DERICK BRASSARD NEWS

Bruins’ Brad Marchand: Two-Game Suspension ‘Could Be Worse’ (Video)

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand thinks he might have gotten off easy. The polarizing agitator on Friday was given a two-game suspension from the NHL Department of Player Safety for his slew-foot on New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard on Thursday. The ban is the third of Marchand’s career in addition to a fine for another slew-footing incident, so maybe a two-game suspension...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Marchand suspended two games for slew-footing

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand has been suspended two games by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for slew-footing New York Rangers center Derick Brassard in Thursday night’s game at TD Garden. The play happened in the second period when the Bruins were on the penalty kill. Marchand and Brassard skated into the corner for a loose puck when the slew foot occurred. ...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Brad Marchand Has Phone Hearing With NHL Dept. Of Player Safety

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand will speak to the NHL’s Department of Player Safety about his slew foot on New York Rangers center Derick Brassard from Thursday’s game. Boston's Brad Marchand will have a hearing this afternoon for a slew-foot on New York Rangers' Derick Brassard.— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 16, 2015 A phone hearing...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers too fast for Kings in Stanley Cup Final rematch

In the rematch of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final teams, the Rangers bested the defending champion Kings 4-3 on Thursday night at the Staples Center. The game was billed as can't miss when the schedule was announced, but was quickly deemed anticlimactic when the lineups were announced. With the Rangers playing the second game of a back-to-back, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, whose performance...
Via Fox Sports West
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers too fast for Kings in Stanley Cup Final rematch

In the rematch of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final teams, the Rangers bested the defending champion Kings 4-3 on Thursday night at the Staples Center. The game was billed as can't miss when the schedule was announced, but was quickly deemed anticlimactic when the lineups were announced. With the Rangers playing the second game of a back-to-back, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, whose performance...
Via Fox Sports West
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 4, Anaheim 1

The New York Rangers (22-11-4) defeated the Anaheim Ducks (26-10-6) by a score of 4-1. For a box score, click here. Tip of my cap to all the Ranger fans that showed up in Anaheim tonight. Complete takeover of the Honda Center. Solid 60 minutes of hockey out of the Rangers tonight. Rusty to start and had some issues with Anaheim’s aggressive forecheck, but once they settled in,...
Via NY Rangers Blog
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers score 4 in first period en route to rout of Sabres

  Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider and Rick Nash scored power-play goals 2:32 apart in the first period, and the surging New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Dan Boyle made it 4-0 with the only even-strength goal in the opening period, and Carl Hagelin and Jesper Fast added second-period tallies for the Rangers, who won for the...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers score 4 in 1st period, rout Sabres 6-1

NEW YORK (AP) Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider and Rick Nash scored power-play goals 2:32 apart in the first period, and the surging New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Dan Boyle made it 4-0 with the only even-strength goal in the opening period, and Carl Hagelin and Jesper Fast added second-period tallies for the Rangers, who...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Derick Brassard become one of the most important Rangers?

The clamour for top line centers is league wide and certainly nothing new. Every team wants one but not every team has one. The Rangers are in a fortunate position where they have two excellent (and comparatively young) top six centers in Derek Stepan and Derick Brassard but neither would be compared to the Crosby’s, Read more → The post Has Derick Brassard become one of the...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Addressing Chris Kreider’s scoring woes: Luck and line mates

The New York Rangers have been a bit lucky of late. They hit a nice patch in the schedule against bad teams and took advantage. They have been carried primarily by Rick Nash, and to a lesser extent by Martin St. Louis, Derek Stepan, and Derick Brassard. Mats Zuccarello has finally started to turn up Read more → The post Addressing Chris Kreider’s scoring woes: Luck and line mates...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lineup notes: Derick Brassard returns to the lineup

Derick Brassard will return to the lineup tonight after missing a few games with the mumps. Brassard was the second Ranger (Tanner Glass) to contract the mumps, but is not the last. Lee Stempniak is no longer with the team for the moment as he is being isolated with the mumps. The lines will change […] The post Lineup notes: Derick Brassard returns to the lineup appeared first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stempniak isolated for team, tested for mumps

Per the Rangers Twitter, winger Lee Stempniak is being isolated from the team and being tested for the mumps. Stempniak would be the third Rangers player to contract the mumps, following Tanner Glass and Derick Brassard. Glass has been healthy for a few weeks, and Brassard was cleared to practice with the team tomorrow. Also, […] The post Stempniak isolated for team, tested for...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard has the mumps, sent home from club

