The Rangers have locked up another of their important restricted free agents, agreeing to terms on a two-year contract with winger Carl Hagelin
Ryane Clowe's return to the New York Rangers' lineup was short-lived, as he was forced from Game 5 of the team's Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Washington Capitals on Friday night with another unspecified injury.
Injured New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal will miss Game 5 on Friday with an eye injury after making a brief comeback in Game 3 following a two-month absence from the lineup.
Buffalo's Patrick Kaleta has been suspended for five games for his hit on New York Rangers forward Brad Richards, the league announced Monday evening.
Sidelined for almost a month, forward Brandon Dubinsky returned to the Rangers lineup for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Devils on Wednesday.
Feisty Rangers winger Sean Avery confirmed that Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called him a homophobic slur during the first period of the bitter preseason contest.