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Jesper Fast Will Most Likely not Play for New York Rangers This Season
March 25th, 2013 at 9:10 AM
***VIDEO1*** It was reported last week by Larry Brooks that New York Rangers prospect Jesper Fast -- who changed his last name from Fasth a year ago -- would be on his way to the NHL at the end of the Swedish Elite League season. However, with Swedish Ice Hockey Association wanting...

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...

Connectiuct Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 4 Goals Since Being Sent Down
March 6th, 2013 at 1:09 PM
***VIDEO1*** We've said it for about a month now, that Chris Kreider didn't belong on the New York Rangers. The 21-year-old prospect has all the talent in the world, but just isn't quite ready for NHL action. The Blueshirts sent him down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL about a week...

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...

Madison Square Garden Reaches Deal to Keep Connecticut Whale in XL Center
February 26th, 2013 at 5:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Connecticut Whale, the AHL affiliate of the New York Rangers will the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., as its home venue. Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Michael Freimuth, Executive Director of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), today announced the multi-year deal has been reached between Global Spectrum and...

New York Rangers Announce Darroll Powe is ‘Good to Go’
February 25th, 2013 at 9:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** Darroll Powe participated in practice Monday for the New York Rangers for the first time since leaving the team's Feb. 17 game against the Washington Capitals. Powe accidently skated into the Capitals' Matt Hendrix, causing an ugly collision that had Powe flipped onto his head. He was diagnosed with a concussion...

Why Chris Kreider of New York Rangers Should Be Sent Down to AHL
February 19th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers have announced that Brandon Mashinter will start tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. That means that Chris Kreider will be a healthy scratch yet again. We at Rangers 101 are just going to come out and say it. The 21-year-old forward should be in the AHL if he's...

New York Rangers Recall Brandon Mashinter from Connecticut Whale
February 18th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
***VIDEO1*** When Darroll Powe went down with a concussion, the New York Rangers wasted no time in calling up 24-year-old winger Brandon Mashinter from the AHL's Connecticut Whale. It's been a busy past few days for Mashinter as he and the Whale are coming off playing three games in three nights, and...

New York Rangers Place Darroll Powe on IR, Recall Brandon Mashinter
February 18th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** It was a scary sight in the first period of last night's 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals as New York Rangers' fourth-line winger Darroll Powe collided with Matt Hendricks at center ice. The versatile Powe fell head-first on the ice and needed help as he gingerly skated off the ice...

New York Rangers Re-Sign Cam Talbot to Two-Year Extension
February 16th, 2013 at 11:51 AM
***VIDEO1*** Reports say the New York Rangers have re-signed goaltender Cameron Talbot to a two-year contract extension through 2014-15. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, this may not be that big of news, but it could tell what the Rangers have planned down the line. Martin Biron is the team's current backup goalie, and his contract is...

New York Rangers Send Steve Eminger Down to Connecticut Whale
February 14th, 2013 at 4:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers have plenty of depth in their defensive corps and as a result, two guys are healthy scratches per night. Steve Eminger has been a healthy scratch in six of the last seven games, and has played in just four of 12 games this year. The Rangers have...

New York Rangers Face Tough Decision on J.T. Miller After Tonight’s Game
February 14th, 2013 at 2:22 PM
***VIDEO1*** Tonight's game for the New York Rangers vs. the New York Islanders will be very important for more than just the fact that the team is looking for their fourth straight victory. It will mark rookie J.T. Miller's fifth game with the team. For those that are unaware of the NHL rules,...

The Battle for the Mid-Atlantic as New York Rangers Take on New Jersey Devils
February 5th, 2013 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils will meet for the first time since last season's Eastern Conference Finals where the Devils beat the Rangers to go to the Stanley Cup. Tonight, the Atlantic Division rivals will meet four times this season. Coming into this game, the Rangers have won...

New York Rangers Call up JT Miller from AHL
February 4th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was a busy Monday for the New York Rangers and in what may be considered a bit of a surprise move, the Blueshirts called up top prospect J.T. Miller from their AHL affiliate the Connecticut Whale. Miller, 19, is a young but skilled, physical forechecker (6-1, 200 pounds) who won...

New York Rangers Trade Mike Rupp to Minnesota Wild for Darroll Powe
February 4th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers announced they've traded veteran enforcer Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild for Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri. ***PHOTO2*** Powe has zero points in eight games, like Rupp to date, but the center had scored six goals and posted seven assists in 82 games played last year. Powe is expected...

New York Rangers Prospect J.T. Miller Has Eventful January
January 28th, 2013 at 6:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The month of January sure was nice to New York Rangers prospect J.T. Miller. The 19-year-old started the month by helping Team USA defeat Sweden for the gold medal at the world junior hockey championship on Jan. 5 in Ufa, Russia. The month was capped by the young center being named...

New York Rangers Set Opening Night Lineup
January 18th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The long lockout and the shortened training camp made roster selections that much easier for the New York Rangers for the 2013 season. The long layoff provided winger Marian Gaborik time to heal his shoulder, while the week-long training camp didn't allow for much competition for guys on the third and...

New York Rangers Place Defenseman Wade Redden on Waivers
January 16th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers entered the first step of clearing ties with 35-year-old defenseman Wade Redden and his six-year, $39 million contract by placing him on waivers Wednesday. Assuming Redden clears waivers, which would be a shock if he didn't, the team would notify he and his agent Don Meehan that...

NHL Cancels November Games: Any Season Would Be Shortened
October 27th, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the NHL and NHL Players' Association failing to reach an agreement by the NHL's self-imposed deadline, it's looking more and more like there won't be an 82-game season in the NHL this year. In fact, as of today, there will be a zero-game season. The NHL announced a new wave of...

Connecticut Whale Lose 6-4 to Bridgeport Sound Tigers to Open AHL Season
October 13th, 2012 at 6:22 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Connecticut Whale opened up the 2012-13 season Friday night with a 6-4 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. Bridgeport scored five times in the second period and once in the third. Veteran Kris Newbury scored twice for the Whale and Kyle Jean scored in...