Some labels are fair, others are unjust. Former Rangers captain Chris Drury saw both sides of the coin throughout a 12-year NHL career.
Derek Stepan has accomplished much in his young career and he will only improve over the course of the six-year, $39 million contract he signed on Monday.
Now that Stepan is signed, Rangers fans can breathe a big sigh or relief. Gorton has proven to be a salary-cap wizard, and he deserves a big pat on the back from the Blueshirts’ faithful.
As the hours tick closer to Monday’s scheduled 9 a.m. arbitration hearing, Derek Stepan and the Rangers have much work in front of them.
There are good players, there are great players, and then there is the rarest of player who creates an everlasting legacy. Recently retired winger Martin St. Louis falls into the third bracket.
When Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton took charge on July 1, he inherited a roster that was carefully molded into an Eastern Conference superpower by predecessor Glen Sather.
On Monday afternoon, the NHLPA announced that Derek Stepan’s arbitration hearing has been set for July 27 in Toronto. This means it’s crunch time for the cap-crunched Blueshirts.
There’s a strong chance Etem makes the most of his new opportunity with the Rangers and flourishes.
A demand of a long-term deal above $7 million AAV could force the Rangers to do the unthinkable — trade Stepan away.
St. Louis left the Rangers with a parting gift. Every teammate he touched gained something extra by following Marty’s all-effort example.
Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? That’s not entirely accurate, but Rangers fans should be happy with Glen Sather’s successor.
The Rangers immediately became weaker by dealing away effective winger Carl Hagelin on Saturday.
In a high-stakes poker game ahead of the 2015 NHL Draft, Rangers general manager Glen Sather doesn’t appear to be breaking a sweat.
With day one of the June 26-27 NHL Draft edging closer and the July 1 free-agent frenzy just over the horizon, the Rangers are searching for ways to alleviate the salary-cap crunch.
Long before he was named team captain in October 2014, McDonagh showed just how big his heart is by playing a hands-on role in the mentorship of Gino Mangiafridda.