Rangers Rumors & News

Buy Rangers tickets at TicketCity
  • 25 Under 25: Ranking the Best Young Players in the NHL

    Bleacher Report "A quick look at this season's NHL stats reveals a number of players under the age of 25 sit among the league's top stars. Several, such as Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid and Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, established themselves as superstars..." May 09

  • NHL to relax COVID-19 protocols for vaccinated playoff teams

    The Score "The NHL will relax its COVID-19 protocols for playoff teams once 85% of a club's traveling party has been fully vaccinated for two weeks, reports Sportsnet's Chris Johnston. The easements will reportedly allow players to gather socially outside of team facilities, eat and..." May 08

  • New regime won’t bring change to Tony DeAngelo’s Rangers status

    New York Post "Regarding the Rangers, who deserved a more sanguine and respectful ending to their season, which will come to a conclusion late Saturday afternoon in Boston with a shadow squad on the ice: A reliable source reports that the change in administrations will have no effect on Tony..." May 08

  • Re-Grading Last Year's Biggest NHL Free-Agent Signings

    Bleacher Report "When the 2020 NHL free-agent market opened on Oct. 9, we graded the biggest unrestricted free agent signings. As the 2020-21 regular season draws to a close, it's time to revisit our assessments of those deals. Some of the notable signings included defenseman Alex..." May 08

  • Tom Wilson reaches out to Artemi Panarin to make sure he’s okay, ‘does in fact have a heart’

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "Behind the scenes, Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin reached out to New York Rangers’ forward Artemi Panarin, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger. Wilson ended Panarin’s season on Monday when the two wrestled each other in a line brawl. After..." May 07

  • Why Kevin Weekes is a fit for the Rangers’ front office

    The Athletic "Few things leave me speechless anymore, a function of 40-plus years in the business, but for the New York Rangers to fire both team president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton a day after the team put out an incendiary statement, critical of the league, was so puzzling and confusing..." May 07

  • Chaos and controversy: A timeline of the Rangers' tumultuous season

    The Score "The NHL shortened the 2020-21 season to 56 games, but the New York Rangers have still seen several years' worth of high-profile drama crammed into a single campaign. There have been noteworthy on-ice accomplishments along the way - such as Mika Zibanejad's..." May 07

  • How retiring NHL linesman Pierre Racicot honors his fallen friend

    The Athletic "Pierre Racicot and Stephane Provost began a ritual on May 11, 1999, when Provost’s youngest daughter, Ashley, was born. Racicot showed up at the Weston, Fla., hospital with a cooler of beer and the best friends and on-ice partners shared lots of laughs, talked excitedly about..." May 07

  • Chris Drury ascends to New York Rangers GM job, where he was perhaps always meant to arrive

    The Athletic "It was a little more than 10 years ago that Martin Biron and Chris Drury were spending time together rehabbing injuries as the New York Rangers prepared for a first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Biron had a collarbone injury and his season, his first with the..." May 06

  • Rangers' Pavel Buchnevich suspended 1 game for high-sticking Capitals' Anthony Mantha

    The Score "New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended one game for high-sticking Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha in the face during Wednesday's contest, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced. " May 06

  • Chris Drury is the New York Rangers’ main man now, so what’s the plan?

    The Athletic "The new president and general manager of the New York Rangers had answered questions patiently for a little more than 16 minutes, and the Zoom conference was about to end. He had spoken about the “whirlwind” 24 to 48 hours that saw his two bosses, and friends, lose their..." May 06

  • Should The Rangers Sign Brady Tkachuk To An Offer Sheet?

