Rick Carpiniello

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Lindy Ruff Reunites with Blueshirts

Lindy Ruff’s brief tenure as a Rangers defenseman was hardly memorable, his legs by then almost gone. But the way Ruff thought of the game made enough of an impression on then-Rangers coach Roger Neilson to start Ruff on a long coaching career. When Neilson was fired by the Rangers in 1992-93, he landed on […]

Rangers Flush With Cap Room After Huge Deal

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault said he expected changes, and now here they come. Eight days after the team announced it would buy out blue-blood defenseman Dan Girardi, another alternate captain and core-group stalwart is gone. Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton, heading into the NHL Entry Draft in Chicago, dealt Derek Stepan, along with valuable backup goalie […]