• Nils Lundkvist dilemma pushing Rangers to trade Tony DeAngelo

    Nils Lundkvist dilemma pushing Rangers to trade Tony DeAngelo

    Here is another reason, perhaps the most significant one, that the Rangers won’t be signing impending restricted free agent Tony DeAngelo to a multi-year contract and instead are seeking to trade the 24-year-old righty defenseman: That is because a contract of longer than one year for DeAngelo would all but ensure losing 20-year-old righty defenseman …
  • Chris Drury bows out of star-studded Panthers GM search

    Chris Drury bows out of star-studded Panthers GM search

    Chris Drury is a rising star who soon enough will be an NHL general manager. But it won’t be next season. Slap Shots has learned the Rangers’ assistant GM has withdrawn from consideration for the vacant spot in Florida following an initial interview with the Panthers’ upper management conducted the week of Aug. 16. The …
  • Rangers mailbag: What it would take to get Sabres’ Jack Eichel

    Rangers mailbag: What it would take to get Sabres’ Jack Eichel

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Rangers. What do you think it would take for the Rangers to pry an unhappy Jack Eichel from …
  • Alexis Lafreniere draws rave reviews as likely Rangers pick

    Alexis Lafreniere draws rave reviews as likely Rangers pick

    When looking for a read on the winner of the Mike Bossy Trophy that is awarded to the best professional prospect in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, it is not a bad idea to check in with Mike Bossy himself. And perhaps even more so when the recipient of the award, Alexis Lafreniere, is …
  • Rangers’ Draft lottery luck was almost hazardous to David Quinn

    Rangers’ Draft lottery luck was almost hazardous to David Quinn

    John Davidson couldn’t look at the television screen during the NHL draft lottery Monday night. But David Quinn did and it nearly landed him on the Rangers’ injured reserve. “I almost pulled a hamstring jumping out of my chair when I saw that ping pong ball shoot up that little shoot there,” the Rangers coach …
  • Henrik Lundqvist’s Rangers future hazy after ‘personal discussion’

    Henrik Lundqvist’s Rangers future hazy after ‘personal discussion’

    John Davidson didn’t wait long to begin one of the most important conversations facing the Rangers this offseason. When they got off the plane from Toronto last week, after getting swept by the Hurricanes in the Stanley Cup qualifiers, Davidson got together with Henrik Lundqvist for what the team president called a “personal discussion,” as …
  • Alexis Lafreniere lottery stunner shouldn’t nix Rangers’ plan

    Alexis Lafreniere lottery stunner shouldn’t nix Rangers’ plan

    First-overall pick to Edmonton in 2010. First-overall pick to Edmonton in 2011. First-overall pick to Edmonton in 2012. Seventh-overall pick to Edmonton in 2013. Third-overall pick to Edmonton in 2014. First-overall pick — who was Connor McDavid, by the way — to Edmonton in 2015. Fourth-overall pick to Edmonton in 2016. And do you know …
  • NHL Draft lottery blooper sparks Rangers conspiracy theory

    NHL Draft lottery blooper sparks Rangers conspiracy theory

    There might not be a frozen envelope involved, but conspiracy theories abounded after the Rangers won the NHL Draft lottery Monday night and with it the right to select consensus top pick, heralded Canadian left winger Alexis Lafreniere. The Rangers and the seven other teams eliminated from the NHL playoff qualifying round this past week …
  • Meet Alexis Lafreniere: Who Rangers will likely pick No. 1 in NHL Draft

    Meet Alexis Lafreniere: Who Rangers will likely pick No. 1 in NHL Draft

    The Rangers will have the chance to select a potential franchise cornerstone in Alex Lafreniere after winning the NHL draft lottery on Monday night. Lafreniere, 18, is a wunderkind Canadian winger expected to immediately make the jump to the NHL next season. He is known for his dazzling playmaking ability as well as his ability …
  • Rangers win NHL Draft lottery, Alexis Lafreniere sweepstakes

    Rangers win NHL Draft lottery, Alexis Lafreniere sweepstakes

    The Rangers didn’t make it too far in the NHL bubble, but they did come away with a big consolation prize — the right to select Alexis Lafreniere with the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. On Monday, the Blueshirts won the second phase of the draft lottery to secure the top pick …