Lias Andersson to remain in Sweden (Updates)

7/25/20 | The Rangers have officially loaned Andersson back to HV71 for the 2020-21 season. (HV71, NY Post) Andersson thanked the Rangers in a statement and said that he found his way “back to the game” last year with HV71. (HV71) Andersson is an RFA after the season. Adam Rotter: This was expected, especially after Andersson turned down their invitation to come to training camp and join them in Toronto,…

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What to look for from the Rangers on deadline day

7:56AM: The NHL trade deadline is at 3PM today and Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast are still without contract extensions. The Rangers enter today with 70 points in 61 games, six points behind the Islanders (76 in 61 games) and four points behind Carolina (74 in 61 games). Reports on Sunday indicated that contract talks between the Rangers and Kreider were not progressing and that it was looking more like…

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The latest on the Rangers and the trade deadline

7:29PM: On NBCSN on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie said: On Chris Kreider, “The door is still open in terms of negotiations between Chris Kreider and his agent Matt Keator, the dialogue has continued but I think that at this point there is maybe a little more likely that he will be traded than signed, but both options are still very much on the table.” “We believe there are at least five…

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The Rangers are getting calls on Lias Andersson

1/22/20 | Davidson has been in contact with Andersson and the Rangers granted him permission to begin skating with a second division team in Sweden. (NY Post) 1/10/20 | 12:13PM: John Davidson tells Larry Brooks that the team has reached out to Andersson but that Andersson is preferring that communication go through his agent. (Brooks) JD said that he isn’t aware of any incidents in Hartford and that the organization…

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Lias Andersson says his decisions are related to his health

1/9/20 | Darren Dreger spoke with Andersson’s agent and said that Andersson hasn’t been diagnosed with a mental health issue, doesn’t have anxiety or depression but is not happy with his situation with the Rangers. 1/7/20 | Lias Andersson spoke with SVT in Sweden about his situation with the Rangers and said that he has been suspended because of incidents he is not allowed to talk about. In an interview…

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Rangers to remain patient with Lias Andersson situation (Updates)

12/31 | Andersson has returned to Sweden according to Elliotte Friedman. (Sportsnet) He writes that it isn’t known yet if the Rangers will loan Andersson to a Swedish team. (Sportsnet) 12/29 | Elliotte Friedman said on Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday that the Rangers intend to be patient with Lias Andersson after his trade request. (Sportsnet) He said “they feel that while it hasn’t worked out so far that…

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