New York Rangers
The New York Rangers have signed defenseman Raphael Diaz and forwards Jayson Megna, Matt Lindblad, Viktor Stalberg and Brian Gibbons as free agents.
Another member of the old guard has stepped away from a high-profile front office position.
In light of the news that Glen Sather has stepped down as general manager of the Rangers — a post he’d held since 2000 — we look back at the five best moves made by the organization during his tenure.
The Rangers immediately became weaker by dealing away effective winger Carl Hagelin on Saturday.
Haggerty, 22, had 15 goals and 18 assists last season with Hartford in the American Hockey League.
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.
The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will host the New York Rangers on Oct. 7 in the NHL season opener.
New York could also opt to keep its backup goalie, who kept the Rangers clicking during Henrik Lundqvist’s two-month absence.
The team announced details of its 2015-16 season opener on Wednesday. The Islanders are moving to Barclays Center after a 43-year run at Nassau Coliseum.
The Board of Governors still must approve the change Wednesday when it meets in Las Vegas.
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.
Brad Richards left New York in the most ignominious of fashions. The Rangers had no use for him and issued a compliance buyout of his contract.
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.
It has long been a foregone conclusion that the Rangers will trade backup goaltender Cam Talbot prior to or during the NHL draft. You could go as far as calling it one of the worst-kept secrets in hockey.
Rangers defensemen Marc Staal and Dan Girardi have had ankle surgery, and the team says they should be ready for training camp.