Originally written September 10, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
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Rangers GM Glen Sather (fresh off his Caribbean cruise) briefly spoke to a few reporters Sunday afternoon before the Rangers dog walk charity event on the topics of collective bargaining & Del Zotto's contract status as well as Rick Nash & the unsigned crop of free agents around the league. Here are some of the highlights, followed by the clip provided by Blueshirts United...Re: ongoing CBA negotiationsSather: " I think it'll play itself out, one way or the other." Sather went on to way that he's "always optimistic" but that optimism is based "purely on stupidity."Not exactly earth-shattering news by any stretch. I think he knows in his heart that the NHL is heading for a lockout but there is only so much the executives of the NHL can divulge at the moment.Re: offseason to date/Rick NashSather: "I think its been terrific, its not very often you get an opportunity, to sign somebody or make a deal like Nash."Absolutely stunni...
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