Rangers Rumors & News

  • 'Just a few days away' for Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist

    Newsday "Henrik Lundqvist, who will be on the bench to back up Cam Talbot on Thursday night against the Senators, knows he'll get a long-awaited start during the weekend. "I'm getting real excited to play," said Lundqvist, who officially was removed from the Rangers' long-term injured reserve Thursday..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Martin St. Louis skates for first time since spraining MCL

    Newsday "Marty St. Louis, sidelined with a sprained MCL in his right knee, skated Thursday for the first time since the March 15th injury and was pleased with the progress in his rehab. But the initial estimate of how much time he might miss -- 10 to 14 days -- was too short. "My next step is to see..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1

    TSN.ca "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Kings Stifle Rangers 4-2, But Remain Short Of Playoff Spot

    Jewels From The Crown "In their first game back in Madison Square Garden since last year's Stanley Cup Final, the Kings took care of business, breezing by the Rangers 4-2. They remain out of the playoffs, however, as idle Calgary holds the tiebreaker. The New York Rangers scored the first goal--in the first minute,..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit

    CBSSports.com "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Rangers G Henrik Lundqvist to dress, back up Cam Talbot Thursday

    CBSSports.com "The King has really returned now. After just one practice, the New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist are comfortable enough to get the goaltender back into the lineup after seven weeks away with injury. Head coach Alain Vigneault confirmed Wednesday that Lundqvist will dress for..." March 25

  • Rick Nash’s scoring slump brings back bad playoff memories

    New York Post "There still is home ice for which to play over the final 10 games of the season, if not the Presidents’ Trophy, for all the essentially worthless tinsel other than the hypothetical guarantee of four Game 7s at the Garden that bauble would represent to the Rangers. But playoff preparation is the..." March 25

  • No. 1 Rangers prepare for return of King Henrik

    The Hockey News "A source close to the New York Rangers told thn.com that the team has targeted the Rangers game March 24 against the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings for the return of Henrik Lundqvist. But will King Henrik be able to find a place in the lineup? The Rangers are 14-2-3 with understudies Cam..." March 24

  • Rangers burst for seven goals in win over Anaheim Ducks

    New York Daily News "It's time, after Sunday night’s ruthless 7-2 Duck hunt of Anaheim at the Garden, to start calling this team the Mighty Rangers. One night after an ugly shootout win over terrible Carolina, Alain Vigneault’s crew leveled the best team from the Western Conference for a second time this season,..." March 23

  • Mats Zuccarello leads Rangers in shootout win over Hurricanes

    New York Daily News "The Eastern Conference standings give the impression that the Rangers are clicking on all cylinders. The truth is that a lot of their wins have been ugly and forgettable, just like Saturday night’s 3-2 shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. But that’s exactly why the Blueshirts..." March 22

  • Henrik Lundqvist's schedule delayed

    North Jersey "Henrik Lundqvist’s due date for playing in a game is still to be determined. But it may be pushed back after the Rangers’ franchise goalie did not resume practicing with his teammates as expected Friday because his wife went into labor with the couple’s second daughter. Lundqvist later tweeted,..." March 22

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    Henrik Lundqvist @HLundqvist30

    My little girl is here!! Everyone is doing great. She did not get the memo of me returning to practice today so we'll try that again...

  • Darling records shutout as Hawks edge Rangers

    Second City Hockey "Ten days ago, the Chicago Blackhawks and New York Rangers played to a 0-0 regulation score, with the only goal coming off the stick of Mats Zuccarello in the overtime period. Thursday night's tilt at Madison Square Garden featured no shortage of parallels to that game. After their top line ran..." March 19

  • Rangers' Lundqvist to return 'when time is right'

    NHL.com "New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist doesn't have a specific date when he might return to the lineup, but he's eager to resume his familiar role. Lundqvist spoke to the media at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday for the first time since the team announced on Tuesday that he was cleared..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Henrik Lundqvist medically cleared to return to practice with the Rangers

    New York Daily News "It’s the return of the King. Henrik Lundqvist has been cleared by specialists to return to practice with the Rangers, the team announced after media had dispersed from Tuesday’s practice in Greenburgh. Lundqvist was seen walking around at the training facility during practice but there was no..." March 17

