The Rangers have signed yet another depth forward, the offensively promising Brandon Pirri, to a one-year deal worth $1.1M.
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forward Jimmy Vesey. He won the Hobey Baker Award as the top player in collegiate hockey in 2015-16 and was the finalist for the Hobey Baker Award during the 2014-15 season.
Marek Hrivik had the best minor league season of his career a year ago; he also got to play in the five games at the National Hockey League level with the New York Rangers. Now the 24 year-old forward from Slovakia is aiming big for the 2016-17 season.
Reports are surfacing that claim the New York Rangers have signed NCAA Defenseman John Gilmour, formerly of Providence College, to a 2-year contract.
The World Cup of Hockey 2016, a best-on-best international tournament featuring more than 170 of the best players in the NHL, will include a free 10-day fan festival in downtown Toronto at the historic Distillery District from Sept 16-25. The Scotiabank World Cup of Hockey Fan Village, which will serve as the epicenter of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 for fans, will be free and open to the public.
On Tuesday, college star Jimmy Vesey will officially become a free agent. The Rangers appear to have emerged as one of six serious suitors for his services.
While Derek Stepan was playing for the United States at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, him and his teammate David Backes found a stray dog and decided to bring him back to the States to find a new home. Stepan was among several American athletes to bring home stray dogs from Sochi.
The National Hockey league announced that ESPN networks will televise every game of the World Cup of Hockey 2016. All coverage on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNEWS will also be available to stream live on WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices via an affiliated video provider.
Robin Kovacs, NYR 3rd rounder in 2015, appears headed for North America.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has once again stated that there is not enough data yet to draw conclusions about the link between sports-related concussions and long-term brain degeneration. Bettman criticized the news media for “misconceptions that have been repeatedly promoted," according to the letter obtained by the New York Times.