Rangers Rumors & News

  • The timing is right for Rangers' J.T. Miller to assume a bigger role

    Newsday "It appears that Miller Time has arrived for the Rangers. And the timing couldn't be better. When the front office bought out the final six years of veteran Brad Richards' contract in June, the search for a replacement at center began in earnest. Auditioning for the vacancy would be an..." September 28

  • Jesper Fast aiming for full-time role with Rangers

    New York Post "In the process of elimination that determines selection of the final roster, none of the Rangers’ prime kid forwards has eliminated himself from contention. That includes Anthony Duclair, who turned 19 just over a month ago, and looked as if he deserves a longer look before an irrevocable..." September 28

  • Duclair, 19, gets shot on Nash line

    New York Post "Anthony Duclair is all but certainly headed back to his QMJHL Quebec Ramparts, but not before the 19-year-old right wing gets at least one preseason game and more training camp exposure to the Rangers. “We’re definitely going to try to get a good read on him and definitely trying to get him a..." September 26

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    As AV thought might be the case, Rangers confirm Derek Stepan will miss 4-6 weeks with a non-displaced fractured left fibula.

  • Derek Stepan's broken leg is terrible news for Rangers

    Sporting News "Derek Stepan's leg is broken, and the New York Rangers may be in big trouble. The team announced the news on Wednesday afternoon; earlier in the day, Stepan went down during practice with an apparent non-contact injury. It wasn't a good sign, and the end result was about as bad as it could get...." September 24

  • Rangers Announce 2014 Training Camp Roster

    NHL.com "The New York Rangers announced the roster for their 2014 Training Camp today. The Rangers are inviting 62 players to Training Camp, which begins tomorrow, Thursday, September 18 at MSG Training Center. Twenty-one of the 62 invitees represented the Rangers at the 2014 Traverse City..." September 17

  • Where Rangers and Marc Staal stand in contract talks

    New York Post "Look, there’s dialogue between Rangers management and Marc Staal’s representation that is constructive. And talks will continue. That’s all good. But even as No. 18’s agent, Paul Krepelka, told The Post on Wednesday afternoon that “we’ve made some progress,” an agreement on a contract..." September 17

  • All signs point to star defenseman Ryan McDonagh being named NY Rangers captain

    New York Daily News "The Rangers sent two players to the NHL’s season-opening media tour in Manhattan last week: Henrik Lundqvist and Ryan McDonagh. Lundqvist was there as the franchise goaltender and a star who transcends hockey. McDonagh, well, he is likely the team’s next captain. Alain Vigneault will conduct..." September 15

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    And then Kevin Hayes, playing his natural center position, really stood out for Rangers. As one scout noted: "dominant"

  • Ryan Malone joins Rangers looking for absolution — and a job

    New York Post "It is only a matter of when and for what amount free agent Ryan Malone will sign with the Rangers. The remaining questions pertain to whether the 34-year-old winger will be able to earn a spot and what roles he might fill for the Blueshirts. First, the roster. Then, redemption. Malone,..." September 11

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Rangers announce signing of Ryan Malone. 2 way deal. $700 000 NHL contract. $100 000 AHL contract

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    RFA John Moore signs one-year deal at 850,000 (QO) with #NYR, per agent Don Meehan

  • Arrests made in connection to Derek Boogaard's death

    CBSSports.com "Three years after Derek Boogaard died of a drug and alcohol overdose, arrests have been made in connection to the former New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild enforcer's untimely passing according to Duke Castiglione of Fox News 5 in New York. More from MyFoxNY.com: Law enforcement sources..." September 09

  • Veteran forward Malone skates with Rangers

    NHL.com "Ryan Malone participated in informal skates with the New York Rangers on Monday. Malone has been a free agent since the Tampa Bay Lightning used their second compliance buyout on the forward on June 25. At the time, Malone had one year and $2.5 million remaining on the seven-year, $31.5 million..." September 08

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    After training in Minnesota, D Ryan McDonagh has joined #NYR informal workouts

  • New York Rangers great Carol Vadnais dies at 68

    CBSSports.com "Carol Vadnais, who will always have a special place in hockey history, died at age 68, the New York Rangers announced Sunday. A cause of death was not announced, but former Canadiens teammate Serge Savard told Le Journal de Montreal (via the New York Times) that Vadnais had been suffering from..." September 01

