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Ryan McDonagh | Defenseman | #27

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/13/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 216
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (12) / MON
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Ryan McDonagh scored the game-winning goal in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
McDonagh also helped set up Rick Nash's power play goal in the first period. The Rangers captain logged almost 24 minutes of ice time in the preseason victory. McDonagh looks like he's in mid-season form already. He's coming off a season that saw him score six goals and 42 points in 77 games. Sep 25 - 9:51 PM

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Ryan McDonagh is excited to be paired with Kevin Shattenkirk in 2017-18.

They have had some experiences together with the United States on the international stage at the 2007 IIHF World Under-18 Championship, 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship, 2011 World Championship and the 2014 Sochi Olympics. "[He's] a guy that just wants to go out there and play well for his team and play [to] his strengths," said McDonagh. "Everyone knows the kind of player he is, and the things he can do with the puck are pretty impressive so it's going to be fun to see."
Jul 27 - 12:46 PM

Ryan McDonagh registered an assist in the Rangers' 4-1 win over Ottawa in Game 4 Thursday night.

McDonagh has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He's up to a goal and six points in 10 playoff contests. That assist was also his 40th career postseason point in 94 games.
May 5 - 10:31 AM

Ryan McDonagh scored a power play goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

The Rangers are now down 1-0 in the best-of-seven series. McDonagh gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead at the 7:10 mark of the second period, but Sens forward Ryan Dzingel responded just over 11 minutes later to tie the game at one. Unfortunately for New York, Sens defenseman Erik Karlsson scored a goal late in the third period (from a terrible angle) to give Ottawa the lead and the win. McDonagh finished the game with a minus-1 rating, two shots on goal and five hits in 28:21 of ice time. McDonagh has one goal and two assists in seven postseason games in 2017. Game 2 will be played in Ottawa on Saturday afternoon.
Apr 27 - 10:06 PM

Ryan McDonagh made sure the Rangers went into the playoffs on the right foot on Sunday night.

The captain scored a goal and an assist to notch a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh in the finale. McDonagh finishes the year with six goals and 42 points in 77 games this season.
Apr 9 - 11:42 PM

Ryan McDonagh returns to action on Sunday against the Penguins.

He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games this season along with 159 blocks.
Apr 9 - 5:57 PM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) could return to the Rangers lineup Sunday.

McDonagh has missed the last four games with the minor injury. He will play in Game 1 of the playoffs and could see action on Sunday to get his hockey legs back. He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games and if you think the Rangers are going deep into the post-season, he should be a fine choice in playoff pools.
Source: NY Post
Apr 9 - 8:54 AM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) fully participated in Friday's practice.

McDonagh has already been ruled out for Saturday's game, but it seems likely that he'll be playing in Game 1 of the first round. "[This break] has been good for everything," McDonagh said of his time on the sidelines. "Recharge the mind here, hopefully for a long run, and physically, for sure, letting the body heal up. We have enough time before the playoffs start that we’re able to get back out there and feel good on the ice." He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games this season.
Source: NY Post
Apr 8 - 10:23 AM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) won't play in Saturday's against Ottawa.

With their playoff matchup against Montreal locked up, it's not necessary for the Rangers to rush McDonagh back into the lineup. Don't be surprised if he misses Sunday's finale as well.
Apr 7 - 8:35 PM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) isn't likely to play on Saturday.

The good news is that McDonagh did participate in Friday's practice. He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games this season.
Apr 7 - 3:22 PM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) won't play Wednesday.

It will be the third straight he has missed with an undisclosed injury. McDonagh didn't skate on Tuesday morning and he is listed as day-to-day. He is expected to be ready for the playoffs even if he doesn't return before the end of the regular season.
Apr 4 - 1:42 PM

Coach Alain Vigneault said that Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) is close to a return.

McDonagh has missed the last two games but Vigneault stated that he is "real close to being 100 percent." McDonagh has five goals and 40 points this season, one ahead of fellow Ranger blueliner Brady Skjei.
Apr 3 - 9:29 AM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) will remain out of the lineup on Sunday against the Flyers.

Coach Alain Vigneault has already noted that the ailment is "nothing serious," which makes today's decision more precautionary. Expect the Rangers' Captain to return before the end of the regular season. He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games this season.
Apr 2 - 1:38 PM

Ryan McDonagh (undisclosed) will miss Friday's game.

McDonagh is considered day-to-day beyond that, but coach Alain Vigneault said that his condition was "nothing serious." He has five goals and 40 points in 76 games this season.
Mar 31 - 11:42 AM

Ryan McDonagh is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

McDonagh skipped Thursday's practice as a result and is considered day-to-day. That being said, there's still a good chance that he'll be in the lineup on Friday.
Mar 30 - 2:20 PM

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C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3J.T. Miller
4David Desharnais
5Cristoval Nieves
6Lias Andersson
7Vinni Lettieri
LW1Chris Kreider
2Michael Grabner
3Jimmy Vesey
4Matt Puempel
5Ryan Gropp
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Rick Nash
3Pavel Buchnevich
4Jesper Fast
5Malte Stromwall
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Brady Skjei
4Brendan Smith
5Anthony DeAngelo
6Marc Staal
7Nick Holden
8Steven Kampfer
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Ondrej Pavelec