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Ryan McDonagh | Defenseman | #27

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/13/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 216
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (12) / MON
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The New York Rangers have announced that Ryan McDonagh will not return to the game due to an upper-body injury.
McDonagh was injured after receiving a punch during an altercation with Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds. We will update you on his status as soon as possible. Feb 6 - 2:24 PM

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Minnesota native Ryan McDonagh scored a goal and added an assist to push the Rangers past the Wild 4-2 on Thursday night.

The 26-year-old also racked up over 25 minutes of ice time and finished with a +3 rating. It was just another day at the office for the all star captain of the Rangers. He has seven goals and 26 points so far this season.
Feb 4 - 10:50 PM

Ryan McDonagh is looking forward to his first All-Star Game.

"There’s for sure a dream there," McDonagh said. "I remember going to some of the events, guys doing some of the skills competition. I’d watch it live and go out and try to do it as a kid. That’ll be pretty surreal to experience that firsthand." McDonagh is having a great season with six goals, 24 points, and a plus-10 rating in 49 contests. At this rate he'll reach the 40-point mark for the second time in his career.
Jan 29 - 11:14 AM

Ryan McDonagh registered an assist in a 5-2 loss to Washington on Sunday.

McDonagh has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He has five goals and 22 points in 45 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 18 - 9:19 AM

Ryan McDonagh extended his point streak to three games on Sunday.

McDonagh registered an assist in the 7-3 loss to Washington. He now has five goals and 17 points in 35 contests in 2015-16.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 11:19:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh scored a goal in the Rangers' 5-2 loss to Minnesota on Thursday night.

McDonagh now has five goals and 15 points in 33 games this season. Only twice this season has the veteran played under 20 minutes in a game.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 12:31:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh was a minus-four on Friday.

It was not one of McDonagh's better efforts as he was on the ice for five of Edmonton's goals. He has four goals and 14 points in 30 games and is still a plus-six but yesterday's performance did not help his fantasy value.
Source: NY Post
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 08:13:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh scored a goal in the Rangers' 3-0 victory over Carolina Tuesday night.

It was McDonagh's first goal in 15 games this season. He's gotten off to a slow start offensively in 2015-16 as he has just four points. We believe he'll bounce back though and we may have already seen the early stages of that.
Wed, Nov 11, 2015 11:02:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh picked up a pair of helpers in Friday's 2-1 win over Colorado.

It's been a real tough start ot he season for McDonagh, who was looking to build of a very successful season in 2014-15. He also contributed a hit and a trio of blocks, bringing his totals up to three assists and points with 20 hits and blocks.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 12:01:00 AM

Coach Alain Vigneault has split up his defense pairing of Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi.

It happened at practice Saturday as McDonagh found himself playing alongside Kevin Klein while Girardi was matched with Keith Yandle. McDonagh has yet to get a point this season after 33 points in 2014-15 and 43 the year before that. He should be a 4-5 defenseman at this stage in standard leagues.
Sun, Oct 18, 2015 07:46:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh is still without a point this season.

The defenseman looked to be a big offensive stud in 2013-14 when he had 14 goals and 43 points in 77 games but had only 33 points last season and is struggling this year in the early going. If he is on your roster, it might be a good time to reserve him.
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 07:44:00 AM

Ryan McDonagh was a plus-four on Friday.

McDonagh was on the ice for all four Rangers goals as they upended the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2. McDonagh was held pointless but did contribute nicely to your fantasy squad if you play the plus/minus category. Look for a 35-40 point season from the defenseman.
Sat, Oct 10, 2015 08:54:00 AM

Defenseman Ryan McDonagh picked up two assists as the New York Rangers edged the Boston Bruins 3-2 in exhibition action Wednesday night.

McDonagh, who is coming off a broken foot, grabbed assists on goals in the second period by Viktor Stalberg and J.T. Miller. Rick Nash, who recorded a game-high eight shots on net, notched what proved to be the game winner on a power-play goal at 5.21 of the third period. Brett Connolly scored both Boston goals and Ryan Spooner assisted on both. Henrik Lundqvist was strong in the New York net, making 39 saves. New York finished its preseason schedule with a 4-1-1 record. Jonas Gustavsson made 24 saves for the Bruins, who will conclude their exhibition season with a game against Washington Friday night.
Wed, Sep 30, 2015 11:05:00 PM

Ryan McDonagh will go into training camp with no restrictions on his previously broken foot.

"It's good. It feels pretty much normal now," McDonagh said Monday. "I'm not even really thinking about (the foot) on a daily basis, so it's nice. It doesn't get sore after skates and I'm able to do everything I want to do in the weight room training wise, so hopefully in that way it's in the past now." He has been on the ice for informal workouts and hasn't had any problems. McDonagh feels fortunate to heal naturally without the need of surgery and he's ready for training camp.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 04:08:00 PM

Ryan McDonagh has recovered nicely from a broken right foot.

"It's safe to say it's getting better every day and feeling pretty much 100 percent at this point now," said McDonagh, who has been skating without issue and is training normally. "We said June 1 was the starting date, so we're more than two-and-a-half months in. I'm back skating on the ice, doing leg strength stuff in the weight room, running and jumping. I'm really trying to put it all behind me now and gear up here for the start of training camp." About a month ago, McDonagh was wearing a walking boot that had been on for six weeks. He sustained the injury in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning, but he didn't require surgery. McDonagh will be back in New York on Sept. 1 for informal workouts.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 10:15:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Viktor Stalberg
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Dylan McIlrath
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta