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Jimmy Vesey | Winger | #26

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/26/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 206
College: Harvard
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 3 (66) / NAS
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Jimmy Vesey is on a three-game point streak.
Vesey kept that going by registering an assist in a 3-2 loss to Washington Wednesday night. He has 17 goals and 27 points in 74 contests in 2017-18. That matches his rookie point total. Mar 29 - 10:49 AM
Source: NY Post

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Jimmy Vesey scored two goals and an assist in a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

Vesey was pointless four straight games before Saturday night's three-point night, his second three-point night of the season. Vesey now has 17 goals and 25 points in 72 games this season.
Mar 25 - 12:58 AM

Jimmy Vesey scored three goals in a 6-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

It was Vesey that scored but Pavel Buchnevich made a great play to win the draw and get the puck over to Vesey for his first goal of the game. Vesey then followed that up with the game-winning goal midway through the third period before scoring into an empty net. The 24-year-old forward is now up to 15 goals and 22 points in 67 games this season and the Rangers must be at least encouraged on his goal scoring numbers after a disappointing rookie season. Mats Zuccarello (x2), and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored in the win.
Mar 12 - 9:45 PM

Jimmy Vesey got the game-winning goal Sunday against Winnipeg.

Vesey gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead with 3:53 left in the third period. He was playing in his first game since Feb. 3 when he sustained a concussion. Mats Zuccarello and Michael Grabner (empty net) also scored for the Rangers in the win.
Feb 11 - 6:19 PM

Jimmy Vesey is ready to return Sunday after sustaining a concussion last week against the Nashville Predators.

Filip Forsberg was suspended for his hit on Vesey for what was deemed as being an illegal interference. Vesey was highly touted coming out of college but he has failed to do much at the NHL level. He currently has 10 goals and 17 points in 52 games this season.
Feb 10 - 1:01 PM

Jimmy Vesey (concussion) skated Wednesday morning.

It's an encouraging move forward for Vesey that makes us cautiously hopeful that this won't prove to be a long-term injury. Vesey was hurt on a hit by Nashville's Filip Forsberg on Saturday.
Feb 7 - 1:05 PM

Jimmy Vesey has been diagnosed with a concussion.

Vesey did not participate in Monday morning's skate and he isn't expected to play against Dallas. He was injured on a hit by Nashville's Filip Forsberg on Saturday. Forsberg was suspended for three games.
Feb 5 - 1:18 PM

There was no update on Sunday from the Rangers on Jimmy Vesey who appeared to suffer a concussion Saturday.

Vesey was leveled by Filip Forsberg, a misdeed that went unpunished on the ice but drew Forsberg a three game suspension from the NHL. Vesey, who had 10 goals and 17 points in 52 games, is likely out a while as it did not look good.
Source: NY Post
Feb 5 - 7:34 AM

Jimmy Vesey suffered an upper-body injury in Saturday's loss to the Predators.

Not only did the Rangers lose the game, they also lost Vesey and Marc Staal to injury. Predators forward Filip Forsberg levelled Vesey with a high hit as he was skating behind Nashville's net. The Rangers forward was left bloodied and he was slow to get up. He's considered day-to-day for now. Expect the team to provide an update on his status in the coming days.
Feb 4 - 12:12 AM

Jimmy Vesey scored a goal in a 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

Vesey did well to battle in front and bury the rebound off of Brady Skjei's rebound. It's Vesey's first goal in his last six games, bringing him to 10 goals and 17 points in 48 games this season. David Desharnais also scored in the loss.
Jan 22 - 1:11 AM

Jimmy Vesey scored his ninth of the season in a 2-1 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.

Vesey scored his first goal in five games for the Rangers in Saturday night's win. The forward now has nine goals and 16 points in 41 games this season.
Jan 6 - 11:01 PM

Jimmy Vesey had a goal in regulation and the shootout winner Sunday against Vancouver.

Vesey's fifth goal of the season tied the game at 3-3 at the 5:05 mark of the third period. He ended the contest in the seventh round of the shootout. Vesey has eight points in 24 games this year.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 05:31:00 PM

Jimmy Vesey left this afternoon's contest after taking a skate to the mouth but has now returned.

Kassian accidentally caught Vesey with his skate in the mouth area, forcing the Ranger forward to leave the game to stitch up his cuts. Vesey has now returned sporting a full fish bowl mask to cover his face. The second year forward came into the game with five points in 17 games this season. He shouldn't miss any time but will likely have to play with a full facial protection for the next few games. Video of the incident can be seen by clicking on the link below.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 03:14:00 PM

Jimmy Vesey scored two goals in the Rangers' 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night.

With the game tied at one late in the first period, Vesey managed to find the back of the net twice in 29 seconds to give his team a 3-1 lead going into the intermission. Vesey finished the game with a plus-2 rating, two shots on goal and two hits in 14:28 of ice time. The sophomore forward now has four goals and one assist in 17 games this season. He isn't worth owning in any fantasy format for the time being.
Wed, Nov 8, 2017 10:59:00 PM

The line of Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes and Jesper Fast has been a bright spot for the Rangers during an otherwise dreadful start to the campaign.

Vesey has two points in 10 games, Hayes has five points, and Fast has two points in five contests, so they haven't stood out offensively. What they have done is shined defensively when paired against the opposition's best players. "That line has been real effective because of the competitiveness and the hard work that they’ve put in," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. "We need that from everybody. Simplify is a word that we have been using. Getting pucks to the net and getting on the right side of their checks, and that line has certainly been doing that for us." Given how happy Vigneault has been with them, it seems fair to believe that the trio will stick together for now.
Source: NY Post
Thu, Oct 26, 2017 09:41:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3David Desharnais
4Ryan Spooner
5Peter Holland
6Vinni Lettieri
LW1Chris Kreider
2Vladislav Namestnikov
3Jimmy Vesey
4Cody McLeod
5Ryan Gropp
6Matt Beleskey
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Pavel Buchnevich
3Jesper Fast
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Brady Skjei
3Tony DeAngelo
4Marc Staal
5Ryan Sproul
6John Gilmour
7Steven Kampfer
8Rob O'Gara
9Neal Pionk
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Ondrej Pavelec