Found June 21, 2014 on Kukla's Korner:
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, - There is no doubt (Brad) Richards will receive attractive offers from a number of clubs. He will be made more than whole on his new contract. He will get to choose. But just as this most amicable of divorces wasn’t sought by the Rangers, it wasn’t sought by Richards, either. His heart was/is all here even if his head knew it would not be possible to stay. So it will be another dramatic change for Richards, now 34, who doesn’t like changing routines much at all. - It sounds as if the Rangers have allotted approximately $4 million per to keeping Stralman, likely for a three- or four-year term. … The Blueshirts, by the way, are expected to pass on qualifying defenseman Justin Falk, who played in one game after Dec. 29, 2014 — the season finale when Girardi was rested. Falk, who is owed nearly $1.025 million on his qualifying offer, will become an unrestricted free agent. - Instant karma in Pittsburgh, isn’t it, where ownership and ...

Rangers believed to have allotted $4 million for Stralman

According to Larry Brooks, the Rangers have allotted approximately $4 million for Anton Stralman this summer and are prepared to offer three to four years. For Rangers fans with a pulse, this is good news. I have Stralman pegged for $4.5 million a year, which is likely on the high end. I would expect Stralman to sign a deal, whether with the Rangers or another team, for four to five...

Report: Rangers buy out Brad Richards

The New York Rangers have bought out Brad Richards remainder of his contract, reports Pierre LeBrun of Richards, 34, has six years remaining on the nine-year, $60 million contract he signed in 2011. His contract paid him an average of $6.67 million per season. Richards was second on the team with 20 goals and third in points with 51 while playing all 82 games in the...

LeBrun: Rangers officially buyout Brad Richards

Per Pierre LeBrun, the Rangers have officially bought out center Brad Richards. Richards originally signed a nine-year, $60 million contract leading into the 2011-2012 season. Richards played just three years under that contract, and had three productive seasons, putting together a line of 56-95-151 while missing just two regular season games. Richards acted as the […]

Rangers will buy out Brad Richards

The Brad Richards era in New York comes to a close. Richards has been placed on waivers by the Rangers with the intention of buying him out when he clears. The team will use their last amnesty buyout under the new CBA and remain his contract from the salary cap. It was no secret that Richards would be bought out this summer. It’s been his destiny ever since the retroactive cap...

Rangers now look within

The $6.67 million of cap space the Rangers have gained through the amnesty buyout of Brad Richards will be invested in keeping as much of the Stanley Cup finalists intact as possible — not in acquiring a center-ice bauble ready to hit the open market (Paul Stastny) or one potentially available via trade (Jason Spezza, Joe Thornton or Eric Staal). This is not a matter of philosophy...

Rangers 2014 Draft Targets: Miles Gendron

The Rangers don’t have a first round pick in the 2014 draft thanks to the Martin St. Louis trade. In the days leading up to the draft Save By Richter will profile prospects who may be available starting in the second round. The players have been selected based on scouting reports that fit the mold of players the Rangers have drafted in recent years. Keep in mind, these are just...

Rangers 2014 Draft Targets: Jonas Johansson

The Rangers don’t have a first round pick in the 2014 draft thanks to the Martin St. Louis trade. In the days leading up to the draft Save By Richter will profile prospects who may be available starting in the second round. The players have been selected based on scouting reports that fit the mold of players the Rangers have drafted in recent years. Keep in mind, these are just...

Brad Richards bought out by New York Rangers

The New York Rangers have used their compliance buyout on Brad Richards. The centre had just 12 points in 25 games during the playoffs for the NYR, who lost in the Stanley Cup Finals to the Los Angeles Kings. Richards joined the club in 2011 as a free agent, leaving the Dallas Stars. The buyout will cost the Rangers over 20 million over a span of 12 years. Add yet another big name...

Brad Richards And Glen Sather Release Statements

via the New York Rangers, Brad Richards: “Tough last few days ... I loved being a Ranger and living in New York and playing at MSG in front of great fans. I've met many new friends, excellent teammates and staff and I have memories that I will cherish for a lifetime. Glen Sather, the management and owner, Mr. Dolan, are all class acts. I want to thank them for letting...

Rangers Buy Out Brad Richards

The New York Rangers have officially bought out Brad Richards, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun Brad Richards has been bought out by the New York Rangers, source says — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 20, 2014 Richards, 34, had six years remaining on his contract with an annual cap hit of $6.67 Million. Because Richards has a No-Movement Clause, he does not need to pass...

Blues will open 2014-15 at home against the Rangers

The 2014-15 NHL schedule hasn’t been released yet, but the league has announced the home openers for each squad. The Blues will open their season at home on Thursday, October 9th at 7:00pm against the New York Rangers. More times than not the Blues open their season against a division rival, but this year the Blues will face the Eastern Conference Champions. The full schedule will...

Would the Rangers and Jason Spezza make sense?

The Rangers need an elite playmaking center, Jason Spezza wants out of Ottawa and the Senators General manager, Bryan Murray has already publicly admitted he won’t get full value for his star center. There are countless reasons why Jason Spezza makes sense for the Rangers, not least because of positional need. Of course, with the […]

Rangers open season in St. Louis; Play Toronto in home opener

The NHL has announced the openers and home openers for the 2014-2015 season, and the Rangers will open the season on Thursday, October 9 in St. Louis. They will face the Leafs on Sunday, October 12 at MSG, marking their home opener. The full schedule will be released tomorrow.

Retain or Release: Dan Carcillo

On January 3rd, the Rangers announced that gritty depth winger Derek Dorsett had broken his leg and would be out at least month. Also on January 3rd, the Rangers acquired gritty depth winger Dan Carcillo from the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional 7th-round pick. Obviously not a coincidence. For better or worse, Carcillo had his moments of spicing things up. Now, he’s a free agent...

Report: Rangers Buyout Forward Brad Richards

The New York Rangers have bought out forward Brad Richards from his nine-year, $60 million contract – Mandatory Credit: Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images As expected, the New York Rangers are moving on without center Brad Richards. According to NHL columnist Pierre LeBrun, New York has reportedly bought out the last six years of Richards’ contract, making him an unrestricted...
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