UPDATE: Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Rangers are sending the Sharks a 2nd round pick, a 3rd round pick (originally from Florida) and a conditional 2nd round pick (that will become a 5th rounder if the Rangers can’t re-sign Clowe or they don’t win 2 playoff rounds).
According to a report by Pierre LeBrun, the New York Rangers have acquired Ryane Clowe from the San Jose Sharks.
Ryane Clowe has told the Sharks he’s waiving his NTC to go to the New York Rangers. Sharks need to complete deal now
Patrick Kaleta delivers a gentle love-tap to Brad Richards.
Patrick Kaleta attempted to decapitate Brad Richards over the weekend with a shove from behind into the boards. Amazingly Richards didn’t die. He did lie on the ice for several minutes not moving his arms and wearing an agonized facial expression. While Kaleta apologists continue to insist this was a FIFA-style dive, anyone who’s ever had a stinger is offering up a hearty bird-flip at that suggestion.
Rob Pizzo will be be hosting a Google+ Hangout today at 3 PM EST this afternoon with Henrik Lundqvist. He and a bunch of other hockey people are planning on asking him some questions while trying to avoid getting lost in his eyes.
Our own Jackie Redmond had the chance to catch up with Michael Del Zotto, and the conversation took a bit of an interesting twist. Apparently Del Zotto is going to miss his former teammate Brandon Prust quite a bit.
When I first saw the pictures below, I was going to post them without asking my father-in-law, Clark Gillies. But then I realized he could still kick my ass, and I figured I needed a few questions answered, so I dialed him up for a quick chat.
First, here’s how I first stumbled across the interesting news that my father-in-law once posed in his underwear for Penthouse magazine.
Chris Kreider made his debut for the New York Rangers in playoffs last season, and quickly became the first person in NHL history who’s first two career goals were playoff game winners. He played in 18 contests, and finished with five goals (first person to ever score five times before seeing a regular season game), and two assists for seven points.
He’s also going to win the Calder Trophy next season. Here’s five reasons why: