2010–11 New York Rangers · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Glen Sather
Coach John Tortorella
Captain Chris Drury
Alternate captains TBD
Arena Madison Square Garden
Team Leaders
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The 2010–11 New York Rangers season is the New York Rangers' 84th season in the National Hockey League.



On June 17, the New York Rangers announced that they will be playing six games in the pre-season. There will be three sets of home-and-home series against the New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings, and the Ottawa Senators.[1]

Regular seasonEdit


The New York Rangers will attempt to make the playoffs after missing the playoffs last season, the first time since the lockout.

Schedule and resultsEdit


Regular seasonEdit

2010-11 Game Log: 0-0-0, 0 Points (Home: 0-0-0; Road: 0-0-0)

Player statsEdit


Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM


Note:  Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Regular season

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Rangers. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Rangers only.

Awards and recordsEdit


Regular Season
Player Award Reached



Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached


The Rangers have been involved in the following transactions during the 2010–11 season.


May 25, 2010[2] To New York Islanders

6th-round pick in 2010

To New York Rangers

Jyri Niemi

June 26, 2010[3] To Carolina Hurricanes

Bobby Sanguinetti

To New York Rangers

6th-round pick in 2010
2nd-round pick in 2011

July 9, 2010[4] To Anaheim Ducks

Aaron Voros
Ryan Hillier

To New York Rangers

Steve Eminger

July 19, 2010[5] To Anaheim Ducks

Tomas Zaborsky

To New York Rangers

Matt McCue

August 2, 2010[6] To Atlanta Thrashers

Donald Brashear
Patrick Rissmiller

To New York Rangers

Todd White

Free agents acquiredEdit

Player Former team Contract terms
Mats Zuccarello Aasen[7] MODO Hockey 2 years, $1.8 million
Martin Biron[8] New York Islanders 2 years, $1.75 million
Derek Boogaard[9] Minnesota Wild 4 years, $6.5 million
Jeremy Williams[10] Grand Rapids Griffins 1 year, $515,000
Alexander Frolov[11] Los Angeles Kings 1 year, $3 million

Free agents lostEdit

Player New team Contract terms
Ilkka Heikkinen[12] HC Sibir Novosibirsk 1 year
P.A. Parenteau[13] New York Islanders 1 year, $600,000
Jody Shelley[14] Philadelphia Flyers 3 years, $3.3 million
Alex Auld[15] Montreal Canadiens 1 year, $1 million
Olli Jokinen[16] Calgary Flames 2 years, $6 million
Corey Locke[17] Ottawa Senators 2 years, $1.1 million
Corey Potter[18] Pittsburgh Penguins 1 year, $500,000
Steve Valiquette[19] HC CSKA Moscow 1 year

Claimed via WaiversEdit

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via WaiversEdit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via retirementEdit


Player SigningsEdit

Player Contract terms
Jyri Niemi[20] 3 years, $1.86 million entry-level contract
Dane Byers[21] 1 year, $500,000
Kris Newbury[22] 2 years, $1.025 million
Derek Stepan[23] 3 years, $2.4625 million entry-level contract
Erik Christensen[24] 2 years, $1.85 million
Vaclav Prospal[25] 1 year, $2.1 million
Brandon Prust[26] 2 years, $1.6 million
Ryan McDonagh[27] 3 years, $3.9 million entry-level contract
Dan Girardi[28] 4 years, $13.3 million
Brodie Dupont[29] 1 year, $500,000
Mike Sauer[30] 1 year, $500,000


Updated April 13, 2010.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
42 Flag of Russia Anisimov, ArtemArtem Anisimov

C L 32 2006 Yaroslavl, Soviet Union
31 Flag of Canada.svg Auld, AlexAlex Auld

G L 39 2010 Cold Lake, Alberta
16 Flag of Canada.svg Avery, SeanSean Avery

LW L 40 2009 North York, Ontario
22 Flag of the United States Boyle, BrianBrian Boyle

C L 35 2009 Hingham, Massachusetts
24 Flag of the United States Callahan, RyanRyan Callahan


RW R 35 2004 Rochester, New York
26 Flag of Canada.svg Christensen, ErikErik Christensen

C L 36 2009 Edmonton, Alberta
4 Flag of Canada.svg Del Zotto, MichaelMichael Del Zotto

D L 30 2008 Stouffville, Ontario
23 Flag of the United States Drury, ChrisChris Drury


C R 43 2007 Trumbull, Connecticut
17 Flag of the United States Dubinsky, BrandonBrandon Dubinsky

C/LW L 34 2004 Anchorage, Alaska
25 Flag of Sweden Eriksson, AndersAnders Eriksson

D L 45 2010 Bollnäs, Sweden
10 Flag of Slovakia Gaborik, MarianMarian Gaborik

RW L 38 2009 Trenčín, Czechoslovakia
97 Flag of the United States Gilroy, MattMatt Gilroy

D R 35 2009 North Bellmore, New York
5 Flag of Canada.svg Girardi, DanielDaniel Girardi

D R 36 2006 Welland, Ontario
12 Flag of Finland Jokinen, OlliOlli Jokinen

C L 41 2010 Kuopio, Finland
81 Flag of Russia Lisin, EnverEnver Lisin

W L 34 2009 Moscow, Soviet Union
30 Flag of Sweden Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik Lundqvist

G L 38 2000 Åre, Sweden
38 Flag of Canada.svg Parenteau, P.A.P.A. Parenteau

LW R 37 2007 Hull, Quebec
20 Flag of the Czech Republic Prospal, VaclavVaclav Prospal


LW/C L 45 2009 České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
8 Flag of Canada.svg Prust, BrandonBrandon Prust

LW L 36 2010 London, Ontario
6 Flag of Canada.svg Redden, WadeWade Redden

D L 43 2008 Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
33 Flag of the Czech Republic Rozsival, MichalMichal Rozsival

D R 41 2005 Vlašim, Czechoslovakia
45 Flag of Canada.svg Shelley, JodyJody Shelley

LW L 44 2010 Thompson, Manitoba
18 Flag of Canada.svg Staal, MarcMarc Staal

D L 33 2005 Thunder Bay, Ontario
34 Flag of Canada.svg Voros, AaronAaron Voros

LW L 39 2008 Vancouver, British Columbia
32 Flag of Canada.svg Weise, DaleDale Weise

RW R 31 2008 Winnipeg, Manitoba


New York Rangers staff
Executive Operations  

Hockey Operations


Scouting Staff

Draft picksEdit

New York's picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, California.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 10 Dylan McIlrath D Flag of Canada.svg Canada Moose Jaw Warriors (Western Hockey League)
2 40 Christian Thomas RW Flag of Canada.svg Canada Oshawa Generals (Ontario Hockey League)
4 100 Andrew Yogan C/LW Flag of the United States United States Erie Otters (Ontario Hockey League)
5 130 Jason Wilson RW Flag of Canada.svg Canada Owen Sound Attack (Ontario Hockey League)
6 157 (from Carolina) Jesper Fasth RW Flag of Sweden Sweden HV71 Jr. (Sweden Jr.)
7 190 Randy McNaught F Flag of Canada.svg Canada Saskatoon Blades (Western Hockey League)

See alsoEdit

Farm teamsEdit

Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)Edit

The 2010–11 season will be the 14th season of AHL hockey for the franchise.

Greenville Road Warriors (ECHL)Edit

The 2010–11 season will be the 1st season of affiliation for the Rangers and the Road Warriors.


External linksEdit

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