Rangers Rumors & News

  • How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

    Yahoo! Sports "As a goal scorer, Rick Nash has always dabbled in the extremes. “I usually find myself a pretty streaky player. If they’re going in, they’re going in,” he said Tuesday night, after the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils. “If they’re not … they’re definitely not.” They..." October 24

  • St. Louis playing an all-around game, but one thing’s missing

    New York Post "Martin St. Louis is doing just about everything for the Rangers this season. He has a team-leading five assists and is tied with Rick Nash with a plus-6 to lead the Blueshirts. Still, through seven games, St. Louis has only one goal. But if the inability to find the back of the net through..." October 23

  • Duclair sits out yet again for Rangers

    New York Post "So we’ll see about Saturday night when the Rangers face the Canadiens in Anthony Duclair’s hometown of Montreal. We’ll see if the 19-year-old rookie gets back into the lineup after sitting out a pair as a healthy scratch in favor of Ryan Malone. We’ll see if coach Alain Vigneault leads with his..." October 22

  • Rangers storm back to down Devils in OT

    New York Post "This is one off which the Rangers might be able to build something, but even in pulling out a 4-3 overtime victory over the Devils on Tuesday night in Newark by erasing a 3-1 third-period deficit, the Blueshirts are advised not to try this too often. Because for the first 48 minutes or so, the..." October 22

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    Dan Girardi says he'll play tonight. Leg feels good. No restrictions.

  • Rangers trying to find solutions at center

    North Jersey "Rookie Kevin Hayes compared the opportunity to center Rick Nash and ex-Boston College linemate Chris Kreider when the Rangers conclude a four-game homestand tonight against the Sharks at Madison Square Garden to being "a little kid in a candy store." The streaking Nash, who has six goals in his..." October 19

  • Rangers cancel their Martin St. Louis experiment

    New York Post "The Rangers have canceled their Marty in the Middle show after five episodes. That is a function of things breaking bad for the 2-3-0 Blueshirts, who have struggled to create chemistry while trying to fill the hole created by the absence of injured first-line center Derek Stepan. Journeyman..." October 19

  • Alain Vigneault calls out beleaguered Rangers defense

    New York Post "It hasn’t taken the Rangers long to go from a team in the Stanley Cup final to one that’s searching for some answers after three straight ugly losses. And Alain Vigneault made it clear following Wednesday’s practice where the blame should be placed. “[We’ve] had way too many turnovers from our..." October 16

  • Rangers ravaged by rival Islanders in MSG beatdown

    New York Post "No one was willing to call this a declaration or a statement. Not this early in the season. But what was so clearly seen on Tuesday night at the Garden was two New York teams switch their recent histories, with the Rangers going into an utterly disastrous five-minute defensive tailspin and the..." October 15

  • The most troubling trend from Rangers’ rough start

    New York Post "The sky may not be falling, but the roof is caving in on the Rangers. Yes, it is technically true a pair of egregious giveaways by sixth defenseman Mike Kostka that led directly to the tying goal late in the second period and lead goal early in the third period served as the gateway to the..." October 15

  • Rangers' Zuccarello to return Tuesday vs. Islanders

    TheScore.com "New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello will return to the ice for an in-state clash with the New York Islanders on Tuesday. The diminutive forward missed Sunday's loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs with an undisclosed ailment. " October 14

  • New baby won't keep proud papa Nash away

    ESPN New York "Rick Nash had the smile of a proud new father, but also the determination of a hockey player. The New York Rangers forward spoke with joy at Tuesday's morning skate about the birth of son McLaren (a family name, and Rick's middle name). But just as his coach had Sunday, Nash brushed off the..." October 14

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Update: Rick Nash has left to be with his wife who is expecting the couple's first child

  • Reimer sharp as Leafs beat Rangers for first win

    Toronto Star "Reimer redux. Reimer rattled. And Reimer relieved. As in removed. But also as in whew. Got his brainpan rattled, took his mandatory quiet-time-out, seemed none the worse for wear afterwards, no spinning eyeballs or anything. Remember Reimer, James? Gingery facial hair, goofy grin, endlessly..." October 13

  • Ex-Ranger Lombardi signs with former Swiss league team

    Pro Hockey Talk "Matthew Lombardi did the expected on Monday, re-joining Geneve-Servette of Switzerland’s National League A following last week’s release from the New York Rangers. Lombardi, 32, left the Swiss league during the offseason to sign with the Rangers in the hopes of reviving his NHL career, looking..." October 13

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    Daren Millard @darenmillard

    Anthony Duclair is the First player to play for Rangers that was born after the day the Rangers won their 1994 Stanley Cup.

