Latest New York Rangers News

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. ...

EURO 2020: Scotland aims to banish blight of sectarian songs

Jun. 03, 2021 08:22 AM EDT

The most anticipated summer in Scottish soccer in a generation started with a public outbreak of perhaps its deepest-rooted problem. Before Glasgow hosts two national team games at the European Championship, the city witnessed the kind of religious sectarianism that has...

Davidson returns to Blue Jackets as president of hockey ops

May. 20, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

John Davidson left the Columbus Blue Jackets two years ago for his dream job running the New York Rangers after playing for them decades ago. When that dream came to an abrupt end, there was no other place the respected hockey executive would rather be than back in...

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...

New York Rangers fire coach David Quinn and three assistants

May. 12, 2021 12:26 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers fire coach David Quinn and three assistants.

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...

Tortorella out after 6 years as Columbus Blue Jackets coach

May. 09, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Tortorella is out as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets after six seasons. General manager Jarmo Kekalainen said in a statement Sunday that parting ways with the winningest coach in franchise history was a mutual decision. ...

Zibanejad scores 2 in 3rd as Rangers edge Bruins 5-4

May. 08, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored two of New York’s four third-period goals, and the Rangers ended their season with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday to halt a five-game losing streak. Alexis Lafrenière and Vitali Kravtsov also scored in a wild...

Wilson good to go after injury, eager to move on from dustup

May. 07, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tom Wilson reached out to Artemi Panarin in the aftermath of the most talked about incident in hockey this week, and now he's ready to move on from his latest controversy. In his first interview since a scrum against New York that left Panarin...

Bruins beat Rangers 4-0 for 5th victory in 6 games

May. 06, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored in his fourth straight game, Jeremy Swayman needed to stop only 15 shots for his second career shutout and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 4-0 on Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk, Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo also scored...