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Jimmy Vesey Signs with New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have acquired the services of unrestricted free agent and much-celebrated prospect Jimmy Vesey. The 23-year-old has been signed to a two-year contract with a base salary of $925,000 and a series of bonuses. As we reported, Vesey was initially drafted by the Nashville Predators at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. The […]

Rangers Sign Chris Kreider, Avoid Arbitration

The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a contract with forward Chris Kreider, thereby avoiding their scheduled arbitration hearing. The deal is for a reported four years to the tune of $18.5 million, which is an average annual value of $4.625 million. The 25-year-old from Boxford had 43 points in 79 games, including […]

Rangers Trade Brassard to Ottawa for Zibanejad

The New York Rangers have traded forward Derick Brassard to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second round pick for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The trade was announced on Monday. The 28-year-old from Hull was New York’s leading scorer, with 27 goals in 80 games. He had a total of […]

Are the Rangers Looking to Trade Rick Nash?

Is Rick Nash on the block for the New York Rangers? According to reports, the Blueshirts could well be interested in shopping the 31-year-old from Brampton and that could open up some intriguing possibilities. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that the Rangers’ forward has a dozen teams that he’s interested in and New York may test […]

Pittsburgh Penguins Eliminate New York Rangers

The Pittsburgh Penguins put together a dominant performance on Saturday and dispatched the New York Rangers with a 6-3 final score in Game Five of their Eastern Conference playoff series. Pittsburgh took the series 4-1 and will face either the Washington Capitals or Philadelphia Flyers in the next round. The Penguins have struggled against the […]

Are the Penguins Better Without Evgeni Malkin?

The Pittsburgh Penguins lost to the New York Rangers on Saturday, which subsequently spawned dozens of thinkpieces about what went wrong. And given that Saturday also marked the return of one Evgeni Malkin to the Penguins’ lineup, you can probably imagine the direction most of the articles took. In short, Pittsburgh has a Malkin problem. […]

Breaking It Down: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers

It’s playoff time again, which means it’s also time for our Breaking It Down series. That’s where I – and I alone – take a look at the post-season matchups and provide is a snapshot of the action to come. This edition features a look at the matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New […]

Carolina Trades Eric Staal to New York Rangers

The Carolina Hurricanes have traded Eric Staal to the New York Rangers in exchange for two second round draft picks (one for 2016 and one for 2017) and prospect Aleksi Saarela. This is the deal that most people have seen coming over the last few days, with the Rangers really zeroing in on Staal with […]

Derek Stepan Out Indefinitely With Broken Ribs

The New York Rangers have announced that forward Derek Stepan will be out indefinitely after suffering broken ribs in Friday’s loss to the Boston Bruins. The injury came when the centre took a late hit from Matt Beleskey in the second period. Stepan attempted to stay in the game, but he didn’t return to the […]

New York Rangers Pick up Ninth Straight Win

The New York Rangers extended their winning streak to nine games by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs by a final score of 4-3, improving their record to 14-2-2. The Blueshirts haven’t won nine straight since the 1972-1973 season and could tie their longest winning streak ever when they face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning […]

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