  • Cam Talbot at his absolute peak as sloppy Rangers repel Panthers

    New York Post "The Predators at the Garden, the Red Wings in Detroit, the Blackhawks in Chicago, the Caps in Washington or the Sabres here. It doesn’t matter. Henrik Lundqvist, Cam Talbot or Mackenzie Skapski in nets. It doesn’t matter. Pouring in goals or scratching tooth and nail for one. It doesn’t..." March 16

  • Rangers forward Martin St. Louis out 10-14 days with lower-body injury

    New York Daily News "There's yet another Ranger on the shelf. The Rangers announced Monday afternoon that forward Martin St. Louis will miss 10-14 days with a lower-body injury he sustained Sunday night against the Panthers. The Blueshirts are already without goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (partially torn blood vessel..." March 16

  • Rangers' Klein to meet with doctor after shot block

    NHL.com "New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein has returned to New York to meet with a team physician after blocking a shot Wednesday against the Washington Capitals, the Rangers announced Thursday. Klein blocked an Alex Ovechkin shot in the final minute of the Rangers' 3-1 win at Verizon Center on..." March 12

  • Rangers storm past Capitals, now have best record in NHL

    New York Post "It is as if Barbra Streisand had left “Funny Girl” with an illness and the show’s Broadway run became even hotter with an understudy in the lead role. Because the Rangers roared into first place, not only in the Metropolitan Division, not only in the Eastern Conference, but in the overall NHL..." March 12

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Injury Update: Defenseman Kevin Klein will be sidelined three-to-four weeks with an upper-body injury.

  • Cam Talbot proving to be Rangers' diamond in the rough

    CBSSports.com "Before the month of February, New York Rangers backup goaltender Cam Talbot had never played more than five games in a single month in his brief NHL career. When starting goaltender Henrik Lundqvist ended up sidelined following getting hit in the throat with a puck Jan. 31, Talbot's workload..." March 12

  • Tanner Glass staying in Rangers lineup because of his fists

    New York Post "After playing an effective game in Tuesday’s 2-1 victory over the Islanders at the Coliseum, Tanner Glass was in the lineup the second straight night on Wednesday against the Capitals, which is all well and good. But the reason that Glass stayed in and James Sheppard remained out as expressed..." March 12

  • Rangers nip Islanders in their last regular-season game in Coliseum

    New York Post "The history was not overbearing, and the significance of the moment is not what made this one sting so much for the Islanders. No, this 2-1 loss to the Rangers that was the last one in the regular season for these two teams at the Coliseum was a tough one because it was two points — two points..." March 11

  • Keith Yandle and Rangers are a perfect fit

    USA Today "When the New York Rangers acquired defenseman Keith Yandle before the trade deadline, it was the NHL equivalent of unlocking their genetic code. He is the missing link, the final building block in their search to discover who they need to be as a team. His puck-moving skill should tie together..." March 11

  • Talbot makes history in shutout as Rangers roll past Chicago

    New York Post "Eddie Giacomin and … Cam Talbot? That’s the company the Rangers backup goalie joined with Sunday night’s thrilling 1-0 overtime victory over the Blackhawks at United Center, becoming the first Blueshirts netminder since the legendary Giacomin to blank Chicago, going back to Jan. 25,..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday

    CBSSports.com "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Wings outplayed Rangers, but Howard, Zidlicky come to rescue

    Detroit News "Straggling and sloppy, at times, they played like a hockey team that had not been home in 16 days. So often it is tough to get the feet moving and to sustain the effort returning from a long trip. The Red Wings showed it Wednesday, as the New York Rangers outshot them in all three periods, and..." March 05

  • Rangers’ familiar answer to when Henrik Lundqvist will return

    New York Post "Despite an optimistic report that surfaced on television Wednesday night, the Rangers continued to say there was “no update” on the status of starting goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who is suffering from a vascular injury in his neck and missed his 15th straight game with the 2-1 overtime loss to the..." March 05

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    I then speculated that if all continues to go well, it's not out of the question Lundqvist COULD be back in lineup in 10 to 14 days.

