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Daily NewsMcIlrath spiller ikke seriepremieren

“I haven’t gotten any official word, but that’s my understanding,” McIlrath told The News.

NewsdayRick Nash utnevnt til vise-kaptein

Rick Nash, who was captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets from the 2008-09 season until he was traded to the Rangers in July 2012, has been named an alternate captain of the Blueshirts.

New York TimesLundqvist og Rangers fornyer titteljakten

Lundqvist, 34, was happy to be back in New York, partly because he had been away for the longest stretch of his 11-year N.H.L. career. Before playing in the World Cup of Hockey last month in Toronto, Lundqvist spent nearly four months in his native Sweden, reflecting on a rough April.

Blueshirt BanterRangers forberedt på å gi opp Dylan McIlrath

Despite success in limited showings last season, and a desperate need for young, right-handed defensemen, the Rangers seem prepared to give up on Dylan McIlrath.

New York PostLindberg trener uten smerter

Oscar Lindberg participated in his first full practice without limitations Monday, but the timetable for the 24-year-old Swede to join the Rangers lineup remains set at another two to three weeks.

NewsdayDe yngre vil få sjansen

The rise of some younger players has forced some 11th-hour tinkering before the Rangers open their season against the Islanders at the Garden on Thursday night.

Blue Seat BlogsDet skal mer til enn et par nye angripere for å fikse undertallet

The Rangers spent the entire offseason retooling the forwards with an emphasis on speed, skill, puck possession, and penalty killing ability. The penalty kill will also get a boost with a healthy Rick Nash back in the lineup. However retooling the PK forwards isn’t enough to solve the problem.

New York PostMcIlrath på vei ut?

The roster is not set. Indeed, the Rangers are primed to make at least one unkindest cut before Thursday’s season opener at the Garden against the Islanders, and perhaps two if management yields to the temptation of recalling Boo Nieves to Broadway following two impressive exhibition-game performances this weekend for the AHL Wolf Pack.

Blueshirt BanterNathan Gerbe nekter å spille i AHL, på vei til Sveits

In somewhat expected news, Nathan Gerbe has refused to report to Hartford of the AHL and has been placed on waivers with the intent to release him per Larry Brooks.