  • Malone struggling to see ice time for Rangers

    New York Post "Tanner Glass will be a game-time decision for the Rangers for Saturday’s match against the Blue Jackets, the rugged left wing having sat out Friday’s practice with some tightness in his back. If Glass can’t go, Kevin Hayes will make his NHL debut. That would leave Ryan Malone on the outside..." October 11

  • Rangers may have to acquire defensive help after Boyle injury

    New York Post "The Rangers are in the market for a defenseman to at least help them survive the absence of Dan Boyle for up to six weeks with the broken hand he sustained blocking a shot in Thursday’s 3-2 victory in St. Louis, The Post has learned. But there are slim pickings out there at the moment and so..." October 11

  • Boyle injury dampens Rangers’ season-opening win over Blues

    New York Post "It happens every time, doesn’t it, that injuries strike teams in areas in which they are most vulnerable? It happened to the Rangers in training camp when Derek Stepan suffered a broken leg that will sideline him for at least the first 10 games, thus removing the club’s No. 1 center from an..." October 10

  • Rangers Dan Boyle out 4-6 weeks with a broken hand

    Blueshirt Banter "Dan Boyle had a shaky start to his Rangers debut, and then things went from mediocre to worse when Boyle blocked a shot in the second period that forced him out of the game. In his postgame media availability, Alain Vigneault revealed Boyle broke his hand on the shot, and will miss the next 4-6..." October 10

  • Kevin Hayes to miss Rangers opener with shoulder injury

    New York Post "Kevin Hayes made the Rangers’ opening-night roster, but this is not the way the 22-year-old center wanted to start his pro career. Although Hayes said his shoulder was “totally fine” after Wednesday’s practice, he remains on injured reserve for the regular-season opener Thursday in St...." October 09

  • NHL's fighters finding themselves unemployed

    USA Today "Unemployed NHL tough guy Krys Barch fondly recalls a few seasons ago when he was considered essential to the Dallas Stars, especially against a fighting team like the Boston Bruins. "We had Sean Avery and we had a bunch of line brawls," he said. "I've probably fought Shawn Thornton 10 or 12..." October 09

  • It’s not fame or fortune that drives Henrik Lundqvist

    New York Post "His is the name above the marquee and his is the face of the Rangers’ franchise even if it’s hidden by a mask. He is the one who appears on Dave Letterman’s show and he is the one who plays tennis with Novak Djokovic and jams with John McEnroe. And yet, first and foremost, Henrik Lundqvist is a..." October 09

  • Top 10 NHL breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season

    Sports-Kings "Every year, there’s a crop of new faces that make their mark on the NHL landscape. In the upcoming season, these 10 players should breakout and put their name on the hockey map. Honorable mentions: LW Sam Bennett, Calgary Flames; C Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers; D Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas..." October 08

  • Ryan McDonagh Named 27th Captain In Franchise History

    Blueshirts United "New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Ryan McDonagh has been named the 27th captain in franchise history. The team also announced that Dan Girardi, Martin St. Louis, Marc Staal, and Derek Stepan will serve as the Rangers’ four alternate..." October 07

  • This Rangers goalie mask with Jeter and Sinatra is the most New York thing ever

    Fox Sports "The New York Rangers signed veteran goaltender Cedrick Desjardins in the offseason and so Desjardins went ahead and commissioned the most New York thing ever from goalie mask painter David Leroux: a mask with portraits of Derek Jeter and Frank Sinatra. The mask includes signatures of both the..." October 06

  • Rangers waive Matt Lombardi, three others

    Newsday "Center Matt Lombardi, whom the Rangers signed to a two-year, $1.6-million contract during the summer, was placed on waivers Sunday along with defensemen Michael Kostka and Steven Kampfer and goaltender Cedric Desjardins. As a result, defenseman Matt Hunwick, who has played almost 300 games..." October 06

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    AV says postgame that he is leaning towards #NYR placing Derek Stepan on LTIR and keeping 14 forwards to start season..decision Monday

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Waivers: MATTHEW LOMBARDI NYR MICHAEL KOSTKA NYR STEVEN KAMPFER NYR CEDRIC DESJARDINS NYR KEVIN PORTER DET MITCHELL CALLAHAN DET

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    As expected Matt Lombardi practicing with game group at MSG, but AV had ruled him out for tonight

  • Rangers to experiment with St. Louis at center

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Derek Stepan‘s injury making an already weaker-at-center New York Rangers team that much more vulnerable down the middle, head coach Alain Vigneault is experimenting with Martin St. Louis as a pivot for at least a preseason game or two. “He says other than the faceoffs he’s pretty..." October 02

  • No Ranger is clear-cut leader in battle for second-line center job

    New York Post "Oscar Lindberg, Kevin Hayes and Chris Mueller, three centers vying for a spot in the opening night lineup, all failed to break out of the pack in Tuesday night’s 4-2 exhibition defeat to the Flyers. That, coupled with a disappointing performance by J.T. Miller in Monday’s 6-3 victory over..." October 01

