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331 Guest blogger: HugeNYRfanfromTx

Why you don’t move Derek Stepan for Rick Nash. By HugeNYRfanfromTx First I want to thank Carp for allowing me the chance to write a guest blog … I’ve been following this blog since Sam Weinman was in charge but Carp has brought this thing to a whole new level…

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375 Official word on Jeff Halpern signing

from the NYR: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH JEFF HALPERN NEW YORK, July 10, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent forward Jeff Halpern. Halpern, 36, skated in 69 games with the Washington Capitals…

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275 Rangers sign 36-year-old Jeff Halpern

According to RDS’ Ren Lavoie, the Rangers have agreed to a one-year contract worth $700,000 with center Jeff Halpern, age 36. Not saying this is a bad signing, because Halpern is especially good on faceoffs, and is a penalty killer type. But … here is a team that was strong…

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401 First day of Shane Doan free agency (updated)

The Phoenix captain, a Coyote since they played in Winnipeg, has set his own free agency timetable, and that begins today. Shane Doan wanted to wait for all the political garbage surrounding the ‘Yotes’ ownership situation to be sorted out before deciding if he wants to stay or go. He…

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151 One week into free agency …

… and still virtually nothing has happened to the Rangers roster. Yawn. Well, at least we’ve had some troll activity here to make us laugh. Or not. Still looking for volunteers to do some guest blogs, any hockey-related topic is welcome. Interested? Drop me a note at rcarpini@lohud.com. *********************************************** You…

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444 While we wait for Nash, etc. …

Free agency week slowed to a crawl … and I honestly don’t know what is going to create that flurry of activity we were expecting after the first dominoes (Zach Parise and Ryan Suter) fell. Unlike some of the speculation here yesterday, I don’t think the Rangers are out of…

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56 Beukeboom named assistant for AHL Whale

From the NYR: JEFF BEUKEBOOM NAMED ASSISTANT COACH OF THE AHL’S CONNECTICUT WHALE NEW YORK, July 6, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has named Jeff Beukeboom assistant coach of the team’s American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Connecticut Whale.  He…

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371 Rangers’ free agency scoreboard

While we wait on a major move, which will happen, though obviously there’s no rush, here’s the scorecard so far (hope I’m not missing anybody): Lost: Brandon Prust. Ruslan Fedotenko. John Mitchell. Jeff Woywitka. John Scott. Chad Johnson. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault. Added: Arron Asham. Micheal Haley. Taylor Pyatt. Kyle Jean. Retained:…

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213 Sixteen players elect salary arbitration, including Stralman

From the NHLPA: 16 PLAYERS ELECT SALARY ARBITRATION TORONTO (July 5, 2012) – Sixteen players have elected Salary Arbitration: Anaheim Ducks –Nick Bonino Colorado Avalanche — Jamie McGinn Dallas Stars — Richard Bachman, Mark Fistric Detroit Red Wings  — Kyle Quincey Edmonton Oilers — Sam Gagner Florida Panthers — Kris…

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458 Official announcement on Kyle Jean signing

from the Rangers: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH KYLE JEAN NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent forward Kyle Jean. Jean, 22, skated in 39 games with the Lake Superior…

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130 Official word on Taylor Pyatt signing

From the Rangers: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH TAYLOR PYATT NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent forward Taylor Pyatt. Pyatt, 30, skated in 73 games with the Phoenix Coyotes…

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664 Free agency Day 3: D-Day do-over for Parise, Suter?

The dominoes are ready to start falling whenever JP’s kid Zach and Ryan Suter make their “Decisions” which we all expected yesterday. We do know that the Rangers aren’t even a little bit involved in either of those free agents, who are going to get insane contracts no matter where…

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1080 Free agency: Day 2 … D-day for Parise, Suter

I don’t know if ya boys are involved in Ryan Suter at all, but they sure are not even a little bit in on Zach Parise, and weren’t even in touch with his camp yesterday. So, I’m thinking that today, after Parise makes his “Decision” on to which team he…

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181 Official announcements on the Asham and Haley signings

From the Rangers: RANGERS AGREE TO TERMS WITH ARRON ASHAM NEW YORK, July 1, 2012 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent forward Arron Asham. Asham, 34, skated in 64 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins…

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1037 It’s Go Time! … free agency edition

Here we go. It’s like walking into Leapin’ Larry’s with a fistful of credit cards. Will update all day long. If you think we need a new thread later, just say so. As far as a blog crash … fingers still tightly crossed. I will say this again, just because…

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108 Christmas weekend in June-July

I’m back, back in a New York groove. Spent the last week with the Europansies in a beautiful little country called Ireland. If you’ve never been– and I hadn’t — put it on your list. Now, what did I miss? I see that Martin Biron re-signed for two more years.…

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