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Rangers trade Buchnevich to Blues, begin buying out DeAngelo

Jul. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

The New York Rangers continued their offseason makeover Friday by trading fourth-leading scorer Pavel Buchnevich to the St. Louis Blues for forward Sammy Blais and a 2022 second-round pick. Buchnevich had 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points in 54 games last season. The...

NHL roster freeze lifts, flat cap prompts money-saving moves

Jul. 22, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

Carolina traded its playoff starting goaltender to Detroit to avoid arbitration. Philadelphia sent a high draft pick to Arizona to take on a pricey defenseman. The New York Rangers gave a back-to-back Stanley Cup winner a contract reigning champion Tampa Bay never could have afforded. ...

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...

Analysis: If Price isn't right for Kraken, Holtby could be

Jul. 19, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL's newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price's...

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...

Davidson: Sudden death of goalie has "far-reaching effects"

Jul. 07, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

COLUMBUS (AP) — Matiss Kivlenieks was with teammate and close friend Elvis Merzlikins in Michigan for the wedding of the daughter of Columbus Blue Jackets' goaltender coach Manny Legace and a Fourth of July celebration. The festive weekend ended in tragedy Sunday night...

Oilers' McDavid doubles up as Hart, Lindsay award winner

Jun. 29, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

Connor McDavid’s award-winning season came with one regret. In earning his second career MVP honor Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers captain wished his team was still playing. “We had a special group this year, and obviously we didn’t do what we wanted to do,” McDavid...

Maine's minor league hockey team to affiliate with Bruins

Jun. 29, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine-based minor league hockey team is close to announcing a new affiliation with the Boston Bruins. The Portland Press Herald reported on Tuesday that it had confirmed the affiliation between the Maine Mariners of Portland and the National...

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...