It’s a power play birthday! Birthday wishes go out to beloved Hall of Fame broadcaster Sam Rosen. The legendary voice of the New York Rangers, who has been the play-by-play announcer for the Blueshirts on MSG Network since 1984, turned 70 on Saturday.
The money isn’t what will raise expectations on Rangers center Mika Zibanejad. Whether you pay a player five cents or $50 million doesn’t make him better or worse. No, the expectations on Zibanejad being better and taking a step up in performance come from need. The Rangers and Zibanejad narrowly avoided salary arbitration Tuesday, agreeing […]
Regarded as the heir apparent to Derek Stepan as the Rangers top center, Mika Zibanejad now will be preparing to prove he’s worth every dollar of his newly-minted contract. Celebrating a five-year, $5.35 million annual pact, the 24-year-old Swede virtually bubbled over the prospects of his second season as a Blueshirt. “I’m super-happy,” Zibanejad exulted […]
Mika Zibanejad is staying in New York! The Rangers announced that they signed the 24-year-old center to a five-year deal worth an average $5.35 million per year. In his first season on Broadway, Zibanejad skated in 56 games, recording 14 goals and 23 assists for 37 points. He also had two goals and seven assists […]