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128 Mika Zibanejad showing why Rangers love his upside

GREENBURGH – Rangers coach Alain Vigneault marveled, as did everybody else watching, as his new forward line lit up two training camp sessions Sunday. “If they’re anything like they were today in practice,” Vigneault laughed, “they’re going to be a handful. “They used their skill, their speed, and made some…

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69 GM Jeff Gorton thinks Rangers’ fortunes can turn quickly

GREENBURGH — Yes, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton said on Saturday, he heard the talk about making massive changes to his roster when last season ended. Yes, he admitted, he even considered it. But Gorton managed to skillfully do a makeover on the fly, building a younger, deeper, faster team in a…

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288 Rangers name Chris Drury assistant general manager

From the NYR: RANGERS NAME CHRIS DRURY ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER NEW YORK, September 2, 2016 – New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has promoted Chris Drury to Assistant General Manager. In his expanded role, Drury, 40, will assist Gorton on all player transactions and contract…

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191 Transcripts: Rangers GM Jeff Gorton & Jimmy Vesey

Transcripts from Friday night’s conference calls with Rangers GM Jeff Gorton and newest Ranger Jimmy Vesey: Jeff Gorton: On what selling-point tilted Vesey’s decision: “It’s hard to say it’s just one. I think that, when he looked at the Rangers, he looked at a lot of things. I think we…

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101 Rangers re-sign Dylan McIlrath, sign free agent Josh Jooris

Two down, two to go. The Rangers signed the second of their four arbitration-bound restricted free agents Friday when they agreed to a one-year, $800,000 contract with defenseman Dylan McIlrath But, the fact that McIlrath is signed doesn’t necessarily signal a change in his status with coach Alain Vigneault, who…

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162 Rangers re-sign RFA J.T. Miller for two years

The Rangers got one of their four arbitration-bound restricted free agents signed Wednesday, locking up winger J.T. Miller for two years at a reported $2.75 million per. Miller will still not be eligible for unrestricted free agency until the summer after this deal expires. Restricted free agents Chris Kreider (arbitration…

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