Chris Kreider RUMORS & NEWS

  • What Chris Kreider is focused on — and it’s not trade rumors

    New York Post "Chris Kreider hasn’t heard his name bouncing around in trade rumors. He would have to be listening to hear it. “That was the first I heard of it,” Kreider said when it was brought to his attention after Friday’s practice outside of Dallas as the Rangers prepared to play the Stars at American..." February 28

  • Time to decide if Kreider’s best use is as future star or trade chip

    New York Post "He is faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive, yet Chris Kreider hasn’t been anyone’s idea of a superhero this season. Unless, that is, he has used his powers to disappear for significant stretches before reappearing as he did in Sunday’s 1-0 overtime victory over the..." February 22

  • Rangers' Kreider day to day with cut hand, doubtful Tuesday vs. Stars

    The Score "New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider missed practice Monday with a cut on his hand and is day to day, the team announced. Kreider is off to a porous start with just six goals in 39 games with the Rangers after a respectable 21-goal campaign last season. " January 05

  • Rangers’ Kreider owns up to horrific year: ‘As bad as it can be’

    New York Post "After the Rangers’ 3-0 defeat to the Flyers at the Garden on Saturday that extended their losing streak to three straight in regulation, Alain Vigneault had a message for his team. “At the end of the day, right now, we all have to man up here,” the coach said after the Blueshirts’ third..." November 29

  • A Korean pop group is apparently really into Rangers' Chris Kreider

    CBS Sports "Sports and music collide in many ways, however, there's an especially confounding collision between the two coming out of South Korea. The pop group DIA recently released a video of one of their performances and they were all wearing a surprising outfit. Each of the seven performers was clad in..." September 24

  • Kreider expects 'big things' from Rangers this season "New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider is hungry for more. The Rangers have made three trips to the Eastern Conference Final in four seasons, including a Stanley Cup Final appearance in 2014. But the Stanley Cup has eluded Kreider and the Rangers, and that's not lost on the 24-year-old about to..." July 13

  • Rangers' Chris Kreider on Ovechkin's guarantee: 'That's not our style'

    CBS Sports "The New York Rangers will be looking to win their sixth consecutive Game 7 when they take on the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. With two days between the Rangers' Game 6 victory and the series finale, there's been a lot of time for talk. Alex Ovechkin wasted no..." May 13

  • Rangers need this young star to stop being the invisible man

    New York Post "Four words, the same four words: Did. You. See. Chris. But the difference in meaning when used as an interrogatory as opposed to an exclamatory will likely go a long way to determining whether the Rangers will take out the Capitals in Round Two or whether the Blueshirts will fall. Because..." April 29

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

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

  • 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

  • Chris Kreider seeking $2.8 million in arbitration

    CBS Sports "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

  • Chris Kreider out indefinitely with hand surgery

    Newsday "Chris Kreider will undergo surgery Friday to repair an injury to his left hand at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. He will be sidelined indefinitely, the team said. Kreider, 21, who reportedly broke a bone in his hand, was injured against Columbus on March 21, has 17 goals..." March 28

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Chris Kreider expected to be out of NYR lineup for extended period: at least a month, maybe much longer. Hand injury, possibly broken bone.

  • Rangers’ Kreider not disciplined for hit

    New York Post "Chris Kreider doesn’t quite know what he could or should have done differently when he shouldered Columbus’ Fedor Tyutin into the boards 21 seconds into the second period Monday, only to receive a five-minute boarding major and game misconduct when the defenseman stayed down on the ice with an..." January 08

  • Kreider poised to fulfill the expectations

    New York Post "It comes with the territory, with the first-round selection in 2009, the breakout performance in the 2012 playoffs, the washout in 2013 playing for a coach who never even tried to hide his lack of belief in the Rangers’ youngest poster boy. Chris Kreider, you see, isn’t just some guy who is..." October 30

  • Krieder, Hrivik Highlight Final Rangers Roster Cuts

    Blueshirt Banter "The New York Rangers have made their final roster cuts prior to the season opener and they are now down to 24 players. According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News the New York Rangers have trimmed their roster down to 24 players and finally have their opening night roster set. Conor..." September 29

