreider went pointless in his return from a one-game suspension....
Locked-out NHL players are expected to get back last season's escrow payment on Wednesday, a union spokesman says.
Players are set to be given 7.98 percent of what they earned last year, plus interest, on the day they were to have received their second paycheck of the currently delayed season.
The escrow payments will amount to about $80,000 for every million dollars a player...