    Marker Zone "With the dust now settled (mostly) on Wednesday night's fight-filled game between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, there was one noticeable thing: while the Rangers deserve credit for sticking up for their teammates, they simply could not compete against the toughness that..." May 06

  • Post-firings, it appears patience no longer a virtue for the New York Rangers

    ESPN "Watching a New York Rangers rebuild is like watching someone learning how to drive. You know at some point there's going to be an aggressive acceleration, and you're just hoping it's not before they figured out how to work the steering wheel. Hence, the departure..." May 06

  • NHL fines Rangers $250K for publicly criticizing department of player safety

    Sportsnet "The NHL has fined the New York Rangers $250,000 for public comments criticizing George Parros and the league's department of player safety. “Public comments of the nature issued by the Rangers that were personal in nature and demeaning of a League executive will..." May 06

  • Behind the scenes of the shocking Rangers shakeup and how it came to this

    The Athletic "The Letter is just over three years old. You know, the one in which the New York Rangers announced a full-blown rebuild. Which is the part that rankles some rival team executives around the league in seeing..." May 06

  • Pavel Buchnevich To Have Hearing With Department Of Player Safety

    Blueshirt Banter "Pavel Buchnevich will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety as a result of his crosscheck to the face of Anthony Mantha. Buchnevich was given a major penalty and game misconduct for this play, and it is understandable why. You can agree that the Department of..." May 06

  • Rangers spent $250,000 to criticize George Parros, but who is the head of player safety?

    The Athletic "The New York Rangers made it very clear this week they were not happy with the Washington Capitals’ Tom Wilson only getting a $5,000 fine for his treatment of Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin during a scrum that escalated into body..." May 06

  • Rangers sought retribution in fight-filled affair with Capitals: 'Proud of our guys'

    The Score "The New York Rangers didn't waste any time seeking retribution against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. The teams squared off in a trio of fights to begin the game in response to Tom Wilson punching Pavel Buchnevich in the back of the..." May 06

  • With uneasy times ahead in Columbus, could John Davidson return to the Blue Jackets?

    The Athletic "In 2012, the Blue Jackets were in such a state of disarray — the losing was chronic, the future held little hope — that fans gathered outside Nationwide Arena on a rainy winter day to protest the direction (or lack thereof) of the franchise. To fix the mess, John Davidson..." May 06

  • James Dolan sets fire to the Rangers’ rebuild with dismissals of its architects, John Davidson and Jeff Gorton

    The Athletic "For 32 years, I thought that general manager Phil Esposito firing coach Michel Bergeron on April Fool’s Day, 1989, with two games left in the regular season, and taking over as coach, was about as batty as anything I’d ever witness in Rangersland. Not counting, of course,..." May 06

  • Why is the modern NHL power play so effective?

    The Score "Toward the end of a five-on-four power play Monday, Golden Knights defenseman Alex Pietrangelo curled behind his own net, gathered the puck, and skated out of the zone unbothered. With no opposing players applying pressure, Pietrangelo gently left the puck for a trailing teammate, Alex..." May 06

  • Capitals rule Tom Wilson out for remainder of game vs. Rangers

    The Score "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson won't return against the New York Rangers due to an upper-body injury, the team announced. " May 05

  • Rangers, Capitals erupt for 6 fights in opening minutes

    CBC Sports "It didn't take long for the New York Rangers to retaliate to Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's antics. A line brawl featuring all six forwards erupted on the ice in the opening seconds of the game Wednesday after Wilson injured Rangers leading scorer Artemi..." May 05

  • Mark Messier: Rangers lack toughness required to 'win in the street'

    The Score "Mark Messier is not impressed with how the New York Rangers have been assembled.  The former Rangers captain criticized the team for a perceived lack of toughness after club president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton were let go Wednesday. "In my..." May 05

  • Chris Drury named president, general manager of New York Rangers

    WKBW "Former Buffalo Sabres captain Chris Drury was named the president and general manager of the New York Rangers on Wednesday. This comes after the team fired president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday. " May 05

  • Rangers fire John Davidson, Jeff Gorton in shocking move

    New York Post "A season of upheaval has now produced this ultimate day of upheaval for the Rangers.  For on Wednesday, in a shocking development, president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton were both dismissed by CEO Jim Dolan, a source told The Post. Assistant GM Chris..." May 05

