Latest Chris Drury News

Rangers trade Buchnevich to Blues, begin buying out DeAngelo

Jul. 24, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

Chris Drury continues to put his stamp on the new-look New York Rangers, adding a back-to-back Stanley Cup champion, beginning the process to buy out a player they paid to go away and trading a productive winger to change the makeup of the roster. The latest move in the...

Blackhawks acquire Seth Jones, agree on $76M, 8-year deal

Jul. 24, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Seth Jones is now with the Chicago Blackhawks and could become the organization's cornerstone on the blue line. Chicago acquired the star defenseman from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a blockbuster trade Friday just before the NHL draft began. The...

Rangers sign two-time Cup winner Goodrow to 6-year contract

Jul. 22, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Forward Barkley Goodrow, who just finished helping the Tampa Bay Lightning win consecutive Stanley Cups, has signed a six-year contract with the New York Rangers. General Manager Chris Drury announced the signing on Thursday, less than a week after...

Rangers acquire rights to Barclay Goodrow from Lightning

Jul. 17, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers acquired the rights to pending free agent forward Barclay Goodrow from back-to-back Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay on Saturday as part of a pair of moves before the NHL roster freeze for the Seattle expansion draft. New York sent a...

Rangers agree to terms on 1-year deal with F Julien Gauthier

Jul. 16, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Julien Gauthier on a one-year contract. President and general manager Chris Drury announced the agreement on Friday. Gauthier played in 30 games with the...

GM Chris Drury makes moves in NY Rangers hockey operations

Jun. 24, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Long-time coach Benoit Allaire was hired Thursday as the New York Rangers' director of goaltending, one of several movesby new general manager Chris Drury to reshape the hockey operations department. Drury also promoted Jeff Malcolm to Hartford Wolf Pack...

Gerard Gallant confronts win-now challenge as Rangers coach

Jun. 22, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is taking over a young team with potential as coach of the New York Rangers, just like his three previous stops. Unlike Columbus, Florida and expansion Vegas, Gallant will be expected to win quickly, if not right away. The 57-year-old is embracing those...

Rangers confirm Gallant has been hired to replace Quinn

Jun. 16, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is the new coach of the New York Rangers and will be tasked with taking one of the NHL’s youngest clubs to the next level. The Rangers announced Gallant's hiring Wednesday after agreeing to a four-year contract with him this week. ...

AP source: New York Rangers hiring Gerard Gallant as coach

Jun. 14, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is set to join one of hockey's oldest organizations instead of the NHL's newest franchise after reaching an agreement to coach the New York Rangers. Gallant and the Rangers have a deal for him to be their next coach, a person with direct knowledge of the...

Rangers and D Nils Lundkvist agree to entry-level contract.

Jun. 03, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers and Swedish defenseman Nils Lundkvist have agreed to terms on an entry-level contract. Rangers president and general manager Chris Drury announced the deal with the 20-year-old first-round pick Thursday. ...