RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ranking how (I think) the Rangers value their players

This list is my best guess at how the front office collectively views its depth chart now and looking towards the future. That means that age, contract, potential and position matter. Past performance holds less weight. Note that though it’s a foregone conclusion Filip Chytil is going to win multiple Hart Trophies, I’m only including […] The post Ranking how (I think) the Rangers...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 hours ago

Looking at regressing shooting percentages for the Rangers

One of the major topics of the players still on the Rangers this season is how they are going to perform next season. There were a bunch of very high shooting percentages on the Rangers, and they’ve come into focus as August drones on. And for good reason, it helps us navigate whose season was […] The post Looking at regressing shooting percentages for the Rangers appeared first...
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1 day ago

Alexandar Georgiev Ready for the Rangers

After spending three years in Finland with the TPS Turku organization, Russian goalie Alexander Georgiev was signed to an entry-level contract in July by the New York Rangers. In this exclusive interview, Georgiev talks about his move to North America, his prospects in New York and his early career. (Alexandar Georgiev. Photo: fhr.ru) The Hockey Writers reached the Russian goalkeeper...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Do You Know Your Rangers Trivia?

As one of the oldest teams in North American sports history, the New York Rangers have a rich past. They are one of the NHL’s exclusive Original Six teams. What follows are some of the pivotal moments, players and franchise memories. How Well Do You Know the Rangers’ History? Which player won his fifth Stanley Cup ring as a member of the 1994 Rangers’ team? Esa Tikkanen...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

RANGERS ROUNDUP: McDonagh, Lundqvist, Buchnevich Vacations, and a Birthday!

It’s August. The dog days of the NHL offseason. Fans are chomping at the bit wanting hockey more than ever. Tweets of “Is it October Yet?” appearing on everyone’s timeline as we wait for the start of the NHL season. To hold you over, here’s some of the latest New York Rangers news, in this new edition of Rangers Roundup. McDonagh on the NHL Network New York Rangers Captain...
Via Fulltilt NYR
4 days ago

Is Kerfoot The Answer?

Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The summer of 2017 will be remembered as one of massive change for the Rangers and their fans. The buyout of Dan Girardi, the trade of Derek Stepan and Anti Raanta, the loss of Oscar Lindberg in the expansion draft were some of the biggest moves. There were additions. Anthony DeAngelo came via trade, while the Blueshirts signed free agents Kevin...
Via Fulltilt NYR
4 days ago

The unthinkable: Could the Rangers dangle Ryan McDonagh?

It’s amazing what one summer can do. Last summer, the Rangers transformed their forwards into one of the most potent offenses in the league. This summer, they transformed their blue line from one of the worst in the league to perhaps one of the best top-four in the league. It’s amazing what Jeff Gorton has […] The post The unthinkable: Could the Rangers dangle Ryan McDonagh...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 days ago

What to expect from the newest members of the New York Rangers

The New York Rangers made big moves in the 2017 NHL Free Agency and in the 2017 NHL Draft. Come September, they will be welcoming a lot of new guys to the ice, hoping they fit right in with the flow of the team to give them the extra edge they need. The Rangers prove year after year to be an elite playoff contending team, but each season something is missing to get them all the way...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL analyst and Rangers champ Eddie Olczyk has cancer

Eddie Olczyk, who won the Stanley Cup with the Rangers in 1994, has been diagnosed with colon cancer, the Blackhawks announced Tuesday. Olczyk, currently the lead television analyst for the Blackhawks and NBC, had 18 goals and 40 points in 103 games for the Rangers from 1992-95. “I have been diagnosed with a form of colon...
Via New York Post
7 days ago

Have the New York Rangers Improved?

With the bulk of the NHL offseason transaction activity behind us, the start of the 2017-18 NHL season is just two short months away. For the New York Rangers — who suffered a disappointing six-game defeat at the hands of the Ottawa Senators in the Atlantic Division finals in 2016-17 — things had to change this offseason. And they did. A handful of long-serving veterans sought...
Via The Hockey Writers
11 days ago

Box Score 7/21: Stay cool this weekend sports fans

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we completely erase our phone's history – just in case. (We're having a torrid affair with our local sandwich shop. Order the Larry Mantle. Don't tell our main dish, salads, about it.) Happy birthday today to Kellen...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Shattenkirk talks joining New York Rangers

Kevin Shattenkirk meets the media officially as a member of the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
Via SNY
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/12: All-Star Game (sort of) sizzles in extra innings

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what were reading while thanking our lucky stars last night's All-Star Game didn't end in a tie (again). Happy birthday today to Jordyn Wieber, Dan Boyle, Kristi Yamaguchi and Julio Cesar Chavez. On this date in 1979 the White Sox hosted the...
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi says being bought out by the New York Rangers “hit me pretty hard”

It’s been a pretty busy and emotional summer for Dan Girardi. The defenseman had his contract bought out in June by the New York Rangers which allowed him to sign a new contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning as an unrestricted free agent. When discussing the big changes this summer, Girardi said that he understands that it’s just part of the game, but it still hit him pretty hard...
Via The Comeback
July 08, 2017  |  Discuss

New York Rangers sign Desharnais, Fast to contracts

Via Associated Press
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Rangers sign Kevin Shattenkirk to shore up D

With NHL free agency underway, the New York Rangers signed star D-man and New York native Kevin Shattenkirk.
Via SNY
July 03, 2017  |  Discuss

New York Rangers trade Stepan, Raanta to Phoenix; both sides win

In a blockbuster deal, The New York Rangers traded center Derek Stepan and backup goaltender Antti Raanta to the Phoenix Coyotes for the 7th overall pick in this year’s draft and defenseman Anthony DeAngelo. The Coyotes get a top line center which is a massive upgrade to a position that gave them trouble all season long last year. Stepan is coming off of a 55-point campaign with...
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June 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/16: It was a week for winning

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for crash for the weekend. It's. Been. A. Week. In. Sports. Happy birthday today to Rick Nash, Petros Papadakis, Kerry Wood, Chris Gomez, Phil Mickelson and Roberto Duran. On this date in 1909 Jim Thorpe would...
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June 16, 2017  |  Discuss

NY Rangers buying out contract of defenseman Dan Girardi

Via Associated Press
June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Ottawa C Derick Brassard to have surgery for torn labrum

Via Associated Press
May 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Which New York Rangers’ veterans are on the chopping block?

The New York Rangers felt short, once again, to win the supreme Stanley Cup in 2017. In order to reach the finals, New York must make some serious changes to their roster. The Rangers need to be faster and younger, but in order to do this, they must cut some veteran-fan favorites. One veteran on the chopping block is Dan Girardi. Girardi has been on a downward spiral the last few...
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May 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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