Gauthier Reassigned and Tinordi Claimed

Veteran defenseman Jarred Tinordi has been claimed by the Chicago Blackhawks, further weakening the Rangers’ blue line depth.  Signed last year as a free agent, Tinordi was in the final year of a two year deal, having played just seven games for the Rangers. Tinordi made the opening night roster, and even played against the Washington Capitals […]

Rangers Claim Woywitka

The Rangers have apparently addressed their short term defensive issues, by claiming defenseman Jeff Woywitka off of waivers from the Montreal Canadiens.  The 28 year old Canadian blueliner was a former first round pick of the Philadelphia Flyers – 2001 first round, 27th overall – but has spent most of his professional career as a depth defenseman. […]

Rangers Claim Krog

According to reports today by Sam Weiman of the Journal News, the Rangers have claimed center Jason Krog off of waivers from the Atlanta Thrashers.  The 31 year old forward signed as a free agent with the New York Islanders in 1999 and has played in 189 NHL games, scoring 19 goals and registering 37 […]

Heerema Reclaimed

The Rangers today reacquired Right Wing Jeff Heerema from the St Louis Blues, claiming him off of waivers and reassigning the rookie forward immediately to Hartford.  Heerema, who was originally drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes (11th overall, 1998) was picked up over the summer by the Rangers, but was selected by the Blues in the […]

Siklenka Heading Back To Philly

The Philadelphia Flyers today reclaimed forward Mike Siklenka from the New York Rangers and assigned him to the Phantoms.  The 6′ 5″ winger was acquired less than a month ago by the Rangers in the NHL Waiver Draft, but played just one NHL game with New York.  The lanky forward found it difficult to break […]

Bouchard Comes Back

The NHL waiver draft has been a sedate affair in recent years, but that all change this season with the Rangers involved in six separate moves.  After the dust had settled, the Rangers had bid adieu to Ronald Petrovicky, Jeff Heerema and Shawn Heins, and had added Sheldon Keefe and Mike Siklenka, while reacquiring Joel […]

Rangers Claim Two

With the NHL waiver draft quickly approaching, Rangers General Manager Glen Sather added a couple of depth players to the organization from.  Picked up from the Carolina Hurricanes was former first round pick, Jeff Heerema, and from Atlanta, journeyman defenseman Shawn Heins.  Neither player appears to have any immediate roster implications as far as the […]