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Dustin Brown exacts Twitter revenge on troll job by Rangers-loving FedEx guy (photo)

Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown may be a New York native — he hails from Ithaca — but that does not mean that New York Rangers fans have forgiven him, nor will they forget, how he and his teammates dispatched their beloved team with relative ease in five games in the Stanley Cup Finals […] The post Dustin Brown exacts Twitter revenge on troll job by Rangers-loving FedEx...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers lose Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix to Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have hired Rangers Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix to their coaching staff. Lacroix joined the Rangers last summer, watching games from the press box to give coach Alain Vigneault the “eye in the sky” view. Lacroix’s depature leaves Scott Arniel, Ulf Samuelsson, and Benoit Allaire as the coaching staff under AV. The post Rangers lose Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Honoring Hockey Great Vic Hadfield

Mainly remembered for his career with the New York Rangers, more hockey fans should know more about hockey great Vic Hadfield. Hadfield spent 13 seasons with the Rangers and led them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1972. That year Hadfield scored 50 goals (and added 56 points for a total of 106 points), and is only one of three players to score 50 or more goals in a season for the New...
Via KC Sports Ninja
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lundqvist Shows Off New Equipment

Last week, Henrik Lundqvist’s new mask made it’s way around the internet, now the equipment he’ll be donning this season are on full display… …i’m a big fan. Recently, Lundqvist’s pads have been predominately white… …but I like that he’s now gone with a little more color similar to when he first cracked into the league…
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers in curious cap situation after re-signing Brassard

The New York Rangers perked up a few eyebrows on Sunday when they re-signed restricted free agent forward Derick Brassard to a five-year, $25 million deal. While he was a great contributor to the Rangers’ Stanley Cup Final run last season on the third line, some have wondered if he’s worth that kind of pay out. That debate is there to be had, but the effect it has on the Rangers’...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist’s New Mask Pays Tribute To His Native Sweden (Photos)

This summer, hockey fans witnessed the unveiling of a few unorthodox goalie masks featuring Pac-Man and characters from Ghostbusters designed by Dave Gunnarsson. Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers released his new Gunnarsson-designed mask for 2014-15 on Monday, but it features a more traditional look with a nod to his Swedish heritage. As always, King Henrik’s mask will display...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Derick Brassard to five-year deal

Derick Brassard has agreed to terms with the New York Rangers on a new contract. According to Brassard’s agent, it’s a five-year contract. Interesting last couple of hours, I can confirm that Derick Brassard has agreed to terms on a 5 year contract. — Allan Walsh (@walsha) July 27, 2014 The deal is worth $25 million and contains a limited no-trade clause. NYR sign Brassard...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers take calculated risks with Brassard/Zuccarello contracts

Last night, the Rangers re-signed their final arbitration eligible RFA, locking up Derick Brassard to a five-year deal at $5 million per season. This came a few days after locking up another key RFA, Mats Zuccarello to a one-year deal at $3.5 million. The reactions to the Brassard and Zuccarello contracts seem to be a […] The post Rangers take calculated risks with Brassard/Zuccarello...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Derick Brassard, Rangers agree to five-year, $25 million deal

Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new long-term contract and will avoid arbitration. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal will pay $25 million over five years for an annual average of $5 million. Brassard was previously scheduled for an arbitration hearing Monday, which will now be...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Brassard to a five year deal

According to Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers have signed restricted free agent Derick Brassard to a five year, $25 million contract. A few weeks ago I wrote about how the Rangers needed to be careful with Brassard’s next contract for the following reason: In totality, Brassard’s production and usage was very similar to Brad Richards last season. Richards was given a one year...
Via Save By Richter
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Agree with Zuccarello, Kreider; Exchange Numbers with Brassard

The Rangers are on the verge of wrapping up the heavy lifting of the offseason after coming to terms on contracts with RFA’s Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello this week. Kreider, as many expected, received a two-year bridge deal worth just a shade less than $5MM total. Zuccarello meanwhile got just a one-year pact calling […]
Via Ranger Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Next Captain of the New York Rangers

Playing on an original six team is a privilege in and of itself.  Being named the captain of one, is an entitlement that very few have earned.  In their 88 years as a National Hockey League franchise, the New York Continue reading The post The Next Captain of the New York Rangers appeared first on NYR Center Ice.

The Zuccarello and Kreider deals – mixed results for the Rangers

Everyone will be breathing a little easier now Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello are under contract for next season but the potential fallout of the two deals really is a mixed bag for the Rangers. Chris Kreider Assuming Alain Vigneault can continue to improve Kreider’s defense, Kreider’s contract should immediately become a bargain. The big, […] The post The Zuccarello and...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist Selling Luxurious New York City Penthouse (Photos)

King Henrik is selling his castle. Henrik Lundqvist has put his luxurious New York City penthouse up for sale and the listing on the Modlin Group site has it going for close to $6.5 million. The New York Rangers goaltender bought the penthouse for $3.9 million in 2008 so assuming he’s able to sell it at the price listed, the condo will turn out to be a nice investment for Lundqvist...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers dilemma with Marc Staal accelerates

Marc Staal is one year away from unrestricted free agency and the Rangers may have already missed their best opportunity to solve the dilemma. According to Larry Brooks, Staal may be seeking a multi year deal worth $5.5M per, which is entirely too much for the Rangers-bred defenseman. If Staal really is seeking the same six year, $30M contract that the Rangers gave Dan Girardi...
Via Save By Richter
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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