What David Quinn said about his approach and this past season

David Quinn was a guest on MSG on Tuesday night and said: On getting the #2 pick, “I was surprised at how anxious I was, sitting there and all the sudden the cards are being flipped and you see Chicago make that jump early and wonder where you are going to end up. One of the that Jeff and I talked about after we got that point against Columbus and…

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Dallas eliminated in the second round by St. Louis

5/9 | Zuccarello said on Thursday that he likes it when a team believes in him and coach Jim Montgomery told him that he’d like to have him back. (SportsDay) Dallas GM Jim Nill said that Zuccarello “fit like a glove” and that he’s like to keep him. (SportsDay) 5/8 | Larry Brooks writes that Zuccarello is likely to get a four-year deal worth $5.75 million per season, including a…

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What Rangers GM Jeff Gorton said about the draft and prospects

Jeff Gorton spoke with Bill Pidto on MSG last night and said the following: On being at the draft lottery, “when they are turning over the cards and you know when your card is coming and it’s not there, I had my phone on vibrate in my back pocket and all the sudden (shaking movements) I had about 200s of texts of people excited about what happened. It was great…

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What Columbus being eliminated means for the Rangers

Julius Bergman is returning to Sweden and will play for Frolunda next season. Bergman is an RFA and the Rangers can retain his rights by giving him a qualifying offer. Boston eliminated Columbus in six games tonight to advance to the Eastern Conference Final against Carolina. With the loss by Columbus the Rangers, via the Winnipeg pick, can only move up as high as 19th in the draft if Colorado…

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Henrik Lundqvist on his future with the Rangers

14:06PM: Lundqvist sent a message to Larry Brooks clarifying his comments and re-affirmed that his goal is to win the Stanley Cup with the Rangers. (NY Post) He said that his comments were about how a player is never “bigger or more important than an organization” but that he also has to respect the process the Rangers are going through right now. (NY Post) 9:52AM: In an interview with Expressen…

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How the elimination of the Islanders helps the Rangers

With Carolina’s sweep of the Islanders in the second round of the playoffs the Hurricanes’ first round pick in 2019 drops to a spot between 28-31. Because of that the Winnipeg Jets first round pick that the Rangers own in 2019 can be no lower than 20th overall. Carolina and Winnipeg finished the season tied with 99 points but Winnipeg held the tie-breaker, and lower pick, with 45 ROW. The…

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