  • Rangers’ Stepan: Yandle addition doesn’t change my expectations

    New York Post "Derek Stepan had a second thought. “I was thinking on my way home after the game on Monday about all the questions [from the media] about us going for it by making the trade [for Keith Yandle], and I realized I didn’t answer quite the way I wanted to,” the Blueshirts’ first-line center told The..." March 04

  • Rangers roll over Predators in Yandle’s Blueshirts debut

    New York Post "It probably wont’ take long for Keith Yandle to get used to this. The Rangers’ newest defenseman joined the club for Monday night’s 4-1 win over the Predators at the Garden, discarding the league’s top team with moderate ease. Yandle was obtained on the eve of Monday afternoon’s trade..." March 03

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Lineup Update: @jimmysheppard15 will not play tonight, but Keith Yandle will make his Blueshirts debut..Jesper Fast returns from injury

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    Every team believed in mix for #CBJ Cam Atkinson - Chicago, Detroit, NY Rangers, Boston ... -- have acquired forwards.

  • Rangers, Zuccarello Agree on Extension

    ESPN.com "The New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with forward Mats Zuccarello, a source confirmed to ESPN.com. The deal was hammered out following a contentious weekend during which contract talks between the team and Zuccarello's camp broke off, which..." March 02

  • Sharks trade F James Sheppard to Rangers for 2016 4th-round draft pick

    NHL.com "The San Jose Sharks have traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016. The deal was announced on Sunday, a day before the NHL's trade deadline. The 26-year-old Sheppard had five goals and 11 assists in 57 games with San Jose this season. He..." March 02

  • Jets send Klingberg to Rangers for Stempniak

    Sportsnet.ca "The Winnipeg Jets added depth at forward by acquiring Lee Stempniak from the New York Rangers in exchange for Carl Klingberg. Stempniak, 32, signed a one-year deal with the Rangers as a free agent this past summer. In 53 games this season, the veteran forward registered nine goals, nine..." March 02

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Pending trade call, NYR acquire James Sheppard from SJS. #TradeCentre

  • Rangers and Mats Zuccarello close to contract extension: sources

    New York Daily News "The Rangers didn't trade Mats Zuccarello on Sunday. That's because a contract extension is imminent for the Blueshirts' top-line right wing. The Daily News has learned that Zuccarello, 27, and the Rangers have agreed on the numbers of a four-year, $18 million extension ($4.5 million per year),..." March 01

  • Flyers top Rangers, 4-2

    CSN Philly "The Flyers snapped their two-game losing streak Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers. It allowed them to keep pace with both Florida and Boston, which are ahead of them in the wild-card standings. The Flyers remain six points behind the Bruins..." March 01

  • Rangers land Keith Yandle from Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have been searching for a power-play quarterback for some time. They made a big play to get one on Sunday, acquiring Keith Yandle from the Arizona Coyotes for a package that is still being determined. HNIC’s Elliotte Friedman backs up rumors that the Rangers landed him..." March 01

  • Rangers stunner: Mats Zuccarello on the trading block

    New York Post "Things have changed dramatically in the past three days. Slap Shots has learned the Rangers have told Mats Zuccarello they will seek to trade him before Monday’s deadline and have begun to aggressively shop the impending-free-agent, first-line right wing after a breakdown in contract talks between..." March 01

  • Rangers' Boyle finally adjusting to new role

    NHL.com "A broken hand opening night, multiple illnesses that he never before had to deal with, inconsistent play that hadn't existed previously, and a reduced role that hurt his confidence. Dan Boyle didn't expect his first season with the New York Rangers to be as frustrating on a personal level as it..." February 28

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    As it currently stands, looks more likely that Rangers F Mats Zuccarello will be traded than re-signed. Teams have been told he's available

  • Rangers shopping ultra-talented but frustrating defenseman

    New York Post "John Moore said he’s not paying attention, because that’s what they all say. But the Rangers defenseman is keenly aware his name is being batted around in trade rumors as Monday’s 3 p.m. deadline approaches, and he has a pretty healthy perspective. “Wayne Gretzky was traded,” Moore told..." February 28

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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