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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 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...

Four Rangers Elect for Salary Arbitration
July 7th, 2016 at 1:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** The NHL Player's Association has published the list that details every restricted free-agent who has filed for salary arbitration. Four Rangers appear on the list: Kevin Hayes, Chris Kreider, Dylan McIlrath and JT Miller. If no agreement is reached prior to the yet to be set arbitration date, an independent arbitrator...

Goaltender Antti Raanta Has a New Contract with New York Rangers
May 3rd, 2016 at 10:11 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Antti Raanta on a new contract. ***PHOTO1*** Per BlueshirtsUnited.com: Raanta, 26, appeared in 25 games with the Rangers this past season, posting an 11-6-2 record, along with a 2.24 GAA, a .919 SV%, and 1...

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...