The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad.
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by: Allan Kreda — NY Times 1 Jul
A day after the Knicks failed to land the top free agents they desired, James Dolan’s other team, the Rangers, signed a coveted player.
New Jersey Devils
... a spent the first eight seasons of his N.H.L. career with the Red Wings. The Devils signed right wing Wayne Simmonds to a one-year, $5 million contract. Related ...
New York Islanders
... r-old forward Valtteri Filppula after he scored 17 goals in 72 games for the Islanders last season. Filppula spent the first eight seasons of his N.H.L. career wit ...
New York Rangers
... e signing comes a day after the Knicks, with the same owner and arena as the Rangers, failed to land the N.B.A. free agents Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, who si ...
by: Allan Kreda — NY Times 28 Jun
At a prospect camp this week, the team saw their recent draft strategy coming to fruition.
New York Rangers
... now every player.” Kravtsov may need to learn some new names by the time the Rangers open the season at home against the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 3. The Rangers cou ...
by: Carol Schram — NY Times 23 Jun
A day after taking the American center Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick of the N.H.L. draft, the Devils landed Subban, a star defenseman, and also right wing John Hayden, from Chicago.
by: Neal E. Boudette — NY Times 22 Jun
The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes.
by: Carol Schram — NY Times 22 Jun
The first pick was no surprise. Hughes, 18, has topped draft lists all year and was named the top North American prospect by N.H.L. Central Scouting.
by: Dave Caldwell — NY Times 21 Jun
The team is expected to select Jack Hughes, an 18-year-old American center, or Kaapo Kakko, an 18-year-old right wing from Finland.
by: Allan Kreda — NY Times 18 Jun
To get Trouba, the Rangers traded defenseman Neal Pionk plus the 20th choice in Friday night’s first round of the N.H.L. draft.
by: The Associated Press — NY Times 17 Jun
San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment.
by: Ben Shpigel — NY Times 13 Jun
St. Louis sat in last place in the N.H.L. standings in early January and then soared to the first championship in the franchise’s 52-year history.
by: Ben Shpigel — NY Times 10 Jun
Needing to survive an elimination game on the road in St. Louis, Boston led for most of the game and ended up with a blowout.
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