Rangers Roundup: Chris Drury wants to be here, Reverse Retro jersey schedule, and Henrik Lundqvist back in NYC

Well, that was quick. Almost as soon as the Rangers granted the Penguins to speak with Chris Drury, he told them he’s not interested.

Chris Drury loves the Rangers and wants to be here

The 44 year-old Assistant GM to Jeff Gorton grew up a Rangers fans in his hometown of Trumbull, Connecticut. He lived his dream of playing for the Blueshirts, and is now shaping the future of the team for the past several seasons. His career came to an end in 2011 after a knee issue promoted a buyout.

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Chris Drury at the draft (Getty Images)

As to why Drury has turned down another NHL team for a GM job interview, it seems he wants to be here when the Rangers start to contend. That was reiterated to me but someone in the organization as well.

The former Blueshirts captain from 2008 to 2011 has been instrumental in developing the young stars. He’s where he belongs.

The Rangers Reverse Retro schedule

New York Rangers fans will finally get to feast their eyes on the new Reverse Retros. Tomorrow against the Washington Capitals will be the debut of Lady Liberty. They will wear the jerseys 5 more times after that.

Henrik Lundqvist back in NYC

Rangers great, Henrik Lundqvist is back in NYC following heart surgery and had a positive message for fans.

Paul Maurice wrecks reporters for going after Blake Wheeler

This is why most guys love to play for Paul Maurice. Read and watch how he takes on a reporter criticizing his captain.