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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...

New York Rangers fire coach Dave Quinn, 3 assistants

May. 12, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers' managerial shakeup is complete. New general manager Chris Drury fired coach David Quinn and three assistant coaches Wednesday after they missed the playoffs with one of the NHL's up-and-coming teams. The move is the first major one...

Rangers' Zibanejad acknowledges virus affected slow start

May. 11, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

Mika Zibanejad didn’t want to use COVID-19 as an excuse for his slow start this season. With just three goals in the New York Rangers’ first 27 games, there were questions about his struggles. “It was hard, it wasn’t easy and everyone reacts...

New York Rangers abruptly dump team president, GM

May. 05, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

The New York Rangers abruptly fired president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday with three games left in the season, a shocking move in the aftermath of the latest controversy for the storied NHL organization. Chris Drury was named president and...

Sprong sends Capitals to 6-3 win, Rangers eliminated

May. 03, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Sprong’s tiebreaking goal early in the third period propelled the Washington Capitals to a 6-3 victory over the fading New York Rangers, who were knocked out of playoff contention Monday night. Nic Dowd, Conor Sheary, Garnet Hathaway, Nicklas...