  • The timing is right for Rangers' J.T. Miller to assume a bigger role

    Newsday "It appears that Miller Time has arrived for the Rangers. And the timing couldn't be better. When the front office bought out the final six years of veteran Brad Richards' contract in June, the search for a replacement at center began in earnest. Auditioning for the vacancy would be an..." September 28

  • Jesper Fast aiming for full-time role with Rangers

    New York Post "In the process of elimination that determines selection of the final roster, none of the Rangers’ prime kid forwards has eliminated himself from contention. That includes Anthony Duclair, who turned 19 just over a month ago, and looked as if he deserves a longer look before an irrevocable..." September 28

  • Duclair, 19, gets shot on Nash line

    New York Post "Anthony Duclair is all but certainly headed back to his QMJHL Quebec Ramparts, but not before the 19-year-old right wing gets at least one preseason game and more training camp exposure to the Rangers. “We’re definitely going to try to get a good read on him and definitely trying to get him a..." September 26

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    As AV thought might be the case, Rangers confirm Derek Stepan will miss 4-6 weeks with a non-displaced fractured left fibula.

  • Derek Stepan's broken leg is terrible news for Rangers

    Sporting News "Derek Stepan's leg is broken, and the New York Rangers may be in big trouble. The team announced the news on Wednesday afternoon; earlier in the day, Stepan went down during practice with an apparent non-contact injury. It wasn't a good sign, and the end result was about as bad as it could get...." September 24

  • Rangers Announce 2014 Training Camp Roster

    NHL.com "The New York Rangers announced the roster for their 2014 Training Camp today. The Rangers are inviting 62 players to Training Camp, which begins tomorrow, Thursday, September 18 at MSG Training Center. Twenty-one of the 62 invitees represented the Rangers at the 2014 Traverse City..." September 17

  • Where Rangers and Marc Staal stand in contract talks

    New York Post "Look, there’s dialogue between Rangers management and Marc Staal’s representation that is constructive. And talks will continue. That’s all good. But even as No. 18’s agent, Paul Krepelka, told The Post on Wednesday afternoon that “we’ve made some progress,” an agreement on a contract..." September 17

  • All signs point to star defenseman Ryan McDonagh being named NY Rangers captain

    New York Daily News "The Rangers sent two players to the NHL’s season-opening media tour in Manhattan last week: Henrik Lundqvist and Ryan McDonagh. Lundqvist was there as the franchise goaltender and a star who transcends hockey. McDonagh, well, he is likely the team’s next captain. Alain Vigneault will conduct..." September 15

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    And then Kevin Hayes, playing his natural center position, really stood out for Rangers. As one scout noted: "dominant"

  • Ryan Malone joins Rangers looking for absolution — and a job

    New York Post "It is only a matter of when and for what amount free agent Ryan Malone will sign with the Rangers. The remaining questions pertain to whether the 34-year-old winger will be able to earn a spot and what roles he might fill for the Blueshirts. First, the roster. Then, redemption. Malone,..." September 11

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Rangers announce signing of Ryan Malone. 2 way deal. $700 000 NHL contract. $100 000 AHL contract

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    RFA John Moore signs one-year deal at 850,000 (QO) with #NYR, per agent Don Meehan

  • Arrests made in connection to Derek Boogaard's death

    CBSSports.com "Three years after Derek Boogaard died of a drug and alcohol overdose, arrests have been made in connection to the former New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild enforcer's untimely passing according to Duke Castiglione of Fox News 5 in New York. More from MyFoxNY.com: Law enforcement sources..." September 09

  • Veteran forward Malone skates with Rangers

    NHL.com "Ryan Malone participated in informal skates with the New York Rangers on Monday. Malone has been a free agent since the Tampa Bay Lightning used their second compliance buyout on the forward on June 25. At the time, Malone had one year and $2.5 million remaining on the seven-year, $31.5 million..." September 08

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    After training in Minnesota, D Ryan McDonagh has joined #NYR informal workouts

  • New York Rangers great Carol Vadnais dies at 68

    CBSSports.com "Carol Vadnais, who will always have a special place in hockey history, died at age 68, the New York Rangers announced Sunday. A cause of death was not announced, but former Canadiens teammate Serge Savard told Le Journal de Montreal (via the New York Times) that Vadnais had been suffering from..." September 01

  • Hayes sees opportunity with Rangers

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the New York Rangers losing forwards Brad Richards, Benoit Pouliot, Brian Boyle and Derek Dorsett newcomer Kevin Hayes believes there’s an opportunity to be had at training camp. The Boston College product, who chose to sign a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Rangers earlier this..." August 31

  • Rangers' Lundqvist ready to roll after Cup Final run

    NHL.com "The long lightning bolt that cracked behind him as he tossed the tennis ball up in the air Thursday night was symbolic of Henrik Lundqvist's return to New York City after a summer in Sweden. It was electric. It was energetic. So was Lundqvist. "Going back to Sweden, that's where I recharge,"..." August 23