Gilroy, Johnson Sent Down

The Rangers made two moves today, one surprising, the other expected. The first, was sending Matt Gilroy down to Hartford. They kept Ilkka Heikkinen up. I don’t get it. Honestly, I thought Gilroy has been one of our best defenseman all year. He had a bad game against Chicago, but so did Rosival, and everyone else. I would have preferred…

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Rangers Drop Second Preseason Game in Shootout

Count the Rangers as 0-2 in the preseason to date, I would say they are 0-1-1, but I don’t think the OTL matters in the preseason. Actually, I’m positive it doesn’t matter. The Rangers, for the second game in a row, came out slow, and turned it on in the third period, netting two goals to send the game into…

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Rangers Ink Chad Johnson

This was posted all over the place, so I’m about 4 hours late on this, but it’s worth noting nonetheless. The Rangers signed goalie Chad Johnson, acquired from Pittsburgh for a 5th round pick, out of University of Alaska-Fairbanks, where he posted a 1.60 1.66 GAA and a .940 SV%. He is expected to compete for a spot on the…

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