Found February 29, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
The Rangers reported that Ryan Callahan did not practice this morning due to a sore foot. John Tortorella says he's not sure if the Rangers captain be in the line-up tomorrow....noticed Callahan skating gingerly to the bench after blocking a shot against the Devils Monday night. Please God don't make it another broken bone for Callahn during the final month of the season. The Rangers also note that John Scott took part in his first practice with the Rangers since being acquired by the team on Monday. Here's the proof (via Rangers Twitter account)... if the 6' 8" Scott didn't already look like Big Bird, they decide to put him in a yellow uniform? That must have been a joke. After practice Tortorella said despite the Scott acquisition, he will not be changing the lineup unless there's an injury....someone show the new guy Wolski's old seat in the press box.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

Pregame: Callahan-less Rangers Visit 'Canes in Hopes of Building Streak

Getty Losing to the rival New York Islanders in a shootout last Friday was a deflating feeling for the New York Rangers, but they quickly jumped right back on the horse and earned back-to-back wins over the Buffalo Sabres and New Jersey Devils to get a new winning streak kicked into gear. With just 22 games left to play in the regular season, the Blueshirts are approaching...

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Getty The New York Rangers needed players to step up tonight with captain Ryan Callahan out of the lineup with a bruised foot. That they did, as the Blueshirts received contributions form all different sources in their 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Now on a three-game winning streak, the Rangers are rolling with only 20 games remaining on the regular season schedule...

So who is John Scott?

After the Rick Nash deal fell through, the Rangers made a minor move in sending a fifth round pick in this year’s draft to Chicago for defenseman John Scott. The first thing someone will notice about Scott is that he is big, listed at 6’8 and 258 lbs, the dude is a big boy. The undrafted defenseman, who is also capable of playing left wing, played four years at Michigan Tech...

Chicago Blackhawks Trade John Scott To New York Rangers

The Chicago Blackhawks traded forward/defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers for a fifth round pick.

Blackhawks trade John Scott to Rangers; acquire Oduya in separate deal from Jets

In a last second before the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline deal, the Blackhawks sent their main protector, defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers. TSN reports the Blackhawks received a fifth-round pick in exchange for Scott. Getting rid of Scott leaves the Hawks without a true “enforcer” to retaliate against the hits that will be made against Hawks star forwards Jonathan Toews...

Rangers play it safe with Callahan injury 

The Rangers will play 17 games in 31 days in March, so when captain Ryan Callahan sat out Wednesday’s practice in Greenburgh with a bruised foot, it seemed motivated more by caution than concern.

Injured Bolts face East-leading Rangers

Tune into Sun Sports at 7 p.m. to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the New York Rangers. NHL Lightning territory. The New York Rangers have been one of the best road teams in the NHL under coach John Tortorella, a key reason they comfortably lead the Eastern Conference. They may need to withstand another absence from their captain in an effort to continue pulling away. Ryan...

Chicago acquires D Oduya from Winnipeg

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for second and third round picks in next year's draft. Chicago also sent defenseman John Scott to the New York Rangers in a separate trade, receiving a fifth-round pick this year. Oduya, 30, has a pair of goals and 11 assists this season. He is slated to be an unrestricted free agent...

Trade Dealine Done: Did Stan Bowman Strike Out?

When the dust settled, the Blackhawks had traded John Scott and second and third round picks in the 2013 NHL Draft for defenseman Johnny Oduya and a fifth round pick. Is that enough? Quite simply, no. It isn’t enough. Oduya … Continue reading →

Hawks land Jets' Oduya, trade Scott to Rangers

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks are shuffling their defense, picking up veteran Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets and sending John Scott to the New York Rangers.

Rangers miss out on Nash, get D Scott (AP)

The Rangers made one trade before the NHL dealing deadline, landing hulking defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks, but not coveted Columbus forward Rick Nash. After weeks of rumors and speculation, the price tag for Nash -- the Blue Jackets captain -- proved to be too high for the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers to give in to before Monday's deadline.
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