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The Rangers contract negotiations with Staal won’t end well

According to Larry Brooks, the Rangers are believed to have offered Marc Staal the same six year, $5.5 million contract they signed Dan Girardi to last season. “Offered” is bold and italicized because it is inconceivable to me that the Rangers brass could be so wrong in their talent evaluation of Staal. Staal is actually seeking over continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Staal Reportedly Seeking 7-Year, $6M Per Extension

Here we go again. Last season, Rangers fans had to endure torturous reports of ridiculous contract demands from some of their top players including Henrik Lundqvist, Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan. Whelp, according to Larry Brooks at the New York Post, Marc Staal is joining the list. Brooks noted last night that Staal is reportedly seeking a six or seven year contract at $6 million...
Via NY Rangers Blog
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where Rangers and Marc Staal stand in contract talks

Look, there’s dialogue between Rangers management and Marc Staal’s representation that is constructive. And talks will continue. That’s all good. But even as No. 18’s agent, Paul Krepelka, told The Post on Wednesday afternoon that “we’ve made some progress,” an agreement on a contract extension for the alternate captain is by no means imminent. There remains a substantial...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Staal’s contract discussions have been “productive” with Rangers

Much like Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan last season, Marc Staal enters the season as a pending unrestricted free agent. However, contract extension talks have been “productive” according to his agent, Paul Krepelka. The NY Daily News reports: “We have had some productive discussions with the Rangers with the goal being to secure a long-term continue reading...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What to do with Marc Staal

With franchise net minder Henrik Lundqvist, heart-and-soul captain Ryan Callahan and top-pair, RH defender Dan Girardi all scheduled for unrestricted free agency after the 2013 – 2014 regular season and limited cap space to re-sign those players, Glen Sather had some very difficult decisions to make. Despite being in the mix for a playoff berth, […]
Via Ranger Nation
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Rangers Missing Anything?

After an NHL season where your team makes the Final and loses in Game 5, many might wonder,”Does this team need anything? Can’t we stay the way we are and do it again next year?” If only that were true. With player contracts, negotiations, and player-GM-relations, it can be hard to remain the same team. But I think the Rangers have kept the most important part of their team...
Via TopSportsReport
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Six Candidates To Become The Rangers 27th Captain

Now that the Rangers roster is rounding into shape, the next biggest question is who’s going to lead this team? After trading away Ryan Callahan last March, the Rangers decided to go with three alternate captains instead of naming a new captain for the remainder of the season. During the Rangers run to the Stanley Cup Final, Brad Richards took on the role of de facto captain, but...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

140th Overall: Rangers Select Defenseman Daniel Walcott

The New York Rangers selected their second defensemen of the draft, Daniel Walcott, with the 140th overall pick. Walcott, like Nejezchleb, is a bit older. He was undrafted in the QMJHL draft. He played club hockey for Lindenwood University, a very tiny school, during the 2012-2013 season. He was then signed by the Blainville-Broisbrand Armada of the QMJHL and as a 19-year-old was...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report card: Defense

Dan Girardi - What a roller coaster year Girardi just completed. He looked totally lost at the beginning of the season (like several Blueshirts), but quickly turned around his game and played like his old self during the second-half. Management was convinced that Girardi’s early-season hiccups were an anomaly and rewarded him with a six-year, $33 million contract, essentially […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakup day notes: Stralman, Boyle could be goners

Today was breakup day for the Rangers, and there were some interesting quotes from some of the players, and not all were good. Dan Girardi suffered a broken pinkie in Game Two against the Kings, per Andrew Gross. I thought he was hurt, but I thought he was more banged up. Anton Stralman said that […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers need Richards and Girardi to not play terrible in game five

It’s no secret, Brad Richards has been terrible in the Stanley Cup Final. His fall from adored de facto captain back to the dejected scapegoat that he was in last year’s playoffs under John Tortorella has been a hockey horror show. It’s been a remarkable train wreck that I can’t stop talking about. Partly because it’s incredible how quickly the tide turned against Richards...
Via Save By Richter
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What The Hell Is Going On With Dan Girardi?

