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MATT GILROY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gilroy earning coach’s trust, more ice time

Source: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images North America Matt Gilroy may not be the most complete defensemen. In fact, he isn’t a top-four defenseman at all. But this isn’t the same Matt Gilroy that came to the Rangers after college and was immediately exploited for not being NHL ready. Gilroy has some NHL experience under his belt now and it’s showing, as Torts has been playing...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Sign Gilroy to NHL Contract

Larry Brooks at the NY Post reports that the Rangers have signed Matt Gilroy to a $650,000, one-year deal. Gilroy has 6g, 9a in 34 games with the Whale this season and is a -16. ...nothing wrong with a little depth on the blueline. ...while he has been horrific defensively with the Whale this season, he could be used if the Rangers power play faulters again this year...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers, Gilroy agree to terms

Per Larry Brooks, the Rangers have agreed to terms with defenseman Matt Gilroy. The contract is believed to be for one year at $650,000. We noted that Gilroy adds some much-needed depth and flexibility to the Rangers blue line, and was number two on the list of things we can expect the Rangers can do with business operating as usual. Tweet
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gaborik, Kreider Make First Appearance at Camp

Joining the workouts today are @martybiron43, @mgaborik10, @chriskreider and Matt Gilroy — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 9, 2013 Here's the glorious proof of Kreider's camp presence (via NY Rangers)... ...with the way Kreider has played for the Whale this season, I'm assuming he couldn't get to Rangers camp quick enough. ...no shock...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Kreider, Gilroy at camp as only CT participants, for now

Per Jim Cerny, both Chris Kreider and Matt Gilroy are skating at “camp” today. While Kreider was an expected Whale camp invitee, Gilroy’s status was always a bit up in the air. With his inclusion in camp, two things are assumed: 1) Gilroy will likely get an NHL contract when the league resumes business as usual on Sunday (this could be dependent on how he performs at camp...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Whale Agree to Terms with Defenseman Matt Gilroy

HARTFORD, October 7, 2012: Connecticut Whale general manager Jim Schoenfeld announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Matt Gilroy on an American Hockey League contract. Gilroy, who was the 2008-09 Hobey Baker Award winner as a senior at Boston University, has skated in 194 NHL games during his three years as a pro, with the New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Defenseman Gilroy back in the Rangers’ Organization

When it comes to the New York Rangers' defensive corps, the team seems set for the forseeable future. On Broadway, the Blueshirts have the likes of Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, and Marc Staal. Down on the farm or in juniors, the team has a group of solid defensive prospects. Yesterday, a former Rangers' defenseman jumped back into the fold in Matt Gilroy. Yesterday on Twitter...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Gilroy Signs With Connecticut Whale

According to Rangers beat writer Steve Zipay, Matt Gilroy is returning to the organization...sort of.   LongIsland native----and former Ranger defenseman---Matt Gilroy has agreed to deal with AHL Whale — Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) October 5, 2012 Gilroy is an unrestricted free agent, so whether he is simply coming closer to home during the lockout or whether...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Gilroy Signs With Whale

LongIsland native----and former Ranger defenseman---Matt Gilroy has agreed to deal with AHL Whale— Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) October 5, 2012 ...can you say insurance if the Rangers can't re-sign Del Zotto? ...while Gilroy wasn't terrible during his time with the Rangers, actually, one could argue he was their best defenseman against the Capitals in playoffs back...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut adds familiar face, signs Matt Gilroy

Welcome back Matt Gilroy to the New York Rangers organization. Recognizing that they are (very) thin on defense, CT GM Jim Schoenfeld turned to a familiar face by signing the former Ranger defenseman (per Larry Brooks). Matt Gilroy has signed AHL contract with Whale. Prodigal free agent D presumably will sign with Rangers when lockout ends. What Brooks adds there is an interesting...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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