Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/6/11
Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that former Ranger Fedor Tyutin's six-year contract extension that kicks in next season and runs through 2017-18 at $4.5 million per year will keep the Rangers away from pursuing the Blue Jacket defenseman.

...the one thing the Rangers could use on the backend is a little more snarl which Tyutin would surely bring. But at $4.5 million for the next six years I'd have to agree with Brooks here and say the Rangers need to pass. Especially with McIlrath expected to be ready in two years.

...FYI, Tyutin was a -4 last night during the Blue Jackets 9-2 loss to the Flyers.

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