What Alain Vigneault said after the game last night

AlainAlain Vigneault met with the media following the Rangers shootout loss to the Bruins (NYR):

  • On Mats Zuccarello, “it was obviously great to see, not just from the standpoint of him being healthy but being healthy and playing the way he did. I am sure he was very pleased and his teammates were also pleased. Very good first game for him, very good first game for our goalie tonight. It’s training camp and everyone is trying to put it together.”

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The lines the Rangers are likely going to use tonight against the Bruins

RangersThe lines the Rangers are using at their morning skate in Boston today are (NYR):

  • Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello
  • Brian Gibbons, Kevin Hayes, Emerson Etem
  • Tanner Glass, Jarret Stoll, Oscar Lindberg
  • Marek Hrivik, Adam Tambellini, Ryan Bourque

The defense pars are Ryan McDonagh and Brent Bellemore, Brady Skjei and Dan Boyle, Keith Yandle and Tommy Hughes (NYR).

Henrik Lundqvist will play two periods tonight and Jeff Malcolm will play the third (NYR).


The Rangers lineup against the Bruins tomorrow

The Rangers have announced their lineup for tomorrow’s game against Boston:


  • Henrik Lundqvist, Jeff Malcolm


  • Kevin Hayes, Brian Gibbons, Tanner Glass, Derick Brassard, Oscar Lindberg, Jarret Stoll, Ryan Bourque, Mats Zuccarello, Marek Hrivik, Rick Nash, Adam Tambellini, Emerson Etem


  • Dan Boyle, Ryan McDonagh, Brent Bellemore, Tommy Hughes, Brady Skjei, Keith Yandle


Rangers trim training camp roster to 43; Assign 19 players

New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced that the team assigned 19 players from its Training Camp roster.

Twelve players that were assigned will report to Training Camp for the Rangers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack: Calle Andersson, Kodie Curran, Cedrick Desjardins, Troy Donnay, Chris McCarthy, Chad Nehring, Josh Nicholls, Samuel Noreau, Mackenzie Skapski, Michael St. Croix, Nick Tarnasky, and Petr Zamorsky.

Six players that were assigned will report to their Junior teams: Ryan Gropp, Brandon Halverson, Keegan Iverson, Ryan Mantha, Brad Morrison, and Sergey Zborovskiy.

One player was released from his Tryout Agreement: Jacob Smith.

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The lines the Rangers may use in tonight’s game against the Devils

Rangers10:58AM: The Rangers used the following lines and defense pairs at their morning skate today (Daily News):

  • Chris Kreider, Derek Stepan, Viktor Stalberg
  • Tanner Glass, Dominic Moore, Marek Hrivik
  • Ryan Bourque, Oscar Lindberg, Jesper Fast
  • Brian Gibbons, Jayson Megna, Luke Adam

Keith Yandle and Dylan McIlrath, Brady Skjei and Dan Boyle, Chris Summers and Raphael Diaz

Antti Raanta and Magnus Hellberg will be splitting time in net.

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The Rangers lineup for tomorrow night against New Jersey

Rangers Mural9/20/215 | 2:04PM: The Rangers have announced their lineup for tomorrow night’s preseason opener against New Jersey:


  • Antti Raanta, Magnus Hellberg


  • Brian Gibbons, Tanner Glass, Luke Adam, Jesper Fast, Chris Kreider, Derek Stepan, Jayson Megna, Oscar Lindberg, Viktor Stalberg, Dominic Moore, Ryan Bourque, Marek Hrivik


  • Dylan McIlrath, Dan Boyle, Raphael Diaz, Chris Summers, Brady Skjei, Keith Yandle.

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