NEW YORK, N.Y. - Ryan McDonagh is the new captain of the New York Rangers, replacing forward Ryan Callahan, who was traded away late last season.The 25-year-old McDonagh was selected as the teams 27th captain, general manager Glen Sather announced Monday night in a news release. Fellow defencemen Dan Girardi and Marc Staal, and forwards Derek Stepan and Martin St. Louis, were chosen as alternate captains.McDonagh is the fourth-youngest Rangers captain and the 11th defenceman to hold the title. The Rangers joined the Dallas Stars as the only teams to have three consecutive American-born captains. Chris Drury wore the C before Callahan was given the honour in 2011.Callahan was dealt to the Tampa Bay Lightning at last seasons trade deadline in the deal that brought St. Louis to the Rangers. New York went with a trio of alternate captains during its playoff run to the Stanley Cup finals.Last season, McDonagh was chosen as team MVP and given the Players Player Award, which recognizes the Ranger who best exemplifies what it means to be a team player.He was the 10th Rangers defenceman to win team MVP honours and the first to be given both awards in the season since fellow defenceman a€” and former Rangers captain a€” Brian Leetch did it in 2002-03.Ryan McDonagh exemplifies what we want a New York Ranger to be, Sather said. He has earned the respect of his teammates through his commitment to excellence, both on and off the ice, and the passion with which he plays on a consistent basis. He is the ideal choice to lead our team as its captain.McDonagh set career highs with 14 goals, 29 assists and 13 power-play points last season. He also tied the Rangers record for short-handed goals by a defenceman in a season with three a€” matching Leetchs mark set in the 1988-89 season.During the playoffs, McDonagh was tied for the lead among NHL defencemen with 13 assists and was second in that group with 17 points.In 246 career NHL games over four seasons, McDonagh has 26 goals and 77 assists, and a plus-65 rating. He was acquired by the Rangers from the Montreal Canadiens, along with Chris Higgins, Pavel Valentenko and Doug Janik, for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Mike Busto on June 30, 2009.McDonagh was chosen by the Canadiens with the No. 12 pick in the 2007 draft. Nike Tanjun Discount .com) - A chant of Zeke reverberated around AT&T Stadium before Ezekiel Elliott powered into the end zone for his fourth and final touchdown. Nike Tanjun Clearance . You can see all the action on TSN2 beginning at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. Chicago won two of three games during its stay at the United Center. The club began the homestand with a 5-1 win over Pittsburgh on March 1 and fell to Colorado on Tuesday before posting another blowout win in Thursdays tilt against Columbus. http://www.cheapniketanjun.net/. The 19-year-old Swiss centre back will initially have to impress in Uniteds reserve side to earn a spot in the first team. Veseli says "Manchester United has a long history of younger players coming through and hopefully I can follow and do the same. Nike Tanjun Cheap . Darren Collison and Blake Griffin scored 23 points apiece and the Clippers beat the Suns 112-108 Wednesday night, their fourth win in a row and 17th in the last 19 games. Cheap Nike Tanjun Online .C. -- Carter Ashton had a pair of goals and added an assist as the Toronto Marlies downed the Charlotte Checkers 5-2 on Saturday in the American Hockey League.DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. - Anthony Beauregard scored twice, including the eventual winner at 7:54 of the third period as the Val-dOr Foreurs edged the Drummondville Voltigeurs 3-2 on Sunday to advance to the semifinal of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs. Pierre-Maxime Poudrier rounded out the offence for the Foreurs with a power-play goal at 5:12 of the second period, and Nicolas Aube-KKubel contributed with two assists as Val-dOr took the series 4-2.dddddddddddd Jerome Verrier and Ryan Culkin replied for the Voltigeurs, who were outshot 32-26. Foreurs goaltender Antoine Bibeau made 24 saves, while Drummondvilles Louis-Philip Guindon stopped 29 shots in the loss. Val-dOr will next play the Halifax Mooseheads, who won their series over Gatineau in five games. ' ' '