DEREK DORSETT RUMORS

Quick lineup change: Dorsett in for Carcillo

Per Pat Leonard, Derek Dorsett will be taking Dan Carcillo’s spot in the lineup tonight against Carolina. Dorsett’s last game was March 5th against Toronto. This move might make some people angry considering Carcillo’s strong play with the Rangers, but Dorsett is the more balanced player. His ability to take shifts in the defensive zone late in the game –not to mention his...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Derek Dorsett scratched after one game back from broken leg

Derek Dorsett's triumphant return from a broke fibula lasted all of one game - well, make that 8:42 plus two minutes in the clink.No, he didn't re-injure the leg in his first game back against the Philadelphia Flyers, he's just been on the shelf for so long that he needs more practice time to get in sync with his linemates - but his two minutes for high-sticking...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Derek Dorsett should be back to pestering folks Thursday

New York Rangers' Derek Dorsett has been cleared for contact by team physicians, and being back to annoying the opposition isn't far behind.Dorsett's fibula snapped like a twig when he took a puck to the outside of his left skate while attempting to block a shot off the stick off Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta on January 3rd and was expected to miss four-to...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Practice Notes: Rangers practice schedule; Dorsett skating

In injury news, Derek Dorsett is skating in a non-contact jersey, and hopes to be ready when the season resumes next week. Dorsett has missed 17 games with a broken leg suffered against Pittsburgh on January 3. Also, per Steve Zipay, the Rangers –who practiced yesterday– will have practice today, tomorrow, and Monday through Wednesday. The Olympians will rejoin the team on Wednesday...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A New York Rangers Fan Guide: Can I root for Carcillo?

When the New York Rangers acquired Dan Carcillo early in January, there was a minor revolt within the team’s fanbase. Carcillo, thanks to three years of douchebaggery on the Flyers from 2008 to 2011, had become one of those players you have to hate to call yourself a Rangers fan. To see the team then go out and trade for the guy felt like inviting Denis Potvin to Christmas dinner...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Derek Dorsett breaks leg; out four to six weeks

New York Rangers agitator Derek Dorsett won't be agitating anyone but nurses and rehab assistants for the next four to six weeks, a broken fibula felling the pesky right winger.Dorsett attempted to block a Olli Maatta shot in the first period of the Rangers' loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night, taking the puck on the shin - but true to his nature and reminiscent...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lineup notes: Dorsett out; “Unspecified defenseman” banged up

Per the Rangers Twitter feed, Derek Dorsett will be out tonight with a lingering wrist issue. Taylor Pyatt will return to the lineup in Dorsett’s place. Also, AV noted an unspecified defenseman is banged up and the defensemen will be a game time decision. We can speculate all we want, but we know it isn’t John Moore that is banged up, since AV confirmed he will return tonight...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ Ryan Murphy Fined by NHL After Upending Derek Dorsett With ‘Dirty’ Low Hit (Video)

Carolina’s Ryan Murphy will not miss any games as a result of his low hit on Rangers winger Derek Dorsett over the weekend, but he will be a bit lighter in the wallet. The NHL fined Murphy $2,213.68 on Monday — the maximum permitted under the collective bargaining agreement — for his open-ice hit below the knees that send Dorsett flipping headfirst to the ice. Dorsett, who...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Derek Dorsett resumes skating

Derek Dorsett, the only trade deadline acquisition that has not played for the Rangers yet, skated today before practice (per Katie Strang). This was Dorsett’s first time skating since breaking his collarbone on March 8th while still with Columbus. Dorsett is a physical player who would fill out the fourth line with some more gritty play and a slight offensive touch (roughly...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackets' Dorsett dodged more serious injury

Blue Jackets right winger Derek Dorsett is 24 years old, too young to get the comparison made between himself and the old-school cartoon character Gumby. But it certainly applies. Dorsett appeared to suffer a serious injury last Saturday in a 5-3 loss to the Boston Bruins, when he twisted his left leg under him as he fell backward following a collision with Boston goaltender Tim...
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December 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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