Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 7/2/12
Entering the first day of free agency it was widely thought that the Rangers would seek to upgrade their offense and add a depth defender. Instead, the Blueshirts added grit on July 1st while watching several of their own free agents depart for greener pastures. Here’s what went down on Sunday. Subtractions Brandon Prust – It was disappointing to see the fan favorite go, but in the end GM Glen Sather made the right decision to let Prust cash in with a four-year, $10 million contract to play for the Montreal Canadiens.  Prust was a very valuable soldier in his three seasons with the Blueshirts and will be missed, but his offensive production simply doesn’t warrant that kind of financial compensation. John Scott – The hulking pugilist came over from Chicago at the trade deadline in exchange for a fifth-round pick and proceeded to play all of six games with New York.  It was obvious that he wouldn’t be retained and he’ll likely continue to be a fringe NHLer for Buffalo, where he signe...
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