Katie Strang at ESPN.com reports that a source confirmed the Rangers have interest in San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle.
Boyle's $6.66 million annual cap hit runs through next season, but Strang's source indicated that the Rangers are not opposed to adding a player with years remaining on his contract if he’s a good fit.
Boyle has a limited no-trade clause, but Strang says it is not immediately clear whether the Rangers are on the list of eight teams to which he would not accept a trade.
Strang adds it is believed that San Jose wants to add some youth to its lineup without a complete overhaul.
...for Boyle to fit under the cap, the Rangers would need to send a big money contract back the other way and with Richards' contract running until 2020, I'd say the most likely candidate San Jose bound would be Gaborik.
...while I wouldn't make this trade for Gaborik, if Sather somehow used his Jedi mind trick to convince San Jose to take Richards & his massi...