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New York Rangers Appear 12 Times on NBC –NBCSN in the Regular Season
July 27th, 2015 at 3:33 PM
The NBC Sports Group will air 105 regular season NHL games in the 2015-16 season, 12 of which will feature the New York Rangers. Highlights of the featured games include: Opening Night doubleheaders on Oct. 7 on NBCSN, beginning with a Wednesday Night Rivalry Original Six matchup between the defending Stanley Cup...

Antti Raanta Excited for a New Beginning with the Rangers
July 20th, 2015 at 12:13 AM
Goaltender Antti Raanta has had a busy summer; winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks, getting married and being traded to the New York Rangers. "It was a pretty amazing stretch, so many great things going on, but now life is back to normal," Raanta told BlueshirtsUnited.com on Thursday. "To...

Chris Kreider Speaks About Mats Zuccarello
July 17th, 2015 at 12:25 PM
Last month, Chris Kreider joined Mats Zuccarello, Derick Brassard, Kevin Hayes and Carl Hagelin (who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in the off season) for a charity game in Zuccarello's native Norway. It was the first time Zuccarello played in a game since Zuccarello’s NHL season ended on April 24...

New York Rangers Come to Terms with, Miller, Fast, and McIlrath
July 15th, 2015 at 4:47 PM
The New York Rangers have come to terms three restricted free agents on Wednesday, the team’s General manager Jeff Gorton announced. Restricted free agent forwards J.T. Miller and Jesper Fast, and restricted free agent defenseman Dylan McIlrath. The financial details weren’t released. Miller, 22, had 10 goals and 13 assists in...

Rangers’ Derek Stepan Elects Salary Arbitration
July 8th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The 25-year-old New York York Rangers Group II free agent center Derek Stepan has elected to file for salary arbitration. This likely means he will get a two-year deal in the range of $6.2 million to $6.5 million per year taking him to unrestricted free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Stepan, has 89 goals and...

Jeff Gorton Named the 11th GM of the New York Rangers
July 1st, 2015 at 10:03 PM
Glen Sather, the New York Rangers’ general manager and president since 2000, said on Wednesday that he is handing his role over to his assistant, Jeff Gorton. Sather, 71, will still remain the Rangers' president. After missing the playoffs in Sather’s first four seasons, the Rangers have reached the postseason nine...

New York Rangers to Hold Their Annual Prospect Development Camp
June 30th, 2015 at 3:56 AM
The New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced that the team will hold its annual prospect development camp from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3, at MSG Training Center. The camp will feature several of the Rangers’ top prospects, including Brady Skjei, Adam Tambellini, Brandon Halverson,...

New York Rangers Make Seven Total Selections at 2015 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
After a quiet Day 1 at the 2015 NHL Draft, the New York Rangers had a busy Day 2. They had five picks originally, but after three separate deals they left Sunrise, FL with seven picks. The Rangers acquired pick No. 41 and Emerson Etem from the Anaheim Duck for forward...

Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

New York Rangers Release 2015-16 Schedule
June 25th, 2015 at 12:04 PM
The New York Rangers, in addition to the rest of the league, released their 2015-16 regular season schedule. Last week the Rangers had released their preseason schedule. The Rangers will begin their 89th NHL season with an Original Six matchup against the Stanley Cup Champions, Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, October...

New York Rangers Get Shutout at NHL Awards
June 25th, 2015 at 3:54 AM
Three New York Rangers were finalists but did not take any trophies home at the 2015 NHL Awards on June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Glen Sather (General Manager of the year Award) and Alain Vigneault (Jack Adams Award), both finished as second runner up in...

2015 NHL Awards Winners Announced in Las Vegas
June 24th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards took place Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Hockey players from around the league suited up for the red carpet event instead of lacing up for the ice as they usually do; or in the case of Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames, walk...

NHL Board of Governors Approves 2015-16 Rule Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 8:35 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved 3-on-3 overtime hockey, when a game ends ina tie after regulations beginning the 2015-16 season. Additionally they approved to expand the use of video review to include a Coach’s Challenge within a limited scope of scenarios and amend face-off protocol. The Board acted on the series...

New York Rangers Know They Have the Team It Takes to Win
June 5th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Rangers know they have what it takes to come back next season and play for a chance at the Stanley Cup once again. “We’ve got a lot of good hockey players in this room who have had a lot of success winning games,” said Marc Staal on...

New York Rangers Season Ends with a Game 7 Loss
May 30th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The Presidents’ Trophy winning, New York Rangers’ season came to an end with a 2-0 shutout loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final, Friday night at Madison Square Garden. "There's a lot of emotions," Rick Nash said following the season-ending defeat. "I'm pretty upset. In a...

Will Henrik Lundqvist Remain the King of Game 7′s?
May 29th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. “I just try to go out and do my job," Lundqvist stated. He's 6-1 in Game 7, with an NHL-record six straight...

The New York Rangers Always Bring a Team Effort
May 29th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The President’s Trophy winning New York Rangers are a close-knit team with its core players having seen a lot and won a lot when the stakes have been high. Tonight is another crucial game as the winner of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final will head to the Stanley...

Both Rangers and Lightning Going into Game 7 with Confidence
May 29th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Both the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning held an optional morning skate Friday before tonight's crucial Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are 4-0 in elimination games this postseason and the Lightning 2-0, but it doesn’t compare to the possible elimination they face tonight, where the...

New York Rangers Force a Game 7
May 27th, 2015 at 2:41 AM
The New York Rangers’ confidence and experience helped them rise when facing elimination for the 15th time in 18 games since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers got a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena on Tuesday....

New York Rangers Successful When Facing Elimination
May 26th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
Since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs the New York Rangers have faced elimination 17 times. Of those 17 games the Rangers have won 14 of them. Twice in the last two post seasons they have bounced back from 3-1 series deficits; against the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014 and the Washington...