Puck Drop Preview: 2022-23 New York Rangers

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Last Word on Hockey’s Puck Drop Previews is back for the 2022-23 season! As the regular season approaches, Last Word will preview each team’s current outlook and stories to watch for the upcoming year. We’ll also do our best to project how things will go for each team over the course of the campaign. Today, […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Tyler Motte Finds New Team

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The Ottawa Senators have signed free agent and two-way forward  Tyler Motte to a one-year contract worth $1.35 million for the upcoming season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season. Senators have signed Tyler Motte. One year, $1.35M. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) September 14, 2022 New York Rangers Tyler Motte Finds New Team Over […] READ MORE


Best and Worst New York Rangers Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how teams have boosted […] READ MORE


Young Kaapo Kakko Re-Signs With The New York Rangers

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The New York Rangers re-signed forward and restricted free agent Kaapo Kakko to a two-year contract worth $4.2 million, or $2.1 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2023-24 season. BACK. ☑️#NYR have agreed to terms with Kaapo Kakko on a two-year contract extension. https://t.co/HHTHZbYwn4 pic.twitter.com/VVHCPUoPt1 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 28, […] READ MORE


Ryan Strome Leaves The New York Rangers

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According to Chris Johnston of TSN, the Anaheim Ducks will sign free agent and two-way forward Ryan Strome to a five-year contract. The deal is worth $25 million, or $5 million AAV.  This contract carries him through the 2026-27 season. Ryan Strome signs a five-year contract in Anaheim. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 14, 2022 […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Sign IIya Samsonov

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It has been announced that the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year $1.8 million dollar contract. The Atheltic’s Arthur Staple had this report first. As Ilya Samsonov signs with the Leafs, look for other teams to make goalie moves to adjust. 🖊 We’ve signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year […] READ MORE


Rickard Rakell Re-Signs With Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that forward Rickard Rakell has signed a six-year deal, $30 million deal. This contract carries an average cap hit of $5 million per season and runs into the 2027-28 season. The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli broke news of the deal while The Athletic’s Rob Rossi broke the contract details. Rickard Rakell […] READ MORE


Marc-Andre Fleury Re-signs With The Minnesota Wild

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The Minnesota Wild re-sign three-time Stanley Cup Champion Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a 2-year contract worth $7 million, or $3.5 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2023-24 season. Marc-Andre Fleury Re-Signs With the Minnesota Wild 🚨SIGNING UPDATE🚨: #MNWild sign G Marc-Andre Fleury to a two-year, $7 million contract… Follow every deal in our […] READ MORE


New York Rangers Alexandar Georgiev Traded

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The Colorado Avalanche acquired restricted free agent and backup goaltender Alexandar Georgiev from the New York Rangers in exchange for a 2022 third-round pick, 2023 third-round pick, and 2022 fifth-round pick. OFFICIAL: #NYR have acquired a third-round and fifth-round selection in the 2022 NHL Draft, as well as a third-round pick in the 2023 NHL […] READ MORE


NHL Announce Further Games Postponed Due to Continued Restrictions

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Today the NHL postponements affected three cross-border matchups. These three regular-season games were postponed due to COVID-19 crowd restrictions. Three more #NHL games in Canada postponed due to capacity restrictions: pic.twitter.com/yBO3CuxruD — Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) January 6, 2022 NHL Postponements Announced The reasoning continues to be justified by “COVID-related issues”. Primarily by the continuing Canadian […] READ MORE