Found August 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Defenseman Steve Eminger has come to a preliminary agreement with the KHL’s Admiral Vladivostok according to Sport-Express and CSN’s Sarah Baicker. Eminger was originally taken with the 12th overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. At his height in 2008-09 he had five goals and 26 points in 71 contests while averaging 21:37 minutes per game. However he has been unable to re-establish himself as a top-four defenseman over his last three campaigns with the New York Rangers.

Projecting the penalty killing forwards

Derek Dorsett, penalty killing machine (Image Credit: Getty Images) September is almost upon us, which means that we are getting closer and closer to hockey season. The Rangers didn’t make any major overhauls this offseason, so what you saw last year is pretty much the same team you will get this year. Some much-needed depth was added, which absolutely makes this team better, but...

Saturday Musings: will Nash net?

My name is Rick Nash. I am very good at hockey. The quiet season is well and truly underway but that doesn’t mean the hockey world is standing still. Let’s have a look around the league and have an impromptu musings shall we? The Capitals signed Mikhail Grabovski this week and it’s a good move. They needed to add some talent and he’s a solid center. It’s incredible to think...

GARTH: Report: Kadri Wants $6M x 6

Less than 24 hours after NY Rangers GM Glen Sather said that he's not interested in signing RFA Derek Stepan to a long term contract, comes news out of Toronto that Leafs RFA center Nazem Kadri is not intersted in signing a "bridge contract" like the one that Slats is hard-lining for. Sportsnet's David Alter tweeted the following: Leafs and Kadri still far...

Best post-lockout Ranger: Round 2, Rick Nash (3) vs. Petr Prucha (6)

As the offseason wears on, us and Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) will be running a tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. Today the second round continues with #3 Rick Nash vs. #6 Petr Prucha. Just a note: I am on vacation. The tournament posts are still going up, but I had to schedule them in advance, so the winners of the previous matchups...

Carolina Hurricanes Head-to-Head in New Metropolitan Division: New York Rangers

By Dylan Howlett (@DylanHowlett) A team falls two games short of reaching the Stanley Cup Final. What does it do to bridge the gap of those two games, exactly? It reverts to bad habits. It trades three budding prospects for an imposing sniper. It reverts to old habits. It keeps its acerbic coach, hopes his voice won’t become too hoarse to connect with his players, hopes his affection...

Jan Levine: Offseason 20+ Questions: Brassard's Play In NY: True Reality or Fools Gold?

While we wait for training camp to open in September 12, not much is going on in Rangers land. Based on that, I wanted to get back to the 20+ offseason questions. As a reminder here is a link to the 20+ questions initially raised, I have explicitly covered questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 14 previously. Implicitly, we covered 16. Is Darroll Powe brought back for depth...

Afternoon Line

“I know I can play the game. Sometimes I might have to defend myself a little bit to people who think I can’t play anymore. I’m very motivated. [Last season] kept me very hungry all summer.” “I know Alain a little bit and really like him as a person. “I don’t know him as a coach but I’ve only heard good things about him from guys who played for him in Vancouver...

GARTH: Peaceful Bridge?

For the past couple of months, I've been keeping you updated on the RFA status of four young centers: Cody Hodgson, Derek Stepan, Nazem Kadri, and Adam Henrique. Whats the hold up in re-signing these four dynamic players? NY Rangers GM Glen Sather said Friday night that he will not be signing Stepan to a long term contract. Therefore, the player will have to accept his...
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