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New York Rangers News: Marc Staal Takes Part in Full Practice
April 17th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Wednesday brought along good news for the New York Rangers as Marc Staal took part in a full team practice for the first time since his eye injury. Staal had been staking on his own recently, and took part in some practices wearing a non-contact jersey, but today marked the first...

New York Rangers Fans: Meet Ryane Clowe
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** Yesterday, the New York Rangers announced they've traded for forward Ryane Clowe. Clowe was dealt to New York from the San Jose Sharks for three draft picks (this year's second-round and third-round picks, along with a conditional pick next year). Clowe is a big, physical player who should fit in nicely...

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 Vs Washington Capitals Preview: J.T. Miller Questionable with Sore Wrist
March 24th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers look to put the embarrassing loss to the Florida Panthers behind them tonight when the Washington Capitals visit Madison Square Garden. The Rangers lost 3-1 to the Panthers, Thursday, and nobody was happy that the Blueshirts lost to the worst team in the league. They're 2-0 against the...

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...

Connecticut Whale News: Chris Kreider Has 6 Goals in 8 Games Since Being Sent to Hartford
March 18th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers are in a slump right now, and head coach John Tortorella is shuffling around the lines looking for find goals that just aren't there right now. Meanwhile, while the Rangers are struggling, the Connecticut Whale have been hot as winger Chris Kreider has scored six goals in...

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: Brad Richards Skates at Practice; Team Recalls Michael Haley
March 5th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
***VIDEO1*** Brad Richards took to the ice for Tuesday morning's optimal skate, which is really a good sign for his availability for tonight's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Richards was on the receiving end of Patrick Kaleta's cheap shot that will cost him five games and about $76,000, and didn't practice yesterday....

New York Rangers’ J.T. Miller Earning Permanent Spot on Roster
March 3rd, 2013 at 3:38 PM
***VIDEO1*** The novelty of J.T. Miller's rookie season has worn off, and now he's fighting to stay on the roster. After a strong performance in his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center, followed by a two-goal performance against the New York Islanders in his Madison Square...

New York Rangers Option Chris Kreider to Connecticut Whale
February 28th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers FINALLY took our advice and sent Chris Kreider back down to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. This isn't a move we've been preaching because we don't like Kreider. We think he's a fantastic talent. He just isn't ready for the NHL yet, no matter what those...

New York Rangers to Meet with Represenatives for Mats Zuccarello and Ryan O’Reilly
February 28th, 2013 at 10:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** Newport Sports crew will be in New York today for their yearly rounds to meet with New York clients. This will definitely cause speculation for the New York Rangers as Newport represents both the Mats Zuccarello and Ryan O'Reilly. ESPN's Katie Strang says it's easy that both players come up in discussions...

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...

New York Rangers Recall RW Christian Thomas from Connecticut Whale
February 23rd, 2013 at 12:21 AM
***VIDEO1*** In an interesting swing of events for the New York Rangers, 2010 second-round draft pick (40th overall) Christian Thomas was recalled from the Connecticut Whale. The 20-year-old winger was recalled likely because of injuries to Rick Nash, Darroll Powe and Aaron Asham. In Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators,...

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 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,...