1. NHL To Change Tiebreaker Rules For 2010-11 Season

    According to the North Jersey Media Group, the NHL will announce a change to the playoff tie-breaking system, eliminating shootout victories for total number of regulation wins. The new rule, upon approval from NHL General Managers on Sept...

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  2. New York Rangers: Who Will Captain the Team in 2010-11 NHL Season?

    In a recent blog over at Rangers Rants, Andrew Gross stated that he forgot to ask coach John Tortorella if there would be any changes amongst the captains, or would Chris Drury, Ryan ...

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  3. Top 10 NHLers Who Would Transition Well to the NFL

    Hockey is a sport filled with players focusing on a specific role on the ice. Some players are there to shut down the other team's top scorers. Others are a team's offensive lifeblood...

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  4. Sean Avery Needs To Be Sean Avery in 2011

    If any player personified the 2009-10 New York Rangers, it was Sean Avery. When he brought his game, he and the Blueshirts won games and were entertaining while doing it...

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  5. New York Rangers: Be Happy With Alexander Frolov in New York

    Listen, Ranger fans, be happy with today's signing of left winger Alexander Frolov. He brings secondary scoring to a team that literally had none. After Marian Gaborik's 40-plus goals, Vinny Prospal and Brandon Dubinsky were tied for second with 20...

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  6. New York Rangers in Talks With Alexander Frolov

    According to a tweet by Genadi Boguslavski, a Russian hockey writer for the Sovetsky Sport, the New York Rangers are in talks with left winger Alexander Frolov. The 28-year-old registered 19 goals and 51 points last season for the Los Angeles Kings...

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  7. Ryan McDonagh Signed By New York Rangers

    The New York Rangers made it official today by signing defenseman Ryan McDonagh. McDonagh, 21, will join fellow Wisconsin Badger Derek Stepan this upcoming season on an entry-level contract with the Rangers...

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  8. Too Many Players, Too Few Spots?

    The Rangers have been pretty busy since July 1, the first day of free agency. Although their moves have been under the radar, they have been filling out their roster quite well...

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  9. McDonagh Set to Leave Wisconsin For New York

    According to the New York Post, Wisconsin defenseman Ryan McDonagh is set to forgo his final year of college and sign with the New York Rangers...

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  10. NHL Free Agency: New York Islanders Are In on Ilya Kovalchuck

    According to TSN's Darren Dreger, the Islanders are becoming a top player in the Ilya Kovalchuck free agent sweepstakes...

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  11. New York Rangers Free Agency Breakdown

    Let's face it. Every Ranger fan in their right mind knew that today would not be like 2007 or 2009, when Glen Sather signed up every top free agent on the market...

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  12. NHL Free Agents 2010: New York Rangers Sign Martin Biron as Backup

    According to multiple sources, the Rangers have made the first splash in free agency, signing goaltender Martin Biron to backup Henrik Lundqvist. Reports say the deal is two years for under $900,000...

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  13. Rangers Extend Offer to Shelly; Christensen Rejects

    According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post , the Rangers offered Jody Shelley a two-year contract in the neighborhood of $825,000. They also offered center Erik Christensen a contract, which was rejected...

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  14. New York Rangers Don't Extend Offer to RFA Erik Christensen

    According to Steve Zipay and Newsday , the Rangers did not extend an offer sheet to center Erik Christensen. Christensen, who was claimed off of waivers from Anaheim last season, had eight goals and 26 points in 49 games with the Rangers...

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  15. Why Ilya Kovalchuck Won't Be Coming To Broadway

    July 1st in New York always brings excitement for Ranger fans. Aside from opening night in October, it is the best day of the year for hockey fans in the Big Apple. A big-ticket free agent coming to the Rangers is like clockwork...

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  16. Bobby Sanguinetti Traded to Hurricanes: Rangers Receive Draft Picks in Exchange

    According to the New York Post, the Rangers have traded 2006 first-round draft pick (21st overall) Bobby Sanguinetti to the Carolina Hurricanes for two draft picks...

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  17. 2010 NHL Draft Results: New York Rangers Take Christian Thomas in 2nd Round

    With the 40th overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, the New York Rangers picked Christian Thomas of the Oshawa Generals in the CHL...

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  18. Souray Headed to New York? [Rumor]

    Fans in both Edmonton and New York have been hearing the rumors for months now: Sheldon Souray will be heading east to the Rangers...

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  19. Ranking New York Ranger First-Round Picks of 2000s

    New York Ranger fans have been disgruntled — and rightfully so — with general manager Glen Sather. Nearly all of his personnel moves over the course of his tenure in New York have been criticized from critics and fans alike...

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  20. New York Rangers To Cut Ties With Enver Lisin

    According to the New York Post , the New York Rangers will not be extending an offer to Enver Lisin, making him an unrestricted free agent come July 1...

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  21. Report: New York Rangers Olli Jokinen On His Way Out

    According to a blog post by ESPN hockey analyst Pierre LeBrun, Glen Sather and the New York Rangers have not extended a hand to center Olli Jokinnen about returning for the 2010-11 season...

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  22. What's Worse: Bruins' Collapse or Celtics' Failure To Close?

    It can be argued that the city of Boston has been the top sports town since 2000. Since then, we've seen the emergence of the New England Patriots, the Red Sox winning two championships ...

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  23. Biggest Concern Next Season: Goaltending

    Since the lockout, Henrik Lundqvist has been the backbone of the New York Rangers, and main ingredient into their semi-resurgence since 2006. He's the first goaltender in NHL history to record 30-plus wins in his first five seasons...

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  24. New York Rangers: Who Stays and Who Goes?

    Each off-season, the New York Rangers make some sort of splash in the free agent market. Unfortunately, it isn't always the right kind of splash...

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  25. It's Onto Sunday in Philly for the New York Rangers

    It seems like every game since the defeat at the hands of the Boston Bruins three weeks ago has been a must-win for the New York Rangers...

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