Found June 04, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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In the New York Post's weekly Sunday hockey column yesterday, Larry Brooks reported that GM Glen Sather and the New York Rangers have contacted the Nashville Predators about restricted free agent forward Alexander Radulov. The Blueshirts, in doing this, are seeking a goal scorer to replace Marian Gaborik while he is likely out for the first two months of the 2012-13 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.  Among the many problems I have with this news, the very first has to start with the Rangers even looking to replace Gaborik at all. Gaborik is scheduled to undergo surgery to repair a torn labral in his shoulder later this week, and from there will be involved in a five-month rehabilitation process. Assuming he will need some time to hit the ice before entering gameplay again, that would leave Marian looking at some time around Thanksgiving to make his season debut.  So for the Rangers, they would only be without this past season's top goal scorer for about a month a...
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