Category Archives: Battle News

Jack Hughes scores his first NHL goal

It finally happened. Jack Hughes scored his first career NHL goal for the Devils. Fittingly, it came with his team facing older brother Quinn Hughes and the Canucks this afternoon in Newark. The top pick got it on the power … Continue reading

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Nico Hischier gets paid

The Devils didn’t wait long to extend Nico Hischier. In the third and final season of his entry level contract, the 2017 first overall pick out of Switzerland received a big extension this afternoon. Here are the details. Breakdown of … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko scores a highlight reel first NHL goal

Late in the first period of a scoreless game between the Oilers and Rangers, Kaapo Kakko finally scored his first NHL goal. The wonderful moment came when Ryan Strome was able to make a perfect backhand pass to put the … Continue reading

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Namestnikov dealt to Senators

The Rangers have traded Vladislav Namestnikov to the Senators. In a deal just announced, they subtract Namestnikov and retain $750,000 to free up space on the roster. They collect a fourth round pick. #Sens traded a fourth in 2021, Nick … Continue reading

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Hynes to give rookie Jesper Boqvist a look in NHL debut

Devils rookie forward Jesper Boqvist makes his NHL debut tonight. AP Photo by Bruce Bennett via Getty Images When the Devils take on the Sabres upstate later, there’ll be one change to the lineup. Coach John Hynes has decided to … Continue reading

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Rangers won’t have a captain again, tab four alternates

So much for speculation. The Rangers won’t have a captain again. For a second straight season, they will go with just alternates. Coach David Quinn decided to give the A’s to the best possible candidates, who have been here a … Continue reading

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Haley makes roster while Chytil, Kravtsov, Lindgren assigned to Hartford

In a surprise, the Rangers signed Micheal Haley to a contract. The veteran agitator made the team following a pro tryout during training camp. This will be the 33-year old center’s second go round as a Blueshirt. He spent nine … Continue reading

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DeAngelo finally re-signs

On the same day former Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi announced his retirement from hockey, the Blueshirts took care of a little business by finally re-signing key defenseman Tony DeAngelo. He's back.#NYR has agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman … Continue reading

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True Warrior Dan Girardi retires

After 13 years, Dan Girardi called it a career today. Once undrafted, he became a fixture on the Rangers defense. One of Glen Sather’s best signings, he developed into a shutdown defenseman who did whatever it took to help the … Continue reading

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Panarin scores, but is out with mild groin strain

In the first preseason game for the Rangers against the Devils at MSG, Artemi Panarin debuted wearing his new number 10 jersey. While the electrifying Russian scoring forward showed excellent chemistry with Mika Zibanejad and top pick Kaapo Kakko, by … Continue reading

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