New York Rangers agreed to terms with goaltender Antti Raanta on a new contract. The Rangers did not disclose terms of the deal.
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. Pittsburgh's Pascal Dupuis and Florida's Jaromir Jagr are the other two finalists.
Since 2012 the New York Rangers made in to the Eastern Conference Final three times and the Stanley Cup Final once. However, don't expect them to use that as a crutch as to why they fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins in five games this season in the first round of playoffs.
The New York Rangers gathered at MSG Training Center for break-up day on Tuesday with everyone using the word "disappointment" to describe their season. The Rangers may be disappointed in the outcome of the postseason but they are a team who reached the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season, and tenth time in the past 11 years.
Ryan McDonagh said he injured his metatarsal bone in his pointer finger blocking a Brandon Dubinsky shot back on April 4 in Columbus. Dan Girardi said he suffered a concussion when he was hit by former Ranger Brian Boyle of the Tampa Bay Lightning at Madison Square Garden on April 5.
On the restricted side, forwards JT Miller, Chris Kreider and Kevin Hayes along with defenseman Dylan McIlrath. On the unrestricted side, defensemen Keith Yandle and Dan Boyle are without contracts, while up front, Eric Staal, Dominic Moore and Viktor Stalberg's contracts expire July 1, and in net goaltender Antti Raanta's.
The New York Rangers were eliminated after losing 6-3 to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first-round series at the CONSOL Energy Center in Game Five Saturday afternoon. It was the first time in five years that the Rangers did not win at least one round in the post-season.
The New York Rangers allowed three first-period goals en-route to a 5-0 defeat in Game Four at Madison Square garden against Pittsburgh Penguins. The Rangers now trail the best-of-seven series 3-1 with Game Five shifting back to Pittsburgh.
Dan Girardi did take part in both Wednesday's practice and this morning’s skate, but he will not be able to play again tonight. Girardi will sit out his third straight game tonight, and fifth in the past six contests, with an undisclosed injury.
The New York Rangers recalled forwards Chris Brown, Nicklas Jensen, Jayson Megna, and Daniel Paille, and defensemen Mat Bodie, Ryan Graves, and Chris Summers from the Hartford Wolf Pack. Megna, Paille, and Summers played with the Rangers during the regular season.