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Ryan McDonagh

Ryan McDonagh  #27

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: June 13, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: MTL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
Last Game: Did not dress on Nov. 26 at TBL due to injury CAPTAIN MAC - Named the 27th captain in Rangers history on October 6; became the fourth-youngest captain in franchise history 2014-15 - Led the team in power play assists (two) and power play points (two), ranked second in average ice time (23:33), ranked third in blocked shots (14), was tied for third in shots on goal (22), and was tied for fourth in assists (three) at the time of his injury on Nov. 1 - Led team defensemen in assists and shots on goal and was tied for first among team defensemen in points (three) at the time of his injury MINUTEMAN - McDonagh has led the Rangers in ice time in 89 of his last 107 regular season and playoff games QUOTEBOOK "He embodies the core values that we feel a captain has to have. He is a great role model, he is one of our hardest working players, and probably the most important thing is the respect that he has in the dressing room and from coaches and management." - Alain Vigneault on McDonagh
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2010) Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Chris Higgins and Pavel Valentenko for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, June 30, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), October 9, 2012.
Quote of the Day

The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series