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Follow the money: Salary cap could spawn NHL trade frenzy

Jun. 19, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week. One look at their salary cap picture explained it. "I know what kind of situation Washington was in, so I knew there was a possibility," he said. General managers say there is more trade chatter now than at any...

Sharks re-signing Karlsson sets table for busy NHL offseason

Jun. 18, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose. "I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to that." A handful of other teams aren't so happy because the two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman would have been the best...

Fiancee's career played role in Trouba's trade to Rangers

Jun. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

Jacob Trouba's decision against signing a long-term deal with the Winnipeg Jets was well-documented. Less so was his primary reason why. Trouba revealed that his fiancee's aspirations to become a doctor played a role in his desire to play in the United States. On Monday, he was traded to the New York Rangers . On...

Rangers acquire Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 1st round pick

Jun. 17, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

The New York Rangers sped up their rebuilding effort Monday by acquiring offensive-minded defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets. New York sent young defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft to Winnipeg for Trouba. The 25-year-old gives the rebuilding Rangers a legitimate top-pairing...

Home sweet home: NHL execs flock back to familiar franchises

May. 24, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Brodeur has been back with the New Jersey Devils for eight months and only walked by his statue once. It's harder to avoid his banner hanging from the arena rafters. Brodeur returning to the place he spent the majority of his career sparked a recent run of executives going home to...

Davidson takes reins of Rangers' rare rebuilding project

May. 22, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Behind the microphone for the last New York Rangers championship in 1994, John Davidson is now front and center to try to parade the Stanley Cup down Broadway again. Davidson recalled 1994 as one of the best times of his life, and after moving from broadcasting to the front office with St....

Coming home: Davidson to run Rangers, leaves Blue Jackets

May. 17, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

John Davidson is going back to the New York Rangers organization he has been synonymous with for much of his hockey career. Davidson was hired as team president Friday hours after leaving his post with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He returns to New York where he spent parts of eight seasons as a Rangers goaltender...

Rangers assistant GM Jim Schoenfeld resigns

May. 16, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Schoenfeld has resigned as vice president and assistant general manager of the New York Rangers. The former NHL defenseman and coach spent 17 seasons in the Rangers' organization, serving in a variety of roles. He spent most of that time as general manager of the AHL's Hartford...

Rangers agree to terms with defenseman Adam Fox

May. 2, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers have agreed to terms with defenseman Adam Fox on an entry-level contract. New York acquired Fox on Tuesday in a trade with Carolina for its second-round pick this year and a conditional third-round choice next year. Fox played in 33 games for Harvard this past season, collecting...

Rangers acquire Hobey Baker finalist Fox from Hurricanes

Apr. 30, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have acquired Hobey Baker finalist Adam Fox from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for their second-round pick this year and a conditional third-round choice next year. Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton announced the deal for the Harvard defenseman on Tuesday. New...