Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 6/24/12

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11: Marc Staal , Michael Sauer , Ruslan Fedotenko and Brandon Prust of the New York rangers celebrate Fedotenko's first period goal against the Buffalo Sabres of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
During Day Two of the draft yesterday, Brandon Prust tweeted that he appears to be parting ways with the Rangers organization, and will sign elsewhere on July 1: I wish management wanted me back as much as the fans.. Thanks for the love everyone Per Larry Brooks, the disagreement between Prust and Rangers brass is about $400,000 annually: The 28-year-old winger, who is coming off a two-year deal in which he earned $800,000 per, is believed to be seeking a three-year contract in the range of $6.6 million while the Rangers are offering approximately $1.2 million less than that over the life of the contract. Breaking this down, Prust wants roughly $2.2 million per year, and the Rangers are offering $1.8 million per season. The difference of $400,000 per year means Prust would earn $1.2 million less over the life of the contract. Looking at Prust objectively, $2.2 million for a fourth line player is a bit absurd. With Brian Boyle making $1.7 million and Mike Rupp making $1.5 million, P...
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