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Preds on season-worst 3-game skid after loss to Rangers

  Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night. Marc Staal, Chris Kreider, Dominic Moore and Rick Nash had goals for the Rangers to make it a successful debut for All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators drop season-high third straight

NEW YORK -- Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night. Marc Staal, Chris Kreider, Dominic Moore and Rick Nash had goals for the Rangers to make it a successful debut for All-Star defenseman Keith...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Some quick facts about recent Rangers acquisition Keith Yandle

New York landed Keith Yandle from Arizona in a pre-deadline deal. The offensive defenseman should quarterback the Rangers' power play and slot into their second defensive pair with Marc Staal. The post Some quick facts about recent Rangers acquisition Keith Yandle appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mats Zuccarello looking for more than $5 million

Per Darren Dreger, cited on NBCSN, New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is going to look for more than $5 million per year on a five-year deal for his contract extension. Zucc is the next Ranger in line for Glen Sather to lock up, having locked up Marc Staal earlier this year.  Zuccarello is a Read more → The post Mats Zuccarello looking for more than $5 million appeared first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Marc Staal’s new contract represent good value? – Rangers Musings

I’m spoiling you. As I head to New York myself on Tuesday morning I thought I would muse for the second time in a week. Sometimes we go weeks without ‘musings’ sometimes I have a lot I want to say so let’s jump into it. Marc Methot gets 19.6 million, makes Ottawa make Glen Sather Read more → The post Will Marc Staal’s new contract represent good value? – Rangers Musings...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ok, perhaps Martin St. Louis could be the odd-man out

I guess I’m going to hedge my bets here. When Marc Staal signed his massive contract extension, my initial thought was that Carl Hagelin was going to be the odd-man out. It was a purely business decision under the assumption that the New York Rangers were, without a doubt, re-signing Martin St. Louis to an Read more → The post Ok, perhaps Martin St. Louis could be the odd-man...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 5, Arizona 1

The New York Rangers (33-16-5) defeated the Arizona Coyotes (20-30-7)  tonight by a score of 5-1 . For a box score, click here. Can the Ranger dads come to every game? The Rangers had to ward off not only the Coyotes who played the Rangers tough tonight through 40 minutes, but the refs didn’t do the Rangers any favors, giving the Yotes’ 3 power plays and a penalty shot. The...
Via NY Rangers Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why keeping Mats Zuccarello is a must for the New York Rangers

Yesterday I wrote how Marc Staal’s contract extension, combined with all other contracts on the books for next season, may mean that Carl Hagelin is the odd-man out for next year’s plans. Saying that people were divided on the issue would be an understatement. The loudest folks against dealing Hagelin were wondering why the Rangers Read more → The post Why keeping Mats Zuccarello...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Does the Staal extension mean Carl Hagelin is the odd man out?

Whether you like the extension or not, Marc Staal is signed for the next six years at $5.7 million. The biggest concern across the board, outside of whether you wanted Staal re-signed, is about re-signing the rest of the key free agents: Mats Zuccarello (UFA), Martin St. Louis (UFA), Derek Stepan (RFA), and Carl Hagelin (RFA). Read more → The post Does the Staal extension mean...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

What Marc Staal’s contract extension means for the Rangers

Staal's six-year contract extension gives the Rangers four of the top-50 most expensive defensemen in the NHL. Is this a strategy that will pay off? The post What Marc Staal’s contract extension means for the Rangers appeared first on Along the Boards.
Via Along the Boards
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Marc Staal contract

In case you missed it, the New York Rangers re-signed Marc Staal to a six-year, $34.2 million contract extension yesterday, ensuring the top-four defenseman remains on Broadway for most, if not all, of his professional career. Ranger fans are torn over this. Some are ecstatic that the Rangers kept one of their cornerstone defensemen, others Read more → The post Evaluating the Marc...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Open Thread 1/19: Marc Staal Extended & Its Impacts

Yesterday after the Rangers completed their 5-2 thrashing of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team formally announced that they had reached an agreement on a new 6 yea deal with Marc Staal. The new contract makes Staal the highest paid Ranger on the roster at a 5.7 cap hit through 2021. The contract also carries a NMC for the first 3 years and a modified NTC/NMC over the final three...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NY Rangers sign defenseman Marc Staal to extension

