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Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers Come to Terms
July 28th, 2015 at 5:02 AM
Derek Stepan wanted to be with the New York Rangers long-term, so did the Rangers, as they agreed to terms on a six-year $39 million contract to avoid salary arbitration per the Daily News on Monday. "It's a great feeling," said 25-year old Stepan to NHL.com. "I can't be more excited...

New York Rangers Appear 12 Times on NBC –NBCSN in the Regular Season
July 27th, 2015 at 3:33 PM
The NBC Sports Group will air 105 regular season NHL games in the 2015-16 season, 12 of which will feature the New York Rangers. Highlights of the featured games include: Opening Night doubleheaders on Oct. 7 on NBCSN, beginning with a Wednesday Night Rivalry Original Six matchup between the defending Stanley Cup...

Martin St. Louis “I Am Proud of How I Played in My Career”
July 25th, 2015 at 4:36 PM
Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the National Hockey League after 16 seasons with the Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers, calling it the "easiest tough decision" he's ever had to make, on Monday afternoon at the MSG Training Center . "It wasn't one specific event...

National Hockey League Expansion Application Update
July 25th, 2015 at 2:21 AM
The NHL Board of Governors approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said June 24 in Las Vegas. Commissioner Bettman said the League has received interest from Las Vegas, Seattle and Quebec City at the time. Earlier this week the...

Antti Raanta Excited for a New Beginning with the Rangers
July 20th, 2015 at 12:13 AM
Goaltender Antti Raanta has had a busy summer; winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks, getting married and being traded to the New York Rangers. "It was a pretty amazing stretch, so many great things going on, but now life is back to normal," Raanta told BlueshirtsUnited.com on Thursday. "To...

Rangers Sign Free Agent Mat Bodie
July 17th, 2015 at 5:12 PM
The New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Mat Bodie. Contract details were not disclosed. Bodie, 25, skated in 75 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League this past season, registering five goals...

New York Rangers Eager for Next Season
July 17th, 2015 at 1:03 PM
The New York Rangers lost to the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final and came back in 2015 winning 53 games in the regular season earning them the Presidents’ Trophy. However, despite winning two series in a Game 7 during the this postseason the...

Chris Kreider Speaks About Mats Zuccarello
July 17th, 2015 at 12:25 PM
Last month, Chris Kreider joined Mats Zuccarello, Derick Brassard, Kevin Hayes and Carl Hagelin (who was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in the off season) for a charity game in Zuccarello's native Norway. It was the first time Zuccarello played in a game since Zuccarello’s NHL season ended on April 24...

Henrik Lundqvist Receives $25,000 as a Finalist at Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award
July 16th, 2015 at 2:58 AM
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was nominated for the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, presented by ESPN and Playstation. The inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards celebrated and honored athletes, teams, nonprofits and members of the sports industry for using sport to serve communities and make a...

Complete List of 2015 ESPYS Award Winners
July 16th, 2015 at 1:18 AM
The ESPYS gather top celebrities from the sports and entertainment world to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The stars gathered in downtown Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday night to celebrate The 2015...

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...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Two Forwards
July 14th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Rangers agreed to terms with forwards Emerson Etem and Oscar Lindberg on Tuesday. Newsday reported Etem's contract for one year at $850,000, and Lindberg received a two-year, $1.3 million contract. ***PHOTO1*** Etem, 23, was acquired from the Anaheim Ducks on June 27 in a trade for forward Carl Hagelin, both...

New York Rangers Have Come to Terms with Two Players
July 10th, 2015 at 10:34 PM
New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with two players. First, with restricted free agent forward Marek Hrivik. Hrivik, 23, skated in 72 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering 33 points, a plus-eight...

American Hockey League Rule Changes Announced
July 10th, 2015 at 9:54 PM
The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors approved several scheduling, seeding and rule changes implemented during the upcoming 2015-16 AHL season. Playing Schedule/Standings • The 2015-16 regular season will consist of 1,120 games, played between Oct. 9 and Apr. 17. All teams will play 76 games each with the exception of...

Rangers’ Derek Stepan Elects Salary Arbitration
July 8th, 2015 at 5:10 AM
The 25-year-old New York York Rangers Group II free agent center Derek Stepan has elected to file for salary arbitration. This likely means he will get a two-year deal in the range of $6.2 million to $6.5 million per year taking him to unrestricted free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Stepan, has 89 goals and...

Rangers Forward Derick Brassard Undergoes Surgery
July 3rd, 2015 at 8:04 PM
Derick Brassard underwent wrist surgery last week, leaving him with a four-to-six week window of recovery, according to multiple sources. The 27-year-old should be recovered by the time training camp starts in September. ***PHOTO1*** It’s unclear how long Brassard’s wrist was bothering him, after all he recorded career highs last season. During the regular...

New York Rangers Have a Busy July 1
July 3rd, 2015 at 4:36 AM
The New York Rangers, traded forward Carl Hagelin and goalie Cam Talbot last week, and were also active Wednesday, during the first day to sign free agents. They added left wing Viktor Stalberg, the minor league forwards Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna and Matt Lindblad, and the veteran defenseman Raphael Diaz, who...

Martin St. Louis Announces His Retirement from the NHL
July 2nd, 2015 at 2:15 PM
New York Rangers' forward Martin St. Louis announced his retirement from the NHL after 16 seasons on Thursday. "I have been blessed to play for 16 years in the NHL; it has been an amazing ride,” St. Louis said in a release issued by the Rangers. "I would like to thank...

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...

New York Rangers: Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents
July 1st, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The following information is courtesy of the NHL Network as we follow NHL free agency day. The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by...