Category: ‘Players’

Rangers Verdict on Kreider Looming
July 21st, 2016 at 5:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The currently ambiguous future of Chris Kreider will become apparent on Friday, when the enigmatic 25-year-old winger is scheduled for his arbitration hearing at the NHLPA's offices in Toronto. A triumvirate of scenarios exist for the 25-year-old power forward: the Rangers sign him to a long-term contract, he signs a...

Mika Zibanejad Ready for New Chapter with New York Rangers
July 19th, 2016 at 2:54 PM
Mika Zibanejad was traded to the New York Rangers along with a second round selection in the 2018 NHL Draft by the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Derick Brassard and a 2018 seventh rounder. "This trade was not on my radar, it came as a complete shock to me," the 23...

Ottawa Senators Say They Have a More Proven Player Gaining Derick Brassard
July 19th, 2016 at 2:06 PM
“We felt Mika has great potential down the road, but we felt with Derick we were getting someone that was more proven and a better hockey player at this point in time,” Ottawa Senators General Manager Pierre Dorion said on Monday’s conference call about the Derick Brassard-Mika Zibanejad trade that...

Rangers GM Gorton Discusses Brassard-Zibanejad Swap and More
July 19th, 2016 at 1:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jeff Gorton, General Manager of the New York Rangers, held a conference call with media personnel yesterday afternoon to discuss the team's trade with the Ottawa Senators as well as several other subjects pertaining to the Rangers offseason. When discussing Zibanejad's potential and expectation to replace Derick Brassard's offensive output, Mr....

Rangers Trade Brassard to Ottawa, Acquire Zibanejad
July 18th, 2016 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Rangers have made their first blockbuster trade of the offseason, acquiring Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 2nd round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Derick Brassard and a 2018 7th round pick. In this transaction, the Rangers get notably younger which provides fans with insight as to...