Tag Archives: Kevin Hayes

Preseason Game 4: Rangers host Devils

Tonight, the Devils visit MSG for the first time in the only preseason meeting between the Hudson Rivals. For the Rangers, it’s the fourth game of exhibition with two remaining. On Saturday, they were 5-2 losers to the Islanders at … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead: How the ‘18-19 Rangers stack up

It’s never easy to assess a rebuilding team. Coming off their worst season in over a decade, the Rangers are a team in transition. Expectations aren’t that high as in years past. Fans should be realistic about what to expect. … Continue reading

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Awful job by the Rangers bridging Spooner while disrespecting Hayes

Let’s be honest here. You’re telling me it makes sense to bridge two unproven players you acquired last deadline to identical contracts?!?! I’m not buying it. It was bad enough the Rangers gave the inconsistent Vladislav Namestnikov two years at … Continue reading

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Rangers re-sign Hayes for one year and over $5 million

So much for logic and suggestion. Less than 24 hours after I advocated committing long-term to Kevin Hayes, the Rangers decided the best option was to re-sign him for one year at over $5 million. Credit goes to TSN insider … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hayes is the best center on the Rangers, Pay him!

Let me start off by saying what’s been on my mind for a while. How long exactly? Try since February of last season. There are many different perspectives on what needs to happen going forward for the Rangers. I’m here … Continue reading

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A good bridge deal for Vesey to prove himself

Today, the Rangers announced the re-signing of restricted free agent Jimmy Vesey. One of four players who filed for salary arbitration, he took a very fair bridge deal worth a reported average of $2.275 million through 2020. In his first … Continue reading

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Summer of calm for Hudson rivals, Rangers and Devils

It’s now been over a week since all the fireworks 🎇 were fired on the first day of free agency. Following John Tavares’ impactful decision to go home like Dorothy to Kansas Toronto, leaving a gaping hole for the Islanders … Continue reading

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Rangers re-sign Namestnikov, add defenseman Claesson

Day One of free agency is in the books. It went as expected if you’re a Ranger fan. They didn’t do much. Committed to a rebuild, it appears there will be no quick fixes or overpaid stars coming to Broadway. … Continue reading

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What J.T. Miller’s new contract could mean for Hayes

Earlier today, the Lightning announced on Twitter that they had re-signed J.T. Miller to a new contract. The restricted free agent who the Rangers included in a selloff with Ryan McDonagh at the trade deadline, received a five-year contract worth … Continue reading

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Rangers open up at home against Nashville, trading Hayes is risky unless it’s a home run

Yesterday, the preseason schedule was announced. It wasn’t too revealing. The usual allotment of games for the Rangers against rivals, the Islanders, Devils and Flyers. The only thing I hope is that there will be more evaluation of whatever prospects … Continue reading

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