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Steve Eminger | Defenseman

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/31/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 202

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Steve Eminger has reached a preliminary agreement with Admiral Vladivostok of the KHL, according to CSN's Sarah Baicker.
Sport-Express is also reporting that Eminger is set to join the KHL expansion team. Eminger wasn't able to crack the top-six group of the New York Rangers on a regular basis, so it's not surprising that he was permitted to walk as a free agent. He had three assists and a plus-9 rating in 35 games last year. Mon, Aug 26, 2013 12:09:00 PM

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Steve Eminger will play in Sunday's contest against the Buffalo Sabres.

Matt Gilroy will take a seat tonight. However, Eminger will not have much fantasy impact during this 48-game shortened season.
Sun, Mar 3, 2013 11:29:00 AM

Steve Eminger acquitted himself well on New York's blueline Tuesday night in his first game back with the team following his conditioning stint in the minors.

He earned 20:33 of ice time and posted an assist in the Rangers' 4-3 loss to Winnipeg. The club is currently missing Ryan McDonagh and Michael Del Zotto due to injuries so the seldom-used Eminger got his chance to play heavy minutes for the first time this season. His previous high for ice time in 2013 was the 7:20 he played against Philadelphia back on Jan. 24.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 10:59:00 AM

Steve Eminger has returned from his AHL conditioning stint.

Eminger only played in four of the Rangers' first 12 games. He has no fantasy value.
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 05:36:00 PM

Steve Eminger has been sent down to the minors on a conditioning stint.

He has been a healthy scratch in eight of the team's 12 games this season. Eminger has watched the Rangers' past two games from the press box and he has averaged a mere 5:52 of ice time when he has gotten into the lineup. This type of reassignment has to get the blessing of the player and it can last for a maximum of 14 days.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 04:06:00 PM

Steve Eminger made his first appearance in the Rangers lineup during the 2013 season on Wednesday night.

He filled in for Stu Bickel, who moved up to forward on the fourth line, on the back end. Eminger played just over six minutes of ice time in New York's overtime win over Boston and finished with a plus-1 rating.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 10:33:00 AM

Steve Eminger has re-signed with the New York Rangers.

The deal is reportedly for one year at $750,000. Eminger was sitting as an unrestricted free agent after the 2011-12 campaign ended. He skated in 42 games with the Rangers last season, where he notched five points, 28 penalty minutes and 63 hits.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 04:54:00 PM

Steve Eminger will probably play in Game 6 after being a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

Eminger has participated in three playoff games, including two in the Eastern Conference Finals. He had two goals and five points in 42 regular season games.
Fri, May 25, 2012 01:34:00 PM

Steve Eminger skated as the team's seventh defenseman on Wednesday at practice.

He joined the team's regular six during the session, while Jeff Woywitka and John Scott skated with the other Black Aces. Eminger suited up in Game 1 of the Rangers second-round series against Washington, but has been scratched in six consecutive games since.
Wed, May 16, 2012 01:14:00 PM

As reported Saturday afternoon, Steve Eminger did in fact return to action in the Rangers' 3-1 win Saturday night.

He had been out of action with a sprained ankle since March 15th but was able to log 4:25 on the Rangers' fourth line in Saturday night's contest. Neeedless to say, Eminger will not have much fantasy impact during these playoffs.
Sun, Apr 29, 2012 09:29:00 AM

Steve Eminger (ankle) will play in Game 1 of the Rangers' second round series.

Eminger will play on the fourth line. This will be his first game since March 15.
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 02:51:00 PM

Steve Eminger put his injured ankle through a hard skate on Monday, but there's still no timetable for a return to the Rangers' lineup.

He had been resting it for a couple of weeks going into the playoffs, but insisted that it wasn't because he had suffered a setback. Eminger's sprained ankle has kept him out of action since Mar. 15.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 08:08:00 AM

Steve Eminger (ankle) has not been skating for the past couple of weeks, but he said it isn't because he suffered a setback.

"There was no setback but skating wasn't improving it," he said. "It wasn't like what I was doing out there was getting me into game shape. They thought if it was not doing anything, it was best to stop." Eminger believes he isn't far away from returning to action and should be considered day-to-day. He hasn't played since Mar. 15 because of a sprained ankle.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012 02:50:00 PM

Steve Eminger has been skating briefing for the past two days, as he recovers from a sprained ankle.

He skated for 20 minutes Tuesday and 10 on Monday on his own. "I'm taking it slowly," Eminger said. "It's an injury that doesn't allow you to rush yourself back. If you rush, you could get yourself in bad situations and hurt yourself more. It's better than yesterday but it's still baby steps." He has missed the past six games.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 08:12:00 AM

The Rangers revealed Tuesday that Steve Eminger has been bothered by a sprained right ankle.

The defenseman has been sidelined since the middle of the month and tonight’s contest at Minnesota will be the sixth he will have missed with the ailment. There is no prediction of when he will return. Eminger has played 42 games and is 2-3-5.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 01:41:00 PM

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