Tag Archives: Jeff Gorton

September is almost here! So is hockey.

It’s a wonderful Saturday morning in the land of the forgotten borough of Staten Island in the Big Apple. I drove around past Richmond Town to my favorite old bagel spot that I used to frequent some 26 years ago … 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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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 introduce the next franchise player in No. 2 pick Kaapo Kakko

The moment Kaapo Kakko officially became a New York Ranger!#NYRDraft | @SAPSports pic.twitter.com/F2l1jRWrsL — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 22, 2019 Shortly after 8 PM (well 5 in Vancouver), the Rangers waited patiently for the Devils to make it official … Continue reading

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Rangers take Kaapo Kakko

Following the Devils doing a nice touch by having Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur introduce first overall pick in American center Jack Hughes, the Rangers wasted no time. General Manager Jeff Gorton didn’t even thank Vancouver or congratulate the … Continue reading

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Flyer insanity signing Hayes might impact Rangers with Kreider

I was gonna post this about three hours sooner. But a unfortunate panic episode had me recovering with a cold shower following a workout. So, I kept myself occupied doing stuff I needed to do here. What I’m about to … Continue reading

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How Trouba fell into Gorton’s lap

It never made any sense from the beginning. When the Rangers announced the trade last night for Jacob Trouba, the return the Winnipeg Jets got was for a better description, severely lacking. So, how did they only wind up with … Continue reading

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Rangers steal Trouba away from Winnipeg

OFFICIAL: #NYR have acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the 2019 #NHLDraft (originally from WPG). pic.twitter.com/rZTXYv4YG1 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 17, 2019 In an absolute … Continue reading

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