Found April 10, 2012 on Blue Seat Blogs:

The details are still a little bit hazy, but Bob McKenzie is reporting that the Rangers have agreed to terms with top prospect Chris Kreider. Kreider has been the topic of much debate, and until details are known, we won’t know if the ELC starts for this season or next. But, the one thing we do know is that Kreider will be with the Rangers organization next season at the latest.

Update: McKenzie is reporting that Kreider’s deal is a two year ELC, and that he will report to Rangers practice tomorrow. Kreider is eligible to play in the playoffs, but will burn a year of his ELC if he even shows up for practice.

Moral of the story: if Kreider is at practice, the Rangers fully intend on using him in the playoffs.

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