JEFF HALPERN RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday signed veteran center Jeff Halpern to a one-year two-way contract. No financial terms were disclosed.
Halpern 37 had one goal three points and 10 penalty minutes in 46 games with the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens last season.
Former NHLer Jeff Halpern has signed with TPS HC in the Finnish Elite League:
Former #Habs forward Jeff Halpern has signed in TPS in Finland.
— CanadiensTalk (@HabsTalk11) September 16, 2013
Halpern had 3 points in 46 games split between the Rangers and the Canadiens last season. He was claimed off of waivers by the Habs in March.
from Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider,
Jeff Halpern spent this summer just like he has any other, readying himself for a new NHL season with early-morning workouts and a tough skating regimen. But with training camps set to open around the league in less than a week, the veteran center still doesn’t know if he will have a place to play.
The Potomac, Md., native and former...
Over the last two days the Rangers have shed salary by waiving two players who are on their roster.
First came Jeff Halpern, who was waived yesterday and then claimed by Montreal today. Halpern is an odd player to drop as he is the kind of guy you want to have around in the playoffs. He is overwhelmingly admired throughout the league for his leadership and his abilities defensively...
The Montreal Canadiens have claimed center Jeff Halpern off waivers from the New York Rangers.
A 36-year-old checking forward who is strong on faceoffs, Halpern had one assist and was minus-5 in 30 games for New York this season.
He is earning a pro-rated $700,000 this season and can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
This will be his second stint in Montreal. The...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013
Update: Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers have placed Stu Bickel on waivers. If/when he clears, the Rangers will have cleared $1.45 million in cap space in waiving Bickel and Halpern.
Original Post: Per Larry Brooks, the Montreal Canadiens have claimed Jeff Halpern off waivers from the Rangers. Halpern was waived yesterday to make room for Arron Asham’s return to the lineup. Losing...
In a bit of shocking news, the Rangers have placed center Jeff Halpern on waivers (per Darren Dreger). In 30 games with the Rangers, Halpern notched just one assist with a -5 rating. Halpern is currently the Rangers one of the Rangers top faceoff guys, winning 56.7% of his draws. Halpern’s ice time had diminished a lot lately, getting just three minutes of ice time in last night’s...
In what could be the biggest fail in video game history, EA Sports gives newest Ranger Jeff Halpern #11 in NHL13 which was released yesterday...Reader Adam R. notes that this faux pas is only on the main screen as Halpern's number changes to 12 in game play.Although this pic from d.fresh says differently...Halpern wore #15 for the Capitals last season, but did wear #11 with the...
Last spring, Jeff Halpern was battling through an intense, hard-fought playoff series as a member of the Washington Capitals against the Rangers that ended in seven games and bitter defeat. Fast forward to September and Halpern has jumped ship, signed to a one-year deal with New York in the hopes of helping the Rangers be a better team any way he can help. As a veteran of 12 NHL...
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In a surprising move late Tuesday night the Rangers made their fourth free agent signing of the summer, reportedly inking 36-year-old Jeff Halpern to a one-year deal.
The big draw of Halpern (no pun intended) is that he won 58.4% of faceoffs in 2011-2012. That was a major area of weakness for the Blueshirts a year ago.
With Brad Richards, Derek Stepan and Brian Boyle already on...