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New York Rangers Add to Their Front Office
August 14th, 2015 at 3:51 AM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced Thursday that the team has named Steve Greeley as Assistant Director of Player Personnel and Nickolai Bobrov as Director of European Scouting. “I think they’ll fit right in,” said Gorton to BlueshirtsUnited.com. Greeley, 34, joins the Rangers after serving as the Associate Head Coach...

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...

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...

Carl Hagelin to the Anaheim Ducks
June 27th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Rangers traded left wing Carl Hagelin, and their 59th and 179th 2015 NHL Draft picks, for Anaheim Ducks left wing Emerson Etem and the 41st draft pick. The Rangers used the 41st pick to select left wing Ryan Gropp from the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League....

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...

Glen Sather is a General Manager of the Year Award Finalist
May 23rd, 2015 at 1:15 AM
Glen Sather of the New York Rangers, Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks are the three finalists for the 2014-15 NHL General Manager of the Year Award. Per the NHL, voting for this award was conducted among the 30 club general managers and...

Sayonara DZ: Rangers Ship Michael Del Zotto to Preds for Defenseman Kevin Klein; is There More to Come?
January 22nd, 2014 at 3:28 PM
***PHOTO1***Bringing to fruition a move that's seemed inevitable for a long time now, the New York Rangers have shipped underachieving defenseman Michael Del Zotto to the Nashville Predators for fellow D-man Kevin Klein. The 29-year old Klein--a right handed shot--has a goal and two assists this season for Nashville, to go...

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...

New York Rangers General Manager Glen Sather Conference Call Following John Tortorella Firing
May 30th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
***VIDEO1*** New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather addressed the media yesterday afternoon after releasing John Tortorella of his coaching duties. He didn't go into detail on why Tortorella was fired, but Sather said it was his decision and the team would start to evaluate new potential coaching candidates. Also touched...

John Tortorella: Former New York Rangers’ Coach Top 10 Soundbytes
May 29th, 2013 at 2:07 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers relived head coach John Tortorella of his coaching duties even though he had a year remaining on his contract. Perhaps they feel he isn't a fit with the guys on the roster, maybe they were tired of his antics. Anyway, enjoy the blasts he's been known for throughout...

With Last Night’s Game Behind Us Let’s Evaluate How the New York Rangers were Fleeced by the Columbus Blue Jackets
April 4th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***VIDEO1*** When the final buzzer sounded after last night's decisive 6-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather looked like an absolute genius. He was being praised for his move to send star winger Marian Gaborik to the Columbus Blue Jackets in return for Derick Brassard,...

BREAKING NEWS: New York Rangers Acquire Ryane Clowe
April 2nd, 2013 at 6:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers have completed a trade with the San Jose Sharks, officially agreeing to acquire forward Ryane Clowe for draft picks. The original asking price had come down after the Sharks were originally after a first-round draft pick for the big winger, but the Rangers landed the gritty forward...

New York Rangers Should Add Depth at Trade Deadline
March 25th, 2013 at 3:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the April 3 NHL Trade Deadline looming, the pressure is on for all 30 general managers to make the right move(s) for their teams moving forward. The man under the most pressure may very well be Glen Sather of the New York Rangers. The Rangers came into the lockout-shortened season as...

New York Rangers’ Stu Bickel Clears Waivers; Teammates React to Halpern Being Claimed by Montreal Canadiens
March 24th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** It really should come as no surprise, but New York Rangers defenseman/fourth-line forward Stu Bickel has cleared waivers and will report to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. Him going unclaimed just shows that 29 other NHL general managers agree that Bickel just isn't cut out of the world's top hockey...

New York Rangers Look to Continue Losing Ways of Florida Panthers
March 21st, 2013 at 4:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers welcome the Florida Panthers into Madison Square Garden Thursday night on Captain Ryan Callahan's birthday. The Panthers rank dead last in the Eastern Conference, as they're riddled with injuries, and they're just struggling as a result of it. The Rangers on the other hand have won two...

New York Rangers: Execution and System are the Problem; not Coaching
March 18th, 2013 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** For all the New York Rangers fans out there crying for the team to fire head coach John Tortorella, please stop. Tortorella is not what's wrong with the Rangers. The team isn't scoring goals in large part because of execution (which falls on the players) and the current system run (which...

New York Rangers and New York Knicks Hike Ticket Prices
March 12th, 2013 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Per a press release from Madison Square Garden yesterday, season-ticket holders will pay 4 percent more for the 2013-14 season if hey wish to keep their seats. The team has sold out its games for the past six seasons, including this one even with the lockout. They'll be contacted by service...

New York Rangers Possible Interest in Brenden Morrow
March 12th, 2013 at 11:38 AM
***VIDEO1*** Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow is a hot commodity on the trade market, and the New York Rangers seem to have interest in the veteran forward. ***PHOTO1*** Perhaps they're just one of the teams that want to be a part of the sweepstakes, as the Boston Bruins are the current front runner. Morrow...

NHL Realignment News: New York Rangers Lucky to Have Rick Nash
March 8th, 2013 at 12:18 PM
***VIDEO1*** Yes, we understand this is very old news, but the NHL announced that the Players' Association approved the league's realignment proposal which will take effect next season. ***PHOTO1*** They've agreed to a three-year term, with the second year marking the beginning of a possible reevaluation. The move would eliminate the two-conference, six-division...

New York Rangers Interested in Mats Zuccarello to Return for Power Play Spark
February 27th, 2013 at 10:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather said there's a chance the forward known as "The Hobbit" could be back in the Big Apple. Mats Zuccarello is currently playing with the Mettalurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), where he had 11 goals and 28 points in 44 regular season...