Rangers Rumors & News

  • AHL player being tested for mumps

    ESPN.com "The mumps outbreak that has taken the NHL by surprise now appears to be making its way to the American Hockey League ranks. The New York Rangers, who have had both Tanner Glass and Derick Brassard test positive for mumps this season, announced that Joey Crabb, a player with the club's minor..." December 18

  • Alain Vigneault disses John Moore with another scratch

    New York Post "How happy is Rangers coach Alain Vigneault with the play of John Moore? Dis-happy. No, wait. “Not dis-happy.” Meaning, in the Quebec-born Vigneault’s application of the English language; “Not unhappy.” Of course, that didn’t prevent the coach from scratching Moore in favor of Matt..." December 18

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    Lee Stempniak will be isolated from team for 5 days, tested for mumps, according to Rangers

  • Admit it, Vigneault: Rangers starting to remind us of last season

    New York Post "If George Carlin were alive and running the Rangers, these would be his two dirty words: “Last year.” Because right from the start of training camp, Alain Vigneault, who is running the Rangers, made it clear that what happened in the past would stay in the past, the coach repeatedly stating,..." December 18

  • Rangers release Tallinder from AHL PTO

    Pro Hockey Talk "After four games, Henrik Tallinder is done in Hartford. Tallinder has been released from his professional tryout with New York’s AHL affiliate, the club announced. News of the release comes after the 35-year-old recorded one assist and five shots on goal for the Wolf Pack. Tallinder, who was..." December 17

  • Rick Nash out of his mind as Rangers finish road trip sweep

    New York Post "History was made. Never before had the Rangers beaten the Canucks, Oilers and Flames on the same road trip. Until now, that is. Because on their 20th try at the trifecta, the Blueshirts completed their sweep through Western Canada with a sweep, defeating the Flames 5-2 on Wednesday after..." December 17

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    Rangers have confirmed the suspected: Derick Brassard has tested positive for the mumps virus.

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Official: Derick Brassard is returning to New York with a suspected case of the mumps

  • Lundqvist has a chuckle at the lack of Oilers’ scoring chances

    Pro Hockey Talk "New York Rangers starter Henrik Lundqvist made 16 saves earning his 55th career shutout in a 2-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers Sunday night. Edmonton had just five shots on goal in each of the first two periods while the Rangers also had 21 blocked shots in the win. Post-game Lundqvist was..." December 15

  • Why this season’s All-Star location has Rick Nash smiling

    New York Post "The date is circled on Rick Nash’s calendar. Not literally, mind you, but the NHL’s second-leading goal scorer is well aware that the 2015 All-Star Game is set for Jan. 25 … in Columbus. That’s right: Columbus, the place from whence he came to Broadway, the place he still calls home in the..." December 10

  • Rangers loan rookie Anthony Duclair to Team Canada for World Juniors

    CBSSports.com "The New York Rangers announced Tuesday they have loaned promising rookie Anthony Duclair to Team Canada for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship to be held Dec. 26-Jan. 5. Duclair will give Canada a big boost, but his inclusion at the tournament also gives Duclair a chance to play a big role in..." December 09

  • Kevin Klein scores game-winner in OT after nearly losing ear to lift Rangers past Penguins

    New York Daily News "If the royal couple had gone to see King Henrik Monday night instead of King James, William and Kate would have seen a Rangers victory earned with blood, sweat and not tears, but an ear. Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein got 13 stitches to reattach a piece of his left ear that had been lopped off..." December 09

  • Jaromir Jagr now 5th all-time in NHL points, passing Marcel Dionne

    Yahoo! Sports "Through two periods against the Carolina Hurricanes, Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist for the New Jersey Devils. In the process, he continued his assault on the record books. Jagr's second-period goal and his assist on an Adam Henrique tally tied and then leap-frogged the Czech legend..." December 09

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Kreider (neck spasms) is day to day. Doubtful for tonight.

  • Lundqvist’s biggest mental obstacle in sitting the bench

    New York Post "The hardest part about a long break for Henrik Lundqvist is that it gives him too much time to think. That’s what the Rangers’ goalie was trying not to do as he sat on the bench for Saturday night’s 3-2 loss to the Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena, where backup Cam Talbot got his sixth start of the..." December 07

  • Mumps really hurting Rangers’ salary cap situation

    New York Post "Mumps and “flu-like symptoms” are not just taking a toll on the Rangers’ lineup, but the illnesses affecting Tanner Glass and Dan Boyle, respectively, are exacerbating the club’s salary cap issues. Down these two players, the Blueshirts are carrying the league maximum 23-man roster through..." December 04

  • Dan Boyle to return Saturday for Rangers

    Newsday "Slowly but surely, with vaccines and rest, the illnesses are passing. Rangers forward Tanner Glass, who has missed three games with the mumps, is feeling better and skated alone before practice on Thursday, but coach Alain Vigneault said Glass will not make the trip to Detroit on Friday for..." December 04

