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Glen Sather calls it quits as Rangers GM; officially hands team…

Glen Sather calls it quits as Rangers GM; officially hands team to Jeff Gorton

yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Updated 5 hours ago
Former New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather will always been intrinsically linked to Edmonton. Even if he’s spent his last 14 season in Gotham. And he referenced the current Oilers situation on why he decided to officially hand over the Rangers’…
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  • Official 2015 free agent signings tracker

    Official 2015 free agent signings tracker

    NHL.com 12 hours ago
    NOTE: This is the official free agent signings list as of July 1 at 7:06 PM ET. DATE PLAYER 2015-16 TEAM PREVIOUS TEAM JULY 1 D Davis Drewiskie Philadelphia Montreal JULY 1 F Chris Connor Philadelphia Washington JULY 1 F Daniel Winnik Toro...
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  • CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

    thehockeynews.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    The CHL’s Import Draft was held today, giving every major junior team on the continent a chance to pick up some prime European talent. Franchises are allowed to play two Euros on their roster, but no goaltenders. Teams that have a European player taken …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    thehockeynews.com Jun 28 (4 days ago)
    The 2015 NHL draft saw its share of trade activity involving established NHL players. Among the notables to change teams were Dougie Hamilton (Boston to Calgary), Milan Lucic (Boston to Los Angeles), Ryan O’Reilly (Colorado to Buffalo) and Carl Hagelin …
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  • Rangers acquire goalie Raanta from Blackhawks

    Rangers acquire goalie Raanta from Blackhawks

    NHL.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    The New York Rangers acquired goalie Antti Raanta from the Chicago Blackhawks in a trade for forward prospect Ryan Haggerty on Saturday. Raanta, 26, is 20-8-5 with a 2.41 goals-against average and .912 save percentage in 39 NHL games, all with ...
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  • Moving day for goalies, big day for Rangers on Day 2

    Moving day for goalies, big day for Rangers on Day 2

    thehockeynews.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. – So much for a quiet Day 2 of the NHL draft. Before the second round was completed, five significant trades were completed, four of them involving goaltenders. And perhaps the most shocking aspect of all of it was two moves by the New Yor…
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  • Oilers get goalie Talbot from Rangers for three picks

    Oilers get goalie Talbot from Rangers for three picks

    NHL.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Edmonton Oilers acquired goaltender Cam Talbot and a seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the New York Rangers on Saturday for three picks. The Rangers received picks Nos. 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 draft. The Oi...
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  • Ducks acquire Carl Hagelin for Emerson Etem; potential Beleskey…

    Ducks acquire Carl Hagelin for Emerson Etem; potential Beleskey replacement?

    yahoo.com NHL.com Jun 27 (5 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. – The Anaheim Ducks have swapped the No. 41 pick in the 2015 Draft and Emerson Etem for … wait for it … Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers. And this seems like a smart, smart move for general manager Bob Murray, who cleared some salary s…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    thehockeynews.com Jun 26 (5 days ago)
    Considering the increased trade speculation entering the 2015 draft, it’s only fitting Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic and defenseman Dougie Hamilton should resurface in the rumor mill. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch claims the Bruins are listeni…
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  • 2015 Draft Preview – New York Rangers can take first day off

    2015 Draft Preview – New York Rangers can take first day off

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (6 days ago)
    It’s not that the New York Rangers are bad at drafting. They just don’t do it as often as most other franchises. Thanks to playing in one of the most desirable sports markets in the world and having a splendid core that makes Stanley Cup runs, the Blues…
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  • Home openers highlighted by Blackhawks vs. Rangers

    Home openers highlighted by Blackhawks vs. Rangers

    NHL.com Jun 24
    The Chicago Blackhawks will raise another Stanley Cup banner to the rafters at United Center on Wednesday, Oct. 7, when they host the New York Rangers in their home opener on the first night of the 2015-16 season. The NHL announced the home ope...
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  • Rumor Roundup: It’s official – Matt Beleskey done with the Duck…

    Rumor Roundup: It’s official – Matt Beleskey done with the Ducks

    The Anaheim Ducks’ efforts to re-sign pending UFA winger Matt Beleskey ended in failure. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports the 27-year-old rejected the club’s best offer and is headed to unrestricted free agency on July first. Murray told media members…
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  • Rangers forward Zuccarello 'progressing well'

    Rangers forward Zuccarello 'progressing well'

