Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 7/18/12
Jesse Spector at the Sporting News answers a question from a reader wondering if the Rangers have enough cap room to acquire both Shane Doan and Shea Weber..."The Rangers currently have a touch more than $55 million committed to 21 players for next season, with restricted free agent defensemen Michael Del Zotto and Anton Stralman still due for new contracts. So, the short answer that New York would likely be unable to fit both Doan and Weber under the cap—whatever it winds up being—although adding both players would lead to roster redundancies and the ability to jettison salary."Spector adds that the most likely way for the Rangers to obtain Weber is through a sign and trade with Nashville....even if the Rangers did have enough cap room, they're not getting either one of them let alone both. Most likely scenario is that they stay put. Nash or bust folks.***Apparently, saving the Rangers every night isn't enough for Henrik Lundqvist, as he's now attempting to save the NHL... Time to ...
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