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Sather Steps Aside; Gorton Era Begins

On Wednesday, the Rangers announced that Jeff Gorton was named as the 11th General Manager in the history of the NY Rangers, replacing Glen Sather who has been in the position since 2000. Sather turns 72 in September and rumors of him stepping down have been rampant in recent years, especially after Mark Messier was named as Sather’s “special assistant.” Sather leaves the...
Via NY Rangers Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers are better now, because of restraint

For those accustomed to watching the Rangers leap head first into free agency and enjoy the fall out, they will have been disappointed as July 1st turned to the 2nd. For the rest of us, yesterday would have been a pleasant change. Ironically, as Glen Sather officially relinquished his GM duties to Jeff Gorton, yesterday […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recapping Day 1 Of Free Agency

The Rangers made several depth/AHL moves yesterday, which were not hidden by the resignation of now former GM Glen Sather handing off the reins of to Jeff Gorton, a move finally made official yesterday after months of speculation. We’ll get to Sather another time, but first the signings… Within literally seconds, the Rangers announced the signings of Jayson Megna from the Penguins...
Via NY Rangers Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reactions from day one of free agency: Very quiet, very solid

Well, the New York Rangers stayed quiet for the most part, making primarily depth signings to fill out the roster.  Let’s break down each move the Rangers made yesterday. Front office moves For those that missed it, Glen Sather stepped down as General Manager, but will remain as team president. Jeff Gorton is now the […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers free agency round up: Day one

The New York Rangers were busy on the first day of free agency, but a change in the front office overshadowed all signings and trades for today. It has been speculated for a month now, but it has been officially announced that Jeff Gorton will replace Glen Sather as General Manager of the club. Slats will […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sather stepping down as Rangers' GM, will stay as president

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) Glen Sather is stepping down as the general manager of the New York Rangers and being replaced by longtime assistant Jeff Gorton. In making the announcement of the front office change on Wednesday, Sather said he would remain as the Rangers president. Sather also announced that Jim Schoenfeld has been named senior vice president and assistant general manager...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Sather to step down as Rangers GM

On a day when many players find homes with new teams, the New York Rangers' front office took on a different look. Long-time president and general manager Glen Sather will reduce his role with the team as Larry Brooks of the New York Post reported Sather will step down from the general manager position while maintaining his place as team president. Assistant general manager Jeff...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Sather stepping down as Rangers’ GM

Larry Brooks has reported that Glen Sather will be stepping down as the Rangers’ general manager. There is a conference call scheduled for 4pm today in which it is expected that Jeff Gorton will be introduced as the new GM. Sather’s last move as GM was to sign former Rangers’ defenseman Raphael Diaz to a contract this […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers seeking first round pick for Cam Talbot

Per Larry Brooks, General Manager Glen Sather is holding out on a trade of Cam Talbot until he receives a first round pick. He has reportedly turned down offers with a pair of second rounders, and a high second with a solid prospect. The Rangers apparently really want into the first round of this draft. […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget Nail Yakupov, Glen Sather should set his sights on Tomas Hertl

It’s only a matter of time until the Rangers deal Cam Talbot, and the return looks like it’s going to be a slam dunk. Yesterday TSN’s Darren Dreger reported that the Blueshirts have already turned down two second-round picks for Talbot, indicating the team believes it can fetch even more for the 27-year-old netminder. The Edmonton […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dreger: A team offered Rangers two second round picks for Cam Talbot

More Cam Talbot stuff from Darren Dreger, who noted that the Oilers offered two second round picks in exchange for the goalie. Update: Sorry, I misunderstood. Dreger said the Oilers were not the team that offered two seconds. But a team did offer it. Glen Sather/Jeff Gorton turned down that offer, and are trying to land […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sather Out? Nash Leaving Town?

Quite a bit happened late Friday night and into Saturday as the Rangers supposed shake-up that a lot of folks want to have happen might turn into a full on rebuild if some of these rumors pan out. Although the one rumor that has the most smoke with it is with Glen Sather’s status moving forward with the General Manager title. Per Larry Brooks, Jeff Gorton has been rumored to have...
Via NY Rangers Blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Glen Sather reaching the end of the road in New York?

In New York, where the answer to any question isn’t a flat out yes or no, big news is made. So when Rangers GM Glen Sather gave Larry Brooks an answer about his future today, it made some news: Glen Sather indicated in an email exchange with The Post on Friday that he is undecided about continuing as Rangers general manager. Asked whether he would be returning for his 16th year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Glen Sather reaching the end of the road in New York?

