Rangers Rumors & News

  • Wings outplayed Rangers, but Howard, Zidlicky come to rescue

    Detroit News "Straggling and sloppy, at times, they played like a hockey team that had not been home in 16 days. So often it is tough to get the feet moving and to sustain the effort returning from a long trip. The Red Wings showed it Wednesday, as the New York Rangers outshot them in all three periods, and..." March 05

  • Rangers’ familiar answer to when Henrik Lundqvist will return

    New York Post "Despite an optimistic report that surfaced on television Wednesday night, the Rangers continued to say there was “no update” on the status of starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who is suffering from a vascular injury in his neck and missed his 15th straight game with the 2-1 overtime loss to the..." March 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    I then speculated that if all continues to go well, it's not out of the question Lundqvist COULD be back in lineup in 10 to 14 days.

  • Rangers’ Stepan: Yandle addition doesn’t change my expectations

    New York Post "Derek Stepan had a second thought. “I was thinking on my way home after the game on Monday about all the questions [from the media] about us going for it by making the trade [for Keith Yandle], and I realized I didn’t answer quite the way I wanted to,” the Blueshirts’ first-line center told The..." March 04

  • Rangers roll over Predators in Yandle’s Blueshirts debut

    New York Post "It probably wont’ take long for Keith Yandle to get used to this. The Rangers’ newest defenseman joined the club for Monday night’s 4-1 win over the Predators at the Garden, discarding the league’s top team with moderate ease. Yandle was obtained on the eve of Monday afternoon’s trade..." March 03

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Lineup Update: @jimmysheppard15 will not play tonight, but Keith Yandle will make his Blueshirts debut..Jesper Fast returns from injury

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NHL Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to deadline day. March 02

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.

  • Rangers, Zuccarello Agree on Extension

    ESPN.com "The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with forward Mats Zuccarello, a source confirmed to ESPN.com. The deal was hammered out following a contentious weekend during which contract talks between the team and Zuccarello's camp broke off, which..." March 02

  • Sharks trade F James Sheppard to Rangers for 2016 4th-round draft pick

    NHL.com "The San Jose Sharks have traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016. The deal was announced on Sunday, a day before the NHL's trade deadline. The 26-year-old Sheppard had five goals and 11 assists in 57 games with San Jose this season. He..." March 02

  • Jets send Klingberg to Rangers for Stempniak

    Sportsnet.ca "The Winnipeg Jets added depth at forward by acquiring Lee Stempniak from the New York Rangers in exchange for Carl Klingberg. Stempniak, 32, signed a one-year deal with the Rangers as a free agent this past summer. In 53 games this season, the veteran forward registered nine goals, nine..." March 02

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Pending trade call, NYR acquire James Sheppard from SJS. #TradeCentre

  • Rangers and Mats Zuccarello close to contract extension: sources

    New York Daily News "The Rangers didn't trade Mats Zuccarello on Sunday. That's because a contract extension is imminent for the Blueshirts' top-line right wing. The Daily News has learned that Zuccarello, 27, and the Rangers have agreed on the numbers of a four-year, $18 million extension ($4.5 million per year),..." March 01

  • Flyers top Rangers, 4-2

    CSN Philly "The Flyers snapped their two-game losing streak Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers. It allowed them to keep pace with both Florida and Boston, which are ahead of them in the wild-card standings. The Flyers remain six points behind the Bruins..." March 01

  • Rangers land Keith Yandle from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have been searching for a power-play quarterback for some time. They made a big play to get one on Sunday, acquiring Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes for a package that is still being determined. HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman backs up rumors that the Rangers landed him..." March 01

  • Rangers stunner: Mats Zuccarello on the trading block

    New York Post "Things have changed dramatically in the past three days. Slap Shots has learned the Rangers have told Mats Zuccarello they will seek to trade him before Monday’s deadline and have begun to aggressively shop the impending-free-agent, first-line right wing after a breakdown in contract talks between..." March 01

  • Rangers' Boyle finally adjusting to new role

    NHL.com "A broken hand opening night, multiple illnesses that he never before had to deal with, inconsistent play that hadn't existed previously, and a reduced role that hurt his confidence. Dan Boyle didn't expect his first season with the New York Rangers to be as frustrating on a personal level as it..." February 28

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    As it currently stands, looks more likely that Rangers F Mats Zuccarello will be traded than re-signed. Teams have been told he's available

