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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...

Henrik Lundqvist Nominated for Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award
June 30th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been nominated for the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, presented by ESPN and Playstation. The inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards will celebrate and honor athletes, teams, nonprofits and members of the sports industry for using sport to serve communities and...

New York Rangers Give Teams Permission to Speak to Talbot
June 26th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the New York Rangers have given the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks and Buffalo Sabres permission to speak with goaltender Cam Talbot. Friedman reports that teams are allowed to talk to the 27-year-old about how he would fit in the roster and...

Why Ryan McDonagh was Honored on Tuesday
June 20th, 2015 at 11:58 PM
As captain of the New York Rangers, Ryan McDonagh wears a “C” right above his heart. On Tuesday he was honored at Burke Rehabilitation Center’s centennial dinner, for his kind hearted effort off the ice. McDonagh began a hands-on-role as a mentor for Gino Mangiafridda, a former Pelham High School hockey...

Ryan McDonagh’s First Season as Captain
June 18th, 2015 at 6:22 AM
Ryan McDonagh, who just turned 26 years old, is the right man to be wearing the "C" on his jersey as the New York Rangers captain. On October 6, 2014 McDonagh was named the 27th captain in franchise history. He is intelligent, well-spoken, well regarded by his coaches and teammates, and...

Marc Staal and Dan Girardi Undergo Successful Surgeries
June 5th, 2015 at 5:48 PM
Nearly all of the New York Rangers defenseman who played during the playoffs were dealing with an injury at one point or another, but played through it. On Monday Marc Staal and Dan Girardi both underwent separate successful surgeries to help heal their wounds. Staal, who suffered a hairline fracture of his...

New York Rangers Know They Have the Team It Takes to Win
June 5th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
The New York Rangers know they have what it takes to come back next season and play for a chance at the Stanley Cup once again. “We’ve got a lot of good hockey players in this room who have had a lot of success winning games,” said Marc Staal on...

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 Reveal Their Players Injuries
June 1st, 2015 at 8:44 PM
Mats Zuccarello suffered a brain injury from a Ryan McDonagh slapshot in the first round that kept him out the rest of the postseason. However, there were players who played through injuries in the postseason, such as McDonagh. McDonagh became injured in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa...

Mats Zuccarello’s Injury Caused Him to Be Hospitalized
June 1st, 2015 at 7:50 PM
During the first period of Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden, New York Rangers Mats Zuccarello was struck in the head by a Ryan McDonagh slap shot. He left the game and did not return that night and was out for the rest of the post-season...

New York Rangers Season Ends with a Game 7 Loss
May 30th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The Presidents’ Trophy winning, New York Rangers’ season came to an end with a 2-0 shutout loss against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Final, Friday night at Madison Square Garden. "There's a lot of emotions," Rick Nash said following the season-ending defeat. "I'm pretty upset. In a...

Will Henrik Lundqvist Remain the King of Game 7′s?
May 29th, 2015 at 6:19 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. “I just try to go out and do my job," Lundqvist stated. He's 6-1 in Game 7, with an NHL-record six straight...

The New York Rangers Always Bring a Team Effort
May 29th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The President’s Trophy winning New York Rangers are a close-knit team with its core players having seen a lot and won a lot when the stakes have been high. Tonight is another crucial game as the winner of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final will head to the Stanley...

Both Rangers and Lightning Going into Game 7 with Confidence
May 29th, 2015 at 5:26 PM
Both the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning held an optional morning skate Friday before tonight's crucial Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are 4-0 in elimination games this postseason and the Lightning 2-0, but it doesn’t compare to the possible elimination they face tonight, where the...

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...

New York Rangers Thursday Morning Practice Report
May 28th, 2015 at 4:04 PM
New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh did not practice Thursday at the MSG Training Center as the team prepared for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, that will take place on Friday at Madison Square Garden (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports). Rangers head...

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 Successful When Facing Elimination
May 26th, 2015 at 8:05 PM
Since the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs the New York Rangers have faced elimination 17 times. Of those 17 games the Rangers have won 14 of them. Twice in the last two post seasons they have bounced back from 3-1 series deficits; against the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2014 and the Washington...

New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist Thrives Under Pressure
May 26th, 2015 at 7:33 PM
Teams have been unable to finish The New York Rangers when it comes to closing out a series, arguably because goaltender Henrik Lundqvist flourishes when his team faces elimination. ***PHOTO1*** In the past 17 games when the Rangers have faced elimination, Lundqvist has won 14 of them, two with shutouts. In the...

New York Rangers Get Shutout 2-0 in Game 5
May 25th, 2015 at 2:15 AM
The New York Rangers were shutout 2-0 by the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 at Madison Square Garden Sunday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Lightning’s Ben Bishop made 26 saves to help the team to a 3-2 series lead over the Rangers. One more win and the Lightning can advance to the Stanley...