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Lee Stempniak (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Ex-Penguins Glass And Stempniak Are Hoping To Win Over Rangers Fans

Two former Penguins forwards looking to impress their new set of fans are veteran forwards Tanner Glass and Lee Stempniak.

14 hours ago

Rangers defenseman Dan Boyle hits the ice following team photo day in early September. (Photo: Sean Hartnett/WFAN.com)

Hartnett: Power Play Maestro Dan Boyle Fired Up To Be A Ranger

After taking part in his first practice under new head coach Alain Vigneault on Friday, Boyle spoke of his desire to remain at the top his game and deliver in New York.

09/20/2014

Henrik Lundqvist, center, celebrates with teammate Dan Girardi, left, and Ryan McDonagh after the Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Vigneault On A Mission To Replicate Last Season’s Success

If the Rangers are to return to the Stanley Cup Final, head coach Alain Vigneault will have to work some more magic.

09/17/2014

Derick Brassard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: ‘Hockey Nerd’ Derick Brassard Is Bound To Do Big Things On Broadway

When Rangers center Derick Brassard isn’t working hard on the practice ice or pushing himself in the weight room, he’s constantly studying himself on tape.

09/16/2014

Ryan McDonagh (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Ryan McDonagh Feels Ready To Lead Rangers; Praises Malone Signing

Following Thursday’s informal skate, Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh reiterated the belief that he’s ready to take on a key leadership role ahead of the upcoming season.

09/12/2014

Ryan Malone, then of the Tampa Bay Lightning, skates against the San Jose Sharks at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Jan. 18, 2014. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Rangers Roll The Dice, Reach Deal With Troubled Forward Ryan Malone

Malone, who has played 10 season in the NHL, including the last six with the Tampa Bay Lightning, is coming off a drunk driving and cocaine possession arrest in April.

09/11/2014

J.T. Miller of the New York Rangers (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Highly-Motivated J.T. Miller Is Looking To Stick With Rangers

Last April, Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault sent a clear message to promising, yet inconsistent 21-year-old forward J.T. Miller.

09/10/2014

FILE -- A close up view of the action in the front row as the Colorado Avalanche face the New York Rangers at the Pepsi Center on November 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Rangers 5-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Carol Vadnais, Acquired By Rangers In Phil Esposito Trade, Dead At 68

The New York Rangers reported on their website that Vadnais, who spent seven seasons with the team, passed away Sunday. A cause of death was not given.

09/01/2014

U.S. forward Kevin Hayes plays against Switzerland during the International Ice Hockey World Championships in Minsk on May 10, 2014. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Newcomer Hayes Should Be Able To Crack Rangers’ Lineup Immediately

Kevin Hayes is big get for the Rangers, who have done a fine job of stockpiling highly coveted college free agents, including Union defenseman Mat Bodie, RPI winger Ryan Haggerty and University of Vermont forward Chris McCarthy.

08/20/2014

Marc Staal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Can’t Let Staal Slip Through Their Fingers

If the Rangers wish to make a return appearance — or two, or three — in the Stanley Cup Final, locking down Staal to a long-term extension is an absolute must.

08/06/2014

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Dustin Brown Gets Message From Rangers Fan On Package And Shoots Him Down

Brown tweeted a picture of the package on Tuesday — “Rangers Rule” was written on it — and took a little shot at the Rangers in the process.

07/30/2014

Derick Brassard, left, and Mats Zuccarello celebrate. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Put Their Long-Term Faith In Improving Center Brassard

Derick Brassard loves being a New York Ranger – and the Rangers organization thinks highly of this gifted center who appears to be on the track toward NHL stardom.

07/28/2014

Chris Kreider (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Rangers Avoid Arbitration With Chris Kreider, Agree To 2-Year Deal

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.

07/23/2014

Mats Zuccarello (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers, Zuccarello Agree To Terms On New Contract

One of the Rangers’ best offensive players from last season will be around for a while.

07/22/2014

Lee Stempniak, then of the Pittsburgh Penguins, controls the puck against the New York Rangers during Game 6 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 11, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Low-Cost Stempniak Could Provide High Return For Rangers

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.

07/21/2014

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