Rangers sign G Cam Talbot to a two-year extension

Renaud Lavoie is reporting that the Rangers have signed goalie Cam Talbot to a two-year contract extension tonight.  Talbot is 18-19-1 with a 2.56 GAA and a .918 SV% with the CT Whale this season, where he has played since 2009.  The signing indicates the Rangers have seen a (very) small glimmer of hope that Talbot could be the heir…

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McIlrath, Miller, Erixon, and six others called up

Yesterday the Rangers announced that they had recalled nine six players from the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. The Whale were eliminated from Calder Cup contention last week, and the nine six players called up will serve as the “taxi squad.” As per Andrew Gross, they will practice separately from the current roster. The players called up include: G –…

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Rangers, Prospect and Whale Puck Talk (Part Two)

Earlier this week, we ran the first part of our most recent Q&A with Brian Ring of the CT Whale who has kindly taken time out to discuss a whole array of things with us such as the Whale, Rangers’ prospects and his candidates for breakout performers in the future. Today we have the second part of the Q&A. Today’s…

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Zuccarello Returned To Connecticut

In a bit of surprising news, Mats Zuccarello has been returned to the Connecticut Whale today. Zuccarello has been a bit inconsistent with the Rangers this season, registering a line of 6-16-22 in 41 games thus far, with a +2 rating and four PIMs. Nine of his assists came on the powerplay, and two of his goals were game winners….

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Rangers Recall Cam Talbot (Update: Lundqvist Injured?)

Per the AHL Transaction Log, the Rangers have recalled goalie Cameron Talbot from the AHL. This is a bit surprising. I can only think of two things: either there’s an injury that we don’t know about; or he’s being called up to work with the guru of goaltending coaches Benoit Allaire. I’m betting there was an injury to The King…

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Training Camp Preview: Goalies

Training camp is just around the corner, and each Monday here at Blue Seat Blogs, I will be previewing each position in camp, including the incumbents, the new guys, and the guys just trying to make a name for themselves before being sent to Hartford. This week, we look at the only position that is (hopefully) set for the next…

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Rangers Sign Cameron Talbot

The Rangers have agreed to terms with undrafted NCAA goalie Cameron Talbot of the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. This season, playing for a very weak Chargers club, Talbot has put together a fairly decent season, going 12-18-3, with a 2.61 GAA and a .925 SV%. Talbot will be a minor league goalie for the time being, possibly replacing the soon-to-be departed Steve…

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