  • Ryan McDonagh gets the Rangers scapegoat treatment

    New York Post "There was no pulling punches by player or coach on this day, with the Rangers’ spotlight of disappointment shifting from their best player to arguably their second best. Following Monday’s disheartening 6-3 loss to the Lightning, most of the blame lay at the feet of franchise netminder Henrik..." December 03

  • Lightning complete sweep of Rangers with 6-3 win

    Tampa Tribune "Three games, 15 days, six points. That defined the Lightning’s season-series sweep of the Rangers after Tampa Bay rallied past New York for a 6-3 victory on Monday night at Madison Square Garden. Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist, Brett Connolly recorded the first two-goal game of..." December 02

  • Rangers rip anemic Flyers to complete home-and-home sweep

    New York Post "So some fresh blood was injected into what now passes for the rivalry between the Rangers and Flyers, and no, not the kind you had grown accustomed to being spilled over the previous 4 ¹/₂ decades. This instead was plasma contributed to the cause by the fresh-faced Jesper Fast and J.T. Miller,..." November 30

  • Rangers’ Glass sidelined with mumps

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers are the latest team to be hit with the mumps disease. The team announced Saturday that forward Tanner Glass, who missed Friday’s game, will be isolated from the team until Monday. “All people who came to Tampa Bay should get themselves checked out because you don’t know..." November 30

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Update: Tanner Glass has the mumps and will not play today, and Dan Boyle is out with flu-like symptoms

  • Rangers shut out Flyers

    New York Post "It is difficult to recall a game in this rivalry between the Rangers and Flyers as passionless as the one here Friday in which the Blueshirts prevailed 3-0 without much of a fight. Well, that’s not counting the Rangers’ 2-0 victory over the Flyers at the Garden nine nights earlier on Nov. 19...." November 29

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    Pat Leonard @PLeonardNYDN

    AV: McDonagh in, John Moore out. Tanner Glass (flu like symptoms) out. Stempniak in

  • Lightning beats Rangers, fans give Marty St. Louis mostly thanks

    Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning honored its controversial former captain Marty St. Louis on Wednesday, showing a video tribute during the first period. And, perhaps surprisingly, St. Louis — making his much-anticipated return since forcing a March trade to the Rangers — received a standing ovation, popping off..." November 27

  • Martin St. Louis returns to Tampa Bay and ‘expects the worst’

    New York Post "Martin St. Louis walked into the Amalie Arena interview room and nearly stopped himself, stunned by how full it was — wall-to-wall reporters, photographers and cameramen squeezing into each inch of the place. “Oh, geez,” the 39-year-old right wing whispered to himself. If his 12-minute press..." November 26

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    AV says @RMcDonagh27 will not play tomorrow even though "he was the best player on the ice today"..expects him to return with next 7 days

  • Lightning, Martin St. Louis approach true ending for their split

    Fox Sports Florida "It has been eight months since team and captain parted ways with chilly feelings. Eight months have passed since both began new eras. Eight months have passed since a 14-year partnership ended after an awkward build-up to a blockbuster trade and confusing emotions left behind. Eight months..." November 25

  • Rangers dominate Canadiens in early statement game

    New York Post "No statements. No hyperbole. No projections. Instead, what the Rangers did Sunday night at the Garden was put together the type of performance that allows them to feel all their expectations for greatness are warranted. “When things come together,” Dom Moore would say after a blowout 5-0 win..." November 24

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    AV says of Lee Stempniak (back) "if we need him he'll be ready to go"..also says Henrik starts in goal Sunday and Duclair likely remains in

  • Rangers' Derek Stepan close to regaining his form

    North Jersey "Maybe tonight against the Canadiens will be the game for Derek Stepan. The Rangers center knows it should be soon that he fully recovers his form after missing all of preseason and the season's first 12 games with a fractured left leg. "I feel, physically, like I'm 100 percent," an upbeat..." November 23

  • McDonagh to skate with Rangers soon, but no timetable for return

    New York Post "Ryan McDonagh’s road back from a separated shoulder continues to be a long one, but he is close to making another step forward, according to coach Alain Vigneault. After the captain skated again before the Rangers practiced on Saturday, Vigneault said he thought McDonagh was “close to being..." November 23

  • Rangers’ Nash on pace for first career 50-goal season

    New York Post "Rick Nash scored his 13th goal of the season in the Rangers’ 2-0 victory over the Flyers on Wednesday, giving him half as many as he scored all of last season. His current torrid pace through 19 games would allow him surpass 50 goals for the first time and easily become his career high. “It..." November 23

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    NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

    The postponed game between @NYRangers / @BuffaloSabres, originally scheduled for tonight, has been rescheduled for Feb. 20, 2015. (1/2)

  • Rangers rebound as backup goalie Talbot blanks Flyers

    New York Post "Here was one of these glimpses, rare nowadays, of how the Rangers can play when they’re on their game. The Flyers were at the Garden on Wednesday night in a battle of middling Metropolitan Division clubs, and the Rangers played a complete game, taking a 2-0 win on goals by Rick Nash and Kevin..." November 20

