MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 27: General Manager and President Glen Sather of the New York Rangers works the phones during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre on June 27, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
According to multiple sources, Mats Zuccarello's KHL team Metallurg was eliminated from the playoffs today, meaning he is available for the Rangers to sign.
It has been reported that Glen Sather is interested in bringing back Zuccarello who is still Rangers property and would not have to clear waivers before signing with the team.
Zuccarello's agents were in New York last week but did not meet with the Rangers.
...with Richards obviously still ailing from the Kaleta hit, you have to wonder if the Rangers interest in Zuccarello has piqued even more. Just one look at the Rangers line-up without Richards has even the most optimistic Rangers fan concerned.
...have to assume the Zucarello rumors will be flying around for the immediate future.
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