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Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finali…

Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finalist from Boston College

thehockeynews.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Aug 20 (2 days ago)
Rangers sign free-agent forward Kevin Hayes, Hobey Baker finalist from Boston College
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  • Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expe…

    Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soon

    thehockeynews.com Aug 18 (4 days ago)
    The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…
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  • New York’s Cam Talbot on his Ghostbusters mask and eating roads…

    New York’s Cam Talbot on his Ghostbusters mask and eating roadside alligator

    As Cam Talbot was waiting for festivities to begin at the Smashfest charity fundraiser earlier this summer, an exuberant New York Rangers fan spotted the backup goalie and couldn’t help but yell out some praise. “Hey Cam!” he said. “You helped us get to…
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  • New York’s Henrik Lundqvist makes Vanity Fair’s best-dressed li…

    New York’s Henrik Lundqvist makes Vanity Fair’s best-dressed list again

    There’s not much of a debate to be had; Henrik Lundqvist is one debonair dude. He owns Manhattan thanks to his day job of backstopping the New York Rangers, he plays guitar in his spare time and now, for the second year in a row, ‘The King’ has been nam…
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  • Rangers agree to terms with restricted free-agent centre Ryan B…

    Rangers agree to terms with restricted free-agent centre Ryan Bourque

    NHL.com Aug 8
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Restricted free-agent forward Ryan Bourque has agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Rangers. The club announced the deal Friday. The 23-year-old centre played in 74 games last season with the Rangers' Hartford a...
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  • Rangers agree to terms with restricted free-agent centre Ryan B…

    Rangers agree to terms with restricted free-agent centre Ryan Bourque

    Rangers agree to terms with restricted free-agent centre Ryan Bourque
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  • Signing Michael Del Zotto an indictment of Flyers’ middling def…

    Signing Michael Del Zotto an indictment of Flyers’ middling defense corps

    After receiving tough news Tuesday about veteran blueliner Kimmo Timonen, the Philadelphia Flyers moved quickly to replace their most experienced defenseman by signing Michael Del Zotto to a one-year, $1.3-million contract. But the fact GM Ron Hextall t…
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  • Here's that shirtless Henrik Lundqvist underwear ad you wished …

    Here's that shirtless Henrik Lundqvist underwear ad you wished for (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 5
    It's tough to score on Henrik Lundqvist, because it's difficult to even fire a shot at him when you're in his presence. Would you shoot at a sunset? The New York Rangers' starting goaltender is handsome, is what I'm getting at. In fact, perhaps the bigg…
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  • THN logo rankings No. 14: New York Rangers

    THN logo rankings No. 14: New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers are fortunate to have the aura that comes along with being an Original Six franchise, but in THN’s 2014 NHL logo ranking contest, their reliance on tradition hasn’t pushed them to the top. Our in-house panel of judges ranked the Ran…
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  • Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: New York Rangers Edition

    Puck Daddy's Summer of Disappointment: New York Rangers Edition

    yahoo.com Aug 1
    (Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …
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  • Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    Russians have had a huge impact on the NHL and the way the game is played, but their arrival in North America wasn’t without controversy. In the August, 1989, edition of The Hockey News, a wave of Soviet stars, riding the crest of glasnost, broke down b…
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  • Canadiens add Lacroix, Ramage to coaching staff

    Canadiens add Lacroix, Ramage to coaching staff

    NHL.com Jul 30
    Daniel Lacroix has been hired as an assistant coach by the Montreal Canadiens, the team announced Wednesday. The Montreal native spent the past eight seasons working as an assistant coach, including last season with the New York Rangers, who ad...
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  • How much money do junior hockey teams make?

    How much money do junior hockey teams make?

    In the latest round of chatter surrounding the potential of a CHL players’ union, TSN’s Rick Westhead pointed out that the Ontario League’s Kitchener Rangers made $6.2 million in revenue for the 2012-13 season. But if you dig deeper, there’s a lot more …
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  • Dustin Brown vs. the Rangers-loving FedEx delivery guy (Photo)

    Dustin Brown vs. the Rangers-loving FedEx delivery guy (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    Dustin Brown may have brought the Stanley Cup back to his hometown of Ithaca, New York, for the second time in three seasons this summer, but that doesn't mean he's beloved by Empire State residents. Especially not when that second Stanley Cup came at t…
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  • Dustin Brown vs. the Rangers-loving FedEx delivery guy (Photo)

    Dustin Brown vs. the Rangers-loving FedEx delivery guy (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    Dustin Brown may have brought the Stanley Cup back to his hometown of Ithaca, New York, for the second time in three seasons this summer, but that doesn't mean he's beloved by Empire State residents. Especially not when that second Stanley Cup came at t…
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  • Rangers avoid arbitration with Derick Brassard, agree to five-y…

    Rangers avoid arbitration with Derick Brassard, agree to five-year, $25 million deal

    Proving once again that nothing gets a deal done like an impending arbitration hearing, the New York Rangers and RFA Derick Brassard have agreed to terms on a new deal. It's a five-year contract that will pay Brassard $25 million total, for a cap hit of…
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  • Who won the Brad Richards to Dallas trade…six years later?

    Who won the Brad Richards to Dallas trade…six years later?

    Brad Richards has had a very good, well-decorated career. He’s won a Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe Trophy and been paid richly for his efforts. He’s also been the subject of some criticism, particularly in New York the past few years, and was bought out …
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  • Getting To Know: Curt Bennett

    Getting To Know: Curt Bennett

    Status: NHL center/winger for St. Louis, Atlanta and the Rangers from 1970 to 1980. Resides in Maui, where he owns Hawaii Waterfalls, which creates rock ponds and waterfalls. He also works in real estate. Career Accomplishments: Played college hockey at…
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  • Video - Rangers Fall Just Short Of Ultimate Goal 03:15

    Rangers Fall Just Short Of Ultimate Goal

    Jun 14
    Scott Burnside, Katie Strang and Pierre LeBrun wrap up the Rangers' season and ask if the Blueshirts have what it takes to get back to the Stanley Cup finals.
  • Video - Kings Win Another Cup 05:04

    Kings Win Another Cup

    Jun 13
    Highlight Of The Night: Alec Martinez's goal in double overtime lifted the Kings past the Rangers and to their second Stanley Cup in three seasons.
  • Video - Melrose: 'Better Team Won' 01:24

    Melrose: 'Better Team Won'

    Jun 13
    Steve Levy and Barry Melrose break down the Kings defeating the Rangers in five games to win the Stanley Cup.
  • Video - Kings Win Stanley Cup 00:29

    Kings Win Stanley Cup

    Jun 13
    Alec Martinez's goal in the second overtime lifts the Kings to Cup.

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    Aug 21
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