In New York, where the answer to any question isn’t a flat out yes or no, big news is made. So when Rangers GM Glen Sather gave Larry Brooks an answer about his future today, it made some news: Glen Sather indicated in an email exchange with The Post on Friday that he is undecided about continuing as Rangers general manager. Asked whether he would be returning for his 16th year...
Via Bloguin Best
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks: Glen Sather considering stepping down

Per Larry Brooks, Glen Sather is considering stepping down as General Manager of the New York Rangers. Slats has been GM since the 2000 season, and has been apparently grooming Assistant GM Jeff Gorton to replace him (which is why Slats denied teams the ability to interview Gorton this season). Slats’ pre-salary cap run wasRead more →
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Glen Sather’s year of mistakes

If the Rangers had won five more games, this post would never have been written. But now that they have fallen short of the ultimate prize again, let’s take a look at General Manager of the Year finalist Glen Sather’s scorecard over the last 15 months. And before I go any further, know that I’ve Read more → The post Glen Sather’s year of mistakes appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Yandle's risk worth the reward for Rangers GM Sather

New York GM Glen Sather traded in some sterling future prospects and draft picks to land 28-year-old defenseman Keith Yandle at the trade deadline in March, but the defenseman did not pay immediate dividends as he struggled with turnovers at the beginning of his New York career.Now in the playoffs, Yandle is starting to look right at home with the Rangers. He played well throughout...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Glen Sather Nom’d For GM Of The Year

GM of the Year finalists: Bob Murray, Glen Sather, Steve Yzerman — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) May 22, 2015 GM award in its sixth year. Sather a finalist for the first time. — Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) May 22, 2015 One year too late in my opinion. Tanner Glass took 65 games to figure it out, the Ryan Malone reclamation project failed. Lee Stempniak never found...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers round-up

It’s easy to get lost in the playoffs when games come thick and fast but there’s been a few other things going on in Ranger-land aside from the absorbing Tampa – Rangers series. Shocking I know. Let’s have a quick catch up. Sather acknowledged Glen Sather was nominated for the GM of the year award Read more → The post Rangers round-up appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers deny Bruins permission to interview GM candidate Gorton

The Rangers said they have not granted the Bruins permission to interview assistant general manager Jeff Gorton despite a bevy of earlier reports claiming the Bruins were interested in replacing former GM Peter Chiarelli with Gorton, according to a story in the New York Post. Glen Sather, the Rangers' president and general manager, told the New York Post the team will keep Gorton...
Via Fox Sports
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Why this Rangers team doesn’t need draft picks

People questioned the amount Glen Sather gave up for Marty St Louis, baulked at the cost of Rick Nash and panicked when Anthony Duclair was part of the Keith Yandle package. Move forward from each of those deals however and each star acquisition brought into the Rangers fold has made a tangible impact on the Read more → The post Why this Rangers team doesn’t need draft picks...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Salary cap implications of the Keith Yandle trade

Once again it seemed like Rangers GM Glen Sather had little to no maneuverability under the salary cap, and once again Slats found a way to wriggle his payroll under the cap ceiling. By exploiting a to this point little-used clause in the new collective bargaining agreement, Sather got Arizona to eat half of Yandle’s Read more → The post Salary cap implications of the Keith Yandle...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Everything happened yesterday and the Rangers got better

Well yesterday sure was exciting, wasn’t it? Glen Sather got busy, doing all of his work and saving us a little bit of stress for today’s 3pm NHL trade deadline. Slats’ first deal was his biggest, acquiring Keith Yandle from Arizona in exchange for John Moore, highly touted prospect Anthony Duclair, a 1st round pick Read more → The post Everything happened yesterday and the...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Rangers trade rumors: Mats Zuccarello likely to be gone

Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers is rumored to be traded sometime within the next few days, as a result of the inability between general manager Glen Sather and Zuccarello to agree on the terms of a contract extension. The 5’7″ Zuccarello (12-23-35 in 58 games), with his fast skating ability and aggressive forecheck, is certainly a fan favorite for the amount of heart...
Via isportsweb.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Rangers’ free-agent signings, 5 months later

Now five months into the 2014-15 NHL season, Jesse Hartmann evaluated the New York Rangers' roster moves from last summer and found that Glen Sather had both hits and misses. The post Reviewing the Rangers’ free-agent signings, 5 months later appeared first on Along the Boards.
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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