RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Laughing his way to New York

Anthony Duclair (Lapresse.ca) To say that Anthony Duclair (NYR 2013 3rd) of the Quebec Remparts has not had a good 2 weeks is a huge understatement. Last week's QMJHL Telus First Star and the QMJHL Second Star of the Month for December, Duclair added signing his entry level contract with the New York Rangers all the while continuing the put on quite the show for his team. On...
Via The Prospect Park
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting which New York Rangers are headed to Sochi

Team USA announced its men’s Olympic ice hockey roster on New Year’s Day, delighting Rangers fans in the process with the selections of Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh and Derek Stepan. Only one other NHL club – the St. Louis Blues – will have that many Olympians representing Team USA, which should make the Americans’ pursuit of gold especially exciting for the Garden Faithful...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nash’s Team Canada status remains uncertain

It was the opening minute of a game that would turn into a New York Rangers blowout and the puck was on Rick Nash’s stick. All alone at the side of an empty net, the big winger tried in vain to whack it home from a tight angle. By the end of a 7-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night it was a failed opportunity that would be forgotten by virtually everyone that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers happy to have back Captain Callahan

The New York Rangers, for much of the 2013-14 season, have been a rudderless team. Entering Friday’s contest against the Penguins, captain Ryan Callahan had played in just 24 of 41 games, while the rest of the crew’s high-ranking personnel wavered in his absence. There was Henrik Lundqvist looking to Rick Nash, Nash looking to Dan Girardi, Girardi looking back to Lundqvist, none...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Del Zotto Can Play

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, The case for trading Michael Del Zotto essentially is this: Alain Vigneault seems to have as much use for the defenseman as John Tortorella did for Chris Kreider. Seriously, all you hear from the Rangers coach is what Del Zotto doesn’t do, rather than what he does. The case against trading Del Zotto is essentially this: He alone...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Derek Dorsett breaks leg; out four to six weeks

New York Rangers agitator Derek Dorsett won't be agitating anyone but nurses and rehab assistants for the next four to six weeks, a broken fibula felling the pesky right winger.Dorsett attempted to block a Olli Maatta shot in the first period of the Rangers' loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night, taking the puck on the shin - but true to his nature and reminiscent...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire Dan Carcillo from Kings

The New York Rangers acquired Dan Carcillo from the Los Angeles Kings Saturday afternoon in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Draft. The Rangers lost forward Derek Dorsett for the next 4-6 weeks with a broken fibula. The 28-year-old Carcillo has accumulated 1,136 penalty minutes in 359 career NHL games while playing for the Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Richards’ Lack of PP Production Concerning Both Now and For the Future

Observers of the Rangers this season, including many fans, are under the impression that Brad Richards is in the midst of a somewhat resurgent campaign following a dreadful 2012 – 2013 season. This despite the fact his scoring rate this year of 0.64 Pts/Game is even worse than the mark he posted last season (0.74 […]
Via Ranger Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 WJC: Buchnevich, Russia eliminated by Sweden

Pavel Buchnevich and Russia were eliminated from the 2014 World Junior Championships this morning, losing to Sweden 2-1. With Buchnevich’s exit, the Rangers no longer have any prospects in the tournament. Sweden will face the Canada/Finland winner for the gold. In six tournament games, Buchnevich finished with a line of 2-5-7 with 18 PIMs (most coming from his misconduct penalty...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Value for Money? Not in New York.

Rarity: Chris Kreider is one of few that represent value this year. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Who gets the blame; the General Manager? The coaching staff? Or perhaps the players themselves? When you look at the Rangers’ disappointing position in the standings and general up and down performances from a game to game basis, one thing that may go unnoticed is how the Rangers are...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Zotto’s reps want meeting with Rangers GM to talk trade

Michael Del Zotto’s representatives hope to chat with Glen Sather in Toronto on Saturday in an attempt to accelerate the Rangers general manager’s efforts to deal the 23-year-old defenseman. Del Zotto, who was a scratch in Friday night’s 5-2 defeat to the Penguins for the second straight game and eighth time in the last 24 matches, has been on the open market for more than...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Someone spare a clue or two?

Anthony Duclair (BlueshirtsUnited)Here is a message to those of you who are trashing that the New York Rangers signed Anthony Duclair (NYR 2013 3rd) to an entry level contract on Thursday: Stop complaining about a kid who is doing exactly what you wish the New York Rangers were doing. Yes that is right he is working his butt off to EARN this contract.Sounds harsh you bet because...
Via The Prospect Park
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lundqvist's mask pays homage to Yankees during Stadium Series

When the New York Rangers take to the ice at Yankee Stadium as part of the NHL’s Stadium Series against the Devils and Islanders, goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be paying homage to New York Yankees heroes of the past.Lundqvist is ditching his normal mask for a tricked-out paint scheme that has Yankee pinstripes down the front and images of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig on...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Sign 2013 3rd Round Pick Anthony Duclair to ELC

The Rangers have announced that they have agreed to sign F Anthony Duclair of the QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts to an entry level contract. Here is the official release from the club. RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH FORWARD ANTHONY DUCLAIR Third Round Selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft   NEW YORK, January 2, 2014 – […]
Via Ranger Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers place Taylor Pyatt on waivers

Per Larry Brooks, the Rangers have placed forward Taylor Pyatt on waivers. Pyatt has been a big disappointment this season and hasn’t played a game since the December 12 loss to Columbus. Pyatt has just one assist in his 22 games this season, while being a negative Corsi player (42.7% Corsi) with 34.5% offensive zone starts. As Kevin said this morning, it appears that Pyatt’s...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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