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Issue 220 is Here! NHL Free Agency Preview, The Maven Remembers Mr. Hockey, and More!

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

Blueshirt Bulletin’s July issue, No. 220, hit the shelves yesterday and it’s chock full of all you need to know in anticipation of Friday’s July 1 start to 2016 NHL Free Agency! MSG Network’s Stan “The Maven” Fischler leads off with a fond remembrance of Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe. Jess Rubenstein of The Prospect Park looks at rookies Malte Stromwall …

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Rangers’ Selection of Sean Day Simply Exceptional

In Blueshirt Insider, In The System (*) by Tom Urtz Jr

John Tavares. Aaron Ekblad. Connor McDavid. Sean Day. This fab four shares the distinction of having been granted “exceptional” status by the OHL. Each player was allowed to start their career at age 15 because of the immense level of talent possessed. The group–sans Day–also shares the distinction of being selected No. 1 overall in their various draft year. There …

New York Rangers Acquire Nick Holden from Colorado Avalanche

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Tom Urtz Jr

The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Nick Holden from the Colorado Avalanche according to a team press release. The Rangers surrendered their fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Here is the team’s full release.   RANGERS ACQUIRE DEFENSEMAN NICK HOLDEN Rangers trade their own fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft to Colorado NEW YORK, …

New York Rangers Select Gabriel Fontaine and Tyler Wall With Sixth Round Picks

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Tom Urtz Jr

With the No. 171 and No. 174 picks in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers selected center Gabriel Fontaine of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, and Tyler Wall. OFFICIAL: The #NYR select forward Gabriel Fontaine (QMJHL) with the 171st pick in #NHLDraft — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 25, 2016 OFFICIAL: The #NYR select goalie Tyler Wall (GOJHL) with …

New York Rangers Select Timothy Gettinger With Fifth Round Pick

In News by Tom Urtz Jr

With the No. 141 overall pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers selected forward Timothy Gettinger of the Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds. OFFICIAL: the #NYR select forward Timothy Gettinger (OHL) with the 141st overall pick in #NHLDraft — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 25, 2016 OFFICIAL: the #NYR select forward Timothy Gettinger (OHL) with the 141st overall …

New York Rangers Select Tarmo Reunanen With Fourth Round Pick

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Tom Urtz Jr

With the No. 98 pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers selected defenseman Tarmo Reunanen. OFFICIAL: #NYR Select defenseman Tarmo Reunanen with the 98th pick — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 25, 2016 RangersTown, let's welcome Tarmo Reunanen pic.twitter.com/Kuu9MfOoHa — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 25, 2016 According to Elite Prospects, Reunanen is an offensive minded …

New York Rangers Select Sean Day With Third Round Pick

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Tom Urtz Jr

With the No. 81 overall pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers selected defenseman Sean Day of the Mississauga Steelheads. RangersTown, let's welcome Sean Day! pic.twitter.com/HrNcGLjEtg — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 25, 2016 Day was granted exceptional status as a 15 year old, and was therefore granted early entry to the OHL. He is described …

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The 2016 – 2017 New York Rangers Schedule

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

The NHL and New York Rangers released the 2016 – 2017 Regular Season Schedule today. For the full listing, check out the full release below. Highlighted is a 90th Anniversary home opener against the rival New York Islanders on on Thursday October 13th.  The Rangers will also play 30 games against their Metropolitan Division. The season closes at Joe Louis …

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Issue 219 is here! Season in Review, Prospect of the Year, Wolf Pack Recap, and more!

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

While it wasn’t the way New York Rangers fans hoped the season would end, there was still a lot of positive to take from the 2015 – 2016 Blueshirt’s campaign. In this issue, MSG Network’s Stan “The Maven” Fischler looks at how a bounce-back year is in good order for the Rangers and an honest assessment of “The King” Henrik …

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Blueshirt Bulletin Goes Digital!

In News by Dan Akeson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Daniel Akeson subscribers@blueshirtbulletin.com Blueshirt Bulletin Announces New Digital Offerings Magazine covering New York Rangers hockey available on all digital platforms with new subscription plans New York, June 1, 2016 – Daniel Akeson, owner of Blueshirt Publishing, LLC (publisher of Blueshirt Bulletin magazine) announced today exciting new digital offerings and expanded coverage. Beginning today, Blueshirt Bulletin will …

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What should the Rangers do with Rick Nash?

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog by Scott Charles

Once the New York Rangers were eliminated from the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs in embarrassing fashion, the Blueshirts began preparing for the offseason. One of the most important questions they will need to answer is what they would like to do with Rick Nash? Nash played 60 games this season and tallied 15 goals, 21 assists. That level of production …

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From One Defender to Another: Will Rangers call upon Beuk’?

In Blueshirt Insider, Blueshirt Plus (*) by Dan Akeson

Who would have thought that defensemen known for a rugged, fists-first style of play would make such effective coaches? Yesterday, the New York Rangers said goodbye to former defenseman and Assistant Coach Ulf Samuelsson, 52, who took a head coaching position with the Carolina Hurricanes AHL-affiliate, Charlotte Checkers. In addition to his four seasons with a Blueshirt jersey as a …

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In The Finals He Is Still A Champ

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

If you did not watch the finals of the 2016 Memorial Cup between Daniel Bernhardt’s (2015 fourth) London Knights and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies then sadly you missed a dandy of a game. Bernhardt’s Knights needed a late third period goal to force overtime then scored the tournament winning goal in the first overtime to win the Memorial Cup. Got to …

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Tyler Nanne Back On The Ice

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

2014 Seventh round pick defenseman Tyler Nanne is back on the ice and in the news after missing the 2015-2016 season due to a heart condition. The story courtesy of KSTP.com. http://kstp.com/sports/tyler-nanne-looks-to-continue-hockey-career-with-gophers-after-major-health-scare/4151587/ Tyler Nanne was a hockey player who had it all. The legendary Nanne family name, all the talent in the world and a full ride to Ohio State. …