Training camp opens on Sept. 17 and the Rangers will begin their six-game preseason schedule four days later, when they host the Devils.
The signings leave only Derek Stepan as the major unsigned restricted free agent with the Rangers.
At 23, Michael Del Zotto has yet to make a significant leap forward in his development. Over the years, the Rangers have been exceedingly patient with him, yet he’s failed to harness his offensive upside.
A number of prospects including Marek Hrivik, Danny Kristo and Connor Allen could crack the Rangers’ opening-night roster.
With the start of free agency looming on Friday, the Rangers should be looking to shed salary in order to get in on the action.
It’s imperative that Rangers GM Glen Sather doesn’t make a reactionary trade after the Penguins acquire Jarome Iginla.
Rangers’ GM Glen Sather has the pieces required to land either Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan but must resist the urge to overpay to acquire either star forward.
For the longest time, rebuilding a team in New York City was not an option. Being competitive while rebuilding? Not possible. Right? Well, the New York Rangers have kind of defied that.
With plenty of moves already having taken place and more moves expected between now and February 28, Neil Keefe and Brian Monzo started a running dialogue about the trade deadline and its impact on the Rangers, Devils and Islanders.
With a mix of young players and core of veterans, Henrik Lundqvist and Marian Gaborik remain the Rangers top players and keys to the season.