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...
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...
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...
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...
Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that the Rangers have signed center Matthew Lombardi to a two-year, $800,000 per year contract.
Last season, the 32-year old Lombardi played in the Swiss National League for Geneva-Servette where he had 20 goals, 30 assists in 46 games to lead the league in scoring.
The 5′ 11″, 195lb center was last in the NHL for the 2012-13 season in which he...
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
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...
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
Center Matthew Lombardi has been traded back to the Phoenix Coyotes from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday in exchange for a conditional draft pick. The draft pick could be as high as a 2014 fourth-rounder while the Maple Leafs will retain some of his salary. The deal gives the Coyotes depth at a position where they were lacking -- with a player whom the team knows well. In...
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.
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2013