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Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers Come to Terms
July 28th, 2015 at 5:02 AM
Derek Stepan wanted to be with the New York Rangers long-term, so did the Rangers, as they agreed to terms on a six-year $39 million contract to avoid salary arbitration per the Daily News on Monday. "It's a great feeling," said 25-year old Stepan to NHL.com. "I can't be more excited...

Martin St. Louis “I Am Proud of How I Played in My Career”
July 25th, 2015 at 4:36 PM
Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the National Hockey League after 16 seasons with the Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers, calling it the "easiest tough decision" he's ever had to make, on Monday afternoon at the MSG Training Center . "It wasn't one specific event...

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...

New York Rangers Eager for Next Season
July 17th, 2015 at 1:03 PM
The New York Rangers lost to the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final and came back in 2015 winning 53 games in the regular season earning them the Presidents’ Trophy. However, despite winning two series in a Game 7 during the this postseason the...

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...

Henrik Lundqvist Receives $25,000 as a Finalist at Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award
July 16th, 2015 at 2:58 AM
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was nominated for the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, presented by ESPN and Playstation. The inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards celebrated and honored athletes, teams, nonprofits and members of the sports industry for using sport to serve communities and make a...

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...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Two Forwards
July 14th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Rangers agreed to terms with forwards Emerson Etem and Oscar Lindberg on Tuesday. Newsday reported Etem's contract for one year at $850,000, and Lindberg received a two-year, $1.3 million contract. ***PHOTO1*** Etem, 23, was acquired from the Anaheim Ducks on June 27 in a trade for forward Carl Hagelin, both...

New York Rangers Have Come to Terms with Two Players
July 10th, 2015 at 10:34 PM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with two players. First, with restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik. Hrivik, 23, skated in 72 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering 33 points, a plus-eight...

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...

Rangers Forward Derick Brassard Undergoes Surgery
July 3rd, 2015 at 8:04 PM
Derick Brassard underwent wrist surgery last week, leaving him with a four-to-six week window of recovery, according to multiple sources. The 27-year-old should be recovered by the time training camp starts in September. ***PHOTO1*** It’s unclear how long Brassard’s wrist was bothering him, after all he recorded career highs last season. During the regular...

New York Rangers Have a Busy July 1
July 3rd, 2015 at 4:36 AM
The New York Rangers, traded forward Carl Hagelin and goalie Cam Talbot last week, and were also active Wednesday, during the first day to sign free agents. They added left wing Viktor Stalberg, the minor league forwards Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Matt Lindblad, and the veteran defenseman Raphael Diaz, who...

Martin St. Louis Announces His Retirement from the NHL
July 2nd, 2015 at 2:15 PM
New York Rangers' forward Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons on Thursday. "I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride,” St. Louis said in a release issued by the Rangers. "I would like to thank...

New York Rangers: Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents
July 1st, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The following information is courtesy of the NHL Network as we follow NHL free agency day. The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by...

Henrik Lundqvist Nominated for Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award
June 30th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been nominated for the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, presented by ESPN and Playstation. The inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards will celebrate and honor athletes, teams, nonprofits and members of the sports industry for using sport to serve communities and...

New York Rangers Give Teams Permission to Speak to Talbot
June 26th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the New York Rangers have given the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks and Buffalo Sabres permission to speak with goaltender Cam Talbot. Friedman reports that teams are allowed to talk to the 27-year-old about how he would fit in the roster and...

Why Ryan McDonagh was Honored on Tuesday
June 20th, 2015 at 11:58 PM
As captain of the New York Rangers, Ryan McDonagh wears a “C” right above his heart. On Tuesday he was honored at Burke Rehabilitation Center’s centennial dinner, for his kind hearted effort off the ice. McDonagh began a hands-on-role as a mentor for Gino Mangiafridda, a former Pelham High School hockey...

Ryan McDonagh’s First Season as Captain
June 18th, 2015 at 6:22 AM
Ryan McDonagh, who just turned 26 years old, is the right man to be wearing the "C" on his jersey as the New York Rangers captain. On October 6, 2014 McDonagh was named the 27th captain in franchise history. He is intelligent, well-spoken, well regarded by his coaches and teammates, and...

Marc Staal and Dan Girardi Undergo Successful Surgeries
June 5th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
Nearly all of the New York Rangers defenseman who played during the playoffs were dealing with an injury at one point or another, but played through it. On Monday Marc Staal and Dan Girardi both underwent separate successful surgeries to help heal their wounds. Staal, who suffered a hairline fracture of his...

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...