  • The NHL's Lack of Discipline Against the Capitals' Tom Wilson Is Baffling

    Bleacher Report "Tom Wilson went too far. The NHL did not go far enough. Wilson, the 27-year-old Washington Capitals forward, has always been a lightning rod for controversy as one of the league's most notorious goons and one of the most skilled. But after his role in a line..." May 05

  • Capitals 'prepared for anything' in Rangers rematch after Tom Wilson incident

    Sportsnet "The final embers of the New York Rangers' playoff hopes were extinguished Monday night. But thanks to Tom Wilson, there's plenty of intrigue as the Rangers prepare to begin playing out the string Wednesday night. Wilson, the Washington Capitals' polarizing..." May 05

  • Like him or hate him, Tom Wilson knows what the NHL wants — and how to get away with it

    The Athletic "When we watched Tom Wilson do what Tom Wilson does — for the dozenth, hundredth, thousandth time on Monday night — it felt like the replays were missing something. It wouldn’t have taken much to drop text on those two-piece Twitter videos of Wilson vs. Pavel..." May 05

  • Matt Cooke on Tom Wilson: ‘Somewhat predatory … nothing to do with the game’

    CBS Boston " Tom Wilson is no friend to the Boston Bruins. His hit to the head of Brandon Carlo in early March was wholly unnecessary. It left the B’s defenseman out for almost a month due to a concussion, it resulted in a seven-game suspension for Wilson, and it elevated the level of real-life..." May 05

  • ‘He’s going to hurt someone and the league knows it’: Hockey experts weigh in on the Tom Wilson incident

    The Athletic "If you are looking for consensus on Tom Wilson and his melee with Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin of the New York Rangers, look elsewhere. But if you’re looking for some thoughts from NHL executives, coaches and former players, some who know..." May 05

  • Sidney Crosby just did a Tom Wilson

    Russian Machine Never Breaks "Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby commited what some might call a horrifying act of violence against the Flyers’ Travis Konecny, Tuesday night. The two star forwards basically had their own main event Wrestlemania match behind the play. The..." May 05

  • NHL leaves the New York Rangers to police Tom Wilson themselves, but what can they really do?

    The Athletic "NBC Sports, the outgoing television carrier of NHL games, is going to get everything it could possibly want in Wednesday night’s nationally televised game. No need for superstars like Alex Ovechkin (likely out) or Artemi Panarin (definitely out). It’s the Rangers..." May 05

  • Sean Avery Has His Say On The Tom Wilson Incident

    Marker Zone "Former Ranger Sean Avery did a Cameo for a New York based podcast called "The Morning Skate" and detailed what he would do if he was in Monday night's game against the Washington Capitals. Firstly, if you aren't familiar with Cameo, it's a website where you can pay for..." May 05

  • New York Rangers Artemi Panarin, Jacob Trouba, Ryan Lindgren shut down

    ESPN "The New York Rangers announced on Tuesday that Artemi Panarin, Jacob Trouba and Ryan Lindgren are all done for the season. The Rangers have three games remaining, and are officially eliminated from playoff contention. On Monday night Panarin was..." May 04

  • 1 Nightmare Matchup for Every NHL Playoff Contender

    Bleacher Report "It's an unalienable truth about the postseason: You can't win it if you're not in it. So, for the 16 teams who entered Monday night's games in position to earn entry to the Stanley Cup playoffs, that's the priority. Finish the season strong, clinch your playoff..." May 04

  • New York Rangers Issue Statement On Tom Wilson Situation

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New York Rangers were not pleased with the decision from the Department of Player Safety this morning. The league decided not to suspend Tom Wilson after the incident in last night’s game, and the Rangers have released a statement in response: The New York..." May 04

  • Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson fined $5K; no further discipline

