Found December 14, 2011 on NY Rangers Blog:
Andrew Gross at Ranger Rants reports that Michael Sauer has been placed on IR.Sauer sustained a concussion last week after hitting his head on the dasher from a hit by the Maple Leafs Dion Phaneuf....and the hits keep on coming. Despite another key injury, I think the Rangers have the depth on defense to ultimately overcome them.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at

Sauer on IR

From Katie Strang at The Rangers have placed defenseman Michael Sauer (concussion) on injured reserve, according to the roster on the team’s official website. The 24-year-old sustained the head injury in the Rangers’ 4-2 loss last Monday, when Sauer was rocked by a devastating hit from Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf. Sauer has not skated since suffering the...

Rangers Place Michael Sauer on IR

According to Katie Strang of ESPN New York, the New York Rangers have place defenseman Michael Sauer on injured reserve (IR) retroactive to December 5.  The fact that Sauer was place on IR should not come as a huge surprise given that he has not been around the team or skated at all following suffering a concussion during the third period of the Rangers game against Toronto. ...

Rupp Close To Ready, Staal Taking Another Step; Sauer In Holding Pattern

There were some updates on the Rangers injured today with Mike Rupp taking part in his first contact practice since his knee surgery.  Following practice Rupp, according to Andrew Gross, told reporters that the earliest he could play would be Saturday against the Coyotes because he still needs to work on stopping and starting.  With Rupp being within a week of coming back to the...

Kate Upton Chirps Sean Avery After Rangers Forward Calls Her Out on Twitter

Most NHL players will be more than happy to tell you how much of a pest Sean Avery is. It looks one of the league's biggest pains in the neck may have bitten off more than he can chew with his latest antics. The New York Daily News points out that the Rangers forward's latest instance of chirping is directed at supermodel Kate Upton, of all people. Upton recently attended...

Maple Leafs’ Tyler Bozak Rounding Up The Boys To See Justin Bieber

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Connolly Is The OT Hero

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs halted their slide down the standings with a much-needed win over a struggling opponent. Tim Connolly's second goal of the game 44 seconds into overtime gave the Leafs a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurrican...

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