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from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, While the Rangers will join tomorrow in the courtship of 21-year-old University of Wisconsin free agent defenseman Justin Schultz, the club will continue negotiations with Martin Biron aimed at keeping the backup netminder on Broadway and off the free agent market.
“We have had several positive discussions with the Rangers that are hopefully headed in the right direction, because Marty’s first choice is to remain in New York,” Biron’s agent, Peter Fish, told The Post yesterday. “The Rangers have made it clear that they want to keep him, but there is still some work to be done.”
...there are few attractive alternatives on the market should Biron, who will turn 35 in August, get away. The Devils’ Johan Hedberg would likely cost more than Biron and probably would not be satisfied with that small a workload. The same considerations apply to the Panthers’ Scott Clemmensen.
Other potential backups on the market include the Islanders’ Al Montoya, the Pe...
BEST OF MAXIM
The New York Rangers will be holding their annual prospect development camp beginning today and on through Friday, in which a large group of the organization's prospects attend to be analyzed by the coaching staff and management.
Below is the 2012 roster for the camp....
Forwards: Andy Bathgate, Luke Esposito, Jesper Fast, Ben Foster, Dane Fox, Barclay Goodrow, Marek Hrivik...
This past year the Rangers took another step towards their goal of challenging for the Cup with a core built upon homegrown talent. Some of those core players continued their development and showed us all the great promise of what’s to come, while others left us wanting a little more.
Despite a few media reports saying otherwise, we probably won’t see any major roster upheaval...
Whether the 'sophomore curse' in hockey is a form of fictional imagination or an actual disease that lingers into the games of second-year players, Derek Stepan was a victim of the curse in his 2011-12 campaign. It didn't hit him hard or substantially lower his value to the franchise by any means, but it was there and it had its effects. As just a 22-year-old, however...
Over the weekend, New York Post mentioned that New York Rangers’ general manager Glen Sather said that the team is unlikely to re-sign forward Brandon Prust.
Sather said the following about Prust:
“I don’t think we’re going to get that one done,” said Sather during the first round of the NHL Draft on Friday. “I like him, the team likes him, everybody likes him ... but...
Mike Rupp's first season with the New York Rangers was an adventurous one that left fans with mixed emotions when it comes to the big number 71. He has his positives and negatives, as every player does, but when you analyze his game as a whole, the negatives far outweigh the positives. But is that how an enforcer should be judged? Should he be compared to himself? That's...
STATEMENT FROM HOWARD BALDWIN, SR.
Hartford, CT, June 26, 2012 - Howard Baldwin, Sr. confirms that he and the New York Rangers have agreed to end their existing marketing agreement for the AHL Connecticut Whale at this time and transition operational responsibilities back to MSG.
Baldwin's partnership, Hartford Hockey Club LLC, re-invigorated the local hockey market in 2010...
Jess Rubenstein of The Prospect Park was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to give us his thoughts on how the New York Rangers did at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
PH: With their first pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Blueshirts took defenseman Brady Skjei. Tell us what you know about him and if you think this was a good pick or not?
JR: Good skater and is a product...
The New York Rangers were embarrassed in the Eastern Conference Finals at the hands of the New Jersey Devils. The offense was anemic, to say the least. But while general manager Glen Sather may have some big plans on what he would like to add to the Blue Shirts through free agency and/or blockbuster trades, could a new CBA alter what actually happens in The Big Apple...
Though we suggested Shane Doan as a possible free agent target for the Rangers, no one really believed the team had a shot at signing him.
That’s because the consensus for months, even years, was that Doan was a life-long Coyote, solely loyal to the Phoenix/Winnipeg squad that originally drafted him back in 1995.
But in a surprising turn of events, Phoenix GM Don Maloney admitted...
from RIA, TThe Russia-based KHL is to challenge the NHL on its home territory for the first time by playing two regular-season games in New York, league vice-president Vladimir Shalaev said Tuesday.
Reigning champion Dynamo Moscow will face off against big-spending SKA St. Petersburg at the newly built Barclays Center in Brooklyn on January 19 and 20.
The Barclays Center easily...
For a while in early December it seemed like realignment was a done deal and the NHL landscape would look dramatically different for the 2012-2013 season.
The players ended up vetoing a plan passed by the owners that would have reshaped the league, but realignment will again be a topic of discussion as collective bargaining negotiations get underway. It’s a good bet that the previously...