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Ryan McDonagh Signs with Rangers

July 7th, 2010
The New York Rangers made a big move to bolster their blue-line this week by signing defenseman Ryan McDonagh to a professional contract despite the fact that McDonagh had previously made it known that he would return to the University of Wisconsin instead of turning pro and ...

Brandon Prust Resigned by the Rangers

July 2nd, 2010
The Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Brandon Prust on a two-year deal worth $1.6 million. Prust was a restricted free agent, and the two sides worked quickly to hammer out a deal. The Rangers got Prust in a deal with the Calgary Flames that was mostly a salary dump, ...

Vinny Prospal Resigns with Rangers

July 1st, 2010
The New York Rangers have resigned center Vinny Prospal to a one-year $1 million contract with another $1.1 million in incentives that are said to be easily achievable, according to Larry Brooks of the NY Post . That leaves the Rangers with $6.515 million left in cap space according to CapGeek.com ...

Jody Shelley Won’t Be Back on Broadway

July 1st, 2010
Jody Shelley has had a long and relatively undistinguished career as an enforcer in the NHL, which made it a surprise that he came over to the Rangers and infused so much enthusiasm. But those days are over for Shelley and the Rangers as Bob McKenzie of TSN has reported that ...

Martin Biron Signs with New York Rangers as Backup Goalie

July 1st, 2010
The Rangers have finally found a way to ensure that they won’t be forced to overwork goalie Henrik Lundqvist , as they have signed an experienced backup goalie in Martin Biron to a two-year, $1.7 million deal according to Larry Brooks of the NY Post. Here is more from Brooks: Biron, ...

Erik Christensen Re-signs with New York Rangers

July 1st, 2010
The Rangers have announced that they have resigned center Erik Christensen to a one-year deal for a still undisclosed amount of money. As long as the money is low, this deal makes sense. Christensen isn’t going to knock you out with his production, but in a weak free agent class he’s ...

LIVE BLOG: 2010 NHL ENTRY DRAFT FIRST ROUND

June 25th, 2010
Welcome to Broadway Hockey Daily’s live blog of the first round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft! We’ll be updating periodically throughout the night, with the most recent update appearing at the top of the post. 7:35 PM – New Panthers GM Dale Tallon selects Erik Gudbranson, the big ...

Getting Donald Brashear’s $1.4 Million Contract Off the Books

June 20th, 2010
As if Ranger fans needed another reason to hate Donald Brashear, Glen Sather and the Rangers gave them another one last season when they signed Brashear to a two-year $2.8 million contract. Not even midway through the season last year the Rangers realized this was a mistake and demoted him to ...

Olli Jokinen and New York Rangers Not on Speaking Terms

June 17th, 2010
According to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, the agent for center Olli Jokinen said that the Rangers have had no contact with his client and expect Jokinen to find work on the open market. He also said that he expects Jokinen to play in the NHL and that the ...

NHL: Top 50 Free Agents in 2010

June 5th, 2010
To give everyone an idea of who the top free agents available are, I went out and found a good list to share with everyone.   This list comes via AOL’s NHL FanHouse 1. Ilya Kovalchuk, F 2. Patrick Marleau, F 3. Anton Volchenkov, D 4. Dan Hamhuis, D 5. Paul Martin, D ...