As Henrik Lundqvist and fellow Rangers teammate Mats Zuccarello gear up for Zuccarello’s charity all-star game in his native Norway, both players spoke with Roy Kvatningen of Nitten about the upcoming season and more.
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Ah, August; the month of anticipation. Why do I say this? Well, hockey is a little more than a month away and those Rangers fans that root for the Mets are eagerly anticipating another sport that can draw their attention away from the dumpster fire that is in Queens. What the beginning of training camp and the early stages of a new season brings forth is obscure players going in and out of the Blueshirts locker room. Some stay for the season and some do not. Let’s take a look at a few players that will make you say:”Did he really play for the Rangers?”
It’s time for our superheroes to shine!
The New York Rangers will enter training camp with a young, talented, and inexpensive lineup. While much remains to be seen, my initial projection is based on certain players talent, maturity, and fit in the lineup. Read more
Head Coach Keith McCambridge completed his first season as head coach of Hartford Wolf Pack last season, alongside assistant coach Joe Mormina who completed his first full season as an assistant coach in the professional ranks. The duo helped shape the new look Pack and establish a record of 34-33-6-3 for 77 points, propelling Hartford to sixth in the Atlantic Division. Given the way the season unfolded, both guys gave it their best shot with the roster they had. The Wolf Pack front office, led by Chris Drury and Pat Boller, also tried to hold the ship down when the team entered in rough territory.
With July coming to an end, the Rangers have finally inked their two remaining RFAs, Kevin Hayes and Ryan Spooner. After months of trade speculation and roster predictions, Jeff Gorton was able to bring back these two forwards. But, in re-signing Spooner and Hayes, the Rangers now have an excess of centers who can be utilized in a variety of ways.
Moments ago, the Rangers announced that they have signed their final restricted free agent, forward Ryan Spooner to a two-year deal.
The New York Post published an interesting story on Rangers legend Mike Richter and his stance on when “The King” will be less king-like. The facts are the facts and Henrik Lundqvist is getting older. Nobody can beat father time, and eventually, it catches up to all of us. Have we seen the best of the Hank? Probably. Does he still have enough in the tank for when the Rangers complete their rebuild? Absolutely.
Moments ago, the Rangers have signed Kevin Hayes to a one-year contract worth just a tad over $5 million.
In Larry Brooks’ Saturday version of Slap Shots for the NY Post, the reporter noted that the Rangers and Kevin Hayes are inching towards a one-year deal for next season.