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    Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres

    NEWS: Friday's #Sabres game vs. the @NYRangers has been postponed. A makeup date will be announced as soon as it is confirmed. #BuffaloSnow

  • Frustrated Vigneault wants more ‘commitment’ from Rangers

    New York Post "Alain Vigneault was disgusted with his team after the Rangers’ poor effort against the Lightning on Monday and his mood wasn’t much better following Tuesday’s practice. In fact, he still seemed dumbfounded by their play after a Rick Nash turnover helped give the Lightning a 3-1 lead. “There..." November 19

  • Lightning tops Rangers behind former New York captain

    Tampa Bay Times "Coach Jon Cooper made it clear Monday's game was more about the former Rangers than the Lightning's former captain. The Marty St. Louis Show, after all, begins Nov. 26, when he comes back to Tampa. But Cooper rallied his team around Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman in their..." November 18

  • Penguins stop Rangers in shootout

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "These players know how much a defeat can sting, especially when they lose to a rival. They also realize how good it feels to defeat that kind of opponent. They just don’t often get to experience both sets of emotions a few minutes apart, the way the Penguins did in what became a 3-2 shootout..." November 16

  • Impending free agency weighs on Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello

    New York Post "Mats Zuccarello does not believe playing for a long-term contract with the Rangers as a pending 2015 unrestricted free agent has been a contributing factor to his halting getaway, even as the 27-year-old winger acknowledged Saturday it is on his mind from time to time. “No, I don’t know why,..." November 16

  • Tomas Kaberle will play games for Rangers’ minor league club

    New York Post "Tomas Kaberle knows there aren’t a ton of options out there for him, so the veteran defenseman decided on Thursday it would be best to sign a professional tryout contract with the Rangers, so he can go play games for AHL Hartford this weekend. Kaberle, 36, has been practicing with the team..." November 16

  • Rangers’ Vigneault confident Stepan, Boyle will pick it up

    New York Post "It’s unknown how much Rangers coach Alain Vigneault believes in Zen, but he sure seems to be in the same boat as Phil Jackson in preaching patience. While the Knicks’ president is dealing with implementing a new coach and new offense, the Rangers’ second-year bench master is having to deal with..." November 15

  • Avs pulled together and beat the Rangers, 4-3

    Mile High Hockey "It was a big game for the Avs on Thursday night, and they delivered. The Avs came out with big energy against the Rangers. That energy was only enhanced when Cody McLeod dropped the gloves with Tanner Glass. The Avs had complete control of the game early in the first. They held the Rangers in..." November 14

  • The Rangers blueline is about to get better

    New York Post "It might be coming slowly, but the Rangers are getting there. That was the sentiment drawn from the team on Wednesday, one day after they put a whooping on the first-place Penguins, 5-0, and the same day they learned it is a very near certainty defenseman Dan Boyle will make his return to the..." November 13

  • Rangers, Lundqvist roll, snap Penguins’ 7-game win streak

    New York Post "These, the winners insisted after Tuesday’s 5-0 rout of the Penguins at the Garden, were the real Rangers. They said so in the locker room. Much more importantly, however, that was their statement on the ice. It was a statement and a performance punctuated by an exclamation point following the..." November 12

  • Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist starting to regain his old form

    New York Post "Henrik Lundqvist has had enough of wake-up calls and uninspired efforts early in the season. After a sluggish start to the year and a disastrous weekend for the reigning Eastern Conference champs, the goalie was looking for more from his team and that’s what he got in the Rangers’ 5-0 win over..." November 12

  • Defenseman Boyle expected back in Rangers lineup

    NHL.com "New York Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle is expected to play Thursday against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden, coach Alain Vigneault said Wednesday. Boyle hasn't played since breaking his hand early in the third period of the Rangers' season-opener on Oct. 9 against the St. Louis..." November 12

  • Boyle knows he’ll have to play through pain

    North Jersey "Tonight’s game marks the return of defenseman John Moore to the Rangers’ lineup after serving a five-game suspension for his head shot to the Wild’s Erik Haula on Oct. 27. Could Thursday night’s home game against the Avalanche mark Dan Boyle’s return for the first time since he broke his right..." November 11

  • Nugent-Hopkins scores, paces Oilers past Rangers

    Edmonton Journal "There’s a maturity in his manner now, a confidence in his game that couldn’t be overlooked every time Ryan Nugent-Hopkins hopped over the boards for a shift against the New York Rangers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. Nugent-Hopkins scored the opening goal in the Edmonton Oilers’ 3-1..." November 10

  • Komarov helps Maple Leafs knock off Rangers

    Toronto Star "Leo Komarov tied his career high in points Saturday night. And no, he says, it has nothing to do with the fact he’s been wearing Phil Kessel’s hockey gloves this season. “Mine haven’t arrived yet (from Russia). I’ve been wearing his all season. It’s not a big deal, just his name is there on..." November 09