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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 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...

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...

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...

NHL General Managers Meeting; Salary Cup Limit and Potential Overtime Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 4:18 AM
On Tuesday in Las Vegas, the general managers of the NHL held a meeting at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, where they learned the upper limit of the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with the lower limit $52.8 million. “I thought there was actually going to be...

Stanley Cup Arrives in Las Vegas Today
June 22nd, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The Stanley Cup arrives at the MGM Grand hotel main lobby today at 4:00 p.m. Fresh from a weeklong celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2015 Stanley Cup Championship, the trophy will be on display on Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m....

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...