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Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh Resumes Training Routine
August 20th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh is skating at full strength and has resumed his normal training routine, per NHL.com. This comes a month after coming out of his walking boot that he wore for six weeks. He began wearing the walking boot on June 1 and had to use crutches for...

New York Rangers Add to Their Front Office
August 14th, 2015 at 3:51 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced Thursday that the team has named Steve Greeley as Assistant Director of Player Personnel and Nickolai Bobrov as Director of European Scouting. “I think they’ll fit right in,” said Gorton to BlueshirtsUnited.com. Greeley, 34, joins the Rangers after serving as the Associate Head Coach...

Jeremy Jacobs & Bob Crocker are the 2015 Lester Patrick Trophy Recipients
August 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and longtime scout Bob Crocker have been named recipients of the 2015 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The award, one of the most prestigious in hockey, was presented to the National Hockey League by the New York Rangers in...

Jarret Stoll Putting the Past Behind and Looking to the Future
August 11th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
About two to three weeks ago, Jarret Stoll’s agent began referencing the New York Rangers as a possible destination for the veteran player. On Monday, he came to terms with the franchise for one year $800,000. "You look at (Jarret Stoll) on the ice and he's a guy that can play...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Jarret Stoll
August 10th, 2015 at 2:49 PM
The New York Rangers have come to terms with forward Jarret Stoll, the team announced on Monday. Per Sportsnet, the contract is for one-year, $800,000. Stoll became a free agent on July 1 and wasn’t expected to sign with the Los Angeles Kings. A veteran player of the NHL, Stoll, has...

A Six-Year Media Rights Partnership Between the NHL and MLBAM is Announced
August 4th, 2015 at 3:52 PM
The National Hockey League and Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, announced a groundbreaking digital media rights partnership today. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement of the “transformational” six-year agreement at NHL headquarters. “Were not...

Two Former Rangers to Be Inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame
August 4th, 2015 at 4:25 AM
Former New York Rangers captain Chris Drury and defenseman Mathieu Schneider became the 19th and 20th members of the team to be inducted into to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, USA Hockey announced Monday. Drury and Schneider, will be inducted along with Angela Ruggiero and Ron DeGregorio in the 43rd...

New York Rangers Derek Stepan by the Numbers
July 30th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
With the New York Rangers signing Derek Stepan to a multi-year contract, they have secured a core and highly talented player. Stepan is the Rangers’ fourth veteran player behind Henrik Lundqvist, Dan Girardi and Marc Staal. Stepan was named an alternate captain of the Rangers on October 6, 2014. The 25-year old...

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...

New York Rangers Appear 12 Times on NBC –NBCSN in the Regular Season
July 27th, 2015 at 3:33 PM
The NBC Sports Group will air 105 regular season NHL games in the 2015-16 season, 12 of which will feature the New York Rangers. Highlights of the featured games include: Opening Night doubleheaders on Oct. 7 on NBCSN, beginning with a Wednesday Night Rivalry Original Six matchup between the defending Stanley Cup...

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...

National Hockey League Expansion Application Update
July 25th, 2015 at 2:21 AM
The NHL Board of Governors approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said June 24 in Las Vegas. Commissioner Bettman said the League has received interest from Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City at the time. Earlier this week the...

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...

Rangers Sign Free Agent Mat Bodie
July 17th, 2015 at 5:12 PM
The New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Mat Bodie. Contract details were not disclosed. Bodie, 25, skated in 75 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League this past season, registering five goals...

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...

Complete List of 2015 ESPYS Award Winners
July 16th, 2015 at 1:18 AM
The ESPYS gather top celebrities from the sports and entertainment world to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The stars gathered in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday night to celebrate The 2015...

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...