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

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

thehockeynews.com Updated 19 hours ago
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 (yesterday)
    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

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    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

    thehockeynews.com Jul 21 (3 days ago)
    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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  • Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t ha…

    Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t happened yet

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    The dog days of the NHL offseason got a nice jolt on Monday when the Senators and Rangers hooked up on a decent-sized trade. The deal sends Derick Brassard and a seventh to Ottawa in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second, improving the Senators’ top …
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  • Rangers trade Derick Brassard to Ottawa for Mika Zibanejad

    Rangers trade Derick Brassard to Ottawa for Mika Zibanejad

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    We just had an honest-to-goodness hockey trade in the middle of summer. The New York Rangers have sent Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second-rounder in 2018. Let’s get into th…
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  • Rangers sign forward Kovacs to entry-level contract

    Rangers sign forward Kovacs to entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 18 (6 days ago)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers have signed forward Robin Kovacs to an entry-level contract. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing on Monday. Kovacs was the Rangers third-round draft pick in 2015. The 19-year-old played i...
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  • Rangers agree to terms with Jooris, McIlrath, Hughes

    Rangers agree to terms with Jooris, McIlrath, Hughes

    NHL.com Jul 15
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Josh Jooris and restricted free agent defencemen Dylan McIlrath and Tommy Hughes. Jooris joins the Rangers from the Calgary Flames. The undrafted 26-year-old out of Union College ...
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  • Huge if True: Will the Rangers do anything this summer?

    Huge if True: Will the Rangers do anything this summer?

    yahoo.com Jul 14
    Derek Leung/Getty Images [Breaking down the plausibility of the week’s biggest rumor.] The thing that’s weird about the New York Rangers is how little they’d done this summer. They’ve made just three signings, all on July 1, and the players they acquire…
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  • Rangers re-sign J.T. Miller to a very nice new contract

    Rangers re-sign J.T. Miller to a very nice new contract

    Things are looking up for J.T. Miller and now the talented center has a new contract to show for it. The New York Rangers avoided an arbitration hearing with their young pivot by signing Miller to a two-year deal with an average annual value of $2.75 mi…
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  • New York Rangers agree to two-year deal with J.T. Miller

    New York Rangers agree to two-year deal with J.T. Miller

    (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) The New York Rangers have signed promising young forward J.T. Miller to a two-year contract extension worth a reported $5.5 million. Miller was a restricted free agent. His last contract was for one year at $874,0…
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  • Rumor Roundup: All quiet on the Rangers trade, and signings fro…

    Rumor Roundup: All quiet on the Rangers trade, and signings front

    Heading into mid-July, the New York Rangers have yet to make a significant move to shed cap space or shake up their roster. Signing veteran left winger Michael Grabner to a two-year deal ($1.65 million annually) and acquiring defenseman Nick Holden from…
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  • Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces h…

    Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces hearing dates

    Free agency is well under way but the opportunity to negotiate a new deal has led a number of restricted free agents to salary arbitration. The NHLPA announced the dates for the 24 arbitration hearings that are slated to take place between July 20 and A…
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  • Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for …

    Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for DeKeyser

    The most notable exclusion from the 24 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday was Petr Mrazek, but that doesn’t mean the Detroit Red Wings goaltender won’t be included in the process. Sources have told thn.com that the Red Wings will take Mraz…
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  • Avs' Barrie among 24 NHL players filing for arbitration

    Avs' Barrie among 24 NHL players filing for arbitration

    NHL.com Jul 5
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Colorado defenceman Tyson Barrie and New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider are among 24 NHL players who have filed for salary arbitration. New Jersey forward Kyle Palmieri, Ottawa forward Mike Hoffman and Detroit goalie Petr...
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  • Rangers agree to terms with Nicklas Jensen, Mat Bodie

    Rangers agree to terms with Nicklas Jensen, Mat Bodie

    NHL.com Jul 5
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agents Nicklas Jensen and Mat Bodie. Jensen was acquired by the Rangers from Vancouver along with a sixth-round pick in the 2017 draft for Emerson Etem last seaso...
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  • Former Rangers defenseman Lou Fontinato, a symbol of old-time, …

    Former Rangers defenseman Lou Fontinato, a symbol of old-time, two-fisted hockey, dies at 84

    They didn’t call defenseman Lou Fontinato, who died on Sunday at 84, “Leapin’ Louie” for nothing. He earned the nickname although by the time he became the undisputed favorite of New York Rangers fans in the late 1950s, some New Yorkers preferred the ap…
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  • Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summ…

    Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summer

    It’s early July, so obviously there’s another important day coming up on the hockey calendar. Coming up next: the deadline for restricted free agents to file for arbitration, which is on the docket for Tuesday. This will likely be a procedural day for m…
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  • Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed exp…

    Ten unheralded depth signings from July 1 that could exceed expectations

    On the opening day of NHL free agency, 131 players signed contracts worth a combined total of more than $650 million, according to capfriendly.com. While Milan Lucic, Kyle Okposo, David Backes and Andrew Ladd dominated headlines, signing big-money deals…
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  • Rangers sign free agents Gerbe, Grabner and Clendening

    Rangers sign free agents Gerbe, Grabner and Clendening

    NHL.com Jul 1
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers have signed free agent forwards Michael Grabner and Nathan Gerbe. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signings Friday as the Rangers used the opening day of free agency to improve their team speed a...
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  • Eric Staal signs with Minnesota, next stop Las Vegas?

    Eric Staal signs with Minnesota, next stop Las Vegas?

    For most high profile free agents, July 1 is the day they cash in. For Eric Staal, it was a day to take an enormous haircut. It wasn’t long ago that people were talking about Staal as one of the most sought-after free agents this summer. But when the du…
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  • Rangers hire former D Beukeboom as assistant coach

    Rangers hire former D Beukeboom as assistant coach

    NHL.com Jul 1
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former Rangers defenceman Jeff Beukeboom has been hired by the team to coach their blue line players. Beukeboom replaces Ulf Samuelsson, who left in May after three seasons to become the head coach of the AHL's Charlotte Chec...
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  • Down Goes Brown: The five worst free agent signings of the past…

    Down Goes Brown: The five worst free agent signings of the past 20 years

    Free agency opens on Friday, as teams will be officially allowed to sign players on the open market, and fans around the league should be excited. No, wait, excited isn’t the right word. What’s the one I’m looking for? Terrified. That’s the one. You sho…
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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.