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New York Rangers Place Veteran Center Jeff Halpern on Waivers
March 22nd, 2013 at 1:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a surprising move by the New York Rangers this morning, the team has decided to waiver veteran center Jeff Halpern. Halpern has been a member of the team's fourth line and someone out there on the penalty kill. He was brought in this summer on a one-year $700,000 contract to provide...

New York Rangers’ Roman Hamrlik Won’t Play Vs Former Team
March 9th, 2013 at 8:42 PM
***VIDEO1*** After sitting as a healthy scratch for all but four of 21 games with the Washington Capitals earlier this season, Roman Hamrlik was claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers. He played against the New York Islanders and Ottawa Senators, but when the team travels to Washington D.C., tomorrow to...

New York Rangers Vs New York Islanders: Stopping John Tavares
March 7th, 2013 at 4:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** Both the New York Rangers (11-8-2, 24 points) and New York Islanders (10-11-2, 22 points) enter Thursday night's contest on winning streaks. The Rangers matched their largest winning streak of the season (three games) with a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. The Islanders, defeated the No. 1 seed...

New York Rangers: Offense Must Step up in Marc Staal’s Absence
March 7th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Marc Staal out of the lineup, the offense needs to play better than it has just about all season. Staal returned to his old self prior to being blasted by a hockey puck in the eye, meaning the New York Rangers are without a solid defender who eats minutes and...

New York Rangers Expect Ryan McDonagh and Rick Nash to Play Tonight Vs Tampa Bay Lightning
February 28th, 2013 at 12:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the second consecutive day, both Rick Nash and Ryan McDonagh were on the ice, practicing with their New York Ranger teammates. Rick Nash has missed four straight games (all losses) with an undisclosed injury, and McDonagh missed Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. His injury also wasn't known, but...

New York Rangers Should Explore a Trade for Ryan Whitney
February 27th, 2013 at 5:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Edmonton Oilers don't have a spot for defenseman Ryan Whitney in their rotation, so the 30-year-old has been a healthy scratch for most of the year. The Oilers have said they're open to trading him, but there's one problem. They have no offers, according to Doug McLean via the Edmonton...

Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi Both Hurt in New York Rangers 3-0 Loss to Montreal Canadiens
February 24th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
***VIDEO1*** Michael Sauer is already out for an extended period of time as he's still feeling symptoms of a concussion. Michael Del Zotto missed last night's game with an undisclosed injury. Prior to the game, Marc Staal apparently had the flu, but played through it anyway. Luckily, the New York Rangers...

New York Rangers: Early Season Home Games Good or Bad for the Team?
February 21st, 2013 at 2:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** After tonight's game in Ottawa against the Senators, the Rangers will have completed a third of their 2013 NHL season. Most of that has been on home ice, so it will be interesting to see how the team responds to its first "real" road trip. You may be asking what exactly...

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...

Dan Girardi Returns as New York Rangers Host Tampa Bay Lightning
February 10th, 2013 at 5:48 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers will face-off vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at Madison Square Garden in the teams' second meeting in eight days. The Blueshirts won the first matchup 3-2 in Tampa Bay, and this will be the first of two matchups at the Garden between the two teams. The...

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...

Matt Gilroy: New York Rangers Playing Him at Forward is Best Way to Use the Defenseman
February 4th, 2013 at 12:13 PM
***VIDEO1*** Despite the recent win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, the lack of secondary scoring will continue to be an issue for the New York Rangers. Aside from the first line, the puck has rarely hit the back of the net for the Rangers. On Saturday, both Carl Hagelin and Derek Stepan...

New York Rangers Prepare for Life Without Ryan Callahan
January 31st, 2013 at 6:22 PM
***VIDEO1*** Ryan Callahan will miss at least 10 days for the New York Rangers with his shoulder injury, so the team will have to move on without him for the time being. The Rangers have shuffled their lines in practice leading up to the team's next game vs. Pittsburgh tonight, but everyone...

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...

Connecticut Whale Start Preseason 0-2; Sign Matt Gilroy
October 6th, 2012 at 3:24 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Connecticut Whale has started the preseason 0-2 after consecutive losses, 3-1 vs. the Albany Devils, then 2-1 vs. the Worcester Sharks. Scott Stajcer, who the New York Rangers drafted in the fifth round (140th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, made his first professional start, recording 21 saves on...