New York Rangers

The Rangers are keeping J.T. Miller at wing
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When the New York Rangers traded center Derek Stepan to the Arizona Coyotes this offseason it created an opening at a pretty important spot in their lineup. With that new vacancy at center it seemed reasonable to conclude that J.T. Miller, coming off of a career year that saw him score 22 goals and record […]

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Brendan Smith is expected to take on more of a leadership role
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Brendan Smith said that he thinks he can "flourish" in Alain Vigneault's system and said that many factors came into play regarding his decision to re-sign with the Rangers. (NYR) Smith said that despite it being his first camp with the Rangers he feels he has been with the organization for a long time. (NYR) […]

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Sean Avery savages John Tortorella in new book
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Sean Avery’s new book “Ice Capades: A Memoir Of Fast Living And Tough Hockey” was a must-read the moment it was announced, and it’s every bit the scathing, funny, frequently infuriating celebration of all things Sean Avery as anticipated. It follows his NHL journey from the Detroit Red Wings to the Los Angeles Kings to the […]

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Rangers set to begin training camp practices with retooled D
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The New York Rangers are set to start training camp practices this weekend having undergone some changes since a second-round playoff exit just over four months ago. After another disappointment for a team perennially expected to compete for a Stanley Cup – which it has won once in the last 77 years – the defense […]

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Marc Staal is ‘fighting for a spot’ with Rangers, says Vigneault
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The New York Rangers have opened training camp, with head coach Alain Vigneault emphasizing the competition for ice time on his blue line. Veteran defender Marc Staal, who has played in 689 career NHL games, turned 30 years old in January and is currently the second highest paid player on the Rangers’ defense, with an […]

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The leadership void the Rangers will look to fill this season
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Last week, Rick Nash spoke about the moves the Rangers made this summer and pointed to leadership in the locker room that has been lost since Derek Stepan and Dan Girardi are not longer with the team. (NYR) Nash said that it's on guys like himself as well as Kevin Hayes, JT Miller and Chris […]

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Rick Nash knows he is facing a big year for Rangers
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During his 14-year NHL career Rick Nash has never had to experience unrestricted free agency. Or even face the prospect of being an unrestricted free agent. “Your contract’s up and you play for another contract.

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Rangers hire Leetch, Richards as hockey operations advisers
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have hired former players Brian Leetch and Brad Richards as advisers. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the hires Tuesday. Leetch and Richards will work on prospect development and assist with on-ice development

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Coyotes sign Anthony Duclair to one-year, $1.2 million deal
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The Arizona Coyotes have signed restricted free-agent right wing Anthony Duclair to a one-year, $1.2 million contract. Duclair had a superb rookie season after being traded from the New York Rangers in 2015, scoring 20 goals and notching 24 assists while teaming with fellow rookie Max Domi. Duclair's production dropped off last season and he […]

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Report: Ryan Malone has sights set on Olympics
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One of the more surprising announcements this summer came on Thursday when it it was revealed that Ryan Malone was getting a professional tryout with the Minnesota Wild. Surprising because Malone has not played in the NHL since the 2014-15 season, and even then only appeared in six games for the New York Rangers, recording […]

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Rangers to retire Jean Ratelle’s number on February 25
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Shortly after the Philadelphia Flyers made the announcement they will be retiring Eric Lindros’ No. 88 this upcoming season, the New York Rangers announced they will be doing the same thing for Jean Ratelle’s No. 19. It had been reported back in February that the Rangers were going to add Ratelle’s number to the rafters […]

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Number retirements for Rangers' Ratelle, Flyers' Lindros
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New York Rangers Hall of Famer Jean Ratelle will finally get his No. 19 raised to the rafters at Madison Square Garden, the same season Eric Lindros will have his No. 88 retired by the Philadelphia Flyers. Lindros will take another step toward rebuilding his relationship with the Flyers when he's honored before their Jan. […]

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