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MATTHEW LOMBARDI RUMORS

Rangers News: Matthew Lombardi Unconditionally Released After Refusing AHL Assignment

The Rangers and Matthew Lombardi mutually agreed to terminate Lombardi's contract, after he failed to crack the NHL roster out of training camp.#456682166 / gettyimages.comLombardi was signed to a two-year contract in the offseason, according to CapGeek the contract counted as $800K against the cap annually. The Rangers were hoping that he could provide depth at the center position...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew Lombardi Re-Joins Geneve-Servette, Looks to Defend Spengler

After a failed attempt at making the New York Rangers out of training camp, forward Matthew Lombardi has re-joined the Swiss club Geneve-Servette following a new contract. A veteran of over 500 NHL games, Lombardi was hoping to make a comeback to the NHL after scoring 20 goals and 50 points in 46 games with GSHC last season. The attempt went sour early, as a groin injury during...
Via The Hockey House
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kostka Recalled; Lombardi Contract Terminated

As expected, in the wake of the Dan Boyle injury, the Rangers have recalled a defenseman from Hartford in the form of Michael Kostka. Similar to Boyle, Kostka is right-handed which gives him the upper-hand over Matt Hunwick to be inserted in the line-up tomorrow in Columbus. …this move tells you all you need to know about the organization’s confidence in McIlrath, who is also...
Via NY Rangers Blog
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers place Lombardi on unconditional waivers

Matthew Lombardi will be put on unconditional waivers by the Rangers. He refused to go in the AHL. He’ll probably go back in Switzerland. — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) October 10, 2014 Matty, we hardly knew ya. The signing of Matt Lombardi was a shot in the dark that made sense if you ignore the two continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Night For Hayes As Malone, Lombardi Suffer Injury Setbacks

In his first preseason game last Monday vs. the Devils, Kevin Hayes started off slowly with a quick -2, but as the game wore on he began to display some of the attributes that made him such a coveted commodity this offseason. For a big kid, he showed agility and a play-making ability I wasn’t prepared for. Still, Hayes looked like he could use some polish in the AHL as his skating...
Via NY Rangers Blog
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Update: Lombardi injured, Hayes shifts to wing, Malone to miss time

Matthew Lombardi injured in his groin in practice over the weekend and will miss tomorrow’s pre-season game against the Flyers. Alain Vigneault also noted that Ryan Malone will likely miss the next pre-season games with a hip flexor strain. It looks like we may have jinxed Malone who looked like a clear winner of a roster continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Lombardi Signs With The New York Rangers

from NHL.com, New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward Matthew Lombardi. Lombardi, 32, skated in 46 games with Genève-Servette of National League A (NLA) in Switzerland this past season, registering 20 goals and 30 assists for 50 points, along with 54 penalty minutes and a plus-16...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lombardi eager to find his place with Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. Matthew Lombardi had barely settled into the idea of being a Phoenix Coyote when that identity took a hit literally. In just his fourth game in a Coyotes sweater, Lombardi was back on the sidelines with a shoulder injury suffered against the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 24. Man, it was pretty disappointing with the excitement of coming back and coming to a team I had...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes' Lombardi out with upper-body injury

Phoenix Coyotes center Matthew Lombardi is out indefinitely after suffering what the team said was an upper-body injury in a game against the San Jose Sharks. Lombardi was injured in the second period of Phoenix's 5-3 loss Thursday night and didn't return. Lombardi, who came to the Coyotes in a trade with Toronto on Wednesday, sat out the entire 2010-11 season with a neck...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Lombardi in deal with Maple Leafs

The Phoenix Coyotes have acquired center Matthew Lombardi from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 draft. Lombardi played for the Coyotes from 2008-10, scoring 19 goals with 34 assists in 78 games during the 2009-10 season. He missed most of the 2010-11 season due to a concussion and had eight goals and 10 assists in 62 games for Toronto last season. Lombardi...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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