Jimmy Vesey Signs with the New York Rangers

  The Hobey Baker award winner as the NCAA Men’s Hockey MVP signed with the New York Rangers this afternoon after deliberating for weeks on which team to join. The final three teams in the Vesey sweepstakes were speculated to be the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, and New York Rangers. Boston for the local nostalgia […]

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Jimmy Vesey Meeting With NYR?

Quick break from summer vacation to report on Jimmy Vesey, who was selected in the third round of the 2012 draft by the Nashville Predators, had his rights traded to Buffalo a few days before the 2016 draft and became a UFA at 12:01 this morning. As far as the Rangers are concerned, they’re in plenty […]

Kreider Talks Contract, Offseason

There seems to be a common phrase that’s being uttered so far amongst a few Rangers and that’s coming back this fall with “chips on their shoulder.”  As far Kreider is concerned, new and higher expectations will be placed squarely on his shoulders next season as Rangers management and fans alike will be looking for […]

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More Brassard Trade Fallout

Now that we’ve had a chance to sleep on Brassard getting shipped to Ottawa yesterday, I wanted to re-iteraate my position yesterday and perhaps add some clarity on the move which shook the Rangers and its fanbase to the core. “I really like the look of this team. I’m very happy to join the Sens […]

Apr 5, 2016; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames center Josh Jooris (16) warms up against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

Rangers Stay Busy With Trio Of Signings

A bunch of Rangers news has broken in the 10 AM hour, as a flurry of signings came down all at once. OFFICIAL: at least 42 games next season in order to avoid UFA next summer. Given the Rangers commitment to team speed in the lineup, whether or not McIlrath has a future beyond 2017 […]

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Four Thoughts: 7/13

1. So now that the arbitration dates are set, what are we thinking with cap hits? Kreider at 4 million, Miller 3 million, Hayes 2 million and McIlrath at 1? Too easy? Most times, and this applies more so to Kreider of the four RFA’s, the disagreement between team and player comes in the UFA […]

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The Market For Kreider Is Probably Set

While Ranger fans anxiously sit and wait for the team to make their next move, the Devils were busy yesterday re-signing their lone arbitration eligible RFA, Kyle Palmieri to a new 5 year contract worth $4.65 per. Why is this significant? It potentially sets the bar for contracts on a few players around the league, […]

NYR Free Agency Tracker Mega Thread

Happy Canada Day!! And to those of us in the States, it’s Christmas in July as the unrestricted free agent market opens at noon. I’ll keep this thread active for a few hours before I have to attend real life duties. So sit back with your favorite alcohol of choice, hope the Rangers do nothing […]

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The NHL Was Turned On Its Head Yesterday

It took less than just 25 minutes on Wednesday for the league to go completely off the rails, sending shockwaves around the NHL with a pair of huge trades and the top free agent coming off the market all at once. First up, which featured an extremely odd trade, with the Oilers sending Taylor Hall […]

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Four Thoughts: 6/28

1. A bit more from prospect camp yesterday… Pavel Buchnevich gave his first interview to the Ranger beat writers, which you can see here. Two parts of this that fascinated me. First were some of his answers regarding the transition from the bigger ice over in Russia to the rinks in North America and whether physicality […]

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2016 NHL Entry Draft Open Thread

With rumors flying, the Rangers mostly stayed on the sidelines during Day 1 of the draft as the trade market quickly ramped up right from the start. That wraps up round one of the

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