  • Hayes sees opportunity with Rangers

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the New York Rangers losing forwards Brad Richards, Benoit Pouliot, Brian Boyle and Derek Dorsett newcomer Kevin Hayes believes there’s an opportunity to be had at training camp. The Boston College product, who chose to sign a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Rangers earlier this..." August 31

  • Rangers' Lundqvist ready to roll after Cup Final run

    NHL.com "The long lightning bolt that cracked behind him as he tossed the tennis ball up in the air Thursday night was symbolic of Henrik Lundqvist's return to New York City after a summer in Sweden. It was electric. It was energetic. So was Lundqvist. "Going back to Sweden, that's where I recharge,"..." August 23

  • Leetch likes McDonagh, Rangers' D-men

    ESPN.com "Hall of Fame defenseman Brian Leetch was named the captain of the New York Rangers after the departure of legendary teammate and long-standing team leader Mark Messier in 1997. Leetch remembers how it felt when people started calling him captain, the recognition that came with wearing the 'C'..." August 22

  • Rangers agree to terms with F Kristo

    Covers.com "The New York Rangers agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Danny Kristo, the team announced Thursday. Kristo, 24, skated in 65 games with Hartford of the American Hockey League this past season, registering 25 goals and 18 assists for 43 points, along with 18 penalty minutes. He..." August 22

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    Mark Divver @MarkDivver

    Word's out: Kevin Hayes agrees to deal with Rangers. Location was important. MSG's an easy trip for #bigdaddy

  • Rangers sign veteran forward Potulny to AHL deal

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have signed journeyman Ryan Potulny to a deal with their AHL affiliate in Hartford, the club announced on Thursday. Potulny, 29, is a veteran of more than 100 NHL contests with the Flyers, Oilers, Blackhawks and Senators. His last big league action came with the Sens during..." August 15

  • Boyle: ‘There’s going to be some pressure’ joining Rangers

    Newsday "After six years in San Jose, Dan Boyle -- the Rangers' most significant offseason acquisition -- is going coast-to-coast. "I was just on the phone with the movers,'' said Boyle, who is uprooting his wife and two young daughters to the New York suburbs. "We're pretty close on finding a place..." August 11

  • Rangers Agree to Terms With Forward Ryan Bourque

    NHL.com "New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Ryan Bourque. Bourque, 23, skated in 74 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering 21 goals..." August 09

  • Rangers need to re-sign D Marc Staal ... soon

    North Jersey "No, the leaves aren’t falling from the trees just yet but, as it relates to the NHL, summertime is growing short. Groups of players will start informally skating at their teams’ practice facilities within a couple of weeks. As it relates to the Rangers, it means the window for signing..." August 05

  • Rangers contract talks Staal-ed with defenseman

    New York Post "So, it has been seven weeks since Alec Martinez ended the Rangers’ season in Los Angeles, seven weeks in which general manager Glen Sather has made no attempt to lock up Marc Staal with a long-term contract extension before he goes into his potential walk year. “There’s been no discussion at..." August 04

  • Rangers in curious cap situation after re-signing Brassard

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers perked up a few eyebrows on Sunday when they re-signed restricted free agent forward Derick Brassard to a five-year, $25 million deal. While he was a great contributor to the Rangers’ Stanley Cup Final run last season on the third line, some have wondered if he’s worth that..." July 28

  • Derick Brassard, Rangers agree to five-year, $25 million deal

    CBSSports.com "Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new long-term contract and will avoid arbitration. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal will pay $25 million over five years for an annual average of $5 million...." July 28

  • Stempniak on Rangers: ‘I think this is a really good opportunity for me’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Seeing Lee Stempniak sign with the New York Rangers made a lot of sense for both sides. The Rangers needed a player to replace Benoit Pouliot, who signed with Edmonton this summer, on their third line. Stempniak needed to find a team to give him an opportunity to prove himself after a..." July 27

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Brassard requests $4.95M. NYR counter is $3.825M

  • Veteran NHLer Pyatt signs in Swiss league

    Pro Hockey Talk "After a lengthy NHL career, Taylor Pyatt is headed overseas. The former Islander, Sabre, Canuck, Coyote, Ranger and Penguin has signed with Geneve-Servette of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Thursday. Pyatt, 32, split last season between New York and Pittsburgh, racking..." July 24

  • Chris Kreider signs two-year deal with Rangers

    USA Today "New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather has built a reputation of driving a hard bargain with his team's restricted free agents, especially those coming off their entry-level contracts. That story line replayed itself again in the latest negotiation with Chris Kreider, who reportedly..." July 23

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    Mats Zuccarello settles at one year, $3.5 million with New York Rangers. Nice raise from $1.15 million.

