New York Rangers

This article was originally published in August, 2012. The New York Rangers endured one of sports longest championship droughts, as they went fifty-four years without winning the Stanley Cup. And while the Stanley Cup ultimately didn’t make it to New York, the years between 1940 and 1994 didn’t pass by without great moments and seasons.
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The sports world is careening towards hockey season, with only a few weeks separating us from the beginning of training camp. Despite that very exciting news, Jaromir Jagr remains unsigned, which is very unexciting news. There are a plethora of teams that Jagr can help including one of his (many) former teams, the New York
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At the beginning of this offseason, many New York Rangers followers were shocked with the news that Rangers prospect Nicklas Jensen signed a one-year deal with a KHL team, Jokerit. This is very surprising that he would leave after his recent year in the AHL. Pending RFA Nicklas Jensen who received a QO from #Rangers,
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This article was originally written in September, 2010. Lorne “Gump” Worsley, born and raised in Montreal, was the last NHL goalie to play without a mask.  “My face is my mask,” he would say, refusing to don facial protection.  He acquired the nickname Gump as a youngster due to his facial resemblance to Andy Gump,
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With the departures of several key veterans this summer, the New York Rangers look set to enter training camp with a few holes in their line-up. Dan Girardi, Kevin Klein and Adam Clendening will not return to a defense corps that finished last season tied for 12th in the league in total goals against (216),
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This article was originally written in August, 2009. “Pavel Bure was – and is – the best player to ever wear a Canucks’ uniform.” —Pat Quinn, former Canucks GM The Beginning of Pavel Bure’s Iconic Career Discussions involving Pavel Bure’s talent always inspire an incredible amount of praise. Songs were written after his arrival, fans
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As one of the oldest teams in North American sports history, the New York Rangers have a rich past. They are one of the NHL’s exclusive Original Six teams. What follows are some of the pivotal moments, players and franchise memories. How Well Do You Know the Rangers’ History? Which player won his fifth Stanley
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With the bulk of the NHL offseason transaction activity behind us, the start of the 2017-18 NHL season is just two short months away. For the New York Rangers — who suffered a disappointing six-game defeat at the hands of the Ottawa Senators in the Atlantic Division finals in 2016-17 — things had to change
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It’s not often that you see goaltenders rise from the backup role to take on the starter role with almost immediate success. But nearly two years ago, that exactly what Cam Talbot did with the Edmonton Oilers following a trade that sent the goaltender to Edmonton from the New York Rangers. Talbot went from playing
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New York Rangers defenseman Nick Holden could be on the move soon. According to a TSN report via Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the Blueshirts are expected to attempt to trade the 30-year-old defenseman. Rangers’ Motives to Trade Holden Regressing Offense and Subpar Defense Holden is coming off a season that saw him put
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On the opening day of free agency, the New York Rangers made an enormous splash, signing Kevin Shattenkirk to a four-year, $6.65 million AAV deal. Shattenkirk was driven to play for the Blueshirts and even approached the Rangers with this deal, which they did not turn down. Kevin Shattenkirk (bridgetds/Flickr) This all but completes the defensive
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With the 21st Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the New York Rangers Have Selected Filip Chytil From the HC Zlin from the Czech Republic. About Filip Chytil Another player that wasn’t projected to be a first-round pick, Filip Chytil found a home as the New York Rangers scooped up the 17-year-old forward with the 21st pick in the
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Easily the biggest move the New York Rangers made in the 2016 offseason was bringing in Mika Zibanejad. The Rangers traded an integral member of their core, Derick Brassard, in order to get younger up the middle. Zibanejad’s first year on Broadway was far from perfect, as he suffered a broken leg and self-proclaimed inconsistency throughout
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Before the commencement of his rookie season under the glistening lights of Broadway, there were various clouds of uncertainty surrounding how talented New York Rangers winger Jimmy Vesey would be used in Alain Vigneault’s speed-driven system. With the Rangers featuring a loaded group up front, many weren’t sold on the fact that the former Hobey
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After the New York Rangers’ second-round exit from the playoffs, their newly acquired defensemen Brendan Smith became a UFA. The Rangers gave up a second round pick in 2018, the one acquired from Ottawa in the Mika Zibanijad trade, along with their third round pick in this year’s draft for Smith. Many people, including myself,
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Since Brady Skjei’s selection at 28 in 2012, the Rangers haven’t picked in the top 40 of an NHL draft. Surprising? Some will say no, of course not, they make trades every year. Others will say yes, the Rangers always have new youth talent on the roster! New York Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei (Adam Hunger-USA
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