The great states of N.Y. and N.J. aren’t exactly known as a breeding ground for star hockey players, though there are quite a few people who’d say differently.
According to multiple reports, the 23-year-old winger will earn an average of $2.475 million per season. He’ll make $2.35 million this upcoming season and $2.6 million in 2015-16.
One of the Rangers’ best offensive players from last season will be around for a while.
Aside from signing veteran defenseman Dan Boyle, Rangers general manager Glen Sather has spent much of the offseason perusing bargain bins for low-cost, potentially high-rewarding free agents.
The New York Yankees are the most valuable North American sports franchise, but sit behind three world renowned soccer powers in the global rankings.
Lombardi is known for his penalty-killing prowess, something that should come in handy since the Rangers lost defensive stalwarts Benoit Pouliot and Brian Boyle to free agency.
New York is the biggest sports market in the United States, and it’s a magnet for superstars. The Rangers, Islanders and Devils boast a plethora of talented players.
Newly signed Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle isn’t feeling the pressure ahead of the latest — and perhaps greatest — challenge of his impressive career.
NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.
Bourque has two career goals and eight points in 51 NHL games over parts of four seasons with Boston, Pittsburgh and Washington.
Even considering his age and slower stride, Boyle is still a rare commodity in this league given his excellence on the power play.
Defenseman Dan Boyle agreed to terms with the Rangers on Tuesday just after the start of NHL free agency. According to the New York Post, the contract is for $9 million over two years.
Rangers fans are dreading what free agency has in store. Things changed quickly for the Blueshirts on Friday when the NHL announced that the 2014-15 salary cap maximum will be $69 million.
The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association say the salary cap for the 2014-15 season is going up to $69 million after a year of record revenues.
The Rangers now have five picks in the draft: one in the second round (59th overall), two in the third round (85th and 89th), one in the fourth round (119th), and one in the fifth round (122nd).
The Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens in six games and won the NHL Eastern Conference championship for the first time since 1994, on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
New York Rangers photos of the week.