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King’s Lair

In case you missed the gossip pages last week, Henrik Lundqvist is selling his Hell’s Kitchen apartment. The place is a 2,035 square foot penthouse duplex with 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bath, which will run you about $6.5 million. Not bad. For more pics, scope it out below. The full listing can be found on The […] The post King’s Lair appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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Rangers in curious cap situation after re-signing Brassard

The New York Rangers perked up a few eyebrows on Sunday when they re-signed restricted free agent forward Derick Brassard to a five-year, $25 million deal. While he was a great contributor to the Rangers’ Stanley Cup Final run last season on the third line, some have wondered if he’s worth that kind of pay out. That debate is there to be had, but the effect it has on the Rangers’...
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Henrik Lundqvist’s New Mask Pays Tribute To His Native Sweden (Photos)

This summer, hockey fans witnessed the unveiling of a few unorthodox goalie masks featuring Pac-Man and characters from Ghostbusters designed by Dave Gunnarsson. Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers released his new Gunnarsson-designed mask for 2014-15 on Monday, but it features a more traditional look with a nod to his Swedish heritage. As always, King Henrik’s mask will display...
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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...
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Derek Brassard to Remain With the New York Rangers for Five More Seasons

photo credit: chrisswann26 via photopin cc NHL- The New York Rangers and Derek Brassard avoided arbitration by coming to terms on a contract on July 27th. The contract is a five-year deal worth $25 million. Brassard, age 26, was drafted 6th overall in the 2006 entry draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets. He stands 6’1″, 190 pounds, and plays center. The Quebec native joined the...
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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.
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Rangers take calculated risks with Brassard/Zuccarello contracts

Last night, the Rangers re-signed their final arbitration eligible RFA, locking up Derick Brassard to a five-year deal at $5 million per season. This came a few days after locking up another key RFA, Mats Zuccarello to a one-year deal at $3.5 million. The reactions to the Brassard and Zuccarello contracts seem to be a […] The post Rangers take calculated risks with Brassard/Zuccarello...
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Stempniak on Rangers: ‘I think this is a really good opportunity for me’

Seeing Lee Stempniak sign with the New York Rangers made a lot of sense for both sides. The Rangers needed a player to replace Benoit Pouliot, who signed with Edmonton this summer, on their third line. Stempniak needed to find a team to give him an opportunity to prove himself after a disappointing finish with the Pittsburgh Penguins. As Jim Cerny of Blueshirts United shared, Stempniak...
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Derick Brassard, Rangers agree to five-year, $25 million deal

Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new long-term contract and will avoid arbitration. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal will pay $25 million over five years for an annual average of $5 million. Brassard was previously scheduled for an arbitration hearing Monday, which will now be...
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Rangers re-sign Derick Brassard to five-year contract

There are multiple reports that the Rangers have re-signed RFA center Derick Brassard to a five-year deal worth $25 million ($5 million cap hit). The deal will keep their second line center in blue until the age of 31. Brassard found chemistry with linemates Mats Zuccarello and Benoit Pouliot last season, putting up a line […] The post Rangers re-sign Derick Brassard to five-year...
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Rangers Sign Brassard To Five-Year Deal

The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent Derick Brassard to a five year, $25 million deal, according to CBC’s Elliotte Friedman. Brassard, 26, was set to go to arbitration Monday (tomorrow) and would have been an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2014-2015 season. This is a bit of a bold move from Rangers’ management. Five years is a significant commitment...
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Rangers sign Brassard to a five year deal

According to Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers have signed restricted free agent Derick Brassard to a five year, $25 million contract. A few weeks ago I wrote about how the Rangers needed to be careful with Brassard’s next contract for the following reason: In totality, Brassard’s production and usage was very similar to Brad Richards last season. Richards was given a one year...
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Derick Brassard/New York Rangers Agree To A Five-Year Deal

NYR sign Brassard to 5 yr, $25M deal — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 27, 2014
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Rangers News: Negotiations continue with Derick Brassard

Arbitration looms as Derick Brassard and New York Rangers continue to negotiate.#494519639 / gettyimages.comAs Derick Brassard told Pat Leondard of the NY Dailey News, "Just this week I was thinking about how excited I am about going back to New York and playing again."Yet he and the Rangers remain about $1.1M apart on his salary, according to Elliotte Friedman of HNIC...
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Friedman: $1.1 million gap on Derick Brassard contract

Per Elliotte Friedman, RFA center Derick Brassard is requesting $4.95 million in arbitration, while the Rangers have countered with $3.825 million. The gap here is larger than the gap for Chris Kreider’s arbitration numbers, but that isn’t really a barometer. The Rangers have a history of getting their RFAs under contract before arbitration, and this […] The post Friedman:...
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Rangers Agree with Zuccarello, Kreider; Exchange Numbers with Brassard

The Rangers are on the verge of wrapping up the heavy lifting of the offseason after coming to terms on contracts with RFA’s Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello this week. Kreider, as many expected, received a two-year bridge deal worth just a shade less than $5MM total. Zuccarello meanwhile got just a one-year pact calling […]
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The Next Captain of the New York Rangers

Playing on an original six team is a privilege in and of itself.  Being named the captain of one, is an entitlement that very few have earned.  In their 88 years as a National Hockey League franchise, the New York Continue reading The post The Next Captain of the New York Rangers appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
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Video: 1979 New York Rangers pitch Sasson Jeans

Here’s a blast from the past. Watch as the 1979 New York Rangers (yes, that means Phil Esposito and others) promote Sasson Jeans. There’s a whole lot of skating in jeans and bad singing. What’s not to love?
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Rangers Style of Play Suits Stempniak’s Game

If you’re going to succeed in Alain Vigneault’s system, you’re going to have to be able to skate and forecheck. Thankfully for the Rangers, it sounds as if those are two of Lee Stempniak’s strong suits (via Blueshirts United)… “The style of play they play is well-suited to my game, and I think I can contribute, come in and help the team win games. I think this is a really...
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Derrick Brassard/New York Rangers A Little Over $1M Apart

Brassard requests $4.95M. NYR counter is $3.825M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 26, 2014 The arbitration meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 28th.
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The realistic opening night NYR roster

Now that the roster is finally taking shape, and the pieces are starting to fall into place, the main questions are about the line combinations and kids making the roster. Signings like Tanner Glass and Lee Stempniak add flexibility to a roster that was almost 100% reliant on kids making the roster, while all of […] The post The realistic opening night NYR roster appeared first...
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Rangers News: Derick Brassard "excited to come back"

Derick Brassard, a 26-year-old restricted free agent, has spoken to Pat Leonard of the Daily News at Dominic Moore's Smashfest charity benefit about his plans for next season:#450724198 / gettyimages.com"I tried to get away from the game a little bit, but now I'm back in the gym trying to get stronger and faster," said Brassard. "Just this week I was thinking...
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Hank’s New Bucket

Henrik Lundqvist has arguably some of the best style on and off the ice in the National Hockey League.  The king of New York has released his new goalie mask for the upcoming ’14/’15 season, and it looks like he’s Continue reading The post Hank’s New Bucket appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
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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...
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Zuccarello: Rangers Are My Club

As soon as news broke that the Rangers decided to sign Mats Zucarello to a one-year deal instead of a long term contract, many fans expressed their concern that the diminutive winger could leave the Blueshirts as an unrestricted free agent next season for a bigger pay day. However, Zuccarello has always shown allegiance to the Rangers signing cap friendly deals in an attempt to keep...
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