Free Agency

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bargain Basement

While it would seem that the Rangers might be just about done dipping into this season’s free agent pool, there are still holes to fill on the current roster (No.1 Center, Power Play point man and secondary scorer on the wing, especially with the impending departure of Nik Zherdev) and while Glen Sather may eventually […]

News Round-up: Zherdev Speaks, Zubov Leaves and Potter Signs

Not much hard news today but some interesting quotes from Nkolai Zherdev to magazine Sport-Express. Zherdev talks about the Rangers, his interest in the KHL and about where he’d like to play should he not return to New York next season. To me the most telling quote from the enigmatic winger comes when he is […]

Just Checking In

I’m currently on vacation in New Orleans but I just wanted to bring you some news. The Rangers have re-signed RFA F Dane Byers. Terms were undisclosed. Also, Paul Mara has signed a one year deal with the Montreal Canadiens.

Ales Is More: Rangers Sign Kotalik (Updated)

The Rangers have come to terms with UFA right wing Ales Kotalik. Terms of the deal are not yet known. Kotalik, the 6-2, 227 lb. , 30 year old winger from the Czech Republic has scored 20 or more goals four times in his 7 seasons in the NHL and posted 20 goals and 23 […]

Carolina In My Mind

Most of the news surrounding the Rangers search for a defenseman has centered on Sergei Zubov and Derek Morris but we want to add another possibility to the list. According to reports on ESPN, Carolina Hurricanes RFA Anton Babchuk is at a stalemate with the Canes over his contract and the team’s GM Jim Rutherford […]

Free Agency Rumblings (Updated)

There are some rumblings on the free agency front this morning concerning the Rangers. The most surprising news comes from The Fourth Period where Derek Morris’ agent says that he has spoken several times with the Rangers and that they are still interested in bringing Morris back to Broadway. The agent also says that length […]

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