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Chris Kreider | Winger

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 226
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Chris Kreider found the back of the net in a 5-2 victory on Tuesday.
Kreider snapped a four-game point drought and scored his first goal since Nov. 8. He has five goals and 14 points in 27 games this season. Dec 17 - 9:19 AM
Source: NY Post

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Chris Kreider will be moved up to the Rangers' second line left wing Sunday night in Edmonton.

Coach Vigneault has been forced to rejigger his lines now that center Derick Brassard's has come down with the mumps. In 25 games this season Kreider has had a disappointing four goals, 13 points, and 48 PIMs. He will play next to Derek Stepan and Marty St. Louis.
Dec 14 - 8:03 PM

Chris Kreider (neck) will return on Saturday, but he'll play on the fourth line.

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault likes what he's seen from J.T. Miller on the second unit and he doesn't want to disrupt that. We fully expect Kreider to find his way onto the first or second line in the not too distant future, but for now you should temper your expectations for him.
Dec 12 - 5:42 PM

Chris Kreider will not be on the ice Monday night against the Penguins.

Updating a previous report, Kreider will in fact miss Monday's game at Madison Square Garden. During the team's practice on Sunday, December 7th, Kreider collided with fellow forward, Carl Hagelin, and injured his neck. He is listed as day-to-day with neck spasms. The Rangers power forward has four goals and nine assists in 24 games played this year. J.T. Miller will take Kreider's spot Monday.
Dec 8 - 6:49 PM

Chris Kreider is doubtful for Monday's game because of neck spasms.

He is considered day-to-day after he collided with Carl Hagelin during Sunday's practice.
Dec 8 - 11:27 AM

Chris Kreider was injured during the Rangers' practice on Sunday.

Kreider and teammate Carl Hagelin collided during the team's practice. Kreider was down for a little while but he eventually skated off to the Rangers' dressing room. It's believed that Kreider suffered an upper body injury on the play. We'll have more information as it's made available.
Dec 7 - 12:44 PM

Chris Kreider has not found the back of the net in 11 straight games.

Kreider has only four goals this season but has 48 penalty minutes to give him some fantasy relevance in shallower pools. His 13 points in 24 games is just okay. He should be kept in deeper leagues but consider a better option in shallow pools.
Source: NY Post
Dec 7 - 8:48 AM

Chris Krieder will return to the Rangers lineup Monday night at the Garden to face Tampa Bay.

Krieder missed Saturday's bout with the Flyers due to the passing of his grandfather, but will be back on the ice Monday night. He will line up on the wing with Derek Stepan and Martin St. Louis. Krieder has just four goals o to go along with nine assists in the young season, but his 48 penalty minutes have certainly helped his fantasy owners and he should start producing more points in the near future.
Dec 1 - 5:44 PM

Chris Kreider will not be in the Rangers lineup Saturday due to the death of his grandfather.

J.T. Miller will be in the lineup to replace Kreider. Our condolences to the Kreider family on their loss.
Nov 29 - 8:47 AM

Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal in the Rangers' 4-3 shootout loss on Monday.

Kreider snapped a three-game point drought. He now has three goals and four assists in 11 contests this season.
Nov 4 - 10:50 AM

It looks like Chris Kreider isn't going to have to talk to the league's safety department after boarding Minnesota's Jonas Brodin on Monday.

Brodin was shoved into the boards from behind. Kreider received a five-minute major and game misconduct for his actions. Brodin briefly exited the contest, but he was able to return.
Oct 28 - 10:58 AM

Chris Kreider returns to Montreal to face Carey Price for first time since he collided with the netminder during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final.

Expect boos to be raining down on Kreider all night. "I would think now that the series has gone by and that everybody’s calmer and cooler that everybody on both teams and anybody watching knows that (the Kreider play) was just a pure accident," coach Alain Vigneault said. "It’s unfortunate it happened. At that time, if everybody remembers, they were saying it was accidental, and then they said it was intentional on accident, and then they said it was intentional. There is a game within a game during the playoffs, and that’s what it was. I’m sure everybody knows it was purely accidental."
Oct 25 - 8:38 AM

Chris Kreider picked up a pair of points for the Rangers in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime victory in New Jersey.

Kreider opened the scoring with a power play marker in the first period and drew an assist on Kevin Klein's overtime winner, bringing his season total to six points in seven outings. Rick Nash and Chris Mueller also scored for the Blueshirts while Ryan McDonagh earned two helpers.
Oct 21 - 10:07 PM

Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist in the Rangers' 3-2 win over St. Louis.

Kreider had 17 goals and 37 points in 66 games last season. Obviously, we can't read too much into Kreider's first game of 2014-15, but we do think he'll take a decent step forward this season.
Oct 10 - 10:52 AM

Chris Kreider signed a two-year, $4.95 million contract with the New York Rangers.

Kreider and the Rangers narrowly avoided an arbitration hearing scheduled for Wednesday. Kreider had asked for $2.8 million annually while the Rangers countered with $2.05 million per season, so the two sides agreed to a deal in the middle. He had 17 goals and 37 points in 66 games in 2013-14.
Jul 23 - 9:32 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3J.T. Miller
4Dominic Moore
LW1Chris Kreider
2Carl Hagelin
3Tanner Glass
RW1Martin St. Louis
2Mats Zuccarello
3Rick Nash
4Lee Stempniak
5Jesper Fast
6Kevin Hayes
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Daniel Girardi
3Marc Staal
4Kevin Klein
5John Moore
6Matt Hunwick
7Dan Boyle
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Cameron Talbot