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Can Chris Kreider be a Consistent Force for the New York Rangers?

This fall, New York Rangers’ left wing Chris Kreider will certainly have high expectations placed on him. But this is nothing new for the 25-year-old Massachusetts native. Last season, Rangers’ head coach Alain Vigneault stated that Kreider should be a 30 goal scorer. Well, in 2015-16 Kreider’s 21 goal total was disappointing, but entering the 2016-17 season, the Rangers...
Via The Sports Journal
29 minutes ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers sign forward Marek Hrivik

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have signed restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing Thursday without releasing contract details. Hrivik skated in 68 games with Hartford (AHL) this past season, getting 12 goals and 29 assists. The 24-year-old tied for the team lead in assists, ranked third in points, and tied for sixth in...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Extend Tryout Invitation to Maxim Lapierre: Report

The New York Rangers have offered former NHL forward Maxim Lapierre a professional tryout at this year’s training camp, TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie reported on Wednesday. Now official, Maxim Lapierre will be at the #rangers training camp on a tryout. #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) July 27, 2016 Lapierre, 31, spent parts of the 2015-16 season in Sweden and Switzerland...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

Chris Kreider’s plan to get out of his head and into the score sheet

The mission hasn’t changed for Chris Kreider, but it appears as though the 25-year-old power winger’s mindset has changed in his approach to the upcoming 2016-17 season. “Nothing changes from what I should have been doing last year and what I will be doing this year,” Kreider said Wednesday at the club’s practice rink after...
Via New York Post
23 hours ago

Sergei Zborovskiy Happy to Be a Ranger

After getting drafted 79th overall by the New York Rangers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and playing the last two season with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League, Sergei Zborovskiy was recently signed to an entry-level contract. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website Sport-Express, Rangers prospect Sergei Zborovskiy talked about his new...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Rangers sign Sergey Zborovskiy to entry-level contract

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Sergey Zborovskiy on an entry-level contract. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing of the team's third-round draft pick in 2015 on Tuesday. Zborovskiy skated in 64 games with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League this past season, collecting eight goals and 17 assists along with a plus-15 rating. The...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers One of Seven Teams with Second Buyout Period

With the Rangers coming to terms with both Kevin Hayes and Chris Kreider before arbitration, a second buyout window opens up over a 48-hour period that started as soon as the clock hit 12:01 AM EST on Monday, June 25. With the second buyout window rules, the Rangers would only be eligible to buy out Rick Nash, Derek Stepan, Mats Zuccarello, Marc Staal, Dan Girardi, Ryan McDonagh...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Is there something else brewing for the Rangers?

The Rangers signed their last two remaining RFAs yesterday inking Chris Kreider and Kevin Hayes to contract extensions. Kreider received a long term deal (four years), while Hayes received the standard bridge deal, coming off his ELC. Both deals come with great cap hits for a team that is supposed to be cap strapped heading […] The post Is there something else brewing for the Rangers...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Retired Brad Richards will be paid by Rangers until 2025-26

Brad Richards may have retired, but he’ll still be getting paid handsomely – and regularly – as he starts a new phase of his career. General Fanager reports Richards will earn more than $5 million next season from the New York Rangers following his 2014 buyout and will be paid a total of $14.55 million for the next 10 years. It’s not a bad way to go out. Retired Brad...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers and Chris Kreider agree on multi-year contract

Per Aaron Ward, the Rangers and Chris Kreider have agreed on a multi-year contract, avoiding today’s arbitration hearing. The deal is for four years at a $4.625 million cap hit. The deal keeps Kreider signed through his age-28 season, and buys two years of unrestricted free agency. This is a solid deal for the Rangers, […] The post Rangers and Chris Kreider agree on multi-year...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mika Zibanejad reacts to Rangers trade

Mika Zibanejad discusses his thoughts on joining the New York Rangers and playing in the Big Apple.
Via SNY
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who won the Zibanejad-Brassard trade?

Save for a random minor hockey trade, the hockey news tends to slow down a fair bit over the summer. Hockey fans rejoiced as Derick Brassard of the New York Rangers and a 2018 seventh-round pick were traded to the Senators for Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second-round pick. As far as mid-July trades go, this is a pretty exciting one. #NHLTrade Alert: Derick Brassard traded to @Senators...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SNY Exclusive: JT Miller on new Rangers contract

SNY's Michelle Yu catches up with New York Rangers forward JT Miller to discuss his new contract and how he can build on his career.
Via SNY
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Avery hassles homeless people, posts it on Snapchat

Sean Avery was known as a pesky, trash-talking menace during his playing days in the NHL, and it appears his sometimes-unbecoming and off-putting conduct on the ice — not to mention off of it — has continued on in his retirement. The former New York Rangers star has taken to posting videos on Snapchat in which he hassles homeless people. The standard encounter Avery has with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Qualify RFA’s; Buchnevich At Prospect Camp

The Rangers had until 5PM yesterday to qualify their RFA’s and the team is letting a good chunk of prospects go. Kreider, Miller, Hayes, McIlrath, Hughes, Bodie, Hrivik, Jensen issued qualifying offers by the #Rangers https://t.co/weR6eDx7Nn — CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) June 27, 2016 Which means the Rangers have let go of Luke Adam, Michael St. Croix, Chris McCarthy, Josh Nichols...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Keith Yandle signs seven-year deal with the Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers have signed one of the league’s best available free agent defenders. According to Pierre LeBrun on ESPN.com, the Panthers have agreed to a seven-year deal with defenseman Keith Yandle, worth an average of $6.35 million per season. Florida acquired the rights to Yandle earlier this week from the New York Rangers to exclusively negotiate with the 29-year-old...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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