Daily News – McIlrath spiller ikke seriepremieren
“I haven’t gotten any official word, but that’s my understanding,” McIlrath told The News.
Newsday – Rick 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 Times – Lundqvist 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 Banter – Rangers 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 Post – Lindberg 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.
Newsday – De 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 Blogs – Det 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 Post – McIlrath 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 Banter – Nathan 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.