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RANGERS ACQUIRE DEFENSEMAN RYAN SPROUL

In Blueshirt Insider, News by John Coutinho

Blueshirts trade Matt Puempel to Detroit NEW YORK, October 21, 2017 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Ryan Sproul from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Matt Puempel. Sproul, 24, has skated in 220 career American Hockey League (AHL) games over parts of five seasons (2012-13 – 2015-16; 2017-18), all …

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Prospect Park: Morgan Barron With Two Helpers Keys Big Red Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Another quiet night from the Ranger prospects but we got our first look at 2017 sixth-round pick center Morgan Barron who made his NCAA debut with Cornell on Saturday. It might have been an exhibition game but Morgan Barron’s two helpers were part of his Cornell Red’s 7-1 win over the Guelph Gryphons. Barron a 6’3 208 lb. forward is …

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Prospect Park: The Very Quiet Night

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

This will not take long as the Ranger prospects had a pretty quiet Friday evening with little to show for their efforts. If you were looking for a lot of great statistics then this was not your night. The goalies went 1-1 while the four skaters combined to go 0-1-1 on six shots. Adam Huska was supposed to have the …

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Rangers Assign Filip Chytil to Hartford

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

The New York Rangers announced today that 18-year-old rookie center Filip Chytil has been assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League. Chytil, No. 21 overall of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, showed flashes of brilliance offensively during an impressive training camp. However, Chytil has struggled to earn minutes at the NHL level and has yet to …

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Prospect Park: First Star Huska Key To UConn Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The Saturday night Rangers prospect report is led by first star Adam Huska’s 37 saves as he leads his UConn Huskies to a 5-1 win over the Maine Black Bears in Hockey East action. It was not the best of evenings for the prospects with just two of them seeing their team earn wins on Saturday. After a heartbreaking loss …

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Prospect Park: Ronning’s Goal Is Difference Maker In Giants Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

It was an interesting Friday night for the five Ranger prospects in action led by Ty Ronning’s second game-winning goal being the difference maker for his Vancouver Giants. The three skaters saw their teams win but the two goalie prospects both lost their regular season debuts by 4-3 scores. Ty Ronning and his Vancouver Giants turned a 0-2 deficit into …

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Swamp Rabbits Comeback Jolted by Herbert in 4-3 Win

In Greenville Swamp Rabbits, News by Jess Rubenstein

Duluth, GA – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, came out flying in the final period of tonight’s preseason opener against the Atlanta Gladiators. The Swamp Rabbits rattled off three goals in the final period, including a pair of power play goals, to cap off a 4-3 come-from-behind …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Overtime Goal Beats Day’s Spitfires

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Thursday night hockey saw Tim Gettinger’s fourth goal of the season as an overtime winning goal for his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The Greyhounds were taking on their West Divison rivals Sean Day’s Windsor Spitfires for the first time this season and came away with a 4-3 overtime win. The Greyhounds were on the road for this contest, a contest …

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Prospect Park: Huska Has Solid Debut In UConn Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Two of the Ranger’s three college prospects made their season debut on Saturday with goalie Adam Huska (HOO-skuh) having a solid debut to lead his UConn Huskies to a win. It was only an exhibition game against Canadian college St. Francis Xavier of Nova Scotia but the “X-Men” have a roster of players who played in the CHL so it …

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Prospect Park: Ronning Earns First-Star In Giant’s Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

With just two prospects in action on Friday night, it is an easy report to file. Ty Ronning earned the game’s “first-star” leading his Vancouver Giants to a 6-3 win. The home win over the Kamloops Blazers was the Giants first win of the season after dropping their first two games. Ronning scored twice as part of a strong all-around …

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Prospect Park: Gettinger’s Three Pace Greyhounds Win

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

Tim Gettinger had himself a solid Sunday with a goal and two assists to help lead his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to their first win of the season. The Greyhounds earned a 5-1 win Sunday afternoon over the London Knights thanks to an excellent effort out of the 2016 fifth -round pick. Gettinger got things going for the Greyhounds when …

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Prospect Park: Ty Ronning Goal Only Offense For Giants

In News, Prospect Park by Jess Rubenstein

The 2017-2018 New York Ranger prospect season got off to a thud as Ty Ronning score the only goal for his Vancouver Giants as they dropped their season opener to the Victoria Royals 7-1. It was a pretty ugly loss for Ronning and his teammates who are looking to rebound from last season’s last-place finish. This was obviously not the …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 4 – Devils 3 OT

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

The New York Rangers captured their second consecutive OT win of the preseason, defeating the New Jersey Devils in overtime on a power play goal by rookie Filip Chytil. With merely 3.5 seconds remaining in overtime, offseason acquisition Kevin Shattenkirk orchestrated a pretty passing sequence with Mats Zuccarello who found the newly minted 18-year-old Chytil across the slot for the …

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Rangers vs. Devils Preseason Quick Hits

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

The New York Rangers are back at it tomorrow night with their second preseason game, this time facing their crosstown-counterpart New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden. Broadway’s Blueshirts took home a 1-0 OT win versus their New York-rival Islanders last night and will look to build off of that success with a different lineup, centers Lias Andersson and Andrew Desjardins …

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Blueshirt Bullet Points: Rangers 1 – Islanders 0 OT

In Blueshirt Bulletin Main Blog, News by Dan Akeson

Despite the ridiculous nature of 18 penalties in a preseason NHL game, the New York Rangers defeated the rival New York Islanders 1-0 in OT on a nifty Neal Pionk goal. While Madison Square Garden was fairly empty, given the New York Giants playing Monday Night Football across the river, the Rangers displayed an energetic brand of hockey, with clean …