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Coach Alain Vigneault Signs Two-year Contract Extension
January 31st, 2017 at 11:22 AM
The New York Rangers signed coach Alain Vigneault to a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2019-20 season, the New York Post reported on Monday. ESPN.com reported it's worth $12.25 million for three seasons. "I gave it, obviously, a lot of thought, but I feel with the young kids that...

Jim Schoenfeld Honored with Thomas Ebright Award
July 8th, 2016 at 7:22 AM
The New Rangers' Senior Vice President and Assistant General Manager, as well as the General Manager of the Hartford Wolf Pack, Jim Schoenfeld, was honored with the American Hockey League's Thomas Ebright Award on Wednesday night in recognition of his contributions throughout his career to the League. The award is in...

Ex-Ranger Jeff Beukeboom Named Assistant Coach
July 1st, 2016 at 1:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The former crease-clearing defenseman is the presumptive replacement for another former-Ranger defender turned assistant coach, Ulf Samuelsson, who departed the team this offseason to become head coach of the Charlotte Checkers, the Carolina Hurricanes AHL affiliate. Beukeboom, the bone-bruising stay-at-home defensive specialist spent eight seasons with the Blueshirts, and won...

A Look at the New York Rangers Restricted and Unrestricted Agents
April 26th, 2016 at 4:04 PM
With the New York Rangers season coming to an end in the first-round of the playoffs, we take a look at the uncertainty restricted and unrestricted free agents face heading into this offseason. On the restricted side, forwards J.T. Miller, Chris Kreider and Kevin Hayes along with defenseman Dylan McIlrath. On the...

Antti Raanta to Start in Goal Saturday in Montreal for the First Time in His Career
March 26th, 2016 at 10:08 AM
Over the weekend the New York Rangers will play back-to-back contests, and on Friday head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Antti Raanta would start in goal when the team faces off with the Canadiens up in Montreal on Saturday night. Henrik Lundqvist then will get the start on Sunday when...