Rangers have tough contract issues ahead of NHL cap increase

Finally, Rangers will have room to breathe under the salary cap starting in the 2024-25 season, as the NHL anticipates the return of the revenue link under the formulas outlined in the collective bargaining agreement extension memorandum. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly, as Sportsnet first reported on Tuesday, has advised club executives that the cap, which … Read more

Vitaly Kravtsov is keen to “redeem” himself with the Rangers

Vitaly Kravtsov is not here to talk about the past, but the 22-year-old winger understands that it must be addressed. Kravtsov, who badly declined an appointment to the AHL Wolf Pack last year, and returned to Russia, said through an interpreter. “Everyone in the locker room understands. It’s all about mutual respect, getting started and … Read more

Gerard Galant’s focus is on the new Rangers battle

Internally, just as on the outside, Rangers are sure to enter the season with high expectations. This is the normal arrangement after a trip to the conference finals. But if you think Gerard Gallant would admit it, well, you don’t know the club’s second-year coach very well, do you? “Last spring ended,” Gallant said at … Read more

Young Rangers enter the camp with bigger roles to conquer

Rangers’ under-25s squad will dominate the conversation at most training camps this week, and the entire 2022-23 season. Could Alexis Lavrinier, the Blueshirts’ first overall pick in two short years, play a bigger role? Will Kabu Kaku, who was the second pick in 2019, be able to stay healthy and have an overall impact? And … Read more

Quinn embraces second chance as NHL coach with Sharks

It’s been the whirlwind of summer: preparations to rebuild his entire beach house, 22-going 23-round of golf, and a second chance to train in the NHL one year later, a year that nearly saw him go crazy after being sacked by the New York Rangers on May 12, 2021, After three seasons as a coach. … Read more

Brennan Osman, Will Coyle and Dylan Garand plan their regular summer show

From Rangers Development Camp to World Junior Championships and Now Junior Camp, Brennan Usman, Will Coyle and Dylan Garand I played a lot of hockey this summer. The three Canadians have a prolific run in the international tournament, which culminated in a gold medal in overtime over Finland in late August. The three Rangers played … Read more

Goaltender market scaling

With training camps on the horizon, there are still some precarious situations around the NHL. Accordingly, these teams may plan to select a second goalkeeper on concessions during the pre-season as Montreal did with Samuel Montembolt Last season. With that in mind, let’s examine who might be looking for a goalkeeper and which teams have … Read more

Andy Lustgarten, CEO of New York Knicks and Rangers, resigns

The team announced Friday that MSG Sports President and CEO Andrew Lustgarten will be stepping down at the end of the year. Lustgarten, 45, a childhood friend of MSG CEO James Dolan, has run the business side of the Knicks and Rangers since MSG separated ownership of sports teams from Arenas and the cable TV … Read more

Mailbag: Rangers favorite department, chances of avalanche recur

Where do you see the New York Rangers end up in the Metropolitan Division? -thewriteben first place. Rangers have the best goalkeepers in the division. You could argue that alone should suffice given that they also rank well in scoring, special teams, defense and training, but goal-directing is what separates New York from the division’s … Read more