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Rangers agree to terms with RFA Tony DeAngelo

RFA defenceman Tony DeAngelo has agreed to terms with the Rangers. (Getty)The New York Rangers and RFA defenceman Tony DeAngelo have agreed to terms the team announced Friday.No contract details were announced in the release, but TSN’s Frank Seravalli added that the deal will be for one-year worth $925,000.RFA Tony DeAngelo

Fantasy Hockey Drafts: Pair of New York goalies among top sleepers for 2019

Is Alexandar Georgiev ready to step into The King's place? (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)Special to Yahoo SportsThere's a long-standing theory in fantasy sports that leagues are generally won at the back end of drafts. After all, anyone even partially privy to pucks knows about the Sidney Crosbys and Connor

Lightning still the team to beat in NHL’s Eastern Conference

Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop.After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference. With a stacked roster

Larkin, Skinner among fantasy sleepers to watch in 2019-20

Dylan Larkin is one of the better Fantasy Hockey bargains. (Photo by Scott Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)When you head into your fantasy hockey draft, it’s probably wise to have a couple of sleepers in your back pocket.I know a lot of people like to set up their fantasy drafts

Rangers begin training camp with goal of making the playoffs

The New York Rangers have two clear goals this season: to keep improving and return to the playoffs after a two-year absence.The addition of forwards Artemi Panarin and Kaapo Kakko, and defenseman Jacob Trouba this summer helped accelerate the team's rebuild, and now the Rangers believe they are ready to

Blue Jackets look to move past drama of departing stars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The offseason drama churned up by the exodus of some of their top stars is now behind the Columbus Blue Jackets.Now they open training camp with some burning questions.Can veteran Joonas Korpisalo, rookie Elvis Merzlikins or someone else step into the huge skates vacated by star

Rangers are one of NHL’s biggest mysteries going into camp

Henrik Lundqvist wants training camp to begin with an honest conversation.The longtime face of the New York Rangers sees this as an important time to define expectations for this season after watching the team fast-track a rebuild by signing winger Artemi Panarin, trading for defensemen Jacob Trouba and Adam Fox,

Former NHL defenceman Tom Laidlaw to be on upcoming season of Survivor

Tom Laidlaw will be on the upcoming season of Survivor. (Getty)Former NHL defenceman Tom Laidlaw will make a little bit of history this fall when the 39th season of Survivor gets underway.The Brampton, Ont., native will become the first Canadian and first NHL player player to ever appear on the

Correction: Pavelich-Assault Charge story

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) -- In a story Aug. 21 about former Rangers and ''Miracle on Ice'' player Mark Pavelich, The Associated Press mischaracterized the final games of the men's ice hockey tournament at the 1980 Winter Olympics. The United States' victories over the Soviets and Finland both happened during

Sabres D Hunwick expected to miss 2019-20 season

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Matt Hunwick is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 campaign due to a neck condition, the team said Wednesday.The announcement comes about two weeks before the Sabres start training camp."After further medical evaluation this offseason, we unfortunately do not expect that Matt will be physically able to

Sabres’ Matt Hunwick sidelined for 2019-20 season due to neck condition

Hunwick will likely miss the entire 2019-20 NHL season. (Getty)The Buffalo Sabres have announced that defenseman Matt Hunwick is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season due to a neck condition.Sabres GM Jason Botterill has issued the following statement today regarding defenseman Matt Hunwick:“After further medical evaluation this offseason, we

Fantasy Hockey: Top 10 prospects to stash

If Jordan Kyrou gets a chance — watch out. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY SportsSpecial to Yahoo SportsThe NHL as a whole is increasingly becoming a younger league, but it's still not uncommon to see players who are ready to help the big club right away begin the season in

Maple Leafs announce 32-man roster for Prospects Tournament in September

Roberston, Toronto's 2nd round pick at the 2019 NHL Draft will be in Traverse City. (Getty)The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the 32-man roster that will be attending the 2019 Traverse City Prospects Tournament beginning Friday, September 6th.This will mark the first time the Maple Leafs will attend the annual event,

Who’s the best NHL goalie of the decade?

There is no doubt that Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens is one of the best goaltenders of the 2010s. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)Let’s face it, the state of goaltenders in the NHL isn’t what it used to be.During the 2000s, it was pretty clear that Martin Brodeur was

Islanders sign Derick Brassard to one-year contract

Derick Brassard is heading to the Islanders. (Getty)Free agent Derick Brassard has signed a one-year contact with the New York Islanders, the club announced Wednesday.The terms of the contract were not disclosed, but it is reportedly worth $1.2-million, as per The Athletic’s Arthur Staple.The 31-year-old split the 2018-2019 campaign playing 40 games with

Former Rangers and ‘Miracle on Ice’ player charged in attack

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team who went on to play for the New York Rangers and two other NHL teams, has been charged with assault for allegedly beating a neighbor with a metal pole and breaking

Kevin Shattenkirk ‘pissed off’ about being bought out by Rangers

Kevin Shattenkirk on his time with the Rangers: "It’s definitely not a success story.” (Getty)When Kevin Shattenkirk signed a contract with his hometown New York Rangers, undoubtedly all parties involved hoped for a different outcome.The defenceman was coming off a career-high season in 2016-17, tallying 56 points between the St.

Lightning sign Shattenkirk after buyout by Rangers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Veteran defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has signed a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning after being bought out by the New York Rangers.Lightning vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced the deal Monday. Shattenkirk said he chose the Lightning from among six or

Giorgi ends teenager McNally’s run in DC semi-finals

(Reuters) - Italy's Camila Giorgi ended American teenager Caty McNally's surprising run with a 7-6(5) 6-2 victory in the semi-finals of the Citi Open in Washington on Saturday.The big-hitting Giorgi, on the comeback trail after wrist and ankle injuries, prevailed in an opening tie break, then dominated the 17-year-old in

Report: Rangers will buy out Kevin Shattenkirk’s contract

The New York Rangers will reportedly buy out the rest of Kevin Shattenkirk's contract. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)The New York Rangers will buy out defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk’s contract, according to multiple reports.Shattenkirk holds a $6.65 million cap hit for the next two seasons. The veteran defenceman

Reports: Rangers buy out Shattenkirk’s contract

The New York Rangers made a big salary-shedding move Wednesday by buying out defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk's contract, multiple outlets reported.The 30-year-old had two years remaining on a four-year, $26.6 million extension he signed in July 2017.The buyout will save the Rangers $5.17 million this season, with $1.48 million counting against

Lightning trade Callahan to Senators for cap relief

The Tampa Bay Lightning got some salary-cap relief Tuesday by trading injured forward Ryan Callahan to the Ottawa Senators for goaltender Mike Condon.The teams also swapped 2020 draft picks, with the Lightning giving up a fifth-round selection and receiving the Senators' sixth-rounder in return.Callahan, 34, is not expected to play