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Rangers Trade Brassard to Ottawa, Acquire Zibanejad
July 18th, 2016 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Rangers have made their first blockbuster trade of the offseason, acquiring Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 2nd round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Derick Brassard and a 2018 7th round pick. In this transaction, the Rangers get notably younger which provides fans with insight as to...

New York Rangers Agree to Terms with Forward Robin Kovacs
July 18th, 2016 at 11:28 AM
New York Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Robin Kovacs on an entry-level contract, the teams Manager Jeff Gorton announced today. ***PHOTO1*** Kovacs, 19, skated in 44 games with AIK IF of Allsvenskan in Sweden this past season, registering 21 goals and 13 assists for 34 points, along with a plus-two...

Henrik Lundqvist Recipient of Victoria Scholarship
July 16th, 2016 at 1:50 PM
"King" Henrik Lundqvist was officially recognized by royalty in his native Sweden on Thursday. The New York Rangers goalie was the recipient of the Victoria Scholarship, which has been given annually on July 14 to a Swedish athlete or athletes since the Crown Princess of Sweden was born on that date...

New York Rangers Re-Sign Defenseman Tommy Hughes
July 15th, 2016 at 1:28 PM
The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent Tommy Hughes on a new contract, General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today. The 24-year old defenseman skated in 59 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL) this past season, registering two goals and seven...

Rangers Sign Forward Josh Jooris
July 15th, 2016 at 12:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers announced earlier today that they have signed free agent center Josh Jooris, formerly of the Calgary Flames. The signing further emphasizes GM Jeff Gorton's offseason mandate, to become a faster team and improve the club's penalty-killing units. Jooris is a speedy center who was an asset...