TheNYRBlog Takes A Short Break

So, after a whirlwind 2014-15 season on the ice, with the Rangers putting out their best record in franchise history and another playoff run that left the team and fans one win short of another Stanley Cup Final. Off the ice, with Kevin’s unexpected departure from the blog and everything that goes on behind the […]


Viktor Stalberg Hopes To Bring New Dimension To NYR Fourth Line

An apparent common theme in Jeff Gorton’s first summer as GM was looking for players with modest upside on the cheap in the free agent market, as the addition of Emerson Etem whom the Rangers hope will be a game changer at the top half of the Rangers lineup. The void on the bottom of […]

Mar 29, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers center Dominic Moore (28) controls the puck in front of Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) during the first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

Smashfest IV A Smashing Success

Last night, Dominic Moore and the NHLPA hosted Smashfest IV in Toronto, a ping pong tournament designed to raise money for cancer and concussion research, to causes close to Moore. It’s been a wild summer already for Moore, tying the knot once again and heading off to Italy for the honeymoon and recently returning for […]

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Stepan, Rangers Close On Salary

With Derek Stepan’s arbitration date three days away, we’re starting to find out some details about where the Rangers and Stepan’s agent stand in terms of where they are in negotiations. According to a Larry Brooks report from late last night, the Rangers and Stepan are just 750K and possibly one year apart from securing […]


Mackenzie Skapski On Track In Rehab

Mackenzie Skapski recently made an appearance at the Rangers Youth Camp and sat down for an interview with the Rangers’ Jim Cerny, which you can watch here. Skapski underwent hip surgery on June 2nd and is in the process of rehabbing. The Rangers say Skapski will be out of action for 4-5 months. Skapski made […]


NHL Expansion All But Inevitable

The NHL summer doldrums have arrived. Sparing further Stepan news which will come in abundance later this week, there is other news to pass on. Earlier today, the NHL formally announced that two cities, Las Vegas and Quebec City submitted bids to the league for teams to be placed there, reportedly as soon as 2017. “As […]

Montreal Canadiens v New York Rangers - Game Four

Martin St.Louis Says Goodbye

Martin St.Louis addressed reporters earlier today at the Rangers Youth Hockey Camp at their training facility in Tarrytown, NY to address his thinking behind his somewhat unexpected retirement from the NHL on July 2. “I’m proud the way I came in and I’m proud the way I’m leaving.”


NYR 2015-16 Cap Snapshot

With Mat Bodie wrapping up his contract talks with the Rangers yesterday with a new 1 year, two-way contract, the Rangers full attention has been turned to Derek Stepan, whose arbitration date in 9 days will put the final bow on the Rangers offseason, barring any un-expected free agent signings from those players still awaiting […]