Per Renaud Lavoie, the Rangers have signed prospect Michael St. Croix to an entry level deal:
Rangers have signed Michael St. Croix. 3 year / $575 000 avg + 270 000 SB (2 way)
— Renaud P Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) September 14, 2012
The deal is great for both sides. St. Croix has the potential to be a fantastic scorer in the league, especially considering how he has dominated the WHL. As Lavoie noted, the deal is for $575,000 annually with a $270,000 signing bonus. This also means that St. Croix can play in the AHL in the event of a lockout (if he doesn’t stick with the Edmonton Oil Kings of the WHL).
Also per Lavoie, the Rangers placed eight players on waivers yesterday:
Waivers NYR: Collins, Sean-Grant, Tommy-Haley, Micheal-Kolarik, Chad-Newbury, Kris- Pyett, Logan-Segal, Brandon-Vernace, Mike
— Renaud P Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) September 13, 2012
This is in preparation for a lockout, as these players need to clear waivers prior to playing in the AHL. It’s expected that all will ...