Category: ‘Players’

New York Rangers Announce They Will Buy Out the Contract of Defenseman Dan Girardi
June 14th, 2017 at 8:48 PM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team will buy out the contract of defenseman Dan Girardi. "Dan's contributions to the New York Rangers organization have been immeasurable," Rangers President Glen Sather said to "He has been a role model through his relentless determination, giving everything...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Forward Matt Puempel
June 14th, 2017 at 7:34 PM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with forward Matt Puempel on a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Via Puempel, 24, split this past season between the Rangers and Ottawa Senators, registering six goals and three assists for nine points, along with 11 penalty minutes...

The huge implications of Kevin Klein’s potential retirement
June 14th, 2017 at 7:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Kevin Klein's retirement would shave $2.9 million from the Rangers' cap total Larry Brooks dropped the first of potentially many bombshells yesterday with his report that Kevin Klein is leaning towards retirement from the NHL. Though Brooks cautioned that Klein's mind is not made up, it sounds like...

Should the Rangers Trade Derek Stepan?
June 9th, 2017 at 6:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Hey folks, and welcome to a new weekly series where we'll take a look at potential trade candidates on the Rangers roster and explore the reasons for and against trading them this offseason.  Of course, the case for making a trade is inherently dependent...

Henrik Lundqvist and Oscar Lindberg Captured Gold at the 2017 IIHF’s Mens World Championships
May 21st, 2017 at 8:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** Henrik Lundqvist and Oscar Lindberg captured Gold at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation's Mens World Championships with a 2-1 shootout victory over Canada. ***PHOTO2*** Lundqvist made 42 saves and stopped all four shooters he faced in the shootout to capture Sweden's first Gold Medal at the tournament since 2013. He was...