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RANGERS ANNOUNCE CAMP SCHEDULE

rp_new-york-r.gifRANGERS ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE

BY: The New York Rangers 

NEW YORK, September 15, 2014 – The New York Rangers announced their schedule for 2014 Training Camp today.

The Rangers will begin Training Camp on Thursday, September 18 at MSG Training Center. All players will undergo physicals on Thursday, and will not be on the ice during the day. Rangers Head Coach Alain Vigneault will be available to speak to the media at 12:00 p.m. Continue reading

ROADIES ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE AND ROSTER

rp_greenville-road-warriors_thumb16.gifRoad Warriors Announce Training Camp Schedule and Roster

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: The Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced the 2014 training camp schedule and roster today.

Training camp will once again be held at the Official Practice Facility of the Greenville Road Warriors, The Pavillion in Taylors, South Carolina. Training Camp is open to the public and runs from Monday, October 6th until Thursday, October 16th. The dates for training camp are as follows: Continue reading

NEW NHL RULES – DIVING RULES REVISED – LOUGANIS DISAPPOINTED

rp_nhl_logo_thumb.jpgBY: The NHL

NEW YORK – The National Hockey League announced today a series of rules changes for the 2014-15 season, following approval earlier in the summer by the League’s Board of Governors and the National Hockey League Players’ Association:

Rule 1.8 – Rink – Goalkeeper’s Restricted Area

The trapezoid will be expanded by two feet from the goal post on both sides of the net.

Rule 23 – Game Misconduct Penalties Continue reading

RANGERS SIGN M&M’S

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JOHN MOORE SIGNS 1-YEAR $800,000 DEAL

BY: The New York Rangers

New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman John Moore.

Moore, 23, skated in 74 games with the Rangers this past season, registering four goals and 11 assists for 15 points, along with 25 penalty minutes and a plus-seven rating. He established career-highs in games played, goals, assists, points, plus/minus rating, game-winning goals (two), power play assists (two), power play points (two), shots on goal (115), and hits (59). Moore ranked fifth on the team in blocked shots (57). He also finished second among Rangers defensemen in game-winning goals and shots on goal, third in goals, points, and plus/minus rating, tied for third in power play assists, ranked fourth in power play points, and tied for fourth in assists.  Continue reading

ZILCH: ROADIES CONTINUE MAKING SIGNINGS

rp_greenville-road-warriors_thumb5.gifRoad Warriors Continue to Make Free Agency Splash with More AHL Experience

BY: Andy Zilch, Greenville Road Warriors

Greenville, SC: Today the Greenville Road Warriors, proud ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, announced the signing of defenseman Dallas Jackson and forwards Pat Mullane. In addition, the Road Warriors have signed forward Paul Rodrigues.

“Dallas has the tools to be a shut down defenseman and can play with the top power play unit. He is a guy who will log a lot of minutes and I am excited to have this type of defenseman join the team,” Coach Dean Stork said. “Pat has very good habits and strong attention to detail. This is what has made him a smart and talented player. We feel these players can help us work toward our goal of bringing a championship to the city of Greenville.” Continue reading

XL CENTER RENOVATION: UPDATE 8

XL Center1_dt_128662417158768750GLOBAL SPECTRUM RELEASES EIGHTH VIDEO BLOG OF XL CENTER RENOVATION PROJECT 

XL Center Chapter 40 – Celebrating 40 Yrs of the Hartford Civic Center

BY: Bob Crawford, Hartford Wolf Pack

Global Spectrum, operators of the XL Center, in partnership with Powerstation Events, have released the eighth weekly video blog that documents the current state of the XL Center renovation. This week, Carl Casserino of Ducci Electric details the upgrades that have been made to the electrical systems supporting the venue’s operation.  In addition Mike Freimuth, Executive Director of the CRDA discusses the overall goals and objectives of the renovations from the site of the new Hartford Wolf Pack locker room.  The President of JCJ architecture, Peter Stevens, showcases the design of the concourse nodes and the new fan-friendly wayfinding features of the venue and how it will impact the patron experience.

CANTLON’S CORNER: GERNANDER TALKS ABOUT TRAVERSE CITY

gerry-150x130BY: Gerry Cantlon, Howlings

The future of the New York Rangers begins to take form this weekend in Traverse City, Michigan with the team’s participation in the eight team annual NHL Prospects Tournament Showcase. The first game on Friday features a contest with Dallas Stars. On Saturday the Rangers’ prospects take the ice against their Buffalo Sabres counterparts. Monday sees the Carolina Hurricanes and their young hopefuls mix it up with the the Baby Blueshirts before the placement round starts next Tuesday.

A full cross section of the organization’s future will be on display. Continue reading