Lichtenstein: Zajac Loss Provides Opportunities For Devils' Young GunsTaking out all Zajac does until possibly after the new year will likely send New Jersey hurtling down to the lowest depths of the standings. In the long-term view, however, the Devils just might find a few rewards in speeding up the pace of development of their top prospects.
Devils' Zajac Out 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery On Torn Pectoral MuscleThe New Jersey Devils have lost top center Travis Zajac for four to six months with a pectoral injury.
Islanders' Prince Out 4-6 Months After Undergoing Ankle SurgeryIslanders left wing Shane Prince will be sidelined four to six months after undergoing ankle surgery, the team announced Monday.
Hartnett: With Stepan Gone, Hayes Could See Heavier WorkloadHow do the Rangers fill a Derek Stepan-sized hole? This is going to be the biggest question mark surrounding the team heading into September’s training camp.
Hartnett: Rangers Will Miss Stepan's Leadership, FearlessnessIt’s been nearly six weeks since the Rangers traded longtime alternate captain Derek Stepan to the Arizona Coyotes ahead of the draft. Though time has passed, there’s an awkwardness that comes with uttering the words “Derek Stepan, Arizona Coyote.”
Islanders, De Haan Agree To Terms On 1-Year ContractDe Haan, 26, played in all 82 games last season, registering 25 points, five goals, 20 assists and a plus-15 rating -- all career highs. He was fourth in the NHL in blocked shots with 190.
First Step Toward New Islanders Arena? Proposals Sought To Redevelop Parts Of Belmont ParkNew York state is looking for proposals on how to redevelop parts of Belmont Park, the horse racing facility on Long Island that is home to one leg of the Triple Crown.
Hartnett: A Rangers-Jaromir Jagr Reunion Could Be A Win-WinA Madison Square Garden reunion for the Jagr seems unlikely, but there are logical reasons for the Rangers to pursue this option, and it has little to do with Jagr’s ability to energize the fan base or jersey sales in the team stores.
Rangers Lock Up Center Zibanejad For 5 More YearsNobody enjoys salary arbitration. Yet that's where the Rangers and restricted free agent Mika Zibanejad appeared headed before eventually finding common ground late Tuesday morning.
Islanders, Adam Pelech Agree To 4-Year ContractThe New York Islanders and defenseman Adam Pelech have agreed on a four-year contract contract, the team announced Monday.
Hartnett: Rangers, Zibanejad Should Find A Way To Split The DifferenceThe Rangers and restricted free agent center Mika Zibanejad have some work to do if they are to avoid a Tuesday arbitration hearing.
Hartnett: Rangers Really Need Zibanejad To Sign Long-Term DealThe Rangers aren’t going to have any trouble fitting Mika Zibanejad’s new deal under the cap, but it’s going to take a little extra yearly coin to get him to commit to a long-term contract.