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Rangers save their best for last by signing Hayes

August 28th, 2014 at 11:03 am by Bill Goldthorpe

By most reasonable counts, the Rangers front office had a pretty crappy summer in free agency. They lost defensive stalwart and ‘possession god’ Anton Stralman to the Tampa Bay Lightning and replaced him with 38 year old Dan Boyle, who can’t come anywhere close to replacing Stralman’s even strength minutes. Even though the Rangers were
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How many contracts do the Rangers have?

August 28th, 2014 at 10:24 am by Bill Goldthorpe

Yesterday in my post about the Rangers inviting Ryan Malone to training camp, I mentioned that  the team will need to unload a contract if he made the team. I was wrong.

Here is why. Even though Anthony Duclair’s contract will not slide this year, he will not count against the 50 contract max per the CBA. I had originally thought Duclair’s contract would slide and thus not count against the limit. I was right for the wrong reasons. But I did forget about Ryan Graves, whose contract will slide next year thus bringing the Rangers down to 49 contracts; one shy of the limit.


Entirely too many words on Ryan Malone and the Rangers

August 27th, 2014 at 7:32 pm by Bill Goldthorpe

Multiple rumors suggest that the Rangers have engaged in talks with Ryan Malone regarding a training camp invite. The rumors make sense for a few different reasons. For starters, Ryan Malone once played for the Tampa Bay Lightning, which seems to mean something to Glen Sather (note: Glen does know that Malone was not part
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Rangers Chatting with Ryan Malone

August 25th, 2014 at 5:21 pm by Ross Rhea

Sorry all, on vacation the past week or two. It’s almost September so time to get back to business. It was reported today that the Rangers have recently been talking to Ryan Malone, according Mike Russo at the Star Tribune. Malone is looking for a second chance after being arrested for DUI and Possession on
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Kevin Hayes to Free Agency

August 15th, 2014 at 9:30 pm by Ross Rhea

Kevin Hayes will hit the free agent market at midnight tonight. Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman announced the team could not come to contract terms with Hayes after making a “generous” final offer. Hayes felt, in the end, it was his best interest to hit the open market. It has been rumored he wants to step
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Rangers 2014 Traverse City Roster

August 12th, 2014 at 6:10 pm by Ross Rhea

On Tuesday, the Rangers announced their roster for the 2014 Traverse City Tournament that will take place in Traverse City, Michigan. The Rangers are sending a team of prospects for their 8th consecutive appearance. This year, the Rangers first game will take place on Friday, September 12th against the Dallas Stars prospects. They will then play 24
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