New York Rangers

In the midst of a rebuild, the New York Rangers have been quiet to this point during the July 1 free agent frenzy. They have, however, announced the re-signing of restricted free-agent (RFA) forward Vladislav Namestnikov. OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Vladislav Namestnikov on a two-year contract. pic.twitter.com/prOyeC7osf —
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The first National Hockey League team to claim home ice in New York City played at Madison Square Garden and wore red, white, and blue uniforms. This team was not the New York Rangers, but they were responsible for the Rangers coming into existence, and become the Rangers’ first rival during the early years of
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The New York Rangers’ offseason to-do list expanded hours after the conclusion of the 2017-18 season after management parted ways with head coach Alain Vigneault. The coaching search was done in relative silence but the Rangers recruited the perfect man for the job, David Quinn. Vigneault’s firing came as no surprise because he wasn’t the
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Signing Kevin Shattenkirk as a free agent last offseason seemed like a fairy tale for the New York Rangers at first, with the defenseman coming home to play for the team he rooted for as a kid, and taking considerably less money and contract years to do so. Then reality hit, and if 2017-18 wasn’t a
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A change is coming. It may sound like a catchy summer movie motto, but that phrase best describes the New York Rangers’ offseason plans this July. General manger Jeff Gorton wants to revamp the roster by instilling younger, faster players into the lineup, and it seems that all systems are ready to go with the
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The changing of the guard at Madison Square Garden will really start to ramp up in June, when the New York Rangers enter an NHL Entry Draft in which they have three first-round picks, two second-rounders (one that could become a future first) and two thirds to work with among 10 total picks. Perhaps they’ll
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As one of the oldest teams in North American sports history, the New York Rangers have a rich past. They are one of the NHL’s exclusive Original Six teams. What follows are some of the pivotal moments, players and franchise memories. How Well Do You Know the Rangers’ History? Which player won his fifth Stanley
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For the diehard Rangers fan, this recent audition for the future has been fun. Neal Pionk, Rob O’Gara, John Gilmour and Ryan Sproul had their struggles, then showed enough progress to suggest a keeper or two just might come out of this revamped defense corps. Highly touted forwards Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil have shown
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With more and more new hockey fans enjoying the game we feel it’s more important than ever to look back at some of the game’s greatest. When discussing all-time great defensemen Bobby Orr’s name is always the first mentioned, as it should be, but the list directly below him is crowded. Names like Nicklas Lidstrom,
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Over the last six weeks or so, the Rangers power play has been one of the league’s elite units. Despite constant line shuffling and a number of different quarterbacks at the points, the unit has been explosive through the last 21 games. While a rebuilding team might not want to feature a unit capable of
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