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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,...

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...

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...

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...

2014-15 NHL Postseason All-Star Teams Announced
June 24th, 2015 at 11:58 PM
The National Hockey League announced at the NHL Awards today in Las Vegas the list of players voted to the 2014-15 NHL postseason All-Star Teams. 2014-2015 NHL First All-Star Team GP W L OT GAA SV% SO G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens 66 44 16 6 1.96 .933 9 GP Mins. G A Pts D...

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...

Players and Coaches Weigh in on Possible League Expansion
June 24th, 2015 at 1:33 PM
The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas as MGM Resorts and AEG (owner of the Los Angeles Kings) are already building a $350 million, 20,000-seat arena slated to open next year on the Las Vegas Strip. After a Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday things will become clearer about...

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...

NHL Awards Presenters and Social Media Details Announced
June 20th, 2015 at 3:31 AM
NHL stars past and present and hockey fans from the world of entertainment will join host Rob Riggle and musical performer Daughtry for the 2015 NHL Awards, to salute the best regular-season players and performances from the 2014-15 season, on Wednesday, June 24, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

2015 NHL Draft Order of Selection
June 18th, 2015 at 4:04 PM
The National Hockey League announced today the order of selection for the 2015 NHL Draft, which will take place June 26-27 at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. The New York Rangers have the following picks. Round 1- none Round 2- 59th Round 3- 89th Round 4- 119th Round 5- none Round 6-...

New York Rangers Preseason Schedule Released
June 18th, 2015 at 3:25 PM
The New York Rangers announced their 2015 preseason schedule today. During the course of the preseason, the Rangers will play three times at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers will face off against three opponents in the preseason: the Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, and Philadelphia Flyers. They will play six game...

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...

We are Finally Getting a Hockey Emoji
June 18th, 2015 at 5:32 AM
Emojis have become a big part of communication in our world today, and as they continue in popularity they also grow in diversity. According to CBS Sports, Emojipedia points out, Unicode Consortium – the emoji kingpins – released a version of Unicode 8.0 Wednesday. There are 37 new emojis including...

New York Rangers Off Ice Updates
June 17th, 2015 at 7:01 PM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh, was recognized Tuesday night at the Burke Rehabilitation Center's Centennial Dinner for his off-ice charity work. McDonagh’s work of the ice is usually unpublicized and it’s nice to see him get the recognition he deserves. Huge congratulations to the captain! Additionally, some good news about McDonagh...

New York Rangers 1994 Stanley Cup Anniversary
June 14th, 2015 at 5:13 AM
It was this day June 14 in 1994 when the New York Rangers became the Stanley Cup Champions ending an over 50 year drought. “The waiting is over! The New York Rangers are the Stanley Cup champions! And this one will last a lifetime!” said the Rangers’ play-by-play voice Sam Rosen,...

Mats Zuccarello to Return to the Game
June 12th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello may play in a charity game in his native country of Norway on June 19, according to Norwegian television station TV 2. "I can confirm that Mats [will make a] comeback on ice in the game along with several of his good friends from Rangers,"...

Henrik Lundqvist Receive’s New TAG Heuer Timepiece
June 11th, 2015 at 3:35 AM
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, an Olympic Gold Medalist and Vezina Trophy winner visited TAG Heuer's 5th Avenue Boutique, where he received a brand new CARRERA 1887 timepiece engraved with #DontCrackUnderPressure. Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of TAG Heuer and President of LVMH Watches believes Lundqvist truly epitomizes the TAG Heuer brand...

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...

2015 NHL Awards Host and Performer Announced
June 4th, 2015 at 9:36 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards will be hosted by actor and comedian Rob Riggle and will feature a live musical performance from rock band Daughtry followed by a full concert on Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The two-hour primetime awards show will broadcast live at...