Player News - Rangers

Date: Team: Pos:

Nicklas Jensen has decided to spend another season with the KHL's Helsingin Jokerit.

Jensen scored 19 goals and 37 points in 54 KHL contests last season. He has three goals and six points in 31 career NHL games.
Jul 17 - 12:06 PM

Chris Bigras has accepted his qualifying offer.

Bigras was a restricted free agent coming off his entry-level contract. He had an assist in 15 games with Colorado last season. The Rangers acquired him from Colorado on Feb. 26, but he finished the season in the AHL.
Jul 16 - 5:27 PM

John Gilmour has signed a one-year contract with the New York Rangers.

Gilmour had two goals and five points in 28 contests. He also scored six goals and 26 points in 44 AHL games.
Jul 16 - 5:25 PM

Rob O'Gara has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Rangers.

O'Gara can earn $874,125 at the NHL level or $70,000 in the minors. The contract he accepted was his qualifying offer, which would have expired on July 15. He had three assists in 30 games with the Rangers and Bruins last season.
Jul 14 - 2:44 PM

Boo Nieves has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the New York Rangers.

Nieves can earn $708,750 at the NHL level or $70,000 in the minors. The contract he signed was the qualifying offer the Rangers provided him and it would have expired on July 15th.
Jul 13 - 2:11 PM

Cody McLeod has signed a one-year contract with the New York Rangers.

McLeod had a goal, four points, and 111 penalty minutes in 48 games with Nashville and the Rangers last season. He had started the campaign with the Predators, but was claimed off waivers by New York on Jan. 25.
Jul 12 - 5:13 PM

Ryan Spooner's arbitration hearing is set for August 4.

Spooner scored 13 goals and 41 points in 59 games with Boston and the Rangers last season. He got the latest possible arbitration date, so there's plenty of time for the Rangers to work out a deal.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 12 - 4:13 PM

Kevin Hayes' arbitration hearing is scheduled for August 2.

Hayes is coming off a two-year, $5.2 million contract. He should get a raise after scoring 25 goals and 44 points in 76 contests last season.
Source: NHL.com
Jul 12 - 4:06 PM

Brady Skjei has an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 31.

Skjei scored four goals and 25 points in 82 games last season. He's coming off an entry-level contract.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 12 - 3:53 PM

Jimmy Vesey has an arbitration hearing date of July 30.

The Rangers and Vesey can of course avoid arbitration by agreeing to a contract ahead of that date. Vesey had 17 goals and 28 points in 79 games last season.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 12 - 3:03 PM

Vitali Kravtsov will play in the KHL for the 2018-19 campaign.

There was some talk of him getting out of the final season of his KHL contract, but apparently that won't happen. The Rangers took him with the ninth overall pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. He had four goals and seven points in 35 KHL contests last season. He's got plenty of offensive upside, so when he does join the Rangers he will be worth keeping an eye on.
Jul 9 - 1:43 PM

Jimmy Vesey requested salary arbitration.

Vesey is coming off his entry-level contract. He had 17 goals and 28 points in 79 contests last season.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 6:42 PM

Ryan Spooner has asked for salary arbitration.

Spooner made $2,825,000 in 2017-18. He scored 13 goals and 41 points in 59 contests between the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 6:41 PM

Brady Skjei was one of 44 players to file for salary arbitration.

Skjei had four goals and 25 points in 82 games last season. He finished his entry-level contract.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 6:39 PM

Kevin Hayes has put in a request for salary arbitration.

Hayes scored 25 goals and 44 points in 76 contests last season. He was on a two-year, $5.2 million contract.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 6:38 PM


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