Stanley Cup Final
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: Tallied two points (1 G, 1 A) in Game 3 at TBL - Leads NHL defensemen in goals (seven), assists (19), and points (26) in postseason action since the start of the 2014 Playoffs - Has notched four points (1 G, 3 A) in the last four games and five points (2 G, 3 A) in the last six games 2015 PLAYOFFS - Is tied for third in the NHL in GWG (two), ranks fourth in blocked shots (38), and is tied for fifth in takeaways (12) - Leads NHL defensemen in takeaways, is tied for first in goals (three), GWG, and PPG (two), and is tied for third in points (nine) and PPP (three) - Leads the Rangers in average ice time (24:20) and GWG, is tied for the team lead in PPG (two), ranks second in blocked shots and takeaways, is tied for second in assists (six), ranks third in points, is tied for third in plus/minus rating (plus-three), ranks fourth in PPP, and is tied for fourth in goals FIRST ROUND VS. PIT - Tied for first among all skaters - and led all defensemen - in points (four)
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

I look forward to the process, the battle, the pain, the fun, the journey.  It's going to be a long one but it's going to be a lot of fun. If you think there is no pain coming, there is pain coming.

— Mike Babcock, introduced as coach of the Toronto on Thursday, had a warning for fans