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Why in the world would the Rangers be interested in 36 year old Danis Zaripov

We are weeks away from camp opening and the Rangers still have a few questions about their lineup going into the season.  What will the top two defensive pairings look like?  Who will win the 5th, 6th, and 7th defenseman slots?  Most notably the Rangers have a hole at the 3rd line Center position that looks like it will be a battle between Lias Andersson and Christoval “Boo” Nieves.  Another option that has been discussed is moving JT Miller back to Center.  Read more

Nicklas Jensen Signs In The KHL


Nicklas Jensen

New York Rangers prospect Nicklas Jensen, who is currently a restricted free agent, has signed a 1-year contract with Jokerit of the KHL. Since Nicklas came to the organization in a trade with Vancouver for Emerson Etem, he has been assigned to the team’s minor league affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. Despite being a call up on a couple of occasions, he couldn’t keep himself with the big club long enough to call it home.

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