  • Rangers’ Kreider may be odd man out

    New York Post "The Rangers have one more exhibition game to play following Thursday night’s 5-0 defeat to the Canucks and one more chance for someone on the outside looking in to force his way into the lineup. But following the loss coach Alain Vigneault made it clear it will take a special performance to..." September 27

  • Rangers’ Kreider no stranger to Garden

    Boston Herald "Chris Kreider said he stepped on the ice without any distractions Thursday night. It was easier said than done. The Boxford native and former BC star was playing in front of friends and family, and against the Bruins, the team he grew up rooting for. He was also in a place — the Garden — and..." May 18

  • Rangers shouldn't give up yet on Chris Kreider

    North Jersey "As the Rangers went through their optional morning skate in preparation for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal against the Capitals on Monday night at Madison Square Garden, Chris Kreider was a hockey world away. Next season, for the good of player and organization, that gap must..." May 07

  • Rangers’ injuries mean more playing time for Kreider

    New York Post "Coach John Tortorella has cited the moves preceding the trade deadline in which the Rangers rebuilt the middle of the lineup by adding Mats Zuccarello, Ryane Clowe and Derick Brassard up front as a major factor in the club’s 10-3-1 finishing kick. But Clowe and Brian Boyle, two important..." May 01

  • Kreider returns to help Rangers in playoff push

    New York Post "It was 368 days ago when Chris Kreider made his career debut as a Ranger. In Thursday night’s 6-1 win over the Panthers at the Garden, he got back to the Blueshirts after his most recent six-game stint in the minors with the AHL’s Connecticut Whale. Yet it was not like the halcyon days of last..." April 19

  • Rangers recall winger Chris Kreider

    ESPN "Coach John Tortorella admitted a day earlier that the New York Rangers had discussed summoning Chris Kreider from the minors. After weighing its options, the team decided to bring him back up Wednesday. The Rangers have officially recalled Kreider, a 21-year-old winger. Fourth-line bruiser..." March 20

  • Chris Kreider back to Whale

    Newark Star-Ledger "Coach John Tortorella has implied several times during the season that what might be best for rookie LW Chris Kreider’s development would be playing for Connecticut (AHL). On Thursday, for the second time in two weeks, Kreider, 21, was reassigned to the Whale after logging just 4:43 in..." March 01

  • Kreider on way back to the AHL

    New York Post "It was a case of diminishing returns and diminishing ice time for Chris Kreider, returned to the AHL Connecticut Whale yesterday after his latest four-game stay as a Ranger, which likely will be his last for a spell. “I’ve said all along that I think Chris has a lot to learn about the game and..." March 01

  • Rangers' Chris Kreider Assigned To Connecticut Whale

    Blueshirt Banter "According to Katie Strang of ESPN New York, the New York Rangers have sent Chris Kreider to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League. Kreider was slated to be a healthy scratch tonight, and it was only a matter of time before he was on a bus heading back down to Connecticut. Many..." February 28

  • Powe injury likely to keep Kreider with Rangers

    New York Post "Chris Kreider, recalled on Saturday following a one-day stay with the AHL Whale to act as standby for last night’s match against the Capitals in case Rick Nash had been unable to go, will likely remain with the Rangers in the aftermath of an injury sustained by Darroll Powe early in the second..." February 18

  • Nash a question, Kreider back

    New York Post "With Rick Nash iffy for tonight’s game against the Capitals in Washington, the Rangers recalled rookie Chris Kreider from Connecticut of the American Hockey League just one day after sending him there. Nash missed a season ticket-holder event Friday night at the Beacon Theatre, with the Rangers..." February 17

  • Rangers send Kreider to AHL

    New York Post "Chris Kreider’s road to number retirement has hit a speed bump. The 21-year-old winger, who created a singular sensation last spring by scoring five goals in the playoffs directly out of Boston College, was assigned by the Rangers yesterday to the AHL Whale after having been a healthy scratch..." February 16