A look At Jason Wilson; Draft Pick Signs

2010 draft pick Jason Wilson today signed with the Rangers. Wilson signed following a very successful season with the Niagara Ice Dogs in the OHL. Not just thanks to a deep playoff run but also personally (statistically), it was a successful year for Wilson. Wilson registered 18 goals and 25 assists for 43 points, along with 94 penalty minutes and…

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Prust Misses Practice, “May” Play Tomorrow

Brandon Prust, the Ranger Warrior, sat out of today’s practice with what coach John Tortorella said was a “maintenance day”. Prust took an elbow to the face during the Rangers 3-2 shootout victory over San Jose on Saturday night, which resulted in a cut. The elbow came from Douglass Murray, and it was incidental contact which resulted from Murray following…

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What is Brandon Prust’s True Level?

The feistiness Brandon Prust brings to the Rangers is well known. Every game Prust plays he leaves it all on the ice. What wasn’t expected prior to this season (despite flashes of it last season) was the offense he brought to the table earlier this year, as well as the brilliant chemistry he established with Brian Boyle. Prust hasn’t done…

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With Callahan Out, Prust Personifies The Rangers

When the Rangers lost Ryan Callahan to injury in December, there were many questions about how the Rangers were going to cope with the injury. Callahan was the prime example of the Rangers new mentality of grind it out. He hits, he forechecks, he scores, and he plays great defense. He also does it all against the oppositions top lines….

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Del Zotto, Grachev Up; Weise Down

The Rangers made a few roster moves after last night’s win against Atlanta. With the injuries to Dan Girardi and Brandon Prust, the Rangers recalled Michael Del Zotto and Evgeny Grachev. To make room on the roster, the Rangers returned Dale Weise to the AHL. Weise was a healthy scratch in last night’s game, and had looked a little out…

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Relentless Rangers Fight Through More Injuries For Another Late Win

To say the Rangers keep finding a way is becoming an understatement of epic proportions at this point.  This team lost two more key players in Dan Girardi and Brandon Prust during the course of this game and somehow managed to battle back from another deficit heading into the third period.  This team is decimated by injuries and down on…

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The Fedotenko-Boyle-Prust Show

Throughout the myriad of injuries the Rangers have sustained to their forward depth, there has been only one constant: the third line of Ruslan Fedotenko, Brian Boyle, and Brandon Prust. When Marian Gaborik, Erik Christensen, and Ryan Callahan went down with injuries, and the rest of the lines were jumbled to try and find something that worked, this line stayed…

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Drury Back, Decisions Ahead

Although he still has plenty (potentially) to give to the Rangers, with the news of Chris Drury’s pending return – a welcome return at that – Erik Christensen is starring down the barrel of a healthy scratch. Luckily for him, Derek Boogaard doesn’t like to stay healthy. It was telling that during the Rangers demolition of the Caps Christensen only…

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Injury Report: Prust OK, Gaborik Progressing

As per Steve Zipay, Brandon Prust’s eye is just fine, after being checked out by the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary last night. Prust caught a high stick to the right eye from Gregory Campbell in the second period of last night’s 3-2 win over the Bruins. Jeremy Williams was recalled for tonight’s game against the Devils as a precaution,…

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Prust To Receive QO, Christensen Will Not

As per Steve Zipay, the Rangers will extend a qualifying offer to RFA Brandon Prust. Prust, who made $500,000 last season, would receive an offer of approximately $550,000-$600,000 for a one year deal. By extending a QO, the Rangers ensure that they will receive compensation if Prust signs an offer sheet. Compensation will vary based on amount of the deal…

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