Vitali Kravtsov

Rangers can’t wait for ‘all-world talent’ Vitali Kravtsov to return after spat

The Rangers do not seem to have given up on Vitali Kravtsov just yet. After signing the former first-round pick to a one-year deal reportedly worth $875,000 earlier this week, GM Chris Drury sounded positive about Kravtsov’s eventual future in New York in his end-of-season news conference on Wednesday. “We’re excited to have him back,” Drury said. “I don’t think we’ve ever wavered from our stance that he’s an all-world talent. Does a lot of things on the ice that a lot of people can’t. “Good size, his hockey sense is through the roof, as is his skill. So we’re excited to have...
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Rangers see both Kaapo Kakko and Vitali Kravtsov on team next season

New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury conducted his end of year meeting with the media on Wednesday. Several topics were covered, but the highlight of the call was addressing pending restricted free agent Kaapo Kakko. Right away, Drury wanted to put the bed all the drama surrounding the Game 6 scratch in the ECF by supporting Gerard Gallant’s decision.
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Rangers make Vitali Kravtsov signing official, plus sign Gustav Rydahl

The New York Rangers offseason signing continue as the club makes Vitali Kravtsov 1-year contract reported over the weekend official. In addition, the team also announced they’ve signed forward Gustav Rydahl to a 1-year deal. The 27 year-old was an undrafted free agent playing in the SHL. Terms of the deal per CapFriendly is a one-way contract for $750,000. He is waivers exempt.

Rangers give one-year extension to former top 10 pick Vitali Kravtsov

With the New York Rangers’ season now over, the team has gotten to work quickly on its business for the offseason. Sunday morning, their first move was revealed. Dan Milstein’s Gold Star Hockey announced that winger Vitali Kravtsov signed a one-year, one-way contract extension with the New York Rangers. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that the one-year deal carries an $875k cap hit, which is a decrease from the $925k cap hit he carried on his entry-level deal as a top-10 pick. CapFriendly notes that Kravtsov’s qualifying offer would have been $874,125, meaning this contract is an ever-so-slight raise on that figure.
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Report: Rangers Agree To One Year Contract With Vitali Kravtsov

After seeing their 2021-22 campaign come to a close last night, the Rangers’ focus has already turned to getting ready for the 2022-23 season. With a laundry list’s worth of decisions to be made before free agency begins on July 13th, Chris Drury has reportedly began the offseason with an internal signing:

Rangers re-sign Vitali Kravtsov to 1 year contract

Per Vince Mercogliano, the Rangers have re-signed Vitali Kravtsov to a one year contract. The contract shouldn’t be a surprise, as he was an RFA and re-signing him was always happening. Even if he gets traded following all that drama, it’s easier to trade a player under contract than one still pending a contract.

Vitali Kravtsov won’t join Rangers for playoff run as future plans are made

PHILADELPHIA — Vitali Kravtsov will not be joining the Blueshirts for their playoff run, The Post has learned, but the winger not only remains in good standing with the organization, but plans are being made to have him arrive in New York early this summer in order to get a head start on training camp for 2022-23. Sources report the determination was made following an amicable conversation between president-general manager Chris Drury and Kravtsov’s agent, Daniel Milstein. This essentially codifies the understanding between the parties early in the season when Kravtsov was given permission to join Traktor of the KHL after bolting North America in the wake of being assigned to the AHL Wolf Pack at the end of camp.