So I missed this today, but Derick Brassard has been sent home from the road trip and will not partake in team activities after being diagnosed with the mumps. Tanner Glass replaced him in the lineup tonight. The post Brassard has the mumps, sent home from club appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Mumps Outbreak Continues With Crosby, Brassard

The mumps outbreak that has been spreading throughout the NHL so far this season has continued, and has hit the league’s best player. Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins has been officially diagnosed with the mumps, and will continue to be held out of all team activities, until the illness is deemed to not be contagious. So far, the illness has predominantly spread throughout...
Via The Sideline
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard, Rangers prove too much for Flyers with 5-2 win

NEW YORK -- Derick Brassard scored twice to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon. Jesper Fast, J.T. Miller and Lee Stempniak also scored for New York, which swept the Flyers in a home-and home matchup on consecutive days. The Rangers have also won the first three matchups of the season against Philadelphia. The teams will play...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard, Rangers too much for Flyers 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) Derick Brassard scored twice to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday afternoon. Jesper Fast, J.T. Miller and Lee Stempniak also scored for New York, which swept the Flyers in a home-and home matchup on consecutive days. The Rangers have also won the first three matchups of the season against Philadelphia. The teams will play...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Thread 11/6: Postgame Media, Links, NYR Blog Fanduel League?

Game Highlights: Interviews: NY Post: Derick Brassard’s clutch goal propels Rangers past Red WingsNY Daily News:: Derick Brassard’s Goal Leads Rangers to OT WinNewsday: Derick Brassard’s OT goal lifts Rangers over Red WingsThe Record: Derick Brassard lifts Rangers past Red Wings, 4-3, in OTNHL.com: Brassard’s OT goal pushes Rangers past Red Wings I want to use today’s...
Via NY Rangers Blog
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard's OT goal gives Rangers win after Red Wings tie game late

  Derick Brassard scored a power-play goal 1:50 into overtime, after Detroit tied it in the closing seconds of regulation, to give the New York Rangers their fifth straight victory over the Red Wings, 4-3 on Wednesday night. Lee Stempniak gave the Rangers a 3-2 lead with 7:50 left in the third period, but Detroit got even for the second time when Tomas Tatar scored on a power play...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard's OT goal lifts Rangers over Red Wings

NEW YORK (AP) Derick Brassard scored a power-play goal 1:50 into overtime, after Detroit tied it in the closing seconds of regulation, to give the New York Rangers their fifth straight victory over the Red Wings, 4-3 on Wednesday night. Lee Stempniak gave the Rangers a 3-2 lead with 7:50 left in the third period, but Detroit got even for the second time when Tomas Tatar scored on...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rangers are bad at faceoffs, but how bad is the effect?

I’m sure you’ve noticed this by now, but the New York Rangers stink on faceoffs. They are at 47.2% right now as a team. Of the players that have taken at least 50 faceoffs, only Derick Brassard (55.4%) and Dominic Moore (53.3%) are above 50%. Martin St. Louis (43.6%) and Kevin Hates (24.6%, ouch) bring […] The post The Rangers are bad at faceoffs, but how bad is the effect...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brassard Lobbied For Hagelin On His Line

With everything Alain Vigneault touched turning to gold last season, it’s tough to criticize any of his decisions these days. However, after seeing his likely opening night forward lines this week I have to question the thought process behind removing Chris Kreider from the Derick Brassard/Mats Zuccarello line which seemed to display some chemistry this preseason. Kreider-St...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Rangers Show Up For Informal Skate

Yesterday, Henrik Lundqvist, Chris Kreider, Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello, J.T. Miller, Ryan Haggerty, Kevin Hayes and Marek Hrivik were among the 10 Rangers who took part in an informal practice at the MSG Training Facility yesterday. Henrik Lundqvist in new pads… Kevin Hayes in a Rangers uniform for the first time… Derick Brassard and Mats Zuccarello discussing what...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranger News and Random Thoughts On Other League Business

In what is now old news, the Rangers avoided arbitration with their final eligible RFA agreeing to a five-year, $25MM deal with Derick Brassard. The 27-year-old pivot, coming off a season in which he tallied a career-high 18 goals, will now be expected to live up to the terms of the deal and increase his […]
Via Ranger Nation
August 12, 2014  |  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
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Ink Brassard

The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent Derick Brassard to a long-term deal at 5 years $25 million.  The news came just one day prior to Brassard’s scheduled arbitration hearing.  It was reported late Saturday night by Elliotte Friedman of Continue reading The post Rangers Ink Brassard appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
Via New York Rangers Center Ice Report
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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