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2006–07 New York Rangers
Division 3rd Atlantic
Conference 6th Eastern
2006–07 record 42–30–10
Home record 21–15–5
Road record 21–15–5
Goals for 242
Goals against 216
Team information
General Manager Glen Sather
Coach Tom Renney
Captain Jaromir Jagr
Alternate captains Brendan Shanahan
Martin Straka
Arena Madison Square Garden
Average attendance 18,200
Team leaders
Goals Jaromir Jagr (30)
Assists Jaromir Jagr (66)
Points Jaromir Jagr (96)
Penalties in minutes Sean Avery (174)
Plus/minus Marek Malik (+32)
Wins Henrik Lundqvist (37)
Goals against average Henrik 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

Season standings

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

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
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

2006–07 Game Log

Playoffs

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

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season
Player GP TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik Lundqvist 70 4109 37 22 8 160 2.34 1927 .917 5 0 0 0
Weekes, KevinKevin Weekes 14 761 4 6 2 43 3.39 355 .879 0 0 0 0
Valiquette, SteveSteve 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
Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik 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.

Awards and records

Team specific awards

  • Frank Boucher Trophy (to the "most popular player on and off the ice"): Henrik Lundqvist
  • Rookie of the Year: Daniel Girardi
  • Ceil Saidel Memorial Award ("for dedication to the organization on and off the ice"): Brendan Shanahan
  • Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award ("for the player that goes above and beyond the call of duty"): Jed Ortmeyer
  • Rangers Good Guy Award (for "cooperation with the media"): Brendan Shanahan
  • Lars-Erik Sjoberg Award (to the best rookie of training camp): Nigel Dawes and Brandon Dubinsky
  • Rangers Most Valuable Player: Henrik Lundqvist
  • Players' Player Award: Brendan Shanahan

Milestones

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

Trades

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

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

Free agents lost

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

Player Former Team
F Jason Krog Atlanta Thrashers

Waiver losses

Player New Team
F Jason Krog Atlanta Thrashers

Draft picks

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

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

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