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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...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Entirely too many words on Ryan Malone and the Rangers

Multiple rumors suggest that the Rangers have engaged in talks with Ryan Malone regarding a training camp invite. The rumors make sense for a few different reasons. For starters, Ryan Malone once played for the Tampa Bay Lightning, which seems to mean something to Glen Sather (note: Glen does know that Malone was not part of the 2004 Cup winners, right?). But of more significance...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers ‘Pretty Sure’ Moore Will Sign Before Camp Opens

The Rangers had quite the number of free agents to contend with this offseason after a scintillating run to their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1994. New York has dealt with all but one: John Moore. The 23-year-old defenseman is still without a contract, but the Blueshirts don’t seem to be worried as Assistant GM Jeff Gorton told USA Today recently in an interview the...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quickly addressing these Ryan Malone rumors

In case you missed it, the Rangers blog-o-sphere picked up a story from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune saying the Rangers had been speaking to Ryan Malone. Usually this is something we would post here, but the problem is that the article is from August 21, one day after the Rangers landed Kevin Hayes. […] The post Quickly addressing these Ryan Malone rumors appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Using Corsi to measure goals for the Rangers

If you’ve been reading us for a while, then you know we are proponents of the new stats that have popped up over the past few years. One that has really taken hold in the community, and led to the hiring of several “stats guys” around the league, is Corsi. Corsi is a measure of […] The post Using Corsi to measure goals for the Rangers appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Chatting with Ryan Malone

Sorry all, on vacation the past week or two. It’s almost September so time to get back to business. It was reported today that the Rangers have recently been talking to Ryan Malone, according Mike Russo at the Star Tribune. Malone is looking for a second chance after being arrested for DUI and Possession on Cocaine back in April. He was bought out by the Lightning at the end of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers Sign Kevin Hayes

#482705997 / gettyimages.com Kevin Hayes is officially a New York Ranger. The Rangers beat out several other teams, including the Colorado Avalanche and Boston Bruins, in the race to sign Hayes. In doing so, they added a talented, young and NHL ready forward to their depth chart. The 6-foot-5 forward was originally taken by the Chicago Blackhawks 24th overall in the 2010 NHL draft...
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Rangers banking on Dan Boyle

When the Rangers signed Dan Boyle to a two-year deal worth $9 million, they were signing someone to fill a pair of holes. The first hole to fill was that of the now departed Anton Stralman on the second pair, and the second was to fill Brad Richards’ role on the powerplay. It’s a gamble to […] The post Rangers banking on Dan Boyle appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Sean Avery Nominates Tortorella/Bettman For ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you’re on Facebook or Twitter you’ve obviously seen almost every friend, relative, athlete and celebrity take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Hell, I’ve even participated. It’s a great cause and I recommend that if you’re nominated to not only take the challenge but also donate. A number of Rangers have also taken the challenge including Lundqvist, Zuccarello,...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayes added to Traverse City roster

Newly signed prospect Kevin Hayes has been added to the Traverse City roster for this year’s tournament. He will join the 14 other forwards when the tournament begins in September. Hayes, a former first round pick of the Blackhawks, was signed by the Rangers this week after the Hawks failed to sign him before the […] The post Hayes added to Traverse City roster appeared first...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Leetch likes McDonagh, Rangers' D-men

Hall of Fame defenseman Brian Leetch was named the captain of the New York Rangers after the departure of legendary teammate and long-standing team leader Mark Messier in 1997. Leetch remembers how it felt when people started calling him captain, the recognition that came with wearing the 'C' of an Original Six team and the responsibility that came with representing such...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Guest appearance on TSN 1260 Edmonton

Just a quick note, I will be appearing on TSN 1260 Edmonton tomorrow at 1:40pm local time (3:40pm EST) on Lowdown with Lowetide, hosted by Lowetide, to discuss lots of things Rangers. Kevin Hayes, Glen Sather, and the Rangers prospects are on the docket, so be sure to tune in. The post Guest appearance on TSN 1260 Edmonton appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: ‘All Quiet’ on Staal Extension Talks

Buried within a great piece yesterday on Rangers legend Brian Leetch discussing his time as Rangers captain and offering his thoughts on why Ryan McDonagh makes sense as the next potential man to where the ‘C’ on a Broadway Blueshirt, Katie Strang of ESPN offered up a nugget regarding the status of contract talks between defenseman Marc Staal and the team: Priority No. 1, of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist, John McEnroe beat Novak Djokovic, Ed Norton with epic match point rally (Video)

