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Stars’ Val Nichushkin keeping 'all options open' in quest for n…

Stars’ Val Nichushkin keeping 'all options open' in quest for new deal

yahoo.com Updated Sep 19 (5 days ago)
NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 05: Valeri Nichushkin #43 of the Dallas Stars skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on January 5, 2016 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Stars 6-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Val Nichushk…
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  • Chris Drury promoted to assistant GM of the Rangers

    Chris Drury promoted to assistant GM of the Rangers

    yahoo.com Sep 2
    Getty Images Fresh off of helping the New York Rangers land Jimmy Vesey, Chris Drury is moving on up the ranks in their front office after being promoted to Assistant General Manager on Friday. “I wanted to win a Stanley Cup as a New York Ranger since I…
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  • Scott Gomez retires as a two-time Stanley Cup champion

    Scott Gomez retires as a two-time Stanley Cup champion

    After 16 seasons in the NHL, Scott Gomez is hanging up his skates. It’s been a pretty remarkable career for the playmaking center, who kicked things off with a bang in New Jersey and kept scrapping through various ups and downs. But he never forgot his …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on the Rangers efforts to add a defensema…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on the Rangers efforts to add a defenseman

    The New York Rangers’ recent signing of Bradon Pirri to a one-year, $1.1-million deal gives them 15 forwards under contract for 2016-17, with 13 on one-way deals. That’s generating speculation one of them could be dealt before the start of the upcoming …
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  • The New York Rangers have quietly changed their team identity

    The New York Rangers have quietly changed their team identity

    This generation’s New York Rangers have been poster children for the before-and-after of contending for a Stanley Cup for several years and mortgaging the future for the sake of the chase. Under previous GM Glen Sather, before Jeff Gorton took over, the…
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  • What We Learned: Jimmy Vesey/Rangers union puzzling for both si…

    What We Learned: Jimmy Vesey/Rangers union puzzling for both sides

    yahoo.com Aug 22
    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images At least #Veseywatch has ended. The protracted summer romance between Jimmy Vesey and more than half a dozen teams around the league is over, and it’s not easy to figure out why the winner won. The New York Rangers? Sure, that…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird New York Rangers

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird New York Rangers

    yahoo.com Aug 20
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Why did Jimmy Vesey take the New York Rangers' free agent pitch…

    Why did Jimmy Vesey take the New York Rangers' free agent pitch?

    (Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images) College free agent forward Jimmy Vesey tried not to pay attention to New York Rangers’ celebrity fans as they took to Twitter in droves to try to convince him to play for their team. Eventually Vesey’s friends go…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins, Blackhawks, Rangers favorites for Jimmy …

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins, Blackhawks, Rangers favorites for Jimmy Vesey

    With the NHL off-season now in its dog days, notable trade and free-agent activity has slowed to a crawl. As a result, speculation over where promising free-agent prospect Jimmy Vesey could end up is garnering headlines. Vesey, 23, is the 2016 Hobey Bak…
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  • Henrik Lundqvist surprises Swedish youth hockey organization wi…

    Henrik Lundqvist surprises Swedish youth hockey organization with equipment donation

    yahoo.com Aug 10
    Lundqvist New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist surprised the Frölunda youth hockey team in Sweden with a donation of 60 sets of new hockey gear to through the NHLPA Goals and Dreams program. The donation by the former Vezina Trophy winner was ma…
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  • Getting to Know: Former NHLer Blaine Stoughton

    Getting to Know: Former NHLer Blaine Stoughton

    Status: NHL and WHA right winger from 1973-1984 for Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Cincinnati Stingers, Indianapolis Racers, New England Whalers, Hartford Whalers and New York Rangers DOB: March 13, 1953 In: Gilbert Plains, Man. Ht: 5-11 Wt: …
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  • Getting To Know: Former NHL defenseman Jocelyn Guevremont

    Getting To Know: Former NHL defenseman Jocelyn Guevremont

    Status: NHL defenseman from 1971-1980 for Vancouver, Buffalo and New York Rangers. DOB: March 1, 1951 In: Montreal Ht: 6-1 Wt: 202 First Hockey Memory: “I think my dad (Roger) bought a pair of skates for me before I could even walk.” Hockey Inspirations…
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  • Jimmy Vesey, Blackhawks, Rangers and the short list

    Jimmy Vesey, Blackhawks, Rangers and the short list

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Getty Images Having the Chicago Blackhawks enter your rookie free-agent courtship is like making time with a woman at a bar just as Leonardo DiCaprio and his posse roll up next to her. “Hey, can I buy you a drink and fly you to Ibiza and have you met my…
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  • Sens’ Brassard: ‘I’m just excited to go home’

    Sens’ Brassard: ‘I’m just excited to go home’

    Derick Brassard was in the middle of making a post-workout meal on Monday afternoon when he took a look at his phone and realized something was up. The 28-year-old forward, who spent parts of four seasons with the New York Rangers, was dealt to the Otta…
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  • Kevin Hayes avoids arbitration, signs two-year deal with Ranger…

    Kevin Hayes avoids arbitration, signs two-year deal with Rangers

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    Kevin Hayes and the New York Rangers salary arbitration appointment on July 27 is officially cancelled. The two sides came to an agreement on Friday. First reported by NHL pundit Aaron Ward, Hayes signed a two-year, $5.2-million contract keeping him as …
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  • Kreider gets deal he was after, inks four-year, $18.5-million c…

    Kreider gets deal he was after, inks four-year, $18.5-million contract with Rangers

    The Washington Capitals and Marcus Johansson avoided arbitration Tuesday by making a compromise. Johansson wanted $5.25 million per season, the Capitals wanted to pay $3.85 million and the two sides met almost exactly in the middle — $4.583 million — to…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk possible target for Rangers after Br…

    Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk possible target for Rangers after Brassard trade

    After weeks of anticipation, the New York Rangers finally made a significant roster move this summer. On Monday, they dealt center Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Ottawa Senators for center Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second-round …
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  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Talbot Carries Rangers Past Panthers 00:55

    Talbot Carries Rangers Past Panthers

    Mar 15
    Cam Talbot stopped 38 shots in the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Panthers.