Read: Dominic Moore Is Really Excited To Be A Ranger Again

Throughout the summer, Dom MooreDominic Moore has said that the Rangers were his number one choice to return to the NHL with.

Moore told the Rangers website on Friday that he can’t wait to get back on the ice and it’s been a lot of fun to get reacquainted with things in New York.

Moore said that getting the chance to return to the Rangers is “a bit surreal” and that he is “glad to come here and create new memories in a familiar place.”

“This was my first choice all along. I loved it here and wanted to come back. It’s very special and it’s a great fit for me and I couldn’t be more excited.”

He added that it doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that he and Henrik Lundqvist were both rookies and that it’s great to have another chance at being teammates.

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Note: The Numbers For The New Rangers

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12:02PM: The Rangers have also announced that JT Miller has switched his number from #47 to #10.

10 was last worn by Marian Gaborik.

11:11AM: The Rangers have announced that their new players will wear the following numbers:

It was previously noted that Moore would wear #28. Moore wore #18 during his season with the Rangers in 2005-06.

Steve Eminger has worn #44 for the Rangers the last three seasons. #4 was also worn by Lindy Ruff, Ryan Hollweg and Per Djoos.

47 was worn by JT Miller last season. Miller did not choose #47, it was assigned to him originally at the 2011 Traverse City Tournament.

Pouliot is the only Ranger to wear #67.

11:30AM:

Read: Dominic Moore Feels As If He Is Coming Home

AP051013015089On a conference call in July, Dominic Moore spoke about being overly excited about returning to the Rangers and that returning to the Rangers was what he was hoping would happen.

Moore, in an interview with the CP, said that the Rangers were his first choice and that he feels putting on the Rangers jersey again is a way of coming home.

In a 2001 article, the NY Times wrote that Moore was at the forefront of Harvard’s resurgence in the NCAA landscape.

During his first training camp with the Rangers in 2003, Moore was described by Mark Messier as “an excellent skater” and that he “looks good.”

During his one full season with the Rangers, Moore, Jed Ortymeyer and Ryan Hollweg formed the Rangers fourth line (the HMO line) that injected energy into the Rangers lineup.

The Daily News, play the game with “an all-out attitude and willingness to do the repetitive dirty work that is appropriate for three guys who believe they must earn their roster spot every night.

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Moore said on TSN Radio in mid-July that he is refreshed and ready to return to the NHL.

 

Note: Dominic Moore Raised $100K On Thursday Night

On Thursday night, Dominic Moore held a charity ping pong event to raise money for concussions and rare forms of cancer.

The event raised over $100,000 and Moore, in an NHLPA statement, said “Smashfest 2013 was an epic night. I truly am proud and grateful that this year’s event raised over $100,000, which will go to concussion research and will help rare cancers through the Katie Moore Foundation. I would like to thank my fellow players, sponsors, NHLPA staff, and all our guests for an amazing evening.”

From the NHLPA release “Throughout the night, those in attendance had a chance to bid on live and silent auction items, enjoy some food and beverage, socialize, and watch a bit of a ping-pong. Over 600 people attended the event, which included 25 current and former NHL players, fans and over 40 credentialed media. When the paddles were put to rest, more than $100,000 was raised for The Katie Moore Foundation, which was established in honour of Dominic’s late wife, Katie, and various brain injury concussion research foundations.”

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Note: Will Dominic Moore Wear #28 For The Rangers?

Dom MooreWhile the Rangers website does not list a number for Dominic Moore, (or Benoit Pouliot, Aaron Johnson and Justin Falk) he may be wearing #28 for the Rangers this

season.

During his Smashfest event in Toronto, to raise money for concussions and rare forms of cancer, there was a banner of Moore in Rangers jersey with #28 on his arm.

Moore wore #18 for the Rangers in his first season with the team but Marc Staal has that number.

Kris Newbury, who was traded this summer, wore #28 last season. Other Rangers who have worn #28 include Tie Domi, Steve Larmer, Bryan McCabe, Colton Orr and Tomas Sandstrom.

Recap: Dominic Moore Conference Call

Dominic MooreNewly signed Ranger Dominic Moore had a conference call with the Rangers media today.

On coming back to the Rangers and MSG, “I couldn’t be more excited. Obviously I have great memories from over the years both as a Ranger and a visitor. It has always been my favorite place to play. There is something special about MSG and I can’t wait to put the Rangers jersey back on.”

On Henrik Lundqvist and being rookies together in 2005-06, “It’s funny that he is the only one who is still there from our rookie season. We bonded pretty good at that time and we stayed pretty close throughout the years. I can’t wait to be his teammate again.”

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Stats: Looking At Some Of The Things Dominic Moore Does

Dominic MooreLast week the Rangers signed Dominic Moore with the likelihood that he will reprise his role as the Rangers fourth line center.

In his NHL career, 530 games, Moore has averaged between 12:28 per game and 16:50 per game.

According to HockeyAnalysis.com, over his last six seasons, Moore has averaged a start of 27.1% of his shifts in the offensive zone, 32% in the defensive and 40.9% in the neutral zone.

At CBC, Elliotte Friedman said that Alain Vigneault was told during his interview process with the Rangers that the team is constructed to allow him to deploy his forwards the same way he did in Vancouver and give his offensive players more starts in the offensive zone and his defensive forwards more starts in the defensive zone.

Moore has always averaged between 1:20 and 3:30 on the PK per game and is 3,062 for 5,826 (53%) on faceoffs in his career.

He sat out last season following the death of his wife Katie after a battle with a rare form of liver cancer.

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