Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/12/12

DALLAS - JANUARY 31: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates his goal against the Dallas Stars in the third period at American Airlines Center on January 31, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
The New York Rangers continue to make moves to fill in the second-tier holes on their roster. The vacancies were left by the defections of a handful of key role players from the team that lost to the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference finals. All along, the Blueshirts and their fans have had their eyes on something significantly grander. While the waiting game continues in trade discussions with the Columbus Blue Jackets for star winger Rick Nash, the Rangers also are among several NHL teams to have expressed interest in Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan in free agency. Rangers coach John Tortorella and top assistant Jim Schoenfeld were members of the Coyotes' coaching staff early in the free agent forward's career in the late 1990s. "We haven't entered into negotiations with any other teams, but Shane wants to be forthright and honest with clubs that have contacted us, and so we've let these clubs know whether there is mutual interest," Doan's agent, Terry Bross, told...
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