The Stanley Cup Playoffs can do unbelievable things to players’ reputations. The sample sizes are small and the stakes are as high as they’ll ever get. Sprinkle in the fact that games, especially in the Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Final, are being watched by the entire hockey world and thus under the magnifying glass, and it’s a recipe for defining moments and players...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Brown Scores Slick Breakaway Goal After Dan Girardi’s Stick Breaks

Shortly after the New York Rangers extended their lead to the cursed 2-0 lead, Dan Girardi’s stick broke while making a pass across the blue line. Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown picked up the loose puck and was off to the races. He absolutely dangled Henrik Lundqvist and buried the puck in the back […] The post Dustin Brown Scores Slick Breakaway Goal After Dan Girardi’s...
Via Diehardsport
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi Faceplants In Crease, Sums Up Game 3 For Rangers (GIF)

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi has had a forgettable Stanley Cup Final, and that continued in Game 3. The Blueshirts blueliner was partially responsible for a seemingly back-breaking goal in the first period on Monday night. Girardi went sliding across the slot in order to try and block a shot from Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter. Girardi glided through the slot on...
Via NESN.com
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi was the 2nd best goalie on the ice last night

Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi, second only to Jonathan Quick.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Girardi Keeps The Puck Out With Some Magic

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi has been having a rough playoffs lately and the first goal in Game 3 deflected off his skate. But halfway through the third period of Game 3, he made an utterly miraculous save to keep the puck out of the net. After face-planting over Henrik Lundqvist, he flailed around […] The post Dan Girardi Keeps The Puck Out With Some Magic appeared...
Via Diehardsport
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Dan Girardi Gets a Puck to the Nuts (Video)

  That had to hurt. During the craziness that is Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Los Angles Kings’ Slava Voynov hit New York Rangers’ Dan Girardi in the nether region and it looked like it hurt, even though hockey players are sufficiently padded. Take a look: H/T to SB Nation
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Practice notes: John Moore back in lineup

Per Pat Leonard, defenseman John Moore was back in his usual spot on the blue line, next to partner Kevin Klein on the third pair. Leonard also noted that Moore was on the second powerplay unit with Dan Girardi. Moore missed Game Six of the ECF and Game One of the SCF, serving a suspension […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Win Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The final result of a hockey game is the culmination of many different plays. But one miscue is oftentimes all that is remembered, especially when it’s in the Stanley Cup Finals. New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi, in an effort to halt an advancing surge of offense by the Los Angeles Kings, flipped the puck out near the point on the far side...
Via The Sideline
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Rangers need more than Lundqvist

Los Angeles' Western Conference final hangover lasted almost one period. Apparently, the Kings' well of resolve is as deep as their forward lines. New York defenseman Dan Girardi committed a terrible turnover in overtime, putting the puck on the stick of Mike Richards. Richards dished it to Justin Williams who buried the offering to finish off a 3-2 Kings win in overtime...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Justin Williams Scores OT Winner For Kings

Clearing the puck is a crucial job for an NHL defenseman, and Dan Girardi failed to do so in overtime. Girardi’s gaffe led to Justin Williams scoring on a point blank shot to give the Kings a 1-0 series lead over the Rangers. Here’s the goal: The Kings will attempt to take a 2-0 series lead when these teams meet again on Saturday night. The post Video: Justin Williams Scores...
Via Standing O Sports
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanley Cup Finals: Williams Nets OT Winner, Kings Take Game One

Early on, it looked like the New York Rangers were going to run away with game one of the Stanley Cup Finals. Eventually, the power of the Kings wore down the speed of the Rangers. A Dan Girardi turnover in overtime led to a point blank shot for Jusin Williams who fired it past Lundqvist to give Los Angeles a 3-2 win and a 1-0 series lead. This is the first time this postseason the...
Via Standing O Sports
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Know They Need To Play A Full Game

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, I have to say that I feel as good about our chances now as I did going into this game,” Lundqvist told The Post following the Kings’ 3-2 overtime victory on Justin Williams’ goal from the slot following a fatal Dan Girardi turnover at 4:35. “I went into the game thinking it would be 50-50, and that’s how I still feel. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Williams wins Game One in overtime

Justin Williams capitalized off a pretty gruesome Dan Girardi turnover to give the Kings a victory in Game One. The Kings also came back from down 2-0 in the first period, scoring once in the first and once in the second to tie the game, before Williams won it in overtime. It wasn’t all bad for […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings Take Win Over New York Rangers In Thrilling Game 1

LOS ANGELES – Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup Final opener. Williams was left alone in the slot after Girardi’s pass from his knees went straight to Mike Richards. Williams put his eighth goal of the postseason past Henrik Lundqvist, who...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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