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Rangers GM Gorton Discusses Brassard-Zibanejad Swap and More
July 19th, 2016 at 1:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jeff Gorton, General Manager of the New York Rangers, held a conference call with media personnel yesterday afternoon to discuss the team's trade with the Ottawa Senators as well as several other subjects pertaining to the Rangers offseason. When discussing Zibanejad's potential and expectation to replace Derick Brassard's offensive output, Mr....

Rangers Trade Brassard to Ottawa, Acquire Zibanejad
July 18th, 2016 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Rangers have made their first blockbuster trade of the offseason, acquiring Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 2nd round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Derick Brassard and a 2018 7th round pick. In this transaction, the Rangers get notably younger which provides fans with insight as to...

Rangers Sign Forward Josh Jooris
July 15th, 2016 at 12:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers announced earlier today that they have signed free agent center Josh Jooris, formerly of the Calgary Flames. The signing further emphasizes GM Jeff Gorton's offseason mandate, to become a faster team and improve the club's penalty-killing units. Jooris is a speedy center who was an asset...

Derek Stepan Leads the Way as the New York Rangers Take Down Ottawa 4-1
January 18th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
***PHOTO1***It's been a long time since Derek Stepan had a game like this. Stepan had a goal and two assists--snapping a 13 game goalless drought--as the New York Rangers rolled over the Ottawa Senators 4-1. Cam Talbot, who made 29 saves in his first start in two weeks, surrendered a goal early...

New York Rangers Head Coach: Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier Want the Job
June 3rd, 2013 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers fired head coach John Tortorella last week, and all of a sudden the job is the hottest commodity in the National Hockey League. Rumors have swirled over Lindy Ruff and Alain Vigneault being the early front runners for the job, but two hockey legends have expressed interest...