Rangers Name Chris Drury Director of Player Development

OFFICIAL: #NYR name Chris Drury as Director of Player Development. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 4, 2015 Bit of a interesting hire here as it seems the former NYR captain has gotten his fill of private, retired life and is ready to jump back into the mix. Fitting for Drury, a Connecticut resident, whose primary job will be directly assisting...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers name Chris Drury director of player development

NEW YORK (AP) Former New York Rangers captain Chris Drury is the team's new director of player development. General manager Jeff Gorton said Friday that Drury will work with the hockey operations department and the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. He also will help oversee and evaluate college players. The 39-year-old Drury spent 12 years in the NHL...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers name Chris Drury as Director of Player Development

The New York Rangers have appointed Chris Drury as the new Director of Player Development. The current Rangers front office page has Jim Sullivan listed as the Director of Player Development, along with a few other titles. My guess is that Drury will just take the development role, and not the other roles Sullivan has. […]
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Drury, Schneider elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

Two former Rangers will be members of the US Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015: center Chris Drury and defenseman Mathieu Schneider. Drury spent four seasons in New York before retiring, putting up a pair of 20-goal, 50-point seasons before injuries and age slowed him down. In his four years, Drury put up a […]
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Rangers captain Chris Drury named to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Nearly four years after retiring from professional hockey, former Rangers captain Chris Drury was named to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015, per a USA Hockey announcement Monday. Drury, a native of Trumbull, Conn., was originally a star baseball player. He helped the United States win the 1989 Little League World Series when he was 13 years old, but his...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ruggiero Selected to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Harvard women’s hockey great Angela Ruggiero has been inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, as announced by U.S. Hockey on Monday. Ruggiero is one of four members in the 2015 class, joining Ron DeGregorlo, Chris Drury and Mathieu Schneider.
Via Harvard Crimson - Official Site
August 03, 2015

Nearly 20 years after paralyzing hockey injury, Roy turns 40

BOSTON (AP) Fifteen rows up, Travis Roy watched from his wheelchair as the goalie for his former team scored for the opponent in the NCAA championship game. He could sense Matt O'Connor's heartbreak. The mistake tied the game. A few minutes later, Boston University's hopes for this year's hockey title ended in a 4-3 loss to Providence. ''I just wish I could give him a hug and give...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Served As Rangers Captain Between Mark Messier And Chris Drury?

Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh hasn’t donned the “C” for long, but he joins an elite group of leaders in the New York organization. The first-year captain was handed the reins after forward Ryan Callahan was dealt to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for veteran Martin St. Louis last season at the trade deadline. Callahan earned the “C” after Chris Drury — who served...
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Former Islander Won The 2000 Beanpot MVP?

This year’s Beanpot title will be decided Monday night (weather permitting) at TD Garden, offering the latest chance for someone to etch their names into the tournament’s impressive record books. One of the most prestigious awards on the Boston college hockey scene is the Beanpot MVP. The award often times serves as a look of what’s to come for NHL prospects. In just the last...
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Get Excited Rangers Fans This Is What We’ve Been Waiting For

It was the summer of 2011, the Rangers had snuck into the playoffs on the final day of the regular season before being quickly extinguished by the Capitals in the first round. The roster was littered with has beens and never will bes such as Wojtek Wolski, Bryan McCabe, Chris Drury, Vinny Prospal, Ruslan Fedotenko, Erik Christensen, Sean Avery (kills me to say it) and Matt Gilroy...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 4 NHL Players Who Played In The Little League World Series

The Little League World Series starts August 14th, and in the middle of summer baseball, preseason football, summer league basketball, and offseason hockey, it’s August’s greatest sporting event. As the tournament starts, the lists undoubtedly come out identifying the former LLWS participants who went on to play professional baseball, and there are quite a few. Many people are...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Zuccarello: Rangers Are My Club

As soon as news broke that the Rangers decided to sign Mats Zucarello to a one-year deal instead of a long term contract, many fans expressed their concern that the diminutive winger could leave the Blueshirts as an unrestricted free agent next season for a bigger pay day. However, Zuccarello has always shown allegiance to the Rangers signing cap friendly deals in an attempt to keep...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former BU Coach Jack Parker Named Hobey Baker Legend Of Hockey

Former Boston University men’s hockey coach Jack Parker has a distinguished resume that includes three NCAA national championships, seven Hockey East tournament crowns and 21 Beanpot titles. He added another honor to that impressive list on Tuesday when the Hobey Baker Memorial Award Foundation announced that Parker is the 2014 Legend of Hockey recipient. Parker spent 40 years...
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres starting to rebuild

Ryan Miller (Photo credit: The 2013-2014 season will be a season the Buffalo Sabres would rather forget.  Throughout the course of the season, the team dismissed both Darcy Regier (former GM) and Ron Rolston (former coach) from their posts. Former Sabres coach Ted Nolan, who won a Jack Adams award with the team (coach of the year), was named interim head coach for...
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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