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MATTHEW LOMBARDI RUMORS

The Stempniak and Lombardi Signings Bring Needed Depth

As of a week ago, the New York Rangers still had plenty of offensive spots open from losses this summer that were not filled. Many expected the younger players in the farm system to get a good look during camp with the opportunity to make the team to start the season. That still may be the case. However, bringing in Matthew Lombardi and Lee Stempniak not only provides players to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

What Rangers RFAs Are Demanding

With the Rangers RFAs’ arbitration hearings less than a week away, negotiations continue to be on-going. After signing Matthew Lombardi to a $800,000 per year contract yesterday, the Rangers are left with a little over $13 million to re-sign Chris Kreider, Mats Zuccarello, Derrick Brassard and John Moore. Unfortunately, according to Larry Brooks at the New York Post, it might...
Via NY Rangers Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers continue to swing and miss in free agency

What if I were to tell you that there was a free agent who would cost less than $1.5 million, could replace Brad Richard’s production, and may improve the power play. Is that something you might be interested in? If you’re the New York Rangers, the answer appears to be “meh, I’ll go sign Matthew Lombardi instead“. The player I’m alluding to above is Mike Ribeiro, who...
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15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Sign Matthew Lombardi

It was announced this morning that the New York Rangers have signed 32 year old center Matthew Lombardi to a 2 year deal worth $1.6 million ($800,00 cap hit assumed). Lombardi, a journeyman center that played for  Calgary, Phoenix, Nashville, Toronto, and Anaheim in his time in the NHL, has 262 points in 536 career NHL games. This past season he played in the Swiss League where...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes trade Matthew Lombardi to Ducks

A minor deal? Phoenix have a deal in place to trade Matthew Lombardi to the Ducks. Trade call. #transactions2013 — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) April 3, 2013 Ducks' deal for Matthew Lombardi got done just under the wire. apparently for a prospect. — Helene Elliott (@helenenothelen) April 3, 2013
Via Kukla's Korner
April 03, 2013  |  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

Adam French: Lombardi a Yote again and Center Depth?

Phoenix Acquires Matthew Lombardi for a 4th round pick. We continue the trend of going back to the old days. Lombardi had his best season in Phoenix. He practiced here too and Elliot Friedman pondered if this move would be made a week ago. So here it is. Like the previous deal with Lombardi, this one comes with a question mark, it’s a 4th round pick or a 3rd if he signs with...
Via HockeyBuzz
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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