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New York Rangers Kevin Klein Sidelined Indefinitely
February 3rd, 2016 at 5:45 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein is out indefinitely with a fractured thumb, the Rangers announced Wednesday. Klein, 31, sustained the injury in a 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday at Prudential Center. Klein, who has 10 points in 38 games this season, left the game at 16:58...

Rick Nash Continues to Be Sidelined
February 2nd, 2016 at 1:13 AM
Rick Nash missed the final two games before the All-Star break because of a bad bone bruise on his left leg and the severe pain hasn't gone away. As a result Nash was unable to join his teammates who returned to practice Monday afternoon at the MSG Training Center and...

New York Rangers Defeat Carolina Hurricanes 4-1
January 22nd, 2016 at 10:27 PM
There was an ice storm in Raleigh on Friday night, but New York Rangers fans filled PNC Arena to watch their team play on the road, and were rewarded for their loyal efforts. The Rangers has a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to...

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...

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...

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...

New York Rangers Recall Jayson Megna
January 4th, 2016 at 7:50 PM
The New York Rangers have recalled forward Jayson Megna from the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League, general manager Jeff Gorton announced the move on Monday. Gorton met with head coach Alain Vigneault after practice on Monday, where Chris Kreider wasn't able to join his teammates, due to a...

Alain Vigneault “Doubtful” About Chris Kreider Playing on Tuesday
January 4th, 2016 at 7:31 PM
Chris Kreider was unable to practice with his teammates Monday afternoon at the MSG Training Center and afterwards New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault stated to BlueshirtsUnited.com that it is "doubtful" Kreider will be able to play in Tuesday's game against the Dallas Stars at Madison Square Garden. Kreider cut...

Dan Girardi and Kevin Klein Practice with Their Teammates
December 28th, 2015 at 2:52 AM
The New York Rangers held practice Sunday afternoon at the MSG Training Center after a four-day break for the Christmas holiday. Injured defensemen, Dan Girardi and Kevin Klein were able to practice with their teammates, as did backup goaltender Antti Raanta. Head coach Alain Vigneault expects all three players to...

New York Rangers Recall Magnus Hellberg and Chris Summers
December 18th, 2015 at 2:43 PM
The New York Rangers recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg and defenseman Chris Summers from Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League on Friday. Goaltender Antti Raanta was injured in the first period of a 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Thursday when a slap shot by Wild defenseman Marco Scandella...

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 Rookies Help Team to Victory
December 16th, 2015 at 12:15 AM
The New York Rangers returned home after an unsuccessful Western Canada trip, to skate off with a 4-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Madison Square Garden, on Tuesday. Mats Zuccarello and Rick Nash each scored a goal and added an assist, while Keith Yandle registered a two assists and Dylan...

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...

Dan Girardi Out with Swelling Knee
December 14th, 2015 at 2:27 PM
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi has swelling in his knee and won't play Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers, head coach Alain Vigneault said Monday. Girardi, 31, is said to be day-to-day. The Rangers have been playing with six defensemen since Kevin Klein was injured and no decision has been made...

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 Derek Stepan Injury Update
November 30th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
New York Rangers center Derek Stepan met with the doctors over the weekend and on Monday head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Stepan would miss the next 4-6 weeks of action. Stepan broke two ribs during Friday's loss in Boston against the Bruins, and the Rangers previously stated that he...

New York Rangers Win 5-4 in Overtime Against Florida Panthers
November 22nd, 2015 at 1:56 AM
The New York Rangers and Florida Panthers played a wild game on Saturday night at BB&T Center. In the end it was the Rangers who took home a 5-4 victory in overtime. Rick Nash scored the game-winning goal in overtime, recording three goals total in the game. The win came...

New York Rangers Put the Past Behind Them
November 19th, 2015 at 3:33 AM
The New York Rangers fell in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final last spring to the Tampa Bay Lightning, but didn’t let that affect them when this season started. The Rangers are 14-2-2 with 30 points and will face the Lightning for the first time this season, Thursday night...

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....