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Bleeding All Blue:
On Saturday night the New York Rangers announced that Tim Erixon and Kris Newbury were being sent down to the Connecticut Whale (AHL) and the speculation began as to who, if anyone, would be coming to the Rangers. Most of the speculation surrounded Mats Zuccarello, John Mitchell and prospect Carl Hagelin, but none of those appear to be the option. While there is no official announcement as of yet, Rangers prospect Carl Hagelin announced via twitter that his roomate Andre Deveaux is heading to New York.
Deveaux is a good fit for a fourth line type role to play limited minutes, bring some toughness to the team and add another player capable of dropping the gloves. Deveaux has racked up huge penalty minute numbers in his AHL career but has also shown some offense in recent seasons. He currently has four goals, two assists and 23 penalty minutes in 9 games.
For those who wanted a bigger name or someone with more offensive upside realize that the Rangers had some good work off...
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The New York Rangers 3-3-3 record to start the season
leaves much to be desired. Worse yet is
that the level of play on the ice isn’t even worthy of that mediocre record. The Rangers are lacking a lot of things on
both ends of the ice to open the season, but beyond the offensive and defensive
problems they seem to be lacking any sense...
Sean Avery made his debut for the Connecticut Whale last night, scoring an empty net goal and immediately having a fight as the CT Whale defeated the Adirondack Phantoms 4-2 to take over first place in the division. The news of Avery being back on the ice and scoring, even if an empty-netter, was welcomed by Avery's Army of fans. Glad Sean is back on the ice, but he still...
Following today's 5-4 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators the New York Rangers announced some roster moves sending both D Tim Erixon and F Kris Newbury to the Connecticut Whale (AHL). Erixon has been up and down with his play thus far this season, while Newbury has been a non-factor while getting little ice time on the fourth line. It will be interesting to see who, if anyone...
Well that was interesting. The Rangers keep finding ways to lose games. First they couldn’t muster any offense, now they can’t hold leads and through all of it, they have still to play a complete game this season, something they were nowhere near to doing this afternoon. With the 5-4 shootout victory for the Senators in the books, let’s get to some thoughts on the game.
This offseason was a tragic one for the NHL, KHL, and global hockey. The tragic deaths of former Ranger Derek Boogaard, Rick Rypien, Wade Belak, and the entire KHL Locomotiv squad –which included many former NHLers– have been acknowledged league wide with moments of silence and video tributes. However for MSG, the tragedies were only met with a TV timeout montage. This, in short...
The pathetic effort from the Rangers in their home opener against the Maple Leafs on Thursday was one thing. Tonight's collapse against the Ottawa Senators? A whole different level of disappointment. The Rangers had this game in the palms of their hands, up 4-1 in the third period with the crowd on their side, but once Jason Spezza scored for the Senators to cut the deficit to...
Last night Larry Brooks at the New York Post reported that the New York Rangers were still waiting on defenseman Anton Stralman to inform them of his decision on their contract offer from last week.
This morning Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet said that Stralman is set to sign with the Rangers shortly.
The decision to send Erixon down last night signals that another move on...
• Deveaux Reunite with Old Friend Girardi
New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward Andre Deveaux from the Connecti...
Also, other news and notes from around the league
By Alexander Monaghan
“]By Bridget Samuels from College Park, MD (IMG_8730.jpg) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/ licenses/by/2.0)This morning Katie Strang of ESPN New York reported, via Twitter, that Marian Gaborik and Brad Richards were not skating on the same line. Instead, the team’s newest free agent prize found himself between the heart-and-soul of the team...
PHT: Can noted pest Sean Avery bring some focus, fire and consistency to New York?
Friday's nightmare turning into a Saturday full of scoring as both New York Rangers and New York Islander prospects got their names on the scoresheet.
Ranger's First Star Chris Kreider
We will sound like a broken record but when Chris Kreider (2009 1st) gets more than 4 shots in a game then good things will happen. They sure did happen when Chris Kreider put up a 2...
… Kris Newbury is one tough mother, and Mike Brown is a fist throwing machine. A good, clean fight and luckily no one was hurt bad.
Watch as Toronto Maple Leaf Mike Brown trades blows with New York Rangers Kris Newbury in the following video clip.You got to love the stare down both of them give to each other before the face-off.