Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 11/8/14

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 04: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Prudential Center on December 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Now that Zach Parise is essentially off the table, you might be tempted to look ahead to the 2013 free agent class for potential offensive infusions for the Rangers’ lineup.  If you began to peruse the pages of CapGeek, your jaw might have dropped when you saw a potential group of unrestricted free agent forwards that could include a guy named Sidney Crosby. Corey Perry is on the list, as are Ryan Getzlaf, Jarome Iginla, Jordan Staal, Scott Hartnell, Ryan Clowe, Joffrey Lupul, Valtteri Filppula, Patrik Elias, Nathan Horton, Travis Zajac, Mike Ribiero, David Clarkson, Stephen Weiss, Derek Roy, Teddy Purcell, and Viktor Stalberg. You might be tempted to start wondering which of these guys could be worth pursuing, thinking that this year’s free agent crop feels like slim pickings and that Rick Nash and Bobby Ryan will be too costly on the trade market. Of course, you should realize that most of these guys will ink new deals this year with their current teams.  You have a better chance ...
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