Ryan McDonagh RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alain Vigneault rips NHL for not suspending Wayne Simmonds

    The Score "With captain Ryan McDonagh now sidelined with a concussion after being punched by forward Wayne Simmonds on Saturday, New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault was in disbelief that the Philadelphia Flyers forward wasn't suspended. Vigneault spoke with reporters Monday and said he was told by..." February 08

  • How Rangers got screwed on Ryan McDonagh sucker punch

    New York Post "It is unknown whether Ryan McDonagh will be in the lineup against the Devils at the Garden on Monday in the aftermath of the sucker punch to the jaw he took from Wayne Simmonds at 10:36 of the first period of the Rangers’ shootout victory in Philadelphia on Saturday, but we do know that the..." February 08

  • Rangers' McDonagh leaves game with injury

    NHL.com "New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh left the game Saturday against the Philadelphia Flyers midway through the first period and will not return. McDonagh and Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds came together with 9:24 left in the first." February 06

  • Ryan McDonagh living his NHL All-Star dream

    Newsday "Ryan McDonagh is old enough at 26 and experienced enough after three NHL conference finals in four years and one Olympic Games that little fazes him in hockey terms anymore. But he said he finds being a first-time All-Star “pretty sur real” after a childhood in Minnesota spent watching the..." January 31

  • Rangers’ Ryan McDonagh showing star power

    North Jersey "There was always a neighborhood game to be played with school out, be it football, baseball or hockey, and, crucially, an older brother to keep up with. Out of those St. Paul, Minn., summer days came the germination of an NHL All-Star. “You wanted to make sure you tried to come out on top for..." January 29

  • Ryan McDonagh now healthy and ‘comfortable’ being captain

    New York Post "When Ryan McDonagh last appeared with the Rangers, the defenseman was dragging himself up and down the ice at Madison Square Garden, playing Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on a broken right foot. After an offseason spent largely in a walking boot at his home in Minnesota, the captain..." September 08

  • Rangers captain McDonagh (broken foot) feeling ‘100 percent’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Looks like the broken foot Ryan McDonagh suffered during the Eastern Conference Final won’t affect him heading into next season. “It’s safe to say it’s getting better every day and feeling pretty much 100 percent at this point now,” the Rangers captain told NHL.com. “We said June 1 was the..." August 20

  • Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh won’t need surgery on broken right foot

    New York Daily News "Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh doesn't need surgery on his broken right foot, but the pain of falling short of the Stanley Cup again this spring is still fresh. "You wish that was you," McDonagh said Tuesday afternoon of the Chicago Blackhawks clinching their championship on Monday night. "It's..." June 17

  • Rangers’ McDonagh reveals way to stop Ovechkin’s go-to move

    New York Post "Here’s the thing about the Rangers shutting down the Capitals’ potent one-two punch of Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom: They’ve already done this. “Sometimes it comes down to their top guys and us shutting them down,” goalie Henrik Lundqvist said after Wednesday’s practice. “That’s what we..." April 30

  • 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

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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

  • Ryan McDonagh Named 27th Captain In Franchise History

    Blueshirts United "New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that defenseman Ryan McDonagh has been named the 27th captain in franchise history. The team also announced that Dan Girardi, Martin St. Louis, Marc Staal, and Derek Stepan will serve as the Rangers’ four alternate..." October 07

  • Vigneault still mum on injured McDonagh

    New York Post "Ryan McDonagh, the Rangers’ No. 1 defenseman, continued his climb back toward the lineup on Wednesday, practicing with the team while wearing a non-contact yellow jersey. McDonagh will miss his fourth straight game on Thursday when the Blueshirts host the last-overall Sabres, as he is still..." April 10

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    Andrew Gross @AGrossRecord

    Obviously no official word yet, but if McDonagh is not going through contact drills today, tough to see him playing tomorrow.

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    #NYR McDonagh (shoulder) out tonight vs. OTT as expected

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    Aaron Ward @aaronward_nhl

    Expect the New York Rangers to announce Ryan McDonagh's 6 year extension today. #TSN

  • Ryan McDonagh, Rangers, agree to 6-year, $28.2 million extension

    Yahoo! Sports "The New York Rangers, already close to the salary cap ceiling with some key restricted free agents to sign, would have likely been unable to match an offer sheet for any of them -- if, you know, they weren't so taboo in the NHL. On Monday, the team locked up one of those RFAs, agreeing to terms..." July 08

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    Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

    Another #NYR note: Rangers and reps for RFA D Ryan McDonagh have held preliminary contract talks, but nothing serious yet

  • Tortorella: More ‘power’ to underused McDonagh

    New York Post "For all of the good things Ryan McDonagh has done, he may have spent this whole time being underutilized. At least that’s the opinion of Rangers coach John Tortorella, who Friday admitted he has made a mistake in not playing his top-pair defenseman on the power play more often. “It’s me. I..." May 25

  • McDonagh anchors Rangers’ defense

    New York Post "So much has been so predictable in these playoffs. A sloppy, scoreless first period in Thursday night’s Game 4 between the Rangers and Bruins seemed to be more of the same from what the Blueshirts had shown in this series. But after two-plus wild and crazy periods, the offense was no longer as..." May 24

  • McDonagh bolstering Rangers’ blue line

    New York Post "The impact of the absence of Marc Staal — who will miss his fourth straight when the Rangers meet the Sabres tonight in Buffalo — has been mitigated to a large degree over this small sample size by a combination of a return to last season’s form by Ryan McDonagh and stepped-up play from Anton..." March 12

  • Ryan McDonagh playing, Rick Nash expects to return also but will test himself in warmups

    New York Daily News "Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh will return to the lineup Thursday night at the Garden, Rick Nash also expects to play, and Michael Del Zotto’s status is unknown for the team’s third and final matchup of the season against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Fourth-liner Arron Asham (back) is expected..." February 28

  • McDonagh should be good to go

    New York Post "Ryan McDonagh seemed optimistic he would be able to play tonight while Rick Nash and Michael Del Zotto each took more of a “wait-and-see” approach to returning to the lineup for the Rangers’ match at the Garden against the Lightning. “It was nothing serious; I should be good to go,” McDonagh,..." February 28

  • McDonagh Returns To Practice; Brandon Mashinter Sent Down

    Blueshirt Banter "According to Pat Leonard of the NY Daily News, and Steve Zipay of Newsday, Ryan McDonagh, Michael Del Zotto, and Rick Nash are all taking part in today's practice. Ryan McDonagh is returning to practice for the first time since taking a brutal hit from Max Pacioretty in Montreal. There was no..." February 27

  • Nash, McDonagh, Del Zotto practice

    ESPN "An injury-addled Rangers club appears to be inching its way back to health, as Wednesday saw three of its key injured players practicing with the team. Rick Nash, Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto all skated Wednesday, following the team's 4-3 loss to Winnipeg on Tuesday night. Losers in..." February 27

  • Tortorella irked by hard hit on McDonagh

    New York Post "In another step toward muddying the waters of what does and does not define a suspension, the NHL Department of Player Safety chose yesterday not to enforce any supplementary discipline to the Canadiens’ Max Pacioretty. Midway through the second period of the Rangers’ 3-0 loss Saturday night at..." February 25

  • Blueshirts lose Girardi, McDonagh in defeat

    New York Post "Whether it’s fault or misfortune is irrelevant now, as the Rangers are in the midst of a malicious windstorm of events that could derail their season before it ever felt like it began. Last night it was a 3-0 loss to the Canadiens at the Bell Center, making the Blueshirts 0-2-1 in the past..." February 24