2006–07 New York Rangers season

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2006–07 New York Rangers
Division3rd Atlantic
Conference6th Eastern
2006–07 record42–30–10
Home record21–15–5
Road record21–15–5
Goals for242
Goals against216
Team information
General ManagerGlen Sather
CoachTom Renney
CaptainJaromir Jagr
Alternate captainsBrendan Shanahan
Martin Straka
ArenaMadison Square Garden
Average attendance18,200
Team leaders
GoalsJaromir Jagr (30)
AssistsJaromir Jagr (66)
PointsJaromir Jagr (96)
Penalties in minutesSean Avery (174)
Plus/minusMarek Malik (+32)
WinsHenrik Lundqvist (37)
Goals against averageHenrik Lundqvist (2.34)

The 2006–07 New York Rangers season was the National Hockey League franchise's 80th season of play and their 81st season overall.

Regular season[change | change source]

Season standings[change | change source]

Atlantic Division
No. CR GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 2 New Jersey Devils 82 49 24 9 216 201 107
2 5 Pittsburgh Penguins 82 47 24 11 277 246 105
3 6 New York Rangers 82 42 30 10 242 216 94
4 8 New York Islanders 82 40 30 12 248 240 92
5 15 Philadelphia Flyers 82 22 48 12 214 303 56

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Note: No. = Division rank, CR = Conference rank, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Eastern Conference[2]
R Div GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 P - Buffalo Sabres NE 82 53 22 7 308 242 113
2 Y - New Jersey Devils AT 82 49 24 9 216 201 107
3 Y - Atlanta Thrashers SE 82 43 28 11 246 245 97
4 X - Ottawa Senators NE 82 48 25 9 288 222 105
5 X - Pittsburgh Penguins AT 82 47 24 11 277 246 105
6 X - New York Rangers AT 82 42 30 10 242 216 94
7 X - Tampa Bay Lightning SE 82 44 33 5 253 261 93
8 X - New York Islanders AT 82 40 30 12 248 240 92
8.5
9 Toronto Maple Leafs NE 82 40 31 11 258 269 91
10 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 42 34 6 245 256 90
11 Carolina Hurricanes SE 82 40 34 8 241 253 88
12 Florida Panthers SE 82 35 31 16 247 257 86
13 Boston Bruins NE 82 35 41 6 219 289 76
14 Washington Capitals SE 82 28 40 14 235 286 70
15 Philadelphia Flyers AT 82 22 48 12 214 303 56
Divisions: AT – Atlantic, NE – Northeast, SE – Southeast

P- Clinched Presidents Trophy; Y- Clinched Division; X- Clinched Playoff spot


Schedule and results[change | change source]

2006–07 Game Log

Playoffs[change | change source]

The New York Rangers ended the 2006–07 regular season as the Eastern Conference's sixth seed.

Key:      Win      Loss

2007 Stanley Cup playoffs

Player statistics[change | change source]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Henrik Lundqvist 70 4109 37 22 8 160 2.34 1927 .917 5 0 0 0
Kevin Weekes 14 761 4 6 2 43 3.39 355 .879 0 0 0 0
Steve Valiquette 3 115 1 2 0 6 3.13 45 .867 0 0 0 0
Goaltenders
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Henrik Lundqvist 10 637 6 4 22 2.07 291 .924 1 0 0 0

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.

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Awards and records[change | change source]

Team specific awards[change | change source]

Milestones[change | change source]

Regular Season
Name Milestone Reached
Brendan Shanahan 600 Career Goals October 5, 2006
Jaromir Jagr 600 Career Goals November 19, 2006
Jaromir Jagr 602 Career Goals November 21, 2006, passed Jari Kurri for most goals by a European born player
Jaromir Jagr 1,500 Career Points February 10, 2007

Transactions[change | change source]

Trades[change | change source]

July 19, 2006 To New York Rangers
Adam Hall
To Nashville Predators
Dominic Moore
November 21, 2006 To New York Rangers
Brad Isbister
To Carolina Hurricanes
Jakub Petruzalek
Conditional pick in 2008
February 5, 2007 To New York Rangers
Sean Avery
John Seymour
To Los Angeles Kings
Jason Ward
Marc-Andre Cliche
Jan Marek
February 9, 2007 To New York Rangers
Pascal Dupuis
To Minnesota Wild
Adam Hall
February 27, 2007 To New York Rangers
Alex Bourret
To Atlanta Thrashers
Pascal Dupuis
3rd round pick in 2007
February 27, 2007 To New York Rangers
Paul Mara
To Boston Bruins
Aaron Ward

Free agents acquired[change | change source]

Player Former Team
F Matt Cullen Carolina Hurricanes
D Aaron Ward Carolina Hurricanes
F Brendan Shanahan Detroit Red Wings

Free agents lost[change | change source]

Player New Team
F Steve Rucchin Atlanta Thrashers
D Tom Poti New York Islanders
D Martin Grenier Philadelphia Flyers
F Martin Rucinsky St. Louis Blues
F Petr Sykora Edmonton Oilers

Received from waivers[change | change source]

Player Former Team
F Jason Krog Atlanta Thrashers

Waiver losses[change | change source]

Player New Team
F Jason Krog Atlanta Thrashers

Draft picks[change | change source]

New York's picks at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the General Motors Place.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 21 Bob Sanguinetti D  United States Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
2 54 Artem Anisimov C  Russia Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (Russia)
3 84 Ryan Hillier LW  Canada Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
4 104 David Kveton RW  Czech Republic HC Vsetín (Czech Republic)
5 137 Tomas Zaborsky LW  Slovakia Dukla Trenčín (Slovak Extraliga)
6 174 Eric Hunter C  Canada Prince George Cougars (WHL)
7 204 Lukas Zeliska C  Slovakia Oceláři Třinec Jr. (Czech Jr.)

Roster[change | change source]

2006–07 New York Rangers Roster

Goaltenders:

30 Lundqvist 40 Valiquette 80 Weekes 

Defensemen

3 Rozsíval 8 Malik 22 Pock 23 Rachunek 24 Ozolinsh 27 Mara 34 Strudwick 46 Girardi 51 Tyutin 55 Liffiton 

Forwards

5 Cullen 10 Dawes 14 Shanahan 15 Isbister 16 Avery 19 Betts 25 Prucha 28 Orr 38 Immonen 41 Ortmeyer 43 Callahan 44 Hollweg 54 Dubinsky 68 Jagr 81 Hossa 82 Straka 92 Nylander 

General ManagerGlen Sather •  CoachTom Renney

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al. (eds.). THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 157. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0.
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  3. "2006-07 New York Rangers". hockeydb.com. Archived from the original on 10 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02.
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  5. Rangers Rookie of the Year – accessed May 7, 2007 Archived April 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. Ceil Saidel Memorial Award – accessed May 7, 2007 Archived April 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
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  10. Rangers MVP Award – accessed May 7, 2007 Archived April 17, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  11. Players' Player Award – accessed May 7, 2007 Archived December 9, 2006, at the Wayback Machine