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J.T. Miller Continues to Succeed as a Young Player in the League
January 21st, 2016 at 2:29 PM
Since he arrived in New York, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault has stressed that J.T. Miller is a young player going through the process. The process the 22-year old is going through, is paying off. Miller scored the overtime, game winning goal against the Vancouver Canucks at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. The...

Daniel Paille Joins the New York Rangers
January 21st, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Free agent forward Daniel Paille agreed to terms with the New York Rangers on Thursday, general manager Jeff Gorton announced. “I can’t really describe how much excitement I have in me,” Paille told BlueshirtsUnited.com. “It’s really something special for me to have the opportunity to play here; and it’s a comfortable...

Derick Brassard Ill, Will Likely not Play Tonight
January 19th, 2016 at 2:29 PM
When the New York Rangers host the Vancouver Canucks tonight at Madison Square Garden they will most likely be without one of the team's top players. Center Derick Brassard was sent home before today's morning skate because of an illness, and later head coach Alain Vigneault stated that he did not...

New York Rangers Goaltenders to Split This Weekends Starts
January 15th, 2016 at 10:20 PM
The New York Rangers are set to play two highly important divisional games on the road this weekend, and head coach Alain Vigneault stated after practice Friday that his goaltenders will split the two starts. Henrik Lundqvist will make his 11th consecutive start in goal when the Rangers face off with...

New York Rangers Trade Emerson Etem for Nicklas Jensen and Draft Pick
January 8th, 2016 at 7:09 PM
The New York Rangers traded right wing Emerson Etem to the Vancouver Canucks on Friday for right wing Nicklas Jensen and a sixth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. Etem, 23, was acquired by the Rangers from the Anaheim Ducks in a trade for Carl Hagelin at the 2015 NHL Draft....

Alain Vigneault Speaks About Kevin Hayes
January 5th, 2016 at 6:22 AM
New York Rangers forward Kevin Hayes was expected to build on his terrific 2014-15 rookie season, where he recorded 17 goals, 28 assists, and a plus-15 rating in 79 games. However, so far this season Hayes has six goals, 11 assists, and a minus-1 rating in 37 games. The 23-year old...

Derek Stepan and Kevin Klein Close to Returning
December 16th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
New York Rangers forward Derek Stepan and defenseman Kevin Klein could return to the lineup as early as Friday when the team travels to Winnipeg to face the Jets. Both players took part in the team’s full practice Wednesday before the team boarded a flight to Minnesota for Thursday’s game...

New York Rangers Recall Brady Skjei
December 15th, 2015 at 4:44 PM
With Kevin Klein recovering from a strained oblique and Dan Girardi day-to-day with swelling in his knee, the New York Rangers recalled defenseman Brady Skjei for tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers at Madison Square Garden. Skjei will be the first player to wear No. 76 in franchise history. The 2012...

Rangers Place Jarret Stoll on Waivers
December 14th, 2015 at 2:08 PM
The New York Rangers place forward Jarret Stoll on waivers Monday, Ryan Rishaug of TSN reports. Stoll, 33 appeared in 29 games with the Rangers this season scoring one goal and recording two assists. Stoll may have been scratched a few times but he remained a regular presence in the bottom six...

Oscar Lindberg Moves up in the Lineup
December 6th, 2015 at 2:04 AM
When Oscar Lindberg made the Rangers Opening Night roster, head coach Alain Vigneault wasn’t quite sure yet what the rookie would bring to the team. Now, 27 games into the season Vigneault has elevated Lindberg from the third line to a top-six role. "Oscar feels more comfortable with more responsibility," said Vigneault...

New York Rangers Credit Depth for Their Success
November 14th, 2015 at 6:41 AM
The New York Rangers made history with 12 wins in their first 16 games with their 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Depth has been the team’s biggest factor in their success, having five players with at least 10 points on the season....

Dominic Moore Will Return to the Rangers Lineup
November 14th, 2015 at 4:01 AM
An hour before practice began at noon Friday at the MSG Training Center, veteran forward Dominic Moore put in extra work to keep his edge after being a healthy scratch for the previous two games. Rookie defenseman Dylan McIlrath was also on the ice with Moore. New York Rangers head coach...

New York Rangers Make No Changes to the Lineup
November 12th, 2015 at 2:18 PM
The New York Rangers and the St. Louis Blues, two of the league’s top teams, will faceoff tonight at Madison Square Garden, and head coach Alain Vigneault chose to make no changes to his lineup. That means veteran forward Dominic Moore will be a healthy scratch for the second consecutive game...

Emerson Etem Remains in the Lineup for the Rangers
November 10th, 2015 at 5:25 PM
After playing two strong games in the place of forward Rick Nash, head coach Alain Vigneault has decided to keep Emerson Etem in the lineup as Nash returns Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden. With Etem staying in the lineup, Vigneault has chosen veteran Dominic Moore as...

Rick Nash Ready to Return to the Lineup
November 9th, 2015 at 5:13 PM
New York Rangers forward Rick Nash returned to practice Monday afternoon at the MSG Training Center. Nash had not skated since hurting his back during practice last Thursday in Denver. He sat out the team's back-to-back victories in Colorado and Arizona over the weekend before returning to practice on Monday, assuming...

New York Rangers Have One Goal
October 28th, 2015 at 1:11 PM
Ten games into the season, the New York Rangers have a 6-2-2 record, and have 14 points out of a possible 20. The team however knows, they still have to work hard every night and play some of their best hockey to have another chance at the Stanley Cup. In the past...

New York Rangers October 27 Practice Report
October 27th, 2015 at 4:24 PM
After their 4-1 victory on Sunday against the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers will not be playing until Friday when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs. "It doesn't happen very often during the course of the year," associate coach Scott Arniel said of the break in...

New York Rangers Push Past the Calgary Flames
October 25th, 2015 at 10:11 PM
The New York Rangers were trailing 1-0 against the Calgary Flames Sunday night, up until the second period where the game turned around so quickly, at Madison Square Garden. Oscar Lindberg scored a goal at 13:03 in the second period, by finding space through Jonas Hiller's pads, and just like that...

Keith Yandle Faces His Former Team Tonight
October 22nd, 2015 at 4:25 PM
On Thursday Keith Yandle and his teammates will host his former team, the Arizona Coyotes, at Madison Square Garden. "When you're traded you're all in with the team you're with," explained Yandle, who was traded to the New York Rangers after spending eight years with the Coyotes. "You try not to...

Tanner Glass to the Hartford Wolf Pack
October 21st, 2015 at 4:42 PM
New York Rangers forward Tanner Glass cleared waivers on Wednesday afternoon and was assigned to the teams AHL affiliate, the hartford Wolf Pack. The move was made to ease salary cap concerns and to reduce the roster to a more manageable 22 players. The Rangers now have 13 forwards and seven...