Defense Not As Deep As It Looks

Looking at the Rangers roster, you might be mistaken in thinking that they have plenty of depth on the blueline.  The team now has ten blue-liners with NHL experience on the roster, and a further three who’ll be under contract this year. The starting six – barring injuries – looks pretty much set for the […]

The Silly Season Is Upon Us

New York placed veteran forwards Arron Asham and Darroll Powe on waivers yesterday, in the hopes that someone else will pick them up.  Both are in the final years of their respective contracts, with Powe at $1.06M and Asham and $1M in terms of salary cap.  Neither forward has particularly impressed in a Rangers uniform, although Asham did at […]

Minor League Swap With Flyers

New York continued to look for defensive depth, shipping forward Kris Newbury to the Flyers in exchange for defenseman Danny Syvret.  The Rangers have now added two depth blueliners in the last two days, as they search for options to backup their core six. Syvret was a third round choice of the Edmonton Oilers back in 2005, but […]