The Rangers kicked off their 2017 Training Camp with Media Day, where the players and coaches meet with the media masses to discuss the upcoming season.
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Prior to last season, Jimmy Vesey was a hot commodity in the NHL. The Vesey sweepstakes ended when the Harvard standout chose the Big Apple as his desired destination. The 2016 Hobey Baker Award winner joined a team with plenty of depth at the wing position. This caused a good problem for the New York Rangers. Read more
In the 3rd round of the 2013 NHL Draft, the New York Rangers selected Pavel Buchnevich with the 75th pick; a speedster with a high offensive ceiling. Since then fans have been hearing about Buchnevich being the future. Finally before the 2016-17 season, Buchnevich signed an entry level contract and made his debut against the New York Islanders. Read more
Chris Kreider has the capability to be the best player on the ice every single shift. His strength and shot should make him the best New York Rangers forward. His size and physicality make him an asset on the defensive side of the puck as well. Add in his speed and we are now talking about a 200-foot player, right? Not exactly.
Michael Grabner just released a video of him doing the pool jump which reminds us how Chris Kreider put us all in awe with his leap. Read more
On July 4th, the Rangers agreed to a 1 year, $1 million contract with 30-year-old center David Desharnais. He is a depth center, which the Rangers needed after losing Derek Stepan, and Oscar Lindberg.
The Rangers announced today that they have re-signed forward Matt Puempel to a one-year deal, worth $725,000. The signing appears to be Jeff Gorton trying to add another player to the expansion draft, with the Blueshirts now being compliant for next week’s draft. With Jesper Fast, Oscar Lindberg, Antti Raanta and Michael Grabner all top candidates to be selected by Vegas, this gives George McPhee another player to look at from his former team. Should Puempel “survive” the expansion draft, he will be able to compete for a roster spot out of training camp.