Category Archives: Battle News

K’Andre Miller on COVID Protocol List, out for tonight

K’Andre Miller is a late scratch for tonight’s game at the Flyers. The rookie defenseman was added to the Rangers’ COVID Protocol List, joining Kaapo Kakko. #NYR K’Andre Miller joins Kaapo Kakko on the COVID-19 Protocol list — Mollie Walker … Continue reading

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Panarin takes ‘Leave of Absence’ due to smear campaign from former Russian coach, how losing Panarin impacts the Rangers

In a earth shattering story Larry Brooks of the New York Post broke early on Monday that became headline news, Artemi Panarin has taken a ‘leave of absence’ from the Rangers to deal with a horrible rumor spread by a … Continue reading

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A message for Artemi Panarin

Later today, I’ll share my thoughts about the crazy Artemi Panarin story that was broken by NY Post reporter Larry Brooks yesterday. He will be taking a “leave of absence” from the New York Rangers for an uncertain amount of … Continue reading

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The COVID-19 Concern

As we reach Super Bowl weekend in February, there is a harsh reality for hockey. They’re facing something different this season. Much like the NFL and NBA, the NHL has adversity due to the virtual unknown. Unlike last summer when … Continue reading

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Rangers confirm DeAngelo played final game, Kakko added to COVID-19 Protocol list

In about as truthful a press conference as they could have, the Rangers have moved on without Tony DeAngelo. Both Team President John Davidson and General Manager Jeff Gorton confirmed that the troubled player has played his final game for … Continue reading

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The truth about DeAngelo/Georgiev altercation, Quinn on the clock, Bitetto could debut tonight if game is played

There have been so many stories regarding the Tony DeAngelo and Alex Georgiev dust up that occurred following the Rangers’ 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins on Saturday night. Many of the allegations have been proven false. Defenseman K’Andre Miller’s … Continue reading

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Rangers put DeAngelo on waivers

The Rangers have placed Tony DeAngelo on waivers. He is making an average of $4.8 million on the salary cap and signed through 2022. Not on ice today: DeAngelo (waivers), Johnson (day-to-day, lower body), Blackwell (7-10 days, upper body) and … Continue reading

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Rangers lose Chytil for four to six weeks

The news is not good on Filip Chytil. He’s expected to miss four to six weeks with an upper body injury. It happened when he collided with Evan Rodriguez on Sunday. Filip Chytil will be out 4 to 6 weeks … Continue reading

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Mackenzie Blackwood on COVID list, out for tonight

#NJDevils Mackenzie Blackwood will not play tonight against the Islanders now that he is on the COVID-19 protocol list, per a team spokesman. No further update on his situation at this time. — Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) January 21, 2021 In … Continue reading

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Rangers sign first round pick Braden Schneider to AHL contract, Devils re-sign Jesper Bratt

In some more local hockey news, both the Rangers and Devils made interesting moves. Each signed a young player. One will be on an NHL roster as expected while the other will get their first taste of pro hockey in … Continue reading

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