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Mats Zuccarello is 100 Percent, per Alain Vigneault
August 24th, 2015 at 9:01 PM
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is healthy and should be ready to go at the start of training camp next month, coach Alain Vigneault told NHL.com Friday in a phone interview. "I've heard he's 100 percent from our medical staff," Vigneault said. "He's been cleared to skate and have contact....

New York Rangers Add to Their Front Office
August 14th, 2015 at 3:51 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced Thursday that the team has named Steve Greeley as Assistant Director of Player Personnel and Nickolai Bobrov as Director of European Scouting. “I think they’ll fit right in,” said Gorton to BlueshirtsUnited.com. Greeley, 34, joins the Rangers after serving as the Associate Head Coach...

Jarret Stoll Putting the Past Behind and Looking to the Future
August 11th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
About two to three weeks ago, Jarret Stoll’s agent began referencing the New York Rangers as a possible destination for the veteran player. On Monday, he came to terms with the franchise for one year $800,000. "You look at (Jarret Stoll) on the ice and he's a guy that can play...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Jarret Stoll
August 10th, 2015 at 2:49 PM
The New York Rangers have come to terms with forward Jarret Stoll, the team announced on Monday. Per Sportsnet, the contract is for one-year, $800,000. Stoll became a free agent on July 1 and wasn’t expected to sign with the Los Angeles Kings. A veteran player of the NHL, Stoll, has...

Two Former Rangers to Be Inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
August 4th, 2015 at 4:25 AM
Former New York Rangers captain Chris Drury and defenseman Mathieu Schneider became the 19th and 20th members of the team to be inducted into to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, USA Hockey announced Monday. Drury and Schneider, will be inducted along with Angela Ruggiero and Ron DeGregorio in the 43rd...

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...