August 27th, 2016 In Long Read, New York Rangers 0 comments

With the World Cup of Hockey creeping up on hockey fans everywhere in just three weeks, many have wondered what Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton is going to do to put the final touches on a Rangers team that is considerably younger than any team the Rangers have had in recent history. There have been consistent rumors throughout the...

August 26th, 2016 In Long Read, New York Rangers, Top Stories 0 comments

The New York Rangers surprised the field last week, signing Jimmy Vesey to a two-year, entry-level contract. The deal could be worth as much as $3.775 million annually should he earn all of his bonuses. While the Rangers were among the teams known to be interested, other clubs, including Toronto and Boston, were thought to have a better chance to...

August 23rd, 2016 In Nashville Predators, New York Rangers 0 comments

The Vesey watch is over. It’s official; the Harvard University standout is now a member of the New York Rangers. Jimmy Vesey agreed to a deal with the Rangers after the Nashville Predators and Buffalo Sabres each failed in signing him. Both teams had owned his rights prior to August 15th, the day Vesey officially became an unrestricted free...

August 21st, 2016 In Editor's Choice, New York Rangers, Rangers Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

One of the strangest free agency scrambles in recent memory is finally over. Harvard's Hobey Baker-winning winger Jimmy Vesey finally decided that the New York Rangers were his best landing spot, I would guess mostly because of encouraging tweets by everyone from Noah Syndegaard and Muhammad Wilkerson to Anne Burrell from The Food Network's...

August 19th, 2016 In Free Agents, New York Rangers, News, Top Stories 0 comments

After months of waiting, the Jimmy Vesey Sweepstakes are finally over. The former Harvard Crimson captain and standout forward has agreed to terms on an entry-level contract with the New York Rangers. https://twitter.com/nyrangers/status/766754769381785602 The Rangers beat out the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres, Toronto...

August 17th, 2016 In New York Rangers, News, Rangers Transactions 0 comments

The New York Rangers have scooped up college free agent defenseman John Gilmour, according to The Providence Journal's Mark Divver, who says that it will be a two-year pact, the maximum length allowed for his entry-level deal. The 5-foot-11 defenseman has spent the last four years playing for Providence College, helping them to win the 2015...

August 14th, 2016 In New York Rangers, Rangers Transactions 0 comments

The New York Rangers have had an interesting offseason. The moves they have made – signing Michael Grabner, Nathan Gerbe, Josh Jooris, and Adam Clendening, as well as acquiring Nick Holden and trading Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick to Ottawa for Mika Zibanejad and a second-round pick – have been smart and cost-effective. Despite that...

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