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BREAKING NEWS: Rangers acquire Mika Zibanejad for Derick Brassard, picks

In News by Dan Akeson

The New York Rangers and General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has acquired  center Mike Zibanejad, 23, of the Ottawa Senators and a 2nd round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft for center Derick Brassard and a 7th round pick in the same draft. The move provides the Rangers significant salary cap relief as Zibanejad is …

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New Blue: 24 Hours until NHL Free Agency

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

The New York Rangers lost out on the Steven Stamkos sweepstakes yesterday, though the likelihood of his potential signing in NY can be debated, so now it is time to look at Plan B, C and otherwise for retooling a stale and aging roster. Depending on how things shake out with main restricted free agents Chris Kreider, JT Miller, Kevin …

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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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Let’s Go (Prospect) Camping

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The New York Rangers will be opening their 2016 Prospect Developmental Camp on Monday at the Rangers training facility. The camp which is a mix of minor leaguers, both signed and unsigned draft picks and free agents is designed to be a combination of things from introducing the newest draft picks to Ranger’s life and tradition to setting the stage …

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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 …