Brendan Lemieux out 3-4 week with fractured hand

12/28 | 5:28PM: The Rangers announced that Lemieux will miss 3-4 weeks with his fractured hand. (NYR) 12/27 | 10:30PM: David Quinn announced on MSG that Brendan Lemieux suffered a fractured hand in tonight’s win over Carolina. Lemieux was credited with one blocked shot (1:20 into the first period) and played 3:46 in the first, 3:51 in the second and 2:59 in the third. His last shift ended with 7:49…

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Brendan Lemieux fined for elbowing

The NHL has announced that Brendan Lemieux has been fined $2,000 for elbowing Cody Glass in last night’s win over Vegas. Of the play, Lemieux said on MSG after the game, “I saw an opportunity to make a hockey play, trying to keep my stick down and finish. Sometimes if you lead with your shoulder you can catch a guy in the head so I kind if led more with…

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Brendan Lemieux signs one-year contract with the Rangers

The Rangers have announced that Brendan Lemieux has signed a one-year contract. The contract is worth $925,000, according to Renaud Lavoie. In 19 games with the Rangers last season, after being acquired in the Kevin Hayes trade, Lemieux had 3 goals, 3 assists, 44 PIM, 30 shots on goal and an average of 12:50 per game. In 72 career NHL games, Lemieux has13 goals, 5 assists, 129 PIM, 73 shots…

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Brendan Lemieux and Tony DeAngelo are part of the informal skates

Unsigned RFAs Tony DeAngelo and Brendan Lemieux are taking part in the Rangers informal skates prior to training camp. (Larry Brooks) Training camp begins later this week. Larry Brooks tweets that talks with both players are continuing but “no progress at this point.” He notes that Lemieux has been working with Rangers strength consultant Ben Prentiss this summer while DeAngelo joined the informal skates yesterday. (Brooks) It’s long been believed…

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The Rangers don’t feel they need to make any other cap related moves

In an interview with LoHud and USA Today, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton said that he did not anticipate needing to make another move in order to get Brendan Lemieux and Tony DeAngelo signed. DeAngelo and Lemieux are both RFAs but did not have arbitration rights. Gorton said that there is nothing stopping the Rangers from signing either player and that they are trying to make deals that work “right now,…

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How Brendan Lemieux has played with the Rangers so far

In his time with the Rangers so far, Brendan Lemieux has three goals, three assists, a minus four rating and an average of 12:22 per game in 13 games. With Winnipeg, Lemiuex had nine goals, two assists, a plus 10 rating and averaged 7:25 per game in 44 games. When he was first acquired, Lemieux said that he is a “hard nosed, two-way forward” that can score goals. (NYR) He…

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