PITTSBURGH -- The New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed on a contract extension, keeping Staal off the free agent market this summer. The 28-year-old Staal has two goals and six assists in 43 games for the Rangers this season. He logged more than 18 minutes of ice time in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Staal, an All-Star in 2011, is just one of...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers sign defenseman Marc Staal to extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) The New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed on a contract extension, keeping Staal off the free agent market this summer. The 28-year-old Staal has two goals and six assists in 43 games for the Rangers this season. He logged more than 18 minutes of ice time in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Staal, an All-Star in 2011, is just one...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers, Marc Staal make it official: Six years, $34.2 million

Following up on the report this week, the New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension worth $34.2 million ($5.7 million per year). The deal will have a no-move for the first three years, and a limited no-trade for the last three years. Folks are comparing this Read more → The post Rangers, Marc Staal make it official: Six years...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lundqvist makes 35 saves in Rangers' win over Blue Jackets

  Marc Staal and Chris Kreider both scored and Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Derek Stepan, who was a game-time decision to play due to an upper-body injury, had two assists. Columbus' Sergei Bobrovsky matched Lundqvist save for save until the Rangers ended a lengthy scoring drought --...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers, Marc Staal closing in on six-year deal

Marc Staal and the New York Rangers talking contract extensionThe deal is not yet done, but the Rangers and Marc Staal are making progress toward a contract extension that would keep the alternate captain in New York for the next six years, The Post has learned. A well-placed source said there had been “a productive meeting” here on Wednesday between assistant general manager...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers and Staal Near Extension

Larry Brooks first reported this morning that the Rangers and Marc Staal were closing in on a 6-year contract extension agreement. Throughout the morning, more and more reports have come out and it seems as if the framework for the long-term deal is in place. It is believed Staal will have an average cap hit continue reading...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers, Staal closing in on six-year contract extension

Per Larry Brooks, the New York Rangers and Marc Staal are closing in on a six-year deal between $5.6 and $5.9 million per season. The deal will take Staal through his age-34 season. The Rangers have somewhere around $20 million in cap space for next year, depending on the actual cap number, and Staal’s contract Read more → The post Brooks: Rangers, Staal closing in on six-year...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reassessing the Marc Staal contract situation

We’ve seen this narrative play out before haven’t we? Popular players in contract years can never seem to avoid fan scrutiny, beat writer adoration, or trade rumors. It’s Cally, Girardi, Henrik, etc. all over again, except this season it’s Marc Staal. Over the past few weeks, the conversation around Staal has started to heat up. Read more → The post Reassessing the Marc...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The mistake of a Marc Staal contract extension

The idea which has been floated around by Rangers beat writers all season that Marc Staal is an extremely important piece of this Rangers team and therefore must be signed to a contract extension is simply not true. Staal is an average to below average NHL defenseman at this point in his career due to, Read more → The post The mistake of a Marc Staal contract extension appeared...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The odd career arc of Marc Staal

Marc Staal has been a polarizing player for the New York Rangers this year. A pending free agent with a $3.975 cap hit, the Rangers are facing a critical decision involving another core piece –their third decision to make in two years. On one side of the coin, the Rangers can re-sign Staal, who is […] The post The odd career arc of Marc Staal appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Is John Moore’s future linked to fellow Rangers blueliner Marc Staal?

Right now, John Moore hasn’t earned a new deal with the New York Rangers. However the young, underperforming yet talented blueliner’s future may be closely linked to that of Marc Staal. This season the Rangers are discovering what too much roster turnover in one offseason can cause. Part of the Rangers’ problems to begin the […] The post Is John Moore’s future linked to...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Rangers be worried about Dan Girardi and Marc Staal’s form?

With a few exceptions the Rangers have been abysmal in their own end for almost the entire season. Whether it’s been the disruptions to the line up caused by the myriad of injuries or ‘a lack of desperation’ (says Rick Nash) or execution on any particular game night, it doesn’t matter. The Rangers have not […] The post Should the Rangers be worried about Dan Girardi and...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Rangers’ Marc Staal dilemma

It’s amazing the difference one dominant performance can make. Prior to the Pens game I was ready to criticise Marc Staal pretty heavily, and all of a sudden he turns out his best performance of the year. However, the point of this post remains. For now. This year, on a consistent basis, the Rangers have […] The post The Rangers’ Marc Staal dilemma appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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