    The Score "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been fined $5,000 for his role in Monday's skirmish versus the New York Rangers, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced. Wilson was given four minutes for roughing and a 10-minute misconduct after..." May 04

  • Rangers analyst calls Capitals' Tom Wilson 'a complete bully'

    Sportsnet "MSG Network TV analyst Joe Micheletti was working Monday night’s game between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals, which was highlighted by Tom Wilson’s latest outburst. “The first thing that comes to mind is what are you doing? What can..." May 04

  • Tom Wilson, the Capitals’ tweet and what happened against the Rangers

    The Athletic "At 9:47 p.m. Monday, the Washington Capitals posted a picture of Tom Wilson on Twitter accompanied by the words, “atCapitals chooses: Violence” with a reference to Wilson living rent-free in the minds of his detractors. The tweet was in reference to a..." May 04

  • Rangers coach David Quinn says Tom Wilson crossed line injuring Artemi Panarin

    ESPN "Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson crossed the line when he injured New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin on Monday night, according to New York coach David Quinn. "We all saw it. There are lines that can't be crossed in this game...." May 04

  • Artemi Panarin to miss final 3 games after getting bodyslammed by Tom Wilson

    The Score "Tom Wilson was up to his old tricks Monday night against the New York Rangers. During a second-period melee, the Washington Capitals agitator used his stick to put New York forward Pavel Buchnevich in a headlock before punching him in the back of the neck..." May 04

  • Proposed junior showcase hopes to give young NHL hopefuls a platform in an otherwise lost season

    The Athletic "It started as a joke. Frustrated with the on-again, off-again nature of the Ontario Hockey League, and watching a full season pass by, Andrew Perrott, a defenseman with the Owen Sound Attack, joked with his good friends Ryan Humphrey and Ryan Beck. “What if we just ran..." May 04

  • Who are the NHL’s worst shooters?

    The Athletic "In the “Star War” film series, stormtroopers are the fictional space marines of the Galactic Empire. They became notorious over the years for their subpar blaster aim, which constantly allowed the heroes of the stories to escape them unharmed. It’s gotten to the point that..." May 04

  • 5 storylines to watch over final month of NHL season

    The Score "With the 2020-21 regular season heading into crunch time, there are still plenty of key affairs to be determined down the stretch. Teams are jockeying for the final playoff positions, players are battling for individual hardware, and a few of the league's stars look to leave their..." May 01

  • Ranking the 5 Teams That Need to Win 2021 NHL Draft Lottery

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 NHL draft is scheduled for July 23-24 and will be held virtually for the second straight year. The order of the draft for teams that fail to qualify for the playoffs will be determined via lottery on June 2. Starting this year, the drawings for the lottery were..." May 01

  • Rangers' Brett Howden out for season with broken foot

    Blue Seat Blogs "Brett Howden will be out for the rest of the season with a broken foot. The injury opens up a spot for Morgan Barron, who was just recalled this morning.   " April 30

  • New York Rangers call up Morgan Barron, Tarmo Reunanen

    Sportsnaut "The New York Rangers recalled forward Morgan Barron and defenseman Tarmo Reunanen from AHL Hartford on Friday. Barron, 22, was a sixth-round pick by New York in the 2017 draft.  " April 30

  • Offseason Trade Ideas for Some of the NHL's Worst Teams

    Bleacher Report "The 2020-21 NHL regular season is scheduled to end on May 19. As playoff-bound clubs look ahead at possible first-round opponents and bubble teams jockey for the final postseason berths, those at the bottom of the standings will soon have plenty of time to make their plans..." April 30

  • Should the Seattle Kraken pursue UFA players at the Expansion Draft?

    Sound Of Hockey "It’s easy and probably overly simplistic to suggest that the Seattle Kraken go all out in signing unrestricted free agents (UFA) at July’s Expansion Draft. If Seattle were to agree to terms with one of those players in the team’s 48-hour exclusive negotiating window, that guy..." April 30