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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,...

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...

Henrik Lundqvist Nominated for Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award
June 30th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been nominated for the inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, presented by ESPN and Playstation. The inaugural Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards will celebrate and honor athletes, teams, nonprofits and members of the sports industry for using sport to serve communities and...

New York Rangers to Hold Their Annual Prospect Development Camp
June 30th, 2015 at 3:56 AM
The New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced that the team will hold its annual prospect development camp from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 3, at MSG Training Center. The camp will feature several of the Rangers’ top prospects, including Brady Skjei, Adam Tambellini, Brandon Halverson,...

New York Rangers Make Seven Total Selections at 2015 NHL Draft
June 27th, 2015 at 10:26 PM
After a quiet Day 1 at the 2015 NHL Draft, the New York Rangers had a busy Day 2. They had five picks originally, but after three separate deals they left Sunrise, FL with seven picks. The Rangers acquired pick No. 41 and Emerson Etem from the Anaheim Duck for forward...

Antti Raanta to the New York Rangers
June 27th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
The New York Rangers acquired goalie Antti Raanta from the Chicago Blackhawks in a trade for forward prospect Ryan Haggerty at the 2015 NHL Draft on Saturday. Raanta, 26, is 20-8-5 with a 2.41 goals-against average and .912 save percentage in 39 career NHL games, all with Chicago. Haggerty, 22, had 15...

Cam Talbot to the Edmonton Oilers
June 27th, 2015 at 3:59 PM
The New York Rangers traded goaltender Cam Talbot and a seventh round 2015 NHL Draft pick to the Edmonton Oilers for three picks. The Rangers received picks number 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 draft. The Oilers got the number 209 pick from New York. ***PHOTO1*** The Rangers had given five team...

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....

Board of Governors Approves Start of the NHL’s Expansion Process
June 26th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
The NHL Board of Governors has approved for the League to begin accepting applications as part of a formal expansion process, Commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday in Las Vegas. "The Board ultimately will determine whether or not there is any interest in expanding," Commissioner Bettman said in a news conference at...

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...

New York Rangers Release 2015-16 Schedule
June 25th, 2015 at 12:04 PM
The New York Rangers, in addition to the rest of the league, released their 2015-16 regular season schedule. Last week the Rangers had released their preseason schedule. The Rangers will begin their 89th NHL season with an Original Six matchup against the Stanley Cup Champions, Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, October...

New York Rangers Get Shutout at NHL Awards
June 25th, 2015 at 3:54 AM
Three New York Rangers were finalists but did not take any trophies home at the 2015 NHL Awards on June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Glen Sather (General Manager of the year Award) and Alain Vigneault (Jack Adams Award), both finished as second runner up in...

2014-15 NHL Postseason All-Star Teams Announced
June 24th, 2015 at 11:58 PM
The National Hockey League announced at the NHL Awards today in Las Vegas the list of players voted to the 2014-15 NHL postseason All-Star Teams. 2014-2015 NHL First All-Star Team GP W L OT GAA SV% SO G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens 66 44 16 6 1.96 .933 9 GP Mins. G A Pts D...

2015 NHL Awards Winners Announced in Las Vegas
June 24th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
The 2015 NHL Awards took place Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Hockey players from around the league suited up for the red carpet event instead of lacing up for the ice as they usually do; or in the case of Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames, walk...

NHL Board of Governors Approves 2015-16 Rule Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 8:35 PM
The NHL Board of Governors approved 3-on-3 overtime hockey, when a game ends ina tie after regulations beginning the 2015-16 season. Additionally they approved to expand the use of video review to include a Coach’s Challenge within a limited scope of scenarios and amend face-off protocol. The Board acted on the series...

Players and Coaches Weigh in on Possible League Expansion
June 24th, 2015 at 1:33 PM
The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas as MGM Resorts and AEG (owner of the Los Angeles Kings) are already building a $350 million, 20,000-seat arena slated to open next year on the Las Vegas Strip. After a Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday things will become clearer about...

NHL General Managers Meeting; Salary Cup Limit and Potential Overtime Changes
June 24th, 2015 at 4:18 AM
On Tuesday in Las Vegas, the general managers of the NHL held a meeting at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, where they learned the upper limit of the salary cap for the 2015-16 season will be $71.4 million, with the lower limit $52.8 million. “I thought there was actually going to be...

Stanley Cup Arrives in Las Vegas Today
June 22nd, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The Stanley Cup arrives at the MGM Grand hotel main lobby today at 4:00 p.m. Fresh from a weeklong celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2015 Stanley Cup Championship, the trophy will be on display on Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m....