Vinni Lettieri sent to Hartford

11:23AM: Larry Brooks tweets that Lettieri was sent down to play for Hartford today and a decision on calling him back up will be made after. 9:35AM: The Rangers have announced that Vinni Lettieri has been sent to Hartford. This season, Lettieri has been a healthy scratch six times and in the 14 game he has played, he has 0 points, a minus four rating, 8 PIM and 18 shots…

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Rangers beat Panthers 4-2

First Period: Filip Chytil Assists: Kevin Hayes, Chris Kreider Mike Hoffman Assists: Evgenii Dadonov, Aleksander Barkov Aaron Ekblad (Power Play) Assists: Mike Matheson, Mike Hoffman Brendan Smith Assists: Lias Andersson, Chris Kreider Second Period: Vladislav Namestnikov Assists: Mika Zibanejad Third Period: Chris Kreider (Power Play) Assists: Neal Pionk, Henrik Lundqvist 3 Stars: 3: Filip Chytil 2: Henrik Lundqvist 1: Chris Kreider

Brady Skjei scratched for tonight’s game against Florida

6:35PM: David Quinn met with the media prior to the game and said (NYR): On Strome, “he will play with Howden and Vesey to start. He’s put up some points, guy that kills penalties. He’s still young, that is something that can happen in this league, guys get in the league young and they lose sight of his age. Certainly a lot of hockey ahead of him and we feel…

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What Jeff Gorton said about acquiring Ryan Strome

Rangers GM Jeff Gorton on the Strome trade (NYR): On the trade, “at this time with Spooner kind of being the odd-man out and the opportunity to get someone, we like his versatility, he can play center, he can kill penalties and hopefully when we put him with our group be a better fit.” On Strome, “the fact that he can center, wing, PP, PK, take faceoffs, I think he…

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Rangers trade Ryan Spooner to Edmonton for Ryan Strome

3:58PM: Bob McKenzie said that the focus from the Edmonton side was to add speed and get quicker. (McKenzie) 3:34PM: The Rangers have acquired Ryan Strome from the Oilers in exchange for Ryan Spooner. Strome, 25, was the 5th overall pick by the Islanders in 2011 and was traded two-years ago to Edmonton for Jordan Eberle. This season Strome has 1 goal and 1 assist in 18 games, last season…

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David Quinn on the loss, deflections and defending around the net

David Quinn met with the media on MSG following the loss to the Isles and said: On the game, “It’s unfortunate because I think we did a lot of good things tonight but we gave up those goals too easily. They scored way too easily. We got off to a good start but we couldn’t ride the momentum because we couldn’t do the most simplistic of things, which is that…

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