For years and years and years, the Rangers essentially bribed free agents to come to New York with bloated contract offers in reverse auctions in which the organization sold its soul as the highest bidder. Saturday, the world spun 180 degrees when Kevin Shattenkirk, a New Rochelle native and resident who always dreamed of wearing...
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- Rangers make enormous splash with discount Kevin Shattenkirk
By Larry Brooks - Saturday Jul 1, 2017
- This wasn’t the homecoming Kevin Shattenkirk envisioned
By Brett Cyrgalis - Friday Oct 6, 2017
It was a bittersweet return home for Kevin Shattenkirk, as the kid from New Rochelle who grew up rooting for the Rangers made his debut for the Blueshirts during their season-opening 4-2 loss to the Avalanche on Thursday night at the Garden. “I think the result still stings right now,” Shattenkirk said after he finished...
- Kevin Shattenkirk explains other reason he signed with Rangers
By Brett Cyrgalis - Tuesday Jul 18, 2017
If it was clear that Kevin Shattenkirk wanted to come play for the Rangers, maybe it wasn’t clear just how confident he was about their chance to win a Stanley Cup. The 28-year-old defenseman from New Rochelle signed his four-year, $26.6 million contract as a free agent on July 1, carrying an annual salary-cap hit...
- The rise and sad fall of Craig Carton
By Lia Eustachewich - Wednesday Sep 6, 2017
Craig Carton’s lucrative career on the airwaves began 26 years ago — long before he became one half of the much-listened-to “Boomer & Carton” show and faced federal fraud charges stemming from millions of dollars in crushing gambling debt. The New Rochelle-born personality became a broadcaster in 1991 at WGR Radio in Buffalo, then zigzagged...