Artemi Panarin was on the ice today in Russia

Rangers winger Artemi Panarin was on the ice today in his native Russia. View this post on Instagram 🏒 A post shared by Артемий Панарин (@artemiypanarin) on Sep 27, 2020 at 7:23am PDT

What is next for the Rangers after trading Marc Staal

The Rangers traded Marc Staal, his $5.7 million cap hit, and a 2021 Second-Round pick to Detroit on Saturday in exchange for Future Considerations. The Rangers, according to Cap Friendly, have just over $20 million in cap space with Ryan Strome, Phil Di Giuseppe, Brendan Lemieux, Tony DeAngelo and Alex Georgiev as RFAs and Jesper Fast as a pending UFA. Currently the Rangers have Brendan Smith and Ryan Lindgren as…

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Marc Staal traded to Detroit for future considerations

The Rangers have traded Marc Staal AND a 2021 Second Round pick to Detroit in exchange for “future considerations.” From the Rangers: John Davidson: “Marc Staal has been an exemplary hockey player, teammate, and person from the moment he joined the New York Rangers organization. A consummate professional, Marc’s perseverance and dedication to the game made him such an integral part of our organization. Marc, his wife Lindsay, and his…

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The NHL Buyout Window Opens Today

11:28AM: Larry Brooks notes that a buyout of Brendan Smith is unlikely since a buyout would only save the Rangers just under $500,000 this year compared to sending him to Hartford. A buyout of Smith would cost the Rangers $2.783 million in dead cap space this season, along with $783,333 in dead space next season while sending him to Hartford would cost $3.275 million in dead cap space this season.…

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Artemi Panarin finishes 3rd in Hart Trophy voting, named 1st Team All-Star LW

Artemi Panarin has finished 3rd in the Hart Trophy voting. The Hart Trophy is awarded “to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team.” Leon Draisaitl (1309 points) won the award and Nathan MacKinnon (1162 points) finished in second. Panarin finished with 889 points (24 1st place votes, 41 2nd, 54 3rd, 25 4th, 17 5th) Panarin was named MVP of the Rangers this past season. Panarin…

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Adam Fox finishes 4th in Calder voting

The NHL has announced that Adam Fox has finished fourth in the Calder Trophy voting for rookie of the year. Fox finishes behind winner Cale Makar, Quinn Hughes and Dominik Kubalik. Kubalik finished with 554 total votes and Fox finished with 430. Fox received one First Place vote, one Second Place vote, 45 Third Place votes, 52 Fourth Place votes and 32 Fifth Place votes.