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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...

Rangers’ Derek Stepan Elects Salary Arbitration
July 8th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The 25-year-old New York York Rangers Group II free agent center Derek Stepan has elected to file for salary arbitration. This likely means he will get a two-year deal in the range of $6.2 million to $6.5 million per year taking him to unrestricted free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Stepan, has 89 goals and...

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...

New York Rangers: Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents
July 1st, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The following information is courtesy of the NHL Network as we follow NHL free agency day. The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by...

New York Rangers to Hold Their Annual Prospect Development Camp
June 30th, 2015 at 3:56 AM
The New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced that the team will hold its annual prospect development camp from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3, at MSG Training Center. The camp will feature several of the Rangers’ top prospects, including Brady Skjei, Adam Tambellini, Brandon Halverson,...

New York Rangers Make Seven Total Selections at 2015 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
After a quiet Day 1 at the 2015 NHL Draft, the New York Rangers had a busy Day 2. They had five picks originally, but after three separate deals they left Sunrise, FL with seven picks. The Rangers acquired pick No. 41 and Emerson Etem from the Anaheim Duck for forward...

Cam Talbot to the Edmonton Oilers
June 27th, 2015 at 3:59 PM
The New York Rangers traded goaltender Cam Talbot and a seventh round 2015 NHL Draft pick to the Edmonton Oilers for three picks. The Rangers received picks number 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 draft. The Oilers got the number 209 pick from New York. ***PHOTO1*** The Rangers had given five team...

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 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...

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...

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....

Five Reasons Why the Rangers Couldn’t Advance
June 4th, 2015 at 7:38 PM
The New York Rangers successful and promising season, fell short of one ultimate goal. Falling 2-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 the Presidents’ Trophy winning Rangers were eliminated from the Eastern Conference Final and didn’t advance to the Stanley Cup Final. The Rangers trailed their best-of-7 second-round series against...

New York Rangers’ History of Game 7′s
May 28th, 2015 at 8:56 PM
The New York Rangers are getting ready to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in a deciding Eastern Conference Final Game 7 Friday night at Madison Square Garden (8 p.m., ET, NBCSN, CBC, TVA). The Rangers and Lightning both are no strangers to Game 7's, making their second appearance in a...

Stanley Cup Final Schedule Released by NHL
May 28th, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The National Hockey League announced the schedule of dates for the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, which will begin on Wednesday, June 3. The Stanley Cup Final will match the winner of the Eastern Conference Final, either the New York Rangers or Tampa Bay Lightning, against the winner of the Western Conference...

New York Rangers Force a Game 7
May 27th, 2015 at 2:41 AM
The New York Rangers’ confidence and experience helped them rise when facing elimination for the 15th time in 18 games since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers got a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final at Amalie Arena on Tuesday....

New York Rangers Lose 6-5 in Overtime of Game 3
May 21st, 2015 at 2:39 AM
With the Eastern Conference Final tied 1-1, Game 3 was going to be hard fought at Amalie Arena Wednesday night. After three periods the game was tied 5-5 and headed to overtime where the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov scored to give his team a 2-1 series lead over the New...