Category Archives: Battle News

RIP Rob Zee (LiasTheGoat)

The Rangers community has lost another diehard fan. A few months following the passing of Stephen Curatolo (stephennyr89), another passionate fan of the Blueshirts has passed away. Rob Zee, better known to Twitter as LiasTheGoat, is no longer with us. … Continue reading

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Rangers buyout of Shattenkirk changes things

Nobody knew when the buyout period started. Apparently, it’s not until after salary arbitration concludes. Apologies folks. The buyout window opens three BUSINESS days after the last arbitration case is settled. So, since Buchnevich's case was settled Friday night, that … Continue reading

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Buchnevich re-signing signals the likely end for Kreider

A few days away from salary arbitration, the Rangers and right wing Pavel Buchnevich agreed on a new contract. As expected, he received a payment between the projected $2.5 to 3.5 million range. The 24-year old Russian forward will earn … Continue reading

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By signing Trouba for an average of $8 million over seven years, Rangers are under the pressure cooker

In the unforgiving sweltering summer heat here in the Big Apple, the insane combination of near century mark temperatures with high humidity has made it very uncomfortable for most New Yorkers. This weekend could see some record breakers during the … Continue reading

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Buchnevich and Trouba file for arbitration as hockey offseason cools off

Yesterday, Pavel Buchnevich and Jacob Trouba filed for salary arbitration. It’s not exciting news for the Rangers. They still have four unsigned Group II free agents including Tony DeAngelo and Brendan Lemieux. Neither of which were arbitration eligible. After signing … Continue reading

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Artemi Panarin unveils his new Rangers Jersey

A day after agreeing to sign with the Rangers, Artemi Panarin unveiled his new Blueshirt jersey. The 27-year old Russian forward was all smiles at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers provided the entertainment on Twitter by showing the Bread Man’s … Continue reading

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Rangers add Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan

Business isn’t over yet. The Rangers signed free agent forwards Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan. They just announced it on Twitter. OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with free agent forwards Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan. — New York Rangers … Continue reading

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Panarin chooses the Rangers over Islanders

Twelve hours ago, it was looking pretty bleak for the Rangers in their pursuit of Artemi Panarin. The bitter rival Islanders had the inside track to landing the high scoring Russian forward by offering more money. Even the Blue Jackets … Continue reading

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Rangers deal Vesey to Sabres

In a cost cutting move to prepare to land big fish Artemi Panarin, the Rangers sent forward Jimmy Vesey upstate to the Sabres in exchange for a third round pick in 2021. We have acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the … Continue reading

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Free Agents can start talks tomorrow

With the Draft finally complete, attention will turn to free agency. Starting tomorrow, free agents can begin discussions with teams. TSN insider Bob McKenzie confirmed it with this unsurprising tweet. NHL UFA speaking period opens Sunday. Coveted free agent goalie … Continue reading

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