  • Chris Kreider seeking $2.8 million in arbitration

    CBSSports.com "The New York Rangers have three players slated for arbitration hearings over the next two weeks, making this a busy time of the summer for the club. Young forward Chris Kreider is up first on Wednesday, with Mats Zuccarello slated for an arbitration hearing on July 25 and Derick Brassard looking..." July 21

  • Stempniak close to contract with Rangers: report

    NHL.com "Free agent forward Lee Stempniak is close to a one-year contract with the New York Rangers, TSN's Darren Dreger reported Friday. The 31-year-old right wing finished last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins after he was traded from the Calgary Flames. Stempniak had four goals and seven..." July 20

  • Rangers plot move for Boston College stud Kevin Hayes

    New York Post "The Rangers have targeted pending free-agent winger Kevin Hayes, the 22-year-old Boston College graduate who was selected 24th overall by the Blackhawks in the 2010 Entry Draft, but who will be eligible to hit the open market on Aug. 16 if he does not sign with Chicago by Aug. 15, The Post has..." July 17

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    The Mayor John Hoven @mayorNHL

    Matthew Lombardi signs two-year deal w/ #NYRangers

  • Rick Nash is not leaving the Garden

    New York Post "If I had a nickel for every conversation with an NHL front office executive or agent this summer that included the phrase, “The Rangers need to trade Nash,” I would have a nickel from essentially every conversation I have had this summer, and my cap hit would approach Rick Nash’s $7.8..." July 14

  • Dan Boyle not shy about Rangers role: ‘I enjoy the pressure’

    New York Post "The Rangers wanted Dan Boyle six years ago, just as they wanted Marty St. Louis and Brad Richards, too, long before the latter two arrived. But it didn’t work out. The Blueshirts just didn’t have enough tradable assets to get any of them from Tampa Bay while they were in their prime even as..." July 09

  • Dan Boyle targeted Rangers in his free agent search, happy to be St. Louis’ teammate again

    Bergen Record "New Rangers defenseman/power-play quarterback Dan Boyle just conducted a conference call with the New York media, his first comments about joining the Rangers as an unrestricted free agent by agreeing to a two-year deal worth $9 million on July 1. Boyle, who turns 38 on Saturday, turned down..." July 07

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    The Hockey News @TheHockeyNews

    According to @THNKenCampbell, M. Zuccarello, D. Brassard and C. Kreider of NYR and N. Spaling of Penguins have filed for salary arbitration.

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with free agent forward Nick Tarnasky.

  • NY Rangers have void at center position after Brad Richards buyout and Brian Boyle free agency departure

    New York Daily News "The Rangers have lost five key contributors from last season's Eastern Conference championship team through trade, buyout or free agency, including two capable centers in Brad Richards and Brian Boyle, even if Boyle played left wing most of last season. The Blueshirts again will have Derek..." July 03

  • Alex Kovalev officially retires after 24 years playing pro hockey

    CBSSports.com "Alex Kovalev hasn't played an NHL game in close to two years but all along he remained an active player, spending last season in the Swiss second league. He remains a player no more; on Thursday he announced his retirement from the game for good. "I'd have loved to play until I'm 50 but the..." July 03

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    New York Rangers agree to terms with free agent forward Chris Bourque, club announces.

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    According to sources, #Isles were more than competitive with offers to targeted FAs: Offered 3 years to Dan Boyle, 4 years to Jarome Iginla.

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Rangers announce signing of G Cedrick Desjardins. Depth for the organization. Spent last season with Syracuse (AHL), six NHL games with TB

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    NYR sign Matt Hunwick to one year deal worth $600K.

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    NYR sign defenceman Steve Kampfer to a two-way deal. Played in Iowa of AHL this past season.

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    #NYR announce signing of C Chris Mueller, 28, played with Dallas/Texas Stars