  • Rangers shopping ultra-talented but frustrating defenseman

    New York Post "John Moore said he’s not paying attention, because that’s what they all say. But the Rangers defenseman is keenly aware his name is being batted around in trade rumors as Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline approaches, and he has a pretty healthy perspective. “Wayne Gretzky was traded,” Moore told..." February 28

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    AV confirms that Rick Nash will return to #NYR lineup tonight

  • How Kane’s injury makes trade deadline tougher for Rangers

    New York Post "The NHL has become a rapidly changing entity, and it only will get more hectic between now and Monday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline. The Rangers can just hope they don’t get left behind. Which is not an easy proposition, considering their extremely limited space under the salary cap — about $1.5..." February 26

  • Nash replacement Hayes scores only goal in Rangers’ win over Flames

    New York Post "If this is life without Rick Nash … No, no, no, the Rangers aren’t allowing anyone to go there, saying there is no long-term concern for their star winger, who missed Tuesday night’s 1-0 win over the Flames at the Garden with “neck spasms.” He’s considered “day-to-day,” and coach Alain..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Rangers F Rick Nash day-to-day with neck spasms

    CBSSports.com "New York Rangers forward Rick Nash was a surprise last-minute scratch ahead of their game Tuesday against the Calgary Flames. The team announced that Nash is out due to neck spasms and is currently listed as being "day-to-day." Nash has been the Rangers' best player this season and has to be..." February 25

  • Rangers avert disaster, just hold on vs. Blue Jackets

    New York Post "No one in the Rangers’ dressing room was ready to give back Sunday night’s 4-3 shootout victory over the Blue Jackets. And they were pleased to creep a bit closer to the first-place Islanders, now just two points back with three games in hand. But there also was no mistaking that squandering..." February 23

  • Rangers weigh their options as trade deadline approaches

    Newsday "The scouts are everywhere. The March 2 trade deadline is approaching and the Rangers are trolling the waters, as are numerous other teams, both buyers and sellers. Five teams were represented at the Rangers-Canucks game at Madison Square Garden on Thursday: Dallas, San Jose, Detroit, Calgary..." February 23

  • Stanley Cup chase will keep Mats Zuccarello with Rangers

    New York Post "This won’t have any impact on general manager Glen Sather’s approach to the trade deadline, but the Rangers and pending free agent Mats Zuccarello are not remotely close on a contract extension in the wake of talks in New York on Thursday between management and the top-six winger’s..." February 22

  • Cam Talbot saving Rangers, and auditioning well for rest of NHL

    New York Post "It was very casually the way Henrik Lundqvist walked passed the assembled media on the sidelines of Rangers practice at the MSG Training Facility on Wednesday, in gym clothes and sweating. And it was very casually the way his coach, Alain Vigneault, later volunteered the fact the injured..." February 19

  • As deadline nears, Rangers right to be targeting this defenseman

    New York Post "An interesting development over the last few games for the surging Rangers: And that is, as the March 2 trade deadline approaches, the Blueshirts’ primary need is for a reliable left defenseman to partner on the third pair with Dan Boyle rather than a bottom-six forward to bolster the team’s..." February 18

  • Rangers finally down Islanders with thrilling 6-5 victory

    New York Post "Can such an exciting game be ruined on the whim of a referee? In this instance, no. The answer is no. Because if any or all of the four officials on the ice swallowed their whistles midway through the third period on a possible tripping call on Chris Kreider, or if the non-call was correct,..." February 17

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Boyle will be a game time decision. Says he wants to eat a full meal, something he hasn't been able to do while sick.

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Jesper Fast (sprained right knee) was walking around at the Coliseum but not close to skating yet. Just got brace off today, still limping.

  • Rangers pick up struggling St. Louis by burying Avalanche

    New York Post "There were the Rangers on a power play with 2:40 remaining in the third period holding a 5-3 lead over the Avalanche. And there was Marty St. Louis stapled to the bench for the duration of the man advantage, as he had been for all but one 43-second shift following an egregious giveaway deep in..." February 13

  • The surprising duo keeping Rangers afloat right now

    New York Post "The third line goeth forth. For everything that it seems the Rangers can’t do, that thing they do best is find ways to win, for even as they’re struggling to reestablish their collective “A” game, the Blueshirts have gone 2-1-1 since Henrik Lundqvist went down, 4-1-1 in their last six and 7-3-1..." February 12

