Rangers Rumors & News

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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

  • Dan Girardi cut on neck by Nazem Kadri's skate

    CBSSports.com "We've seen quite a few scary incidents when it comes to players getting cut by skates so far this season, and we had another one on Saturday night in Toronto. And New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi is a very lucky man. Late in the third period of the Rangers' 5-4 loss to the Maple..." November 09

  • Rangers F Derek Stepan will make season debut Saturday

    CBSSports.com "After missing the first 12 games of the regular season, New York Rangers center Derek Stepan will make his season debut on Saturday night when the team travels to Toronto take on the Maple Leafs, coach Alain Vigneault announced on Friday. Stepan has been out for a little more than six weeks..." November 07

  • Boyle takes next step in recover; Kaberle skating with the Rangers this morning

    North Jersey "The Rangers will be getting Derek Stepan back in the lineup Saturday night when they face the Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre and it appears defenseman Dan Boyle, out since breaking his right hand blocking a shot in the season opener Oct. 9 at St. Louis, is also nearing a return. Boyle is..." November 07

  • Derick Brassard’s clutch goal propels Rangers past Red Wings

    New York Post "It sure felt as if the emotional well-being of the team was sitting out there, encapsulated in a wobbling puck, waiting on the outskirts of the blue paint for the Rangers to either seize the moment or let another one slip away. Finally, the Blueshirts had their hero in Derick Brassard, who..." November 06

  • Sean Avery has meltdown days before off-Broadway debut

    Page Six "Former NY Ranger Sean Avery had a Shia LaBeouf-style meltdown on the set of his off-Broadway play “Negative Is Positive” and quit two days before it was due to open, after a stage manager politely offered him pizza. “He’s a playwright’s worst nightmare,” said “Negative” author Christy..." November 05

  • Girardi carrying heavy load for depleted Rangers

    NHL.com "Defenseman Dan Girardi believes it's time for the New York Rangers to do a little soul searching. The Rangers have lost four regulars on defense to either injury or suspension and two straight games entering their matchup against the offensively charged Detroit Red Wings in the "Wednesday Night..." November 05

  • Tomas Kaberle To Practice/Skate With Rangers

    Blueshirt Banter "According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, the New York Rangers have invited Tomas Kaberle to practice and skate with the team on a tryout basis. With their defensive core practically in shambles, it's no surprise that Glen Sather has started to look outside of the organization for help. Not to mention,..." November 04

  • Blues find recipe versus Rangers for fifth win in a row

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "One goal was a thing of beauty, one goal was a fluke, and a third was from a player who hadn’t scored since January. Put that together with another big night of goaltending from Brian Elliott, and the Blues kept right on going. The Blues extended their winning streak to five games with a 4-3..." November 04

  • Rangers plan to give goalie Henrik Lundqvist some rest

    New York Post "When Henrik Lundqvist started in nets for the Rangers’ 1-0 shootout defeat to Winnipeg at the Garden on Saturday night, it marked the King’s ninth start in his team’s first 10 games. That represented Lundqvist’s heaviest full-season workload out of the gate since 2007-08, when he started the..." November 03

  • Rangers recall defensemen Allen, McIlrath

    NHL.com "New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has recalled defensemen Conor Allen and Dylan McIlrath from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Allen, 24, has registered two goals and three assists for five points in eight AHL..." November 03

  • Pavelec saves the day for Jets against Rangers

    Winnipeg Sun "Ondrej Pavelec won’t completely silence his critics just because he has strung together a few top-notch performances, but he’s doing everything he can to quiet them down. Often maligned for average numbers, positioning and rebound control and for not stealing enough games for the Winnipeg Jets,..." November 02

  • Rangers in trouble as McDonagh, Klein go down in loss

    New York Post "The loss of a 1-0 shootout game to the Jets at the Garden on Saturday night pales in comparison for the Rangers to the impact of the loss of two of the team’s top four defensemen to injury. Ryan McDonagh, the team’s most indispensable player other than Henrik Lundqvist, is going to be out for..." November 02

  • As schedule picks up in November, NY Rangers look to get backup goalie Cam Talbot more work

    New York Daily News "During a tumultuous start last season, the Rangers at least were assured that they had a capable backup goaltender. Cam Talbot joined the team in mid-October 2013 for his first NHL season, following Martin Biron’s retirement, and jumped out to a 6-1-0 record by Nov. 30, stopping 187 of the..." November 02

  • Report: Rangers place Ryan Malone on waivers

    CBSSports.com "The New York Rangers had been hoping Ryan Malone could fill a hole in the bottom of their lineup and seize the second chance he was given after being bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning over the summer. After five games and some time spent as a healthy scratch, Malone has been placed on waivers,..." November 02

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    Steve Zipay @stevezipay

    AV: Ideally would like Derek Stepan to have full contact practices, but is not ruling him out for Monday vs. St. Louis. Depends on docs.

  • Mini-break comes at right time for Lundqvist, Rangers

    New York Post "The Rangers are spinning it as a positive, because what else would they do? There is no denying that come Saturday, when the Blueshirts play host to the Jets after a five-day gap between games, it is surely going to seem as if it has been a long while since the played a game. And that’s because..." October 30

  • Anthony Duclair earning bigger role with Rangers

    New York Post "Anthony Duclair’s smile was still fresh, with the 19-year-old barely half a day removed from “the best day of his life.” The Rangers wing woke up Tuesday to a world where a lifelong aspiration had been accomplished, even if the reality of scoring his first NHL goal – a game-tying tally in the..." October 29

  • John Moore suspended five games for check to the head

    NHL.com "New York Rangers defenseman John Moore has been suspended for five games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula during NHL Game No. 122 in New York on Monday, October 27, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. Moore..." October 29

  • Suspension for Rangers’ Moore may exceed 5 games

    New York Post "John Moore is scheduled to attend a disciplinary hearing Wednesday afternoon (1 p.m.) at the NHL headquarters in Manhattan, following his brutal head-shot to Minnesota’s Erik Haula during the second period of Monday’s game at Madison Square Garden, with the in-person meeting meaning the Rangers..." October 29

  • Rangers' Moore to have hearing for hit on Haula

    TSN.ca "A couple New York Ranges could be facing discipline from the NHL Department of Player Safety after their controversial hits Monday night against the Minnesota Wild. Defenceman John Moore will have a hearing for a head shot on Erik Haula while a decision on what to do with Chris Kreider has yet..." October 28

  • Anthony Duclair's return to Bell Centre

    North Jersey "Rookie Anthony Duclair, 19, had an assist, three shots and two blocked shots as the Montreal native played at the Bell Centre for the first time in his NHL career in the loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night. "It was pretty special," said Duclair, who has four assists in six games. "It’s not..." October 26

  • Habs get by Rangers 3-1

    Montreal Gazette "Lars Eller scored his first goal of the season to snap a 1-1 tie and Carey Price made 34 saves as the Canadiens defeated the New York Rangers 3-1 Saturday night at the Bell Centre. Eller and Dale Weise each had a swipe at the loose puck in front as the Canadiens went ahead at 11:46 of the..." October 26

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    New York Rangers @NYRangers

    #NYR Injury Update: Derek Stepan has begun skating lightly on his own