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Michael Grabner | Winger | #40

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (14) / VAN
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Michael Grabner scored a pair of goals in Monday's 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Grabner's first goal cut New York's deficit to 2-1. His second tally of the night was the insurance marker (5-3). The Rangers forward finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two penalty minutes and three shots on goal in 14:40 of ice time. Grabner is up to seven goals and one assist in 16 games this season. Kevin Shattenkirk, Chris Kreider and Pavel Buchnevich also found the back of the net for New York. Nov 6 - 9:57 PM

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Michael Grabner found the back of the net in the Rangers' 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

It was Grabner's first goal and second point in seven contests this season. He managed to score 27 goals last season, but he's not a safe bet to finish close to that mark again in 2017-18.
Source: NY Post
Oct 18 - 5:20 AM

Michael Grabner could be an attractive option for the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

Jesper Fast had hip surgery on Monday, so that will probably take him out of the equation for the NHL's newest franchise. The Rangers could expose Oscar Lindberg and Antti Raanta as well, which would give Vegas some solid players to choose from later this month.
Source: NY Post
Jun 6 - 11:15 AM

Michael Grabner recorded an assist in the Rangers' 4-1 win in Game 4 Thursday night.

With that Grabner is on a three-game point streak. He has four goals and five points in 10 playoff games.
May 5 - 10:40 AM

Michael Grabner scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators.

Grabner recovered a puck behind the Senators net, and he was able to slide it into the goal because Craig Anderson was caught out of position. The goal gave the Rangers a 2-0 lead at the time and they never looked back. Grabner now has four goals and a plus-1 rating in nine games during the postseason. The Rangers trail 2-1 in the best-of-seven series with Game 4 going Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
May 2 - 10:59 PM

Michael Grabner scored a goal in Friday's 4-3 OT loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Grabner pounced on a Canadiens turnover at his team's blue line before beating Carey Price with a fantastic breakaway move. The Rangers had a 3-2 lead in the final minute of regulation, but they gave up a goal to Tomas Plekanec with just 17 seconds remaining. The Rangers were badly outplayed for most of the overtime period and they eventually gave up the winning goal to Alex Radulov. Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello scored New York's other two goals in the loss. Grabner has two goals in two games this postseason. The series will now shift back to New York tied 1-1.
Apr 14 - 11:18 PM

Michael Grabner found the back of the net in the Rangers' 2-0 win against Montreal in Game 1 Wednesday night.

Grabner had a cold finish to the regular season with a goal and four points in his final 22 contests. This was his 18th career playoff contest and his third career postseason goal.
Apr 13 - 10:27 AM

Michael Grabner has only one goal in his last 16 games.

The veteran was put back on a line with J.T. Miller and Kevin Hayes but that did not break the streak. Amazingly enough, Grabner continues to lead the Rangers with 27 goals but they sure would like him to start scoring again. He did have two breakaways in the game but the speedy winger failed to convert.
Mar 26 - 9:33 AM

Rangers forward Michael Grabner notched an unassisted goal in New York's 3-2 loss Monday night to the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning.

The goal, which tied the game at 2-2 at 10:22 of the second period, was Grabner's 27th of the season. Rangers defenseman Steven Kampfer opened the scoring at 5:53 of the first period with his first goal. Mats Zuccarello picked up his 36th assist of the season on the Kampfer goal.
Mar 13 - 10:50 PM

Michael Grabner picked up a pair of assists in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

This was Grabner's first time back in the lineup after missing five games with a hip injury. He helped set up goals by Ryan McDonagh (shorthanded) and Kevin Hayes. Grabner has 26 goals and 12 assists in 63 games.
Mar 13 - 11:31 AM

Michael Grabner is expected to be back in the lineup Sunday after missing five games with a hip injury.

Grabner practiced on Saturday and looks to be ready to go. He has been one of the big surprises in the NHL this season with 26 goals, 25 coming at even strength. His speed will definitely help the Rangers as it keeps opposing defensemen on their heels. He practiced with Kevin Hayes and J.T. Miller. Put him back in your lineup if you normally would.
Source: NY Post
Mar 12 - 10:03 AM

Michael Grabner (hip) will remain on the sidelines Thursday when New York visits the Hurricanes.

It will be the fifth straight he has missed with a hip injury. Grabner has been a great addition to the Rangers this year with 26 goals and 36 points in 62 matches.
Mar 9 - 5:06 PM

Michael Grabner (hip) is on the mend, but he won't return Monday.

"It's getting there," said Grabner after he skated hard during the morning session. "We'll see how it feels later today, and then (skate) tomorrow. I've got to get skates in when I can." This will be the third game he will sit because of a sore hip/oblique muscle injury.
Mar 6 - 3:34 PM

Michael Grabner is expected to travel with the Rangers to Florida but won't play against Tampa Bay on Monday.

Which offers three other opportunities to return to the lineup while the Rangers go on a week-long road trip. He's considered day-to-day for now, and his traveling with the team is a great sign that he's readying to return.
Mar 5 - 4:06 PM

Michael Grabner (hip) could join the New York Rangers on their upcoming four game road trip.

Grabner has missed the last two games with the hip injury. He has been a great pick up this season as he has 26 goals and 36 points in 62 games after a nine goal, 18 point effort last season in Toronto. Consider him day-to-day.
Source: NY Post
Mar 5 - 8:42 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3David Desharnais
4Boo Nieves
LW1Chris Kreider
2Rick Nash
3Jimmy Vesey
4Michael Grabner
5Ryan Gropp
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2J.T. Miller
3Pavel Buchnevich
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Brady Skjei
4Brendan Smith
5Marc Staal
6Nick Holden
7Steven Kampfer
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Ondrej Pavelec