Rangers Rumors & News

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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

  • Are Rangers showcasing John Moore to trade for a rental?

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault, coach of the Rangers, said it was pretty much business as usual inserting John Moore into Thursday’s lineup against the Canadiens in favor of Matt Hunwick, and maybe it was. Maybe, after five straight games and 11 of the previous 17 for which Moore sat as a healthy scratch, it..." February 01

  • Goalie duel goes to Price over Lundqvist, 1-0

    Montreal Gazette "Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said Carey Price and Henrik Lundqvist were two of the best goaltenders in the NHL and they lived up to that billing Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. They each pitched a shutout for more than 55 minutes before Max Pacioretty put a shot through Lundqvist’s pads..." January 30

  • Lundqvist on Deflategate: I would notice changes to my gear

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist isn’t exactly a football expert, but he knows about equipment. And the Rangers goalie finds it difficult to believe no one on the Patriots could tell if the balls they were using were deflated. “I’ve read about it,” Lundqvist said of Deflategate. He insisted Wednesday if any..." January 29

  • It’s undeniable: Islanders are the best team in New York

    New York Post "If the Eastern Conference-leading Islanders provide a measuring stick for the also-running Rangers, then the Blueshirts came up about as small Tuesday night at the Coliseum as the meteorologists around these parts whose predictions of an historic blizzard panicked the populace. Came up about as..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

  • Rangers-Islanders imperiled by blizzard crushing New York

    New York Post "Tuesday night’s scheduled mid-winter Rangers-Islanders showdown at Nassau Coliseum remains on the docket even as a potential record-breaking blizzard is forecast for the New York area. “[It is] possible [the NHL could announce a postponement on Monday], but there is no set deadline or time..." January 27

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    There's been no word from either team or NHL yet about Tuesday. Won't be anything until tomorrow at the earliest.

  • How Rick Nash got his scoring groove back for the NY Rangers

    New York Daily News "Maybe if Rick Nash did not have his shot at an open net blocked by Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s stick in double overtime of Game 5 last June at Staples Center Alain Vigneault would be behind the bench at this weekend’s NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, as the coach of the reigning Stanley Cup..." January 24

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Rangers sneak by Senators in OT

    New York Post "There is always room for improvement, and this getaway game before the All-Star break had quite a few points to be brought up after the Rangers return from a week-long hiatus. But the underlying truth remained as it has been over the past six weeks: The Blueshirts are just continuing to find ways..." January 21

  • Rick Nash can’t be stopped as Rangers stomp Penguins

    New York Post "And in the blink of an eye, the Rangers’ two-game losing streak is now a two-game winning streak in the wake of Sunday afternoon’s 5-2 victory over the Penguins that followed Friday night’s 2-1 triumph in Columbus. “You’re not going to win every hockey game, but we wanted to grab hold of it as..." January 19

  • Rangers’ Vigneault calls for more from McDonagh-Girardi

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers face an interesting test in the Pittsburgh Penguins on NBC this afternoon, and it sounds like head coach Alain Vigneault will be especially interested to track the progress of key defensive pairing Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi. Vigneault called out McDonagh and Girardi in..." January 18

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    Marc Staal's contract is done. Wait 4 #NYR official release. Report of 6yrs, $34.2M ($5.7per), 3yrs no-move, then modified no-trade accurate

  • Rangers, Marc Staal agree on six-year extension

    New York Post "All that is necessary now is for Marc Staal’s six-year, $34.2 million contract extension to be signed, sealed and delivered, as The Post has been told by multiple sources that the parties reached an agreement in principle early Friday afternoon. The deal, which will carry an annual $5.7 million..." January 18

  • Rangers, Marc Staal closing in on six-year deal

    New York Post "The deal is not yet done, but the Rangers and Marc Staal are making progress toward a contract extension that would keep the alternate captain in New York for the next six years, The Post has learned. A well-placed source said there had been “a productive meeting” here on Wednesday between..." January 17

  • Bruins shut out Rangers, win 5th straight

    CSN New England "The Boston Bruins are beginning to give everybody around the team a reason to believe they’ve fully turned things around. They once again downed a quality team as they outshot the New York Rangers on the shot clock, and thoroughly handled them on the ice by a 3-0 shutout score at TD Garden for..." January 16

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    Vigneault says Stepan had a "better day" today but isn't playing tonight vs. Bruins. Hunwick goes in for John Moore. Talbot in net #NYR

  • Rangers scapegoat Tanner Glass to return to lineup

    New York Post "Maybe the opportunity doesn’t come exactly the way he would have liked it, but the opportunity comes to Tanner Glass nonetheless. The rugged Rangers winger will return to the lineup for Thursday’s game against the Bruins in Boston after he had been a healthy scratch for the past six games. He..." January 15

  • Surging Islanders score decisive win over red-hot Rangers

    New York Post "Maybe the biggest thing for the Islanders to come out of Tuesday’s decisive 3-0 drubbing of the Rangers at the Garden is that almost nothing overly celebratory came out of the visitor’s locker room. For the first time in a long time, the Islanders are not acting like a team that is content with..." January 14