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New York Rangers: John Davidson’s executive history
The New York Rangers are waiting for the Columbus Blue Jackets’ postseason run to end to name that organization’s President, John Davidson, the replacement to Glen Sather according to Larry Brooks.
Silence around Lehner’s future is good sound for Islanders
Pondering the playoffs, still nine combined victories away from Islanders-Leafs after Toronto failed to take care of business Sunday:. 1. Lou Lamoriello has never by policy moved pending free agents as rental properties at the trade deadline. The Islanders general manager long ago explained he had b
New York Rangers: Chris Kreider, Brady Skjei to play for Team USA
Team USA announced their preliminary roster for the World Championships which included New York Rangers Chris Kreider and Brady Skjei. The New York Rangers may have not made the playoffs this season, but that left the opportunity for Team USA to invite two of the Blueshirts to play in the World Cham
New York Rangers Report Card: Jesper Fast
Looking back on Jesper Fast’s 2018-2019 campaign with the New York Rangers; a period of streakiness, offensive success, injury, and new leadership roles. We continue our New York Rangers report cards with a look at one of the veterans on the team, Jesper Fast. Despite some dry patches and being side
Rangers reportedly narrowed down president search to John Davidson
Davidson, 66, is currently the president of the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just unexpectedly swept the top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning. The Rangers would have to wait until the Blue Jackets are out of the playoffs before they can hire Davidson, though.
Meet Kaapo Kakko, the next great New York Rangers hope
Meet youngster Kaapo Kakko, the next great New York Rangers hope who can become a reality in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. It was announced last February with a letter. It began a month later with the departures of many of the team’s stalwarts. It progressed after the 2018 draft in Dallas with the addit
New York Rangers: Updating the draft positions
The New York Rangers went into the off-season with a possiblity of as many as four first round draft picks. It’s down to three and the order of selection is getting clearer. We all know that the New York Rangers will be getting the second overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft in June as a result of th
Report: Rangers To Sign Vitali Kravtsov and Igor Shestyorkin
According to a report by Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic, the New York Rangers have agreed to deals in principle with prospects Vitali Kravtsov and Igor Shestyorkin. Because both played in the KHL this season, both remain under contract through April 30. That means that the Rangers can officially a
Expect Henrik Lundqvist’s playing time to decrease with Rangers
Henrik Lundqvist started 52 games for the Rangers last year, and that number might have to be even less next season. It wasn’t a secret that the Rangers struggled as a whole last season, which may be one of the reasons Lundqvist posted his worst goals against average (3.07) of his 14-year career.
New York Rangers: Yzerman to Detroit
As the New York Rangers continue their search for a new team president, one prominent contender has removed himself from contention. Steve Yzerman has decided to return to the Detroit Red Wings and is no longer a contender fo the vacant presidents job with the New York Rangers. The Red Wings are hol
Rangers Must Finally Decide on Kreider
For the New York Rangers and Chris Kreider, decision time has just about arrived. General manager Jeff Gorton and the front office have at long last reached that point, the one at which they’ll need to decide on how to proceed with their uber-talented forward whose promise has proved impossible to g
Philadelphia Flyers: Analyzing the Alain Vigneault Hire
What exactly is the 57-year-old bringing to the Philadelphia Flyers bench?. If you haven’t heard by now, the Philadelphia Flyers announced on Monday afternoon that they inked former New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, and Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Alain Vigneault to a multi-year contract. He br
New York Rangers: Cap troubles looming
When it comes to the New York Rangers and the salary cap, the common assumption is that they are rolling in cap space. Unfortunately, depending on what they do with their Restricted Free Agents and if they sign any big ticket Unrestricted Free Agents, they could be in a bind.
Rangers should stay away from Erik Karlsson this summer
Come July 1, one of the biggest names on the free agent market will be All-Star defenseman, Erik Karlsson. Karlsson, who’s been linked to the Rangers multiple times before, has had an injury-riddled season out in San Jose. Although missing a chunk of the second half of the season due to a lingering
Steve Yzerman back to Red Wings, now what for the Rangers?
When Glen Sather announced he was stepping away from his role as Team President to become a senior advisor, several individuals were mentioned as possible replacements. One prominent name was Steve Yzerman. Originally, all signs pointed to Stevie Y going back to Detroit, but Larry Brooks and others
New York Rangers: The Vancouver rumors and the mystery box
According to multiple sources, the Vancouver Canucks are trying to move up into the top two of the draft to pair the team’s first-round pick from last year’s draft, Quinn Hughes, with his younger brother Jack. The Rangers shouldn’t even think about it.
Flyers turn to winner Vigneault to snap championship drought
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning team that just flamed out in the first round of the playoffs is dotted with former New York Rangers who played in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final:
The Forever Blueshirts team looks at the Rangers future
Welcome to the first installment of Ask a Forever Blueshirt! I am well aware of how boring playoffs can be when the Rangers aren’t involved in any shape or form so this hopefully will give you some things to think about for the next day or so.
New York Rangers: Wolf Pack rebuild begins as coaching staff let go
The need to rebuild the New York Rangers’ top farm team was evident from their last place finish this season. The Hartford Wolf Pack season ended this weekend with three straight losses and Monday the coaching staff was let go.
Historical Comparison of Second-Overall Picks
With some lottery luck, the New York Rangers will have the second-overall pick at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Much has already been said about Kaapo Kakko, the star Finnish prospect who the Rangers are expected to select come this June. He’s projected to be a game-changing player in the NHL who will h