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John Davidson: Jeff Gorton and I left Rangers in ‘good shape’

John Davidson was not in Columbus to talk (much) about New York. But the once again president of the Blue Jackets did make it clear that he was not dismissed from his equivalent post with the Rangers as a result of a Jim Dolan temper tantrum arising from the Tom Wilson incident and its subsequent fallout.
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Jeff Gorton releases first statement since Rangers dismissal

Former New York Rangers General Manager, Jeff Gorton has released his first statement since his dismissal last week. “Working for the New York Rangers has been an opportunity and a privilege of a lifetime,” he wrote. “Personally, I want to thank the Ranger fans their passion and support.”. Jeff Gorton...
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Rangers in shambles with wild brawls vs. Capitals after firings of John Davidson, Jeff Gorton

It has been a rather eventful week for the New York Rangers, with a lot of it involving the Washington Capitals. Earlier in the week, Capitals forward and noted goon Tom Wilson ended Rangers star Artemi Panarin’s season with his bush league actions and also punched forward Pavel Buchnevich in the back of the head while he was down on the ice, but he wasn’t suspended and only received the max $5,000 fine. This led to New York releasing a harshly worded response to the decision, which was rather controversial.
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Canucks Should Hire Jeff Gorton to Replace Jim Benning

The New York Rangers announced they fired team president John Davidson and general manager (GM) Jeff Gorton on Wednesday. The firing of both comes as a shock to many since the Rangers have improved over the past few years. Former NHL player and long-time Rangers’ assistant general manager Chris Drury...
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New York Rangers fire GM Jeff Gorton, president John Davidson

May 5 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers fired general manager Jeff Gorton and president John Davidson and promoted Chris Drury to both roles effective immediately, the team announced Wednesday. "We want to thank J.D. and Jeff for their contributions to the organization," Rangers owner James Dolan said in a...
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Rangers fire John Davidson, Jeff Gorton in shocking move

A season of upheaval has now produced the ultimate day of upheaval for the Rangers. On Wednesday, in a shocking development, president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton were both dismissed by CEO Jim Dolan. The team announced that associate GM Chris Drury would assume both managerial responsibilities and remain in those roles going forward.
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Rangers Fire John Davidson, Jeff Gorton; Chris Drury Named President, GM

Two days after being eliminated from playoff contention, the New York Rangers made major changes to their front office, firing president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday. Associate general manager Chris Drury will take over as president and general manager, the club announced. TSN's Darren Dreger reported...

Rangers fire team president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton in shocking move

In a shocking turn of events, the New York Rangers fired team president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday. The news was first reported by Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and confirmed by the USA TODAY Network, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.
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Jim Dolan’s Rangers vision clashed with John Davidson, Jeff Gorton blueprint

This wasn’t as much about past performance as future intentions. This wasn’t at all about missing the playoffs this year but rather the possibility of missing them again next year and maybe the year after that while following a long and winding rebuild road. Information is at a premium when...