Henrik Lundqvist is excited to have Viktor Stalberg with the Rangers

StalbergHenrik Lundqvist says that he hopes fellow Swede Viktor Stalberg cane have a “great year” and “feel good” about his situation with the Rangers. (Daily News)

Lundqvist says that he and Stalberg have skated together the past 7-8 summers and that he is someone that Lundqvist knows well. (Daily News)

Henrik says that Stalberg is “really excited” to be a Ranger, that he is a “good guy, good player” and “such a good skater.” (Daily News)

He adds that Stalberg’s previous experience playing in Chicago should prepare him well for what to expect in New York. (Daily News)

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Will the Rangers have a patch for their 90th season?

November 9, 2010; New York Rangers 85th Anniversary Jersey shot in studio.During the 2010-11 season, the Rangers celebrated their 85th Anniversary with some alternate logos, the Heritage Jersey, and a shoulder patch.

This coming season will be the Rangers 90th season and rumors have popped up suggesting that the team will use a similar logo to the 85th Anniversary logo t0 celebrate their 90th season.

Versions of a potential 90th Anniversary patch have shown up on eBay.

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The Rangers roster for the Traverse City Tournament

RangersThe Rangers have announced their roster for the Traverse City tournament:

Goalie: Brandon Halverson, Jacob Smith

Forward: Zach Braitina, Camerson Askew, Artem Artemov, Anthony DiFrusica, Adam Brooks, Jayden Hart, Ryan Gropp, Brad Morrison, Hayden Hodgson, Brandon Lindberg, Mark Simpsons, Keegan Iverson, Adam Tambellini.

Defense: Ryan Graves, Turner Ottenbreit, Brady Skjei, Calle Andersson, Ryan Mantha, Jerret Smith, Petr Zamorsky, Sergey Zborosvskiy.

The Rangers will play:

  • Friday September 11 at 3:30PM against the Wild
  • Saturday September 12 at 7:30PM against St. Louis
  • Monday September 14 at 3:30PM against Columbus
  • Tuesday September 15 TBA

For coverage of the Traverse City tournament through the years, click HERE.

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What is Keith Yandle’s future with the Rangers?

Keith YandleKeith Yandle is a UFA next summer when his five-year, $26,250,000 deal expires.

Yandle’s cap hit for the Rangers this season is $2.625 since Phoenix is retaining half of his salary.

His total cap hit is $5.25 million and his total salary for this season is $5.75 million.

Andrew Gross writes that Yandle will be a “likely departure” next summer due to his expiring contract and the fact that he only fits with the Rangers now because Phoenix is taking half of his money. (North Jersey)

Rumors about Yandle’s future with the Rangers have been around since the Rangers were eliminated.

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