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New York Rangers Recall Jesper Fast, Tinker with Lines Again
April 7th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
In the ongoing effort to fill the hole in the lineup created by Chris Kreider's injury, the New York Rangers have recalled forward Jesper Fast from Hartford. Did anyone really expect they'd elect to go into the playoffs with Dominic Moore or Dan Carcillo on the third line? Fast made the...

Ryan McDonagh is not Seriously Injured; J.T. Miller Returned to Hartford
April 2nd, 2014 at 6:42 PM
When Ryan McDonagh was injured late in last nights victory in Vancouver, everyone in Rangersland held their breath. Today, it appears they can collectively exhale. McDonagh, who was injured after taking a blindside hit from Vancouver's Alex Burrows, did not suffer structural damage -- nor a separation or dislocation -- to his left...

New York Rangers Living to Regret Selection of Dylan McIlrath
February 24th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
 ***PHOTO1***When the New York Rangers' made defenseman Dylan McIlrath the 10th overall pick in the 2010 draft, it raised more than a few eyebrows. Almost four full years later, those eyebrows are still raised. McIlrath, nicknamed "The Undertaker" in his junior hockey days in Moose Jaw, is a player who, if you...

Mats Zuccarello Out 3-4 Weeks, Derek Dorsett Close to Returning
February 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
***PHOTO1***The New York Rangers confirmed the original diagnosis of a non-displaced fracture in Mats Zuccarello's left hand yesterday, and set the timetable for the wingers return at 3-4 weeks. The 3-4 week recovery estimate is from the day the injury occurred, not today, meaning the timetable actually started Sunday the...

New York Rangers’ Notes and Quotes from Practice; Getting to Know Conor Allen
December 28th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1***In case you missed it, Anton Stralman left last nights loss to the Washington Capitals early in the second period. Stralman is officially considered day-to-day, but at this point his status is up in the air for tomorrow night in Tampa.  As a precaution, the New York Rangers recalled defenseman Conor Allen from Hartford. With the team only...

New York Rangers Fans: Meet Ryane Clowe
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** Yesterday, the New York Rangers announced they've traded for forward Ryane Clowe. Clowe was dealt to New York from the San Jose Sharks for three draft picks (this year's second-round and third-round picks, along with a conditional pick next year). Clowe is a big, physical player who should fit in nicely...

Jesper Fast Will Most Likely not Play for New York Rangers This Season
March 25th, 2013 at 9:10 AM
***VIDEO1*** It was reported last week by Larry Brooks that New York Rangers prospect Jesper Fast -- who changed his last name from Fasth a year ago -- would be on his way to the NHL at the end of the Swedish Elite League season. However, with Swedish Ice Hockey Association wanting...

New York Rangers’ Stu Bickel Clears Waivers; Teammates React to Halpern Being Claimed by Montreal Canadiens
March 24th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** It really should come as no surprise, but New York Rangers defenseman/fourth-line forward Stu Bickel has cleared waivers and will report to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. Him going unclaimed just shows that 29 other NHL general managers agree that Bickel just isn't cut out of the world's top hockey...

Connecticut Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 6 Goals in 8 Games Since Being Sent to Hartford
March 18th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers are in a slump right now, and head coach John Tortorella is shuffling around the lines looking for find goals that just aren't there right now. Meanwhile, while the Rangers are struggling, the Connecticut Whale have been hot as winger Chris Kreider has scored six goals in...

Connectiuct Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 4 Goals Since Being Sent Down
March 6th, 2013 at 1:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** We've said it for about a month now, that Chris Kreider didn't belong on the New York Rangers. The 21-year-old prospect has all the talent in the world, but just isn't quite ready for NHL action. The Blueshirts sent him down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL about a week...

New York Rangers Option Chris Kreider to Connecticut Whale
February 28th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers FINALLY took our advice and sent Chris Kreider back down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. This isn't a move we've been preaching because we don't like Kreider. We think he's a fantastic talent. He just isn't ready for the NHL yet, no matter what those...

New York Rangers Send Brandon Mashinter Back to Connecticut Whale of AHL
February 27th, 2013 at 12:24 PM
***VIDEO1*** Brandon Mashinter's stint with the New York Rangers was short, and it ended on a bad note. He recorded a minus-two in just 3:30 of ice time, and he was benched for the duration of last night's third period after being on the ice for Olli Jokinen's second goal of the...

Madison Square Garden Reaches Deal to Keep Connecticut Whale in XL Center
February 26th, 2013 at 5:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Connecticut Whale, the AHL affiliate of the New York Rangers will the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., as its home venue. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Michael Freimuth, Executive Director of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), today announced the multi-year deal has been reached between Global Spectrum and...

New York Rangers Announce Darroll Powe is ‘Good to Go’
February 25th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** Darroll Powe participated in practice Monday for the New York Rangers for the first time since leaving the team's Feb. 17 game against the Washington Capitals. Powe accidently skated into the Capitals' Matt Hendrix, causing an ugly collision that had Powe flipped onto his head. He was diagnosed with a concussion...

New York Rangers Recall RW Christian Thomas from Connecticut Whale
February 23rd, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***VIDEO1*** In an interesting swing of events for the New York Rangers, 2010 second-round draft pick (40th overall) Christian Thomas was recalled from the Connecticut Whale. The 20-year-old winger was recalled likely because of injuries to Rick Nash, Darroll Powe and Aaron Asham. In Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators,...

New York Rangers: Could Michael Del Zotto Miss Game Vs Montreal Canadiens?
February 22nd, 2013 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** As we noted in our post-game wrap up last night, Michael Del Zotto was injured in the third period of the New York Rangers' 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators. Del Zotto left the game with an undisclosed injury after taking a hard hit from Ottawa's defenseman Marc Methot. He...

Why Chris Kreider of New York Rangers Should Be Sent Down to AHL
February 19th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers have announced that Brandon Mashinter will start tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. That means that Chris Kreider will be a healthy scratch yet again. We at Rangers 101 are just going to come out and say it. The 21-year-old forward should be in the AHL if he's...

New York Rangers Recall Brandon Mashinter from Connecticut Whale
February 18th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***VIDEO1*** When Darroll Powe went down with a concussion, the New York Rangers wasted no time in calling up 24-year-old winger Brandon Mashinter from the AHL's Connecticut Whale. It's been a busy past few days for Mashinter as he and the Whale are coming off playing three games in three nights, and...

New York Rangers Place Darroll Powe on IR, Recall Brandon Mashinter
February 18th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a scary sight in the first period of last night's 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals as New York Rangers' fourth-line winger Darroll Powe collided with Matt Hendricks at center ice. The versatile Powe fell head-first on the ice and needed help as he gingerly skated off the ice...

New York Rangers Re-Sign Cam Talbot to Two-Year Extension
February 16th, 2013 at 11:51 AM
***VIDEO1*** Reports say the New York Rangers have re-signed goaltender Cameron Talbot to a two-year contract extension through 2014-15. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, this may not be that big of news, but it could tell what the Rangers have planned down the line. Martin Biron is the team's current backup goalie, and his contract is...