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Coyotes' skid reaches 6 with late breakdown vs. Rangers

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Matt Puempel hasn't really thought of himself as a goal scorer. After all, he'd only netted two goals in 24 games this season, and that tied a career high.Thursday night could start to change that. Puempel got two of his three power-play goals late in the third period to help the New York Rangers avert a collapse and beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-3.Puempel -- picked...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Puempel gets power-play hat trick, Rangers hold off Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Puempel got two of his three power-play goals late in the third period to help the New York Rangers avert a collapse and beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Thursday night. Puempel scored 2:24 into the game for a 1-0 edge and New York built a 3-1 lead over the next 20 minutes. Arizona rallied to tie it on Tobias Rieder's goal 7:32 into the third, but then...
Via Associated Press
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Smith takes frustration out on post after Puempel gets first NHL Hat Trick

Rangers forward Matt Puempel was jubilant as he scored his first NHL Hat Trick, while the man he scored it on, was not happy and showed his post and stick how he really felt about it.
Via SportsNetCanada
December 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Puempel Pops Off on the Senators’ Coaching Staff

Following the Senators’ trade that sent Mika Zibanejad to New York for Derick Brassard, it was easy to circle November 27th on the calendar and look forward to the first opportunity for each of these players to face their former teams, but once Zibby was felled by a broken fibula, it felt like some of the air was let out of the balloon. Thankfully, the recently claimed Matt Puempel...
Via Frozen Notes
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Puempel calls out Sens coaching staff after first Rangers goal

It’s safe to say Matt Puempel is a big fan of his recent change of scenery. The 2012 first-round pick of the Ottawa Senators was recently placed on waivers and claimed by the New York Rangers. In his debut on Friday, Puempel scored on a breakaway, exceeding his production with the Senators in 2016-17 after one match (0 points in 13 games). Welcome to #NYR Matt Puempel!! A
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Puempel, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Puempel scored in his first game with the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves to help New York defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Friday. Derek Stepan and Kevin Hayes also netted goals for the Rangers, who rebounded from Wednesday's 6-1 home drubbing against Pittsburgh. Lundqvist was lifted after allowing four goals on seven shots in the second...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Puempel Claimed on Waivers by the Rangers

Once feted for his finish as a goal-scoring prospect, Matt Puempel’s Senators career is finished. After being placed on waivers yesterday by the club, the New York Rangers claimed Matt Puempel. Under normal circumstances, I don’t know why the New York Rangers would have that much interest in Puempel beyond his pedigree as a 2011 first round pick. Sure, he scored 30 goals in his...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Rangers claim Puempel off waivers from Senators

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have claimed forward Matt Puempel off waivers from the Ottawa Senators. The Rangers made the move Monday. Puempel skated in 13 games with the Senators this season. He has skated in 52 games over parts of three seasons, all with Ottawa, with four goals and two assists. Puempel made his NHL debut on Feb. 21, 2015, against Florida. He was selected...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Waiver Wire Notes: Hammond Clears, Puempel Awaits His Fate

After exhausting the trade market to find a suitor for Andrew Hammond, the Senators placed Andrew Hammond on waivers yesterday signalling perhaps one of the organization’s most precipitous falls from grace since Dany Heatley clashed with Cory Clouston. About 18-months since Hammond’s Cinderella’esque emergence on the NHL scene concluded, but the Senators saw enough of Hammond...
Via State of Hockey News
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators: Embracing a New Challenge

The Ottawa Senators have accomplished something that, just one month ago, many thought was impossible. The Senators are sitting in the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. If the season ended today, the Senators would play the Montreal Canadiéns in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. But, the season does not end today. The season ends April 11th for...
Via isportsweb.com
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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