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Rangers Agree to Terms with Defenseman Matthew Robertson

Rangers' second-round pick in 2019 NHL Entry Draft signs entry-level contract

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Matthew Robertson on an entry-level contract.

Robertson, 18, has skated in three games with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League (WHL) this season. He has skated in 129 career WHL games over parts of four seasons (2016-17 - 2019-20), all with Edmonton, registering 14 goals and 44 assists for 58 points, along with 74 penalty minutes. Over the last two seasons (2017-18 and 2018-19), Robertson was tied for second among WHL defensemen in their U18 season or younger in goals (14), and he also ranked fourth among WHL defensemen in their U18 season or younger in assists (43) and points (57). Last season, Robertson tallied 33 points (seven goals, 26 assists) and posted a plus-18 rating in 52 games with the Oil Kings. He established WHL career-highs in several categories in 2018-19, including assists, points, and plus/minus rating, and tied his WHL career-high in goals.

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Rangers Acquire Ebert and 4th-Round Pick in 2021 Draft for Namestnikov

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NEW YORK, October 7, 2019 - The New York Rangers announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Nick Ebert and a fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Vladislav Namestnikov.

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Rangers Agree to Terms with Micheal Haley

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has agreed to terms with forward Micheal Haley.

Haley, 33, skated in five of the Rangers' six preseason games this year while attending Training Camp on a Professional Tryout (PTO). He registered one goal and 19 penalty minutes in the preseason this year, and he tied for fifth in the NHL in penalty minutes in the 2019 preseason.

The 5-11, 202-pounder has skated in 248 career NHL games over parts of nine seasons (2009-10 - 2012-13; 2014-15 - 2018-19) with the Islanders, Rangers, San Jose, and Florida, registering 10 goals and 21 assists for 31 points, along with 637 penalty minutes. Since the start of the 2014-15 season, Haley ranks second in the NHL in major penalties (52), and he also ranks second in the NHL (min. 100 games played) in penalty minutes per game (2:25) over the span. In addition, Haley led the NHL in penalty minutes in 2017-18 (212). He has been credited with 120 or more hits in two of the last three seasons. Haley skated in nine regular season games and two playoff games with the Rangers during the 2012-13 season.

Haley split last season between Florida and San Jose, and he registered six points (two goals, four assists) and 75 penalty minutes in 48 games. He tied for 12th in the NHL in major penalties (five) and he ranked fourth in the NHL (min. 40 games played) in penalty minutes per game (1:44) in 2018-19. Haley skated in 11 games during the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs while helping the Sharks advance to the Western Conference Final.

The Guelph, Ontario native was originally signed by the Islanders as an undrafted free agent on May 19, 2008.

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Rangers Reduce Roster By Eight

22 Players Remain on Roster

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has reduced its roster by eight players. Filip Chytil, Vitali Kravtsov, Vinni Lettieri, Ryan Lindgren, and Igor Shesterkin have all been assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). Boo Nieves will be placed on waivers with the purpose of being assigned to Hartford should he clear. In addition, Tarmo Reunanen has been loaned to Lukko in Liiga (Finnish Elite League). Joe Morrow has also been released from his Professional Tryout (PTO).

The Rangers have 22 players on their roster. The roster breakdown is listed below:

Forwards (13): Lias Andersson, Pavel Buchnevich, Jesper Fast, Micheal Haley, Brett Howden, Kaapo Kakko, Chris Kreider, Brendan Lemieux, Greg McKegg, Vladislav Namestnikov, Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, Mika Zibanejad

Defensemen (7): Tony DeAngelo, Adam Fox, Libor Hajek, Brady Skjei, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal, Jacob Trouba

Goaltenders (2): Alexandar Georgiev, Henrik Lundqvist

* Note - Yegor Rykov is injured

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Rangers Assign Steven Fogarty To Hartford

31 Players Remain in Training Camp

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has assigned Steven Fogarty to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

The Rangers have 31 players remaining in Training Camp. The roster breakdown is listed below:

Forwards (17): Lias Andersson, Pavel Buchnevich, Filip Chytil, Jesper Fast, Micheal Haley, Brett Howden, Kaapo Kakko, Vitali Kravtsov, Chris Kreider, Brendan Lemieux, Vinni Lettieri, Greg McKegg, Vladislav Namestnikov, Boo Nieves, Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, Mika Zibanejad

Defensemen (11): Tony DeAngelo, Adam Fox, Libor Hajek, Ryan Lindgren, Joe Morrow, Tarmo Reunanen, Yegor Rykov, Brady Skjei, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal, Jacob Trouba

Goaltenders (3): Alexandar Georgiev, Henrik Lundqvist, Igor Shesterkin
 

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Rangers Assign Danny O'Regan To Hartford

32 Players Remain in Training Camp

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team assigned Danny O'Regan to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

The Rangers have 32 players remaining in Training Camp. The roster breakdown is listed below:

Forwards (18): Lias Andersson, Pavel Buchnevich, Filip Chytil, Jesper Fast, Steven Fogarty, Micheal Haley, Brett Howden, Kaapo Kakko, Vitali Kravtsov, Chris Kreider, Brendan Lemieux, Vinni Lettieri, Greg McKegg, Vladislav Namestnikov, Boo Nieves, Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, Mika Zibanejad

Defensemen (11): Tony DeAngelo, Adam Fox, Libor Hajek, Ryan Lindgren, Joe Morrow, Tarmo Reunanen, Yegor Rykov, Brady Skjei, Brendan Smith, Marc Staal, Jacob Trouba

Goaltenders (3): Alexandar Georgiev, Henrik Lundqvist, Igor Shesterkin

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Rangers Trim Training Camp Roster By Four

32 Players Remain in Training Camp

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has trimmed its Training Camp roster by four players. Phillip Di Giuseppe, Adam Huska, and Tarmo Reunanen have all been assigned to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, Matthew Robertson has been assigned to his junior team, the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

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Rangers Reduce Training Camp Roster By Five

36 Players Remain in Training Camp

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The New York Rangers announced today that the team has reduced its Training Camp roster by five players, as Connor Brickley, Sean Day, Tim Gettinger, Nick Jones, and Dawson Leedahl have all been assigned to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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Rangers Trim Training Camp Roster by Four

41 Players Remain in Training Camp

by New York Rangers @NYRangers

The New York Rangers announced today that the team has trimmed its Training Camp roster by four players, as Gabriel Fontaine, Mason Geertsen, Joey Keane, and Patrick Newell have all been assigned to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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Rangers Reduce Training Camp Roster By Four

45 Players Remain in Training Camp

by New York Rangers @NYRangers

The New York Rangers announced today that the team has reduced its Training Camp roster by four players, as Brandon Crawley, Jake Elmer, Vincent LoVerde, and Darren Raddysh have all been assigned to Training Camp with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL).

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