The Rangers went on the power play 2:15 into overtime when Jacob Josefson was whistled for tripping Jimmy Vesey.
Given where we are as a team, we thought it was important to bring in someone with experience as a general manager and a proven track record, president John Mara and chairman Steve Tisch said in a statement. Dave’s experience is unparalleled. He did an outstanding job as general manager in Carolina, and he was vital to our success during his tenure here. Dave is going to bring his own approach to our organization in how we draft and acquire players through free agency.
Gettleman was hired by the Panthers in January 2013 and unexpectedly fired this past July despite Carolina going 40-23-1 in his four seasons with three consecutive NFC South titles. He’ll have plenty of roster decisions ahead of him, including the future of Eli Apple, Eli Manning and the hiring of a new head coach.
The crazy part about it, it’s probably one of the best practices we’ve had all year, energy-wise, and guys wanting to do it, Lue said. It was really a good practice. When we said we was going to scrimmage for Isaiah, the guys perked up and they were ready to play. So maybe we should come back here after every game, if the guys are going to practice like that.
We are aware of a one-car accident involving a vehicle registered to DeSean Jackson on the night of Dec. 24, the Bucs said in a statement. Our understanding is that DeSean has been in contact with authorities and is cooperating with the investigation.
J.T. Miller was in the perfect spot in front of the goal to take advantage of a rebound in overtime and keep the New York Rangers perfect in four regular season outdoor games.
Miller scored a power-play goal 2:43 into the extra period to lift the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday in the NHL’s 10th Winter Classic at Citi Field.
On the winner, Kevin Shattenkirk fired a shot that rebounded right to Miller, who put it in.