Archive for August, 2009

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31 Aug 2009

Dubi or Not Dubi?

After a false alarm was sounded last week by Jim Schoenfeld on XM Radio saying that Brandon Dubinsky “was re-signed by the Rangers”, the truth was discovered earlier today as Dubinsky told reporters he is still in the negotiating phase of talks with the team. The good news from today’s scrimmage however is that Dubinsky […]

16 Aug 2009
C/LW Vinny Prospal

Live Long and Prospal

According to reports, The New York Rangers have signed veteran forward Vinny Prospal to a one year deal worth 1.1 million dollars. The 34 year old became an unrestricted free agent last month when he had the remaining three years of his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prospal, who struggled to get […]

10 Aug 2009

Soup’s On?

According to french website Hockey30, The Rangers are close to signing veteran defenseman Francis Bouillon. Bouillon has 21 goals and 81 assists in 485 career games. The 5’8, 196 lb., 33 year old blueliner is a native New Yorker. I don’t really understand this signing if it comes to fruition. Bouillon is not a crease […]

7 Aug 2009

Fleury of Activity

In former Ranger news, Theo Fleury, who enjoyed three seasons with the Blueshirts from 1999 to 2002 before his struggles with alcohol forced him to enter the NHL’s voluntary substance abuse program has decided to give it another shot and is attempting to make a comeback to the league at the age of 41. Fleury, […]

4 Aug 2009

Z Wait is Over as Rangers Walk Away

A year ago, when the Rangers acquired Nik Zherdev from Columbus, the knock on the young russian was that he had tons of talent but lacked the heart and work ethic to truly reach his potential in the NHL. Earlier today, Glen Sather decided that the Rangers would not be the organization stuck waiting for […]

3 Aug 2009

The Waiting Game

Yesterday, the Nikolai Zherdev situation took it’s turn into the homestretch as the arbitrator awarded the enigmatic russian sniper an award of $3.9 million for next season. Glen Sather and the Rangers now have 48 hours to decide whether to accept this ruling (which was pretty much splitting the difference between the two proposals from […]

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