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Former Rangers Captain Chris Drury Joins the Teams Front Office
September 4th, 2015 at 4:13 PM
The New York Rangers named Chris Drury director of player development on Friday. Drury, 39, retired in 2011. He played the final four of his 12 NHL seasons with the Rangers, and was their captain for his final three seasons. "I'm pretty excited to have Chris come back to the Rangers," general...

Henrik Lunqvist Ready to Help Rangers Become Champions
September 1st, 2015 at 6:07 PM
After three trips to the Eastern Conference and one trip to the Stanley Cup Final in the last four seasons, New York Rangers goaltender, Henrik Lundqvist is ready to lead the team to a championship this season. "If I look back at the last four years, we've had a lot...

Mats Zuccarello is 100 Percent, per Alain Vigneault
August 24th, 2015 at 9:01 PM
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is healthy and should be ready to go at the start of training camp next month, coach Alain Vigneault told NHL.com Friday in a phone interview. "I've heard he's 100 percent from our medical staff," Vigneault said. "He's been cleared to skate and have contact....

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New York Rangers Have Come to Terms with Two Players
July 10th, 2015 at 10:34 PM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with two players. First, with restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik. Hrivik, 23, skated in 72 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering 33 points, a plus-eight...

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...

Rangers Forward Derick Brassard Undergoes Surgery
July 3rd, 2015 at 8:04 PM
Derick Brassard underwent wrist surgery last week, leaving him with a four-to-six week window of recovery, according to multiple sources. The 27-year-old should be recovered by the time training camp starts in September. ***PHOTO1*** It’s unclear how long Brassard’s wrist was bothering him, after all he recorded career highs last season. During the regular...

New York Rangers Have a Busy July 1
July 3rd, 2015 at 4:36 AM
The New York Rangers, traded forward Carl Hagelin and goalie Cam Talbot last week, and were also active Wednesday, during the first day to sign free agents. They added left wing Viktor Stalberg, the minor league forwards Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Matt Lindblad, and the veteran defenseman Raphael Diaz, who...

Martin St. Louis Announces His Retirement from the NHL
July 2nd, 2015 at 2:15 PM
New York Rangers' forward Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons on Thursday. "I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride,” St. Louis said in a release issued by the Rangers. "I would like to thank...