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According to multiple sources, Mats Zuccarello's KHL team Metallurg was eliminated from the playoffs today, meaning he is available for the Rangers to sign.
It has been reported that Glen Sather is interested in bringing back Zuccarello who is still Rangers property and would not have to clear waivers before signing with the team.
Zuccarello's agents were in New York last week but did not meet with the Rangers.
...with Richards obviously still ailing from the Kaleta hit, you have to wonder if the Rangers interest in Zuccarello has piqued even more. Just one look at the Rangers line-up without Richards has even the most optimistic Rangers fan concerned.
...have to assume the Zucarello rumors will be flying around for the immediate future.
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Visors aren’t mandatory in the NHL, but the league might reconsider now. Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a puck to the eye area on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Check out a photo of the moment of impact below. document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-form-2f93c010aaa483bf555a03855...
Yesterday, I posted that Mats Zuccarello's KHL season ended and that it was likely the Rangers would be reaching out to him shortly.
Well, last night Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record confirmed that Glen Sather has in fact spoken to Zuccarello's agent about a possible return to the Blueshirts...
“We have already talked to Glen about it,” agent Don Meehan said...
The Rangers have recalled forward Micheal Haley for tonight’s game against the Flyers. This is for one of two reasons: 1) Brad Richards cannot go tonight, or 2) Haley will replace Stu Bickel in the lineup to provide better skating without losing that edge.
In 56 games in the AHL with Connecticut this year, Haley has a line of 9-12-21 with 158 PIMs.
Chris Kreider scored his third and fourth goals in three games since being assigned to the CT Whale, but unfortunately it wasn't enough as the Rangers AHL affiliate lost to Portland 4-3 in a shootout last night.
Kreider's first tally of the night was with the extra man, making three of the four goals he's scored on the power play. Kreider did miss his shootout attempt...
Marc Staal left Tuesday’s Rangers-Flyers game after being hit in the eye by a puck early in the third period.
The Rangers defenseman was hit in the eye by what appeared to be a redirected slap shot from Philadelphia’s Kimmo Timonen. Staal does not wear a visor for protection, so he hit the deck immediately and began bleeding. He was writhing in immense pain and was treated on...
NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 –New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has recalled forward Micheal Haley from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Haley, 26, notched a goal in Connecticut’s 3-2 win on Sunday at Bridgeport. He has registered nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points, along with 158 penalty minutes...
Rangers center Brad Richards is sitting out against the Philadelphia Flyers two nights after absorbing a hard hit from behind that led to a suspension for Buffalo's Patrick Kaleta.
Richards, who played in New York's 20 games this season before Tuesday night, returned to the ice Sunday after being shaken up in the third period of the Rangers' 3-2 shootout victory over...
Patrick Kaleta's hit from behind on Brad Richards is sure to draw some attention from NHL disciplinarian Brendan Shanahan this week but, as the New York Rangers forward lay still on the ice, Richards' team and head coach took notice and responded.
After Richards was crashed into the boards by the Buffalo Sabres forward with his stick at 3:28 of the third period, the Rangers...
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New York Post - Nash pair propels Rangers past Flyers
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Daily News - Rangers joy doesn't last as Staal hit by puck
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The Rangers are adding veteran defenseman Roman Hamrlik to the roster while they wait to find out the severity of Marc Staal's eye injury.
New York claimed the 38-year-old Hamrlik off waivers from the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, one day after Staal was struck in the eye by a deflected puck in the third period of the Rangers' 4-2 win over Philadelphia.
Staal, who wasn...
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Coming off a 2-1 win on Saturday, the Flyers (11-11-1) will look for their first three-game winning streak of the 2013 season. Standing in the way is the archrival New York Rangers (10-8-2). Tonight's game at Madison Square Garden starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network.
This is the third of five meetings between the...
TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will conclude their four-game homestand when they face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Madison Square Garden (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank ninth in the Eastern Conference, with a record [...]
The Rangers’ American League affiliate, the Connecticut Whale were able to grab four of four possible points this weekend and sweep the Islanders’ affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, only allowing Bridgeport one point. Connecticut was able to score a combined 10 goals in just 2 games; 5 of which came on the power play. It [...]
Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller had a rough outing on Sunday against the New York Rangers in the shootout. Miller is a very good goalie, but he and the Sabres have been struggling this year. During the shootout, Rick Nash and Ryan Callahan pretty much undressed him and the Sabres were handed their 14th loss (12 regulation, 2 OT) of the year. Might be time for Miller to work...
The Rangers extended their win streak to two in a wild, 3-2 shootout win over the Sabres but the end result has mostly been lost in the rightful consternation over the hit by Patrick Kaleta to Brad Richards early in the third period.
Trailing 1-0, 3:28 into the third, the tone of the game changed following the hit by Kaleta. For all those who have argued...