Rangers pitcher ate bull responsible for elbow injury

For Rangers pitcher Martín Pérez, nothing tastes sweeter than revenge. Pérez fell and broke his elbow after being startled by a bull on his Venezuelan ranch in December. Making his Cactus League debut Sunday, roughly three months post-op, the lefty revealed the animal’s tragic fate. “I killed him and I ate him,” Pérez said, per the...
Via New York Post
2 hours ago

The goalie dilemma we didn’t expect to have

No, this isn’t a post about Henrik Lundqvist. So Hank haters need not apply. When the season started, though, the Rangers were set with Hank in net as the starter and Ondrej Pavelec as the backup. It was a risk, but it paid off as Pavelec –after a rough start– started to show that he […] The post The goalie dilemma we didn’t expect to have appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 hours ago

Henrik Lundqvist is ready to see some action again

Henrik Lundqvist will finally return to the net for the Rangers on Tuesday night at the Garden against the Blue Jackets after the franchise goaltender had been given a three-game respite so that the coaching staff and management could get a good look at rookie Alexandar Georgiev. Lundqvist most recently played March 10 against the...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

Jesper Fast gets his big Rangers chance and doesn’t disappoint

It says a lot about a team when a grinder like Jesper Fast is on its top line. But it also says a lot about Fast, the fact that he is not only able to fill the role, but become the impetus that has propelled Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad to start racking up points...
Via New York Post
12 hours ago

These Rangers Could Be Gone Before 2018-19

As the New York Rangers close out their disappointing season, it is easy to see that the squad hitting the ice is quite different than the one that had hoped could compete for a Stanley Cup back in October. Rick Nash, Michael Grabner, J.T. Miller, Nick Holden and former captain Ryan McDonagh are all gone. Brendan Smith, who looked like a solid second-pair defenseman last year, played...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

Rangers Georgiev in His Own Words (Translated)

After signing an entry-level contract with the New York Rangers this summer, Russian goalie Alexandar Georgiev has finally played his first few games in a Rangers uniform. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website sport24.ru, Alexandar Georgiev talked about his NHL debut, his move to North America, and everyday life in New York. New York Rangers goalie...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Kovalchuk Worth Signing for Rebuilding Rangers?

Ilya Kovalchuk has Hall-of-Fame numbers. He would’ve easily accumulated 1,000 points had he not retired after the 2012-13 season with the New Jersey Devils. After spending nearly five years away from the NHL, is Kovalchuk ready to slide in and be a top-six forward on a nightly basis for any of the 31 teams in the NHL? One thing that is clear is that the NHL has changed dramatically...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Trading Chris Kreider is a fool’s errand

The Rangers are done for the year. The remaining games are meaningless, serving only to #fuelthetank and get a look at some of the kids who may be on the bubble for next season. All attention is going to be on the April through June months, as the Rangers are poised to make more moves […] The post Trading Chris Kreider is a fool’s errand appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago

Game 72: St. Patrick’s Day Rangers

The Rangers are back in action tonight in St. Louis, taking on Blues in a battle for draft positioning. Neither team is making the playoffs, so neither team has much to play for. The Blueshirts are getting long looks at the kids, and the Blues are gearing up for next season. On the bright side, […] The post Game 72: St. Patrick’s Day Rangers appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 days ago

Steve Mason out 2-3 weeks with knee injury

It’s been a season to forget for Winnipeg Jets goalie Steve Mason. Mason has suffered two concussions in 2017-18, one in November and one in January, missing a combined 28 games. Now he’s back on the shelf, after playing his first game since early January on Tuesday night, a shutout win against the New York Rangers. In the contest, Mason suffered a lower-body injury which, according...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

East Notes: Spooner's future in NY, Flyers' goaltending, Nielsen returned to practice

While it’s obviously far too early for the Rangers and recently-acquired center Ryan Spooner to really discuss a new contract, the 25-year-old is already making his preference known.  Speaking with Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post, Spooner indicated that he would like to avoid the process he went through last summer with Boston.  Back then, the two sides got to the brink of an...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign F Ty Ronning to entry-level contract

The New York Rangers have added another prospect to their organization, signing WHL forward Ty Ronning to a three-year entry-level contract. The New York Rangers have added another prospect to their organization, signing WHL forward Ty Ronning to a three-year entry-level contract. The contract will likely start in 2018-19, when Ronning will join the professional ranks.Ronning, 20...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How the New York Rangers’ blockbuster trade impacts the future

The New York Rangers General Manager, Jeff Gorton, made a huge splash in the final minutes of Monday’s 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline. Gorton agreed to a blockbuster trade that sent veteran defenseman Ryan McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller to the Tampa Bay Lightning. In return the Rangers received a 2018 first-round draft pick, a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick, forward Vladislav...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers ship off McDonagh in the biggest deal of trade deadline

When the New York Rangers sent a letter to their fans explaining their decision to rebuild in early Februaru, not many anticipated it would start off with such a bang. The Rangers traded their captain Ryan McDonagh, along with forward J.T. Miller, to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and signified no one was safe from the rebuild. Here is the trade in full:   *condition: if the Lightning...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Lightning, Rangers stand after trade deadline blockbuster

Occasionally the NHL trade deadline looms around the corner like a giant thunderstorm, then passes without any real fanfare. After the two of the biggest fish in the trade pond — Michael Grabner and Rick Nash — departed the New York Rangers ahead of the Feb. 26 deadline, it looked like Monday could be relatively uneventful day.It turns out, the Rangers weren't done, taking part in...
Via Yardbarker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers trade McDonagh, Miller, and more...what's next on Broadway?

On SNY, the SportsNite panel discusses all the moves made by the New York Rangers leading up to the NHL trade deadline, and what will come next as the organization re-builds for the future.
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Rick Nash to Bruins

The Boston Bruins have sent a message that they want to contend in the postseason this year, as they have reportedly acquired veteran left wing Rick Nash in a trade with the New York Rangers.TSN’s Bob McKenzie first reported on Sunday that the Rangers will receive a package including a first-round pick and defensive prospect Ryan Lindgren in exchange for Nash. The team later confirmed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NHLers have mixed feelings about absence from Olympic hockey

For the first time since 1994, a full slate of NHL players are absent from the men’s ice hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics. That has inspired mixed feelings among current players, who are enjoying the tournament but would prefer to be playing in it.“It’s fun, it’s the Olympics,” said Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson, via Bill Beacon of the Canadian Press. “It’s different...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Flyers score hilarious slow-motion goal against Rangers

During Sunday’s Philadelphia Flyers versus New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden, Jori Lehtera was credited with the most improbable goal you’re likely to see in quite some time.Defenseman Andrew MacDonald barely breathed on the puck, sending it Jori Lehtera’s way. While Lehtera was credited with scoring the goal, slow-motion replay shows he probably didn’t even get his...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the New York Rangers should sell at the trade deadline

The New York Rangers have now dropped 7 of their last 10 games and are currently sitting in last place in the Metropolitan Division. What seemed likely to be a breakout season for the Rangers has now shifted into a downward spiral. Although, the Rangers are in last place in their division, they are only 2 points out of the last wild-card slot. They are very much still alive in the...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

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