Rangers Call In The Copp

Rangers GM Chris Drury rounded out his first NHL Trade Deadline as General Manager with his biggest move this season, acquiring forward Andrew Copp from the Winnipeg Jets for some picks and prospect Morgan Barron.  The move means that Drury has added four forwards and a defenseman to the existing roster, without giving up a player on the team. The […]

Tyler Motte Acquired From Vancouver

In his third move of the day, Chris Drury added fourth line forward Tyler Motte from the Vancouver Canucks, in exchange for a 2023 4th round pick.  Motte marks the third forward that Drury has acquired this deadline, joining wing Frank Vatrano acquired three days ago, and depth forward Nicholas Merkley added from San Jose earlier in the day. With the addition of […]

Depth Move as Bitetto traded for Merkley

In their second move of the day, the Rangers have acquired 24 year old right wing Nicholas Merkley from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenseman Anthony Bitetto.  Merkley was a former first round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft by the Arizona Coyotes – 30th overall, but has not been able to establish a role […]

Rangers Add Some Braun To Their Back End

Chris Drury continues to tread cautiously, adding defenseman Justin Braun from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2023 third round pick.  The 34 year old Braun has played for both the Sharks and Flyers, and will be a UFA this Summer. A right hander, the 6-2 203lb Minnesotan can play both sides, so it remains to be seen what […]