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist joined tennis legend John McEnroe to defeat top-ranked Novak Djokovic and actor Ed Norton in a celebrity doubles match on Thursday night, highlighted by an epic rally for match point which lasted nearly a full minute.The match was the headliner for the charity benefit to raise money for the Johnny Mac Tennis Project, which provides tennis...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers agree to terms with F Kristo

The New York Rangers agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Danny Kristo, the team announced Thursday. Kristo, 24, skated in 65 games with Hartford of the American Hockey League this past season, registering 25 goals and 18 assists for 43 points, along with 18 penalty minutes. He led the team -- and tied for seventh among AHL rookies -- in goals, tied for second on the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tempering expectations for Kevin Hayes

Kevin Hayes is the most hyped College Free Agent since Justin Schultz and the Rangers signing him to a contract despite fierce competition around the league is indeed a coup for the club; however immediate expectations will need to be kept in check despite his burgeoning reputation. Particularly from our excitable fan base. Hayes fills […] The post Tempering expectations for Kevin...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Leetch On The New York Rangers

from Katie Strang of ESPN, The Rangers’ sturdy back end was a huge component in their playoff success last spring, when they made a run to the Stanley Cup finals against the Los Angeles Kings. Anton Stralman signed with Tampa Bay in free agency, but Leetch would like to see much of that defensive corps remain intact. Priority No. 1, of course, is signing Staal to a new...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Kristo’s Future With The Rangers Is In Doubt

I think I caught a number of people by surprise when I ranked Danny Kristo ninth in my prospect rankings back in July. Kristo came to the Rangers with a good amount of hype. He was one of the few standouts at the Traverse City tournament, showed some flashes of skill in the pre-season, and started the year on Hartford seemingly scoring at will. In fact, in my January rankings I had...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristo Resigned by the Rangers

According to Pro Hockey Talk, The New York Rangers have resigned Danny Kristo. Also, it looks like Kristo could get a chance at some playing time with the New York Rangers this season. NHL.com --The 24-year-old native of Eden Prairie, Minn., completed his first full pro season in 2013-14 after four seasons at the University of North Dakota that saw him total 68 goals and 161 points...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers sign sought-after free-agent forward Kevin Hayes

The New York Rangers have landed highly sought-after free-agent Kevin Hayes. The 22-year-old forward was originally selected by Chicago in the first round, 24th overall, of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. More recently, Hayes was playing for Boston College, registering 27 goals and 38 assists in 40 games.  Hayes became a viable target for teams outside of the Windy City when the Blackhawks...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers to sign Kevin Hayes

Well, it looks like the New York Rangers are the team that's going to land former Boston College forward Kevin Hayes. Mike Halford, Pro Hockey Talk -- On Tuesday, various outlets (see here and here and here and here) reported that Hayes — the former Boston College standout taken 24th overall by Chicago at the ’10 draft — has agreed to sign with the New York Rangers, ending...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Kevin Hayes Has Signed With The New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have signed free agent college forward Kevin Hayes, as first reported by WEEI’s Danny Picard. Sources tell me Kevin Hayes has signed with the New York Rangers. — Danny Picard (@DannyPicard) August 20, 2014 John Buccigross, for some reason via TSN’s Ray Ferraro’s twitter feed, has also reported this. As is College Hockey News’ Mike McMahon. The Rangers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Kevin Hayes picks the New York Rangers

It was originally reported that Boston College alum Kevin Hayes would make a decision on Monday. Two days later, the NCAA’s second leading scorer last year chose a suitor. Starting in September, Hayes will take the ice as a member of the New York Rangers organization (first reported by Boston sports talk show host Danny Picard). It was believed that the Avs and Preds were...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Hayes rumors: Rangers sign him?

Wednesday 8/20: Per Danny Picard, Hayes has chosen the Rangers. Tuesday 8/19: Divver noted that the Rangers “are in the thick of things.” Update, 2:45pm (Monday): Per Mark Divver, a decision is expected by the end of the day. Original Post (Monday): Please take this with a grain of salt, as I was questioning whether or not to post […] The post Kevin Hayes rumors: Rangers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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