1:02 AM EDT, Mon May 30, 2016

Rangers player evaluations — Mats Zuccarello

I admit, I was probably too hard on Mats Zuccarello throughout the season based on what he went through during the previous off-season. You know, after being hit in the head by a Ryan McDonagh shot during the clinching game against Pittsburgh a year ago, Zuccarello was hospitalized with skull and brain injuries, losing, for [...] The post Rangers player evaluations — Mats Zuccarello appeared first on Rangers Report.

2016 World Championships: Dahm gets the shutout as Denmark beats Norway

Despite taking entirely too many penalties, Denmark shuts out Norway with convincing performances from Dahm and Nicklas Jensen. The game started well for Denmark, with the Hansen-Eller-Ehlers line caming out strong, as expected. Eller made a great pass to Jannik Hansen, but the shot went off the post. At 7:23, Eller took the first penalty of the game, but Sabastian Dahm held strong and the penalty kill held Norway off the board. Dahm made some really stellar saves to keep it a 0-0 game, before Mats Zuccarello took Norway's first penalty. Denmark created some good chances, but were...
Blueshirt Banter May 4, 2016

Zuccarello's plea to play in World Cup; Latest from the Banter

Today's New York Rangers notes. Another slow day for Rangers news yesterday, as it is expected that nothing major will happen between now and the draft, but we can keep our fingers crossed for now. So as I searched and searched for something new to bring everyone this morning, nothing on the internet suggested a Tanner Glass trade or a Pavel Buchnevich ELC signing, but I did find something sort of/kind of cool. In an interview with what looks like a Norwegian sports broadcasting group, Mats Zuccarello discusses how he had to convince the Rangers front office to let him play in the...
Five For Howling May 3, 2016

Max Domi embodies the Masterton Trophy, even without becoming a finalist

Max Domi may not have been a finalist this year, but he is a finalist in our hearts. Max Domi is a special player, we all know that. On the ice he is dynamic, fierce and loyal. He won't let anyone take advantage of his teammates, even if it means missing a game with a suspension. Max Domi is quickly becoming a favorite in the Valley, and will be for a long time. It's only fitting therefore that Max Domi was Arizona's nominee for the Masterton Trophy this season. And even if he was unable to beat out Jaromir Jagr, Mats Zuccarello, and Pascal Dupuis to be one of the three finalists, his...
Newsday May 1, 2016

Mats Zuccarello a finalist for Masterton Trophy

Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello, who suffered a fractured skull in last season's playoffs and briefly lost the ability to speak, was named one of three finalists for the Bill Masterton Trophy.
Blueshirt Banter May 1, 2016

Mats Zuccarello Named a Masterton Finalist

Zuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucc The NHL's press release: DUPUIS, JAGR AND ZUCCARELLO VOTED MASTERTON TROPHY FINALISTS NEW YORK (May 1, 2016) -- Forwards Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Jaromir Jagr of the Florida Panthers and Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded "to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey," the National Hockey League announced today. The local chapters of the Professional Hockey Writers Association...

Zuccarello a finalist for Masterton

As voted upon by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello is a finalist for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually for the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to the sport. The Panthers’ ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr and the Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis are the other finalists. The winner will be announced at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas on June 22. Zuccarello recovered from a brain contusion and small skull fracture suffered in Game 5 of the Rangers’ first-round...

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