    NHL.com Jun 23
    LAS VEGAS -- New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said on Tuesday that the latest report he received from team doctors revealed that forward Mats Zuccarello is progressing well in his recovery from a brain contusion and hairline fracture of his ...
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  • NHL Free Agents: Puck Daddy’s top 15 unrestricted defensemen

    NHL Free Agents: Puck Daddy’s top 15 unrestricted defensemen

    yahoo.com Jun 23
    After detailing the top free agent forwards, here are the top 15 defensemen that could hit the free agent market this July 1. 1. Mike Green, Washington Capitals (2014-15 Cap Hit: $6.083 million) He was a penalty machine in Game 7 against the Rangers in …
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  • What We Learned: What is Cam Talbot actually worth?

    What We Learned: What is Cam Talbot actually worth?

    yahoo.com Jun 22
    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it. The New York Range…
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  • Getting To Know: Jesper Fast

    Getting To Know: Jesper Fast

    Status: New York Rangers right winger. HT: 6-foot WT: 185 pounds DOB: Dec. 2, 1991 In: Nassjo, Sweden First Hockey Memory: “Probably when my dad took me to one of the practices that he had when I was younger. He was like a coach back home. He took me th…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Cam Talbot be the answer in Edmonton, Buffa…

    Rumor Roundup: Will Cam Talbot be the answer in Edmonton, Buffalo or San Jose?

    Earlier this week, Larry Brooks of the New York Post reported that sources claim there’s considerable interest from several clubs in Rangers backup Cam Talbot. It’s expected Talbot, who turns 28 in July, could be traded by the upcoming NHL draft in Flor…
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  • Team USA summer roster out; look for an experienced world junio…

    Team USA summer roster out; look for an experienced world junior squad

    Team USA was almost shockingly young at the world juniors in 2015, so perhaps it wasn’t surprising that the Americans lost to Russia in the quarterfinal, mainly due to a rash of unnecessary penalties. But the wound of that loss could become vital scar t…
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  • Jackets’ Johansen throws shade at departing NCAA free agent Rei…

    Jackets’ Johansen throws shade at departing NCAA free agent Reilly

    American collegiate defenseman Mike Reilly told the Columbus Blue Jackets Wednesday he would not be signing with them despite the organization drafting him in the fourth round (98th overall) in 2011. And via a pointed message on social media shortly aft…
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  • Top 5 NHL stars-turned-coaches

    Top 5 NHL stars-turned-coaches

    Members of the NHL’s coaching community come from a wide variety of backgrounds – some, like Canucks coach Willie Desjardins, have degrees in social work; others, like Dallas’ Lindy Ruff, are hockey lifers with a background as a worker bee NHLer – but, …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel trade talk heating up entering draft week…

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel trade talk heating up entering draft weekend

    With the Stanley Cup playoffs finally over and the NHL Draft weekend (June 26-27) drawing near, speculation continues to grow over possible trade destinations for Toronto Maple Leafs winger Phil Kessel. The 27-year-old right winger has a limited no-trad…
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  • Rangers' McDonagh won't need surgery: report

    Rangers' McDonagh won't need surgery: report

    NHL.com Jun 16
    New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh was told by doctors Monday he will not need surgery on his broken right foot, the (N.Y.) Daily News reported. McDonagh was wearing a walking boot while being honored at the Burke Rehabilitation Center's...
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  • Alexei Yashin is finally not an Islander anymore

    Alexei Yashin is finally not an Islander anymore

    There was a time when Alexei Yashin was one of the most dangerous players in hockey. Not recently, mind you, but there was a time. But as any Rangers or Devils fan can probably remind you, the New York Islanders were still paying the Russian center, des…
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  • Not to worry, Lightning fans – this team will be back in the Cu…

    Not to worry, Lightning fans – this team will be back in the Cup final soon

    You could see it in the dejection splashed across the face of Steven Stamkos, and hear it in the considered whisper of Jon Cooper: the Tampa Bay Lightning were spent, physically and emotionally, and at a loss for appropriate words in the wake of losing …
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  • Report: Rangers unlikely to re-sign St. Louis, considering trad…

    Report: Rangers unlikely to re-sign St. Louis, considering trading Talbot

    There have already been reports that the New York Rangers are considering trading star Rick Nash this off-season, and now there is more talk of potential moves for GM Glen Sather and Co. this summer. Next season, the Rangers will likely no longer have M…
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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.

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