New York Rangers

Is this the NY Rangers’ last, best shot? (Trending Topics)
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It is now widely acknowledged that the New York Rangers are no longer the team that we think about when we look back on their past several years. Lundqvist made just 57 appearances last season, down from 65 the year before, due in part to hip problems.

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What Pavel Buchnevich said in an interview in Russia
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7/11/17 | Klein was on the NHL Network on Monday and said: "Mentally, the grind of a season, 13 years I have done it both in the AHL and NHL it was the right time for myself and my family. I feel I can still play at a high level, it's just that when your […]

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Could Brandon Pirri be on his way to Switzerland?
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Unrestricted free agent forward Brandon Pirri may be on his way to Switzerland for next season, where he could join fellow former Rangers teammate Kevin Klein, according to reports. Only one day after the signing of defenseman Kevin Klein, another New York Ranger reportedly joins the ZSC Lions for the upcoming season. According to information […]

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The opportunity for Mika Zibanejad is out there
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7/11/17 | Klein was on the NHL Network on Monday and said: "Mentally, the grind of a season, 13 years I have done it both in the AHL and NHL it was the right time for myself and my family. I feel I can still play at a high level, it's just that when your […]

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Rangers sign Lias Andersson to entry-level contract
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We wrote yesterday that Lias Andersson would “get every opportunity” to make the New York Rangers next season. Today, Andersson — the seventh overall pick in last month’s draft — agreed to terms on his entry-level contract with the Blueshirts. The

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Andersson to get ‘every opportunity’ to make Rangers next season
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The New York Rangers partially addressed their lack of depth at center by signing David Desharnais to a one-year, $1 million deal. “I have to say that I really liked what I saw from (Lias) Andersson at our development camp,” said head coach Alain Vigneault, per the New York Post. “I have a contract back […]

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Jensen signs in Finland after leading Rangers’ AHL affiliate in scoring
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A summer of change for the New York Rangers also extends, apparently, to their AHL affiliate. After easily leading the Hartford Wolf Pack in scoring with 55 points in 70 games, Nicklas Jensen signed a one-year deal with Jokerit, a Finnish team in the KHL. Jokerit notes that there is an “option” for 2018-19, though it […]

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How Lindy Ruff ended up as an assistant coach with the Rangers
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Lindy Ruff said that he was speaking with Rangers associate coach Scott Arniel about his future when Arniel asked if he might have interest in joining the Rangers staff. (NYR) Arniel and Ruff were teammates with the Sabres in the 80s and Arniel was an assistant to Ruff in the early 2000s. (NYR) Alain Vigneault […]

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Can prospect Neal Pionk start the season with the Rangers?
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The New York Rangers’ defense is going to look different next season, but training camp will show us just how different it’ll be. New York bought out Dan Girardi, while Kevin Klein decided to retire from the NHL. Meanwhile, they signed Kevin Shattenkirk in free agency and they traded for Anthony DeAngelo.

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Optimism replaces pessimism after changes to Rangers defense
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Last summer, we wrote about the New York Rangers’ defense and how it was the biggest worry for the team. Gone are Kevin Klein, Dan Girardi, Dylan McIlrath, and Adam Clendening. In are Kevin Shattenkirk, Brendan Smith, and Anthony DeAngelo.

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Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein retires after 12 NHL seasons
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New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein has retired after playing parts of 12 seasons in the NHL. The Rangers announced the retirement of the 32-year-old on Friday. Klein played in 627 career NHL games with the Rangers and Nashville Predators, totaling 38 goals and 116 assists.

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New York Rangers sign Desharnais, Fast to contracts
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers have re-signed restricted free-agent forward Jesper Fast and signed free-agent center David Desharnais. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the moves Wednesday. Fast, who won his second straight Players' Player Award for

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