Ryan McDonagh RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vigneault still mum on injured McDonagh

    New York Post "Ryan McDonagh, the Rangers’ No. 1 defenseman, continued his climb back toward the lineup on Wednesday, practicing with the team while wearing a non-contact yellow jersey. McDonagh will miss his fourth straight game on Thursday when the Blueshirts host the last-overall Sabres, as he is still..." April 10

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Obviously no official word yet, but if McDonagh is not going through contact drills today, tough to see him playing tomorrow.

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    #NYR McDonagh (shoulder) out tonight vs. OTT as expected

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Expect the New York Rangers to announce Ryan McDonagh's 6 year extension today. #TSN

  • Ryan McDonagh, Rangers, agree to 6-year, $28.2 million extension

    Yahoo! Sports "The New York Rangers, already close to the salary cap ceiling with some key restricted free agents to sign, would have likely been unable to match an offer sheet for any of them -- if, you know, they weren't so taboo in the NHL. On Monday, the team locked up one of those RFAs, agreeing to terms..." July 08

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    Another #NYR note: Rangers and reps for RFA D Ryan McDonagh have held preliminary contract talks, but nothing serious yet

  • Tortorella: More ‘power’ to underused McDonagh

    New York Post "For all of the good things Ryan McDonagh has done, he may have spent this whole time being underutilized. At least that’s the opinion of Rangers coach John Tortorella, who Friday admitted he has made a mistake in not playing his top-pair defenseman on the power play more often. “It’s me. I..." May 25

  • McDonagh anchors Rangers’ defense

    New York Post "So much has been so predictable in these playoffs. A sloppy, scoreless first period in Thursday night’s Game 4 between the Rangers and Bruins seemed to be more of the same from what the Blueshirts had shown in this series. But after two-plus wild and crazy periods, the offense was no longer as..." May 24

  • McDonagh bolstering Rangers’ blue line

    New York Post "The impact of the absence of Marc Staal — who will miss his fourth straight when the Rangers meet the Sabres tonight in Buffalo — has been mitigated to a large degree over this small sample size by a combination of a return to last season’s form by Ryan McDonagh and stepped-up play from Anton..." March 12

  • Ryan McDonagh playing, Rick Nash expects to return also but will test himself in warmups

    New York Daily News "Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will return to the lineup Thursday night at the Garden, Rick Nash also expects to play, and Michael Del Zotto’s status is unknown for the team’s third and final matchup of the season against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Fourth-liner Arron Asham (back) is expected..." February 28

  • McDonagh should be good to go

    New York Post "Ryan McDonagh seemed optimistic he would be able to play tonight while Rick Nash and Michael Del Zotto each took more of a “wait-and-see” approach to returning to the lineup for the Rangers’ match at the Garden against the Lightning. “It was nothing serious; I should be good to go,” McDonagh,..." February 28

  • McDonagh Returns To Practice; Brandon Mashinter Sent Down

    Blueshirt Banter "According to Pat Leonard of the NY Daily News, and Steve Zipay of Newsday, Ryan McDonagh, Michael Del Zotto, and Rick Nash are all taking part in today's practice. Ryan McDonagh is returning to practice for the first time since taking a brutal hit from Max Pacioretty in Montreal. There was no..." February 27

  • Nash, McDonagh, Del Zotto practice

    ESPN.com "An injury-addled Rangers club appears to be inching its way back to health, as Wednesday saw three of its key injured players practicing with the team. Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto all skated Wednesday, following the team's 4-3 loss to Winnipeg on Tuesday night. Losers in..." February 27

  • Tortorella irked by hard hit on McDonagh

    New York Post "In another step toward muddying the waters of what does and does not define a suspension, the NHL Department of Player Safety chose yesterday not to enforce any supplementary discipline to the Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty. Midway through the second period of the Rangers’ 3-0 loss Saturday night at..." February 25

  • Blueshirts lose Girardi, McDonagh in defeat

    New York Post "Whether it’s fault or misfortune is irrelevant now, as the Rangers are in the midst of a malicious windstorm of events that could derail their season before it ever felt like it began. Last night it was a 3-0 loss to the Canadiens at the Bell Center, making the Blueshirts 0-2-1 in the past..." February 24