Emerson Etem Looks To Take Next Step In NY

Many, if not all Ranger fans were disappointed in Carl Hagelin’s departure, a key cog in the Rangers several close brushes with the Cup in the last 4 years. Although the return coming back to New York in Emerson Etem, may be the underrated move of the summer no matter what the Rangers do between […]


Stepan’s Arbitration Date Set

In Larry Brooks’ article this morning in the NY Post, Derek Stepan’s arbitration hearing with the Rangers is set for July 27, in 15 days time. According to Brooks, the Rangers have yet to make any head-way in negotiations, let alone a long term offer that has been the common theme so far this offseason […]


Rangers Sign Magnus Hellberg

This morning, the Rangers announced the signing of goaltender Magnus Hellberg, recently acquired via trade with the Nashville Predators. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hellberg and Mackenzie Skapski are expected to be the duo manning the pipes for the Wolf Pack this season, meaning this won’t impact the cap at the NHL level. […]


Rangers In No Rush To Trade Kevin Klein

In Elliotte Friedman’s final column of the summer, there’s was a mention regarding Kevin Klein and how apt the Rangers were to moving him out for increased cap space…. “I’ve heard they’ve been asked about Kevin Klein, but don’t want to go that route. He’s signed for three more years at a very reasonable $2.9 […]

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Stay Or Go: JT Miller

Turning attention from Derek Stepan’s contract situation for a moment, there is yet another Ranger that should be in line for increased on-ice responsibilities in 2015-16. JT Miller won’t be the fourth line plug next year that he was for most of last season, as he began to take positive strides late in March and […]


Spotlighting Stepan’s Contract Situation

I know there’s been a ton on the blog recently regarding Derek Stepan and his eventual new deal with the Rangers but in the last couple days, a couple points have come up that bears repeating when it comes to Stepan and his pending arbitration hearing. First off, I have to correct an error regarding […]


Recent Signings Problematic For NYR RFA’s

First off, Happy Fourth everyone! Stay safe out there today and hopefully the weather doesn’t disturb your holiday. Yesterday, a pair a big deals elsewhere reverberated across the NHL that could set a bit of a precedent for current and soon to be current Ranger free agents. Ryan O’ Reilly got the deal he was […]


Sather Steps Aside; Gorton Era Begins

On Wednesday, the Rangers announced that Jeff Gorton was named as the 11th General Manager in the history of the NY Rangers, replacing Glen Sather who has been in the position since 2000. Sather turns 72 in September and rumors of him stepping down have been rampant in recent years, especially after Mark Messier was named […]


Recapping Day 1 Of Free Agency

The Rangers made several depth/AHL moves yesterday, which were not hidden by the resignation of now former GM Glen Sather handing off the reins of to Jeff Gorton, a move finally made official yesterday after months of speculation. We’ll get to Sather another time, but first the signings… Within literally seconds, the Rangers announced the […]

Derek Stepan, Rick Nash

Rangers Expected To Remain Quiet On UFA Day

Today’s contracts, tomorrow’s buyouts. Another July 1st is at hand today and in one hour from now, teams that have been talking to free agents over the last week will be allowed to put ink to the dotted line. The Rangers as we know aren’t in much of a position to go shopping on the […]

Edmonton Oilers v New York Rangers

Four Thoughts: 6/29

1) The business side of the NHL isn’t always an easy one when it comes to letting go of players fans have seen grow in the system and become integral pieces of the puzzle, as with the case of Cam Talbot and Carl Hagelin who’ve become fan favorites, were sent packing just minutes apart on […]


NHL Entry Draft Open Thread

Happy Draft Day!! As of 10:15 AM EDT, the Rangers own the 59th, 89th, 119th, 179th and 209th overall picks. Cam Talbot has yet to be traded, however according to reports from the draft in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the Rangers are on the cusp of moving Talbot which will help free up cap space for Rangers […]


Four Thoughts: 6/25

1) A lot to take away from the Board of Governors meetings yesterday in Las Vegas as several rules changes headlined the news that came from it. The biggest change undoubtedly will be going from 4v4 to 3v3 OT. I’m not entirely sold that it will dramatically reduce shootouts like many fans expect/hoping for simply […]


Report: NYR Decline Two 2nd Round Picks For Talbot

In today’s Cam Talbot watch, Darren Dreger in a TSN radio interview yesterday in Edmonton, detailed a trade offer for Talbot that the Rangers declined: “… I would have thought based on the information that I had gathered last Thursday that a deal could have happened as early as the weekend and it didn’t. So […]


Stay Or Go: Carl Hagelin

Up next among the Ranger free agents the team will have to make a decision on is the speedy Carl Hagelin. While there’s no reason to believe at this point that Hagelin won’t be back in Rangers blue in October, that decision may not seem so cut and dry. Hagelin’s coming off a two year […]