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Rangers News: Derick Brassard "excited to come back"

Derick Brassard, a 26-year-old restricted free agent, has spoken to Pat Leonard of the Daily News at Dominic Moore's Smashfest charity benefit about his plans for next season:#450724198 / gettyimages.com"I tried to get away from the game a little bit, but now I'm back in the gym trying to get stronger and faster," said Brassard. "Just this week I was thinking...
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Top Six Candidates To Become The Rangers 27th Captain

Now that the Rangers roster is rounding into shape, the next biggest question is who’s going to lead this team? After trading away Ryan Callahan last March, the Rangers decided to go with three alternate captains instead of naming a new captain for the remainder of the season. During the Rangers run to the Stanley Cup Final, Brad Richards took on the role of de facto captain, but...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zuccarello: Rangers Are My Club

As soon as news broke that the Rangers decided to sign Mats Zucarello to a one-year deal instead of a long term contract, many fans expressed their concern that the diminutive winger could leave the Blueshirts as an unrestricted free agent next season for a bigger pay day. However, Zuccarello has always shown allegiance to the Rangers signing cap friendly deals in an attempt to keep...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Zuccarello and Kreider deals – mixed results for the Rangers

Everyone will be breathing a little easier now Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello are under contract for next season but the potential fallout of the two deals really is a mixed bag for the Rangers. Chris Kreider Assuming Alain Vigneault can continue to improve Kreider’s defense, Kreider’s contract should immediately become a bargain. The big, […] The post The Zuccarello and...
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Brassard Could Get $5.6M Per Contract; Door Not Closed on Carcillo

Now that Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello are back in the fold with relatively cheap contracts, it’s anticipated that Sather might be getting ready to dole out some big money with the re-signing of Derrick Brassard as Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that a long-term deal for the center iceman is likely to come with a cap hit in the neighborhood of $5.2 million to $5...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers News: Zuccarello, Kreider re-sign

GM Glen Sather's avoids having to take his cigar out once again, player's feelings spared as well. Everybody wins.#187172436 / gettyimages.comFun fact: Mats Zuccarello lead the New York Rangers in scoring during the regular season last year with 59 points. It was also his first full NHL season, and represented Norway for the second time in the Olympics."Zuke",...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers, Chris Kreider agree to two-year contract

Forward Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers have avoided a salary arbitration hearing by agreeing Wednesday to a two-year contract worth nearly $5 million, according to multiple media reports. Kreider will reportedly make $2.35 million for the 2014-15 season and $2.6 million in 2015-16. The 23-year-old Kreider had 17 goals and 37 points in 66 games last season. He also had five...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider, He’s Needed…

Star Forward for the New York Rangers Chris Kreider wants money, and the Rangers aren’t on the same page as him. Kreider wants $2.8 million,  and the Rangers are offering $2.5 million. The 23-year-old out of Boxford Mass has talent for a young player. Coming from BC, his first taste of NHL hockey was in the 2012 NHL Playoffs.His first appearance was against the Senators, and...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist Selling Luxurious New York City Penthouse (Photos)

King Henrik is selling his castle. Henrik Lundqvist has put his luxurious New York City penthouse up for sale and the listing on the Modlin Group site has it going for close to $6.5 million. The New York Rangers goaltender bought the penthouse for $3.9 million in 2008 so assuming he’s able to sell it at the price listed, the condo will turn out to be a nice investment for Lundqvist...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the next John Moore contract

As the lone RFA from the Rangers that is not arbitration eligible, the John Moore contract renewal falls at the bottom of the to-do list for the Rangers. Moore’s contract will become more of a focus after Chris Kreider, Derick Brassard, and Mats Zuccarello all sign, but that doesn’t mean Moore is forgotten about. If you […] The post Projecting the next John Moore contract...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers dilemma with Marc Staal accelerates

Marc Staal is one year away from unrestricted free agency and the Rangers may have already missed their best opportunity to solve the dilemma. According to Larry Brooks, Staal may be seeking a multi year deal worth $5.5M per, which is entirely too much for the Rangers-bred defenseman. If Staal really is seeking the same six year, $30M contract that the Rangers gave Dan Girardi...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers and Kreider Set For Arbitration

Per the CBA, salary figures for arbitration must be submitted 48 hours prior to the hearing. Chris Kreider’s hearing is set for Wednesday morning of this week, July 23rd. Kreider has asked for $2.8 million per year, meanwhile the Rangers have put forth 2 offers, both of them 2-year deals, the better one being $2.2 per year year. The sides can still negotiate a deal prior to the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Sign Steady Stempniak

The New York Rangers surprised many by qualifying for the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals and did so based in large part on the strength of their club’s depth. Salary cap constraints have conspired to rob the team of some of that depth with Benoit Pouliot, Brad Richards, Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle all departing as […]
Via Ranger Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Derick Brassard’s next contract

Derick Brassard is the third and final RFA that filed for arbitration this month (Mats Zuccarello and Chris Kreider). I’ve looked at both Kreider’s and Zuccarello’s next contracts already, and with arbitration dates coming up, it’s time to look at Brassard’s potential deal. Brassard is an interesting case, if only because of his high salary […] The post Projecting Derick...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What The Rangers Kids Can Bring-Part 2

With the New York Rangers in a bind with cap space currently, chances are they will take a chance bringing up some younger players to fill in roles when needed. They need younger players to step up, more on offense currently, however, there are still plenty of defensive prospects who could see some time over the course of the season. Here is a breakdown of what you might see out...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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