As of noon today, free agents are officially allowed to shop their talents and sign with any team in the league. It’s always fun to watch where players wind up and for how much. In addition to live blogging all the fun starting a little bit before noon, we also did a BSB writer round table discussion on free agency and our predictions/hopes. By the end of the day, we will see who was right and who was wrong.
1. What free agent forward do you want the Rangers to target? What is your backup plan if the primary target doesn’t sign?
Dave: Any combination of Shane Doan (two years max), Ray Whitney (one year max), and Zenon Konopka (to replace Prust) will do. All three address a need on the club, especially with the impending departure of Brandon Prust.
Suit: I’d target Doan. See if we can get him signed to a two year deal. Think he’d fit system-wise, but not sure a guy who has geniunely wanted to play in Phoenix would consider NYC. Worth a shot. Plan B, I’d see if we can get PAP on a sho...