  • With Lundqvist out, how the cap limits the Rangers’ options

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist was placed on Injured Reserve on Tuesday in order to open a roster spot if needed, but that maneuver does nothing to address the Rangers’ cap issues, because players on IR count against the cap. Even if the goaltender is placed on the league’s Long-term Injury exemption list..." February 12

  • Zuccarello’s two goals bail out shaky Talbot, listless Rangers over Leafs

    New York Post "Somehow this was good enough to get a victory on the road against a miserable team playing a miserable game, but it’s not likely to be good enough often enough the rest of the way for the Rangers or for Cam Talbot. It was 5-4 for the Blueshirts over the Maple Leafs on Mats Zuccarello’s..." February 11

  • Ales Hemsky gives Stars first overtime win of season in 3-2 win over Rangers

    Defending Big D "The Dallas Stars won on the second half of a back-to-back and in overtime. That's not a typical game story for these guys this year. Less than 24 hours after facing off against the Buffalo Sabres, the Dallas Stars saw themselves on the other side of the faceoff circle from the New York..." February 09

  • Henrik Lundqvist could have suffered a stroke

    Yahoo! Sports "When the New York Rangers announced that star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would be out with what was termed a “vascular” injury, internet search engines for Rangers fans and hockey scribes fired up. What did this mean? It was indeed quite vague after all. We now know, and it’s a scary situation..." February 09

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Injury Update: Jesper Fast suffered a leg injury and will not return this afternoon

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    There is a report as we sit waiting for Vigneault after practice that Henrik Lundqvist (neck) is out at least one month #NYR ... It's true

  • Lundqvist-less Rangers do just enough to stave off Bruins

    New York Post "So maybe the best way to deal with the loss of a team’s best player is to minimize the impact of his replacement. At least in the case of Rangers and their injured star goalie, Henrik Lundqvist, that was the way things played out on Wednesday night at the Garden. With backup Cam Talbot in nets,..." February 05

  • Henrik Lundqvist shut down with headaches from throat shot

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault knew he was bringing bad news, so he hardly nodded hello at Wednesday morning’s press briefing before dropping the bomb. “Before we get started here,” the Rangers coach said, “I wanted to tell you that Hank won’t be available tonight.” Vigneault was talking about Henrik..." February 05

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Henrik Lundqvist suffered a neck injury and is out on a day-to-day basis. Further updates will be provided when more info is available.

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist will not play Wednesday against Bruins

    CBSSports.com "New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will not be available for team on Wednesday night for its game against the Boston Bruins because of an issue with his throat according to coach Alain Vigneault. Officially he is out with an "upper body injury" but Vigneault admitted it is related to a..." February 04

  • Vigneault hopes Rangers re-sign struggling Zuccarello

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mats Zuccarello wouldn’t rate his performance so far this season particularly highly. He’s gone from recording 59 points in 77 games in 2013-14 to eight goals and 18 assists in 46 contests this season. “I know I haven’t been good enough,” Zuccarello told the New York Daily News. “It’s not just..." February 03

  • Rangers pull it together to dominate Panthers

    New York Post "A bounce here, a bounce there, and something bad turns into something good. The Rangers have undoubtedly struggled to find their game since the All-Star break, and yet there was just enough in the third period of this one to pull out a 6-3 triumph over the Panthers at the Garden on Monday..." February 03

  • Ryan Malone Placed On Unconditional Waivers ; Expected To Retire

    Blueshirt Banter "Ryan Malone, who had been with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL since November 10th, has been placed on unconditional waivers by the Rangers and will reportedly retire. The New York Rangers have placed Ryan Malone on unconditional waivers, as first reported by Renaud Lavoie. Unconditional..." February 03

  • Deal or no deal for Rangers?

    North Jersey "The Rangers have a month to figure out exactly who they are going to be. The NHL trade deadline is March 2 and though the Rangers appear safely headed toward the postseason, they could be looking to improve at center and on defense. The Rangers play the third game of a four-game homestand..." February 02

  • Lundqvist admits feeling ‘lightheaded’ after taking puck to the throat

    New York Daily News "The entire Garden fell silent when Henrik Lundqvist took Brad Malone’s shot to the throat 3:02 into Saturday’s second period and began writhing in pain in the crease. Teammate Ryan McDonagh had been tying up a Hurricane in front of the net, and McDonagh’s stick inadvertently flicked..." February 01