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Rangers Agree with Zuccarello, Kreider; Exchange Numbers with Brassard

The Rangers are on the verge of wrapping up the heavy lifting of the offseason after coming to terms on contracts with RFA’s Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello this week. Kreider, as many expected, received a two-year bridge deal worth just a shade less than $5MM total. Zuccarello meanwhile got just a one-year pact calling […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Zuccarello and Kreider deals – mixed results for the Rangers

Everyone will be breathing a little easier now Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello are under contract for next season but the potential fallout of the two deals really is a mixed bag for the Rangers. Chris Kreider Assuming Alain Vigneault can continue to improve Kreider’s defense, Kreider’s contract should immediately become a bargain. The big, […] The post The Zuccarello and...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brassard Could Get $5.6M Per Contract; Door Not Closed on Carcillo

Now that Chris Kreider and Mats Zuccarello are back in the fold with relatively cheap contracts, it’s anticipated that Sather might be getting ready to dole out some big money with the re-signing of Derrick Brassard as Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that a long-term deal for the center iceman is likely to come with a cap hit in the neighborhood of $5.2 million to $5...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kreider Avoids Arbitration

Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers agreed to terms today on a 2 year $4.95 million deal in the waning hours leading up to their arbitration hearing.  It is hard to believe that this was already the end of Kreider’s Continue reading The post Kreider Avoids Arbitration appeared first on NYR Center Ice.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Rangers Sign Chris Kreider

Photo credit: MR_53 via photopin cc NHL- 23 year-old left winger, Chris Kreider avoided his arbitration hearing today by agreeing to terms with the New York Rangers. He was the Rangers’ 19th overall draft pick in the 2009 entry draft. Kreider’s new contract is a two-year deal worth $4.5 million. He is expected to make $2.25 million in 2014-2015 and $2.6 million in 2015-2016....
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider signs two-year deal with Rangers

New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather has built a reputation of driving a hard bargain with his team's restricted free agents, especially those coming off their entry-level contracts. That story line replayed itself again in the latest negotiation with Chris Kreider, who reportedly sought $2.8 million per season on a two-year contract. Instead, the 23-year-old settled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers, Chris Kreider agree to two-year contract

Forward Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers have avoided a salary arbitration hearing by agreeing Wednesday to a two-year contract worth nearly $5 million, according to multiple media reports. Kreider will reportedly make $2.35 million for the 2014-15 season and $2.6 million in 2015-16. The 23-year-old Kreider had 17 goals and 37 points in 66 games last season. He also had five...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers and Kreider avoid arbitration, signs two year deal

The Rangers have re-signed Chris Kreider to a two year deal with an AAV of $2.475M. It’s a positive sign that both Kreider and Mats Zuccarello have been able to avoid the inherently nasty process that is a salary arbitration hearing. It would have been a bad omen if Kreider and the Rangers couldn’t agree to split the difference on their $750K negotiating gap. The bridge deal...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers re-sign Chris Kreider

The Rangers have re-signed Chris Kreider to a two-year bridge deal, worth $2.35 million in the first year and $2.6 million in the second year ($2.475 million cap hit). Kreider finally had his breakout season, putting up 17-20-37 in 66 games after being called up early in the season by the Rangers. Kreider also put up […] The post Rangers re-sign Chris Kreider appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider Agrees To A Two-Year Contract

#NYR Kreider settled 2 yrs @ $2.35 M and $2.60 M. — Tim Wharnsby (@WharnsbyCBC) July 23, 2014
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Moore Could Sign for $850K Per; Brassard Negotiating For Long Term Deal

While we all wait for the outcome of the Chris Kreider arbitration hearing this morning (decision must be announced within 48-hours of the hearing), Larry Brooks at the New York Post gives us some insight into the contract negotiations for the one Rangers RFA who doesn’t have arbitration rights…John Moore. According to Brooks, the 23-year old Moore will likely sign a contract...
Via NY Rangers Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider, He’s Needed…

Star Forward for the New York Rangers Chris Kreider wants money, and the Rangers aren’t on the same page as him. Kreider wants $2.8 million,  and the Rangers are offering $2.5 million. The 23-year-old out of Boxford Mass has talent for a young player. Coming from BC, his first taste of NHL hockey was in the 2012 NHL Playoffs.His first appearance was against the Senators, and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kreider/Rangers Likely Headed to Arbitration

Despite being less than $1 million per year apart on a new contract, Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that Chris Kreider and the Rangers seem likely headed to arbitration tomorrow morning. Brooks adds that while both sides have shown a willingness to compromise, each also has a bottom-line number off which it has not been willing to move. According to Brooks, the Rangers...
Via NY Rangers Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the next John Moore contract

As the lone RFA from the Rangers that is not arbitration eligible, the John Moore contract renewal falls at the bottom of the to-do list for the Rangers. Moore’s contract will become more of a focus after Chris Kreider, Derick Brassard, and Mats Zuccarello all sign, but that doesn’t mean Moore is forgotten about. If you […] The post Projecting the next John Moore contract...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider seeking $2.8 million in arbitration

The New York Rangers have three players slated for arbitration hearings over the next two weeks, making this a busy time of the summer for the club. Young forward Chris Kreider is up first on Wednesday, with Mats Zuccarello slated for an arbitration hearing on July 25 and Derick Brassard looking at a July 28 hearing date. With Kreider now less than 48 hours from his hearing, both...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers and Kreider Set For Arbitration

Per the CBA, salary figures for arbitration must be submitted 48 hours prior to the hearing. Chris Kreider’s hearing is set for Wednesday morning of this week, July 23rd. Kreider has asked for $2.8 million per year, meanwhile the Rangers have put forth 2 offers, both of them 2-year deals, the better one being $2.2 per year year. The sides can still negotiate a deal prior to the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Friedman: $600k gap on Chris Kreider contract

Per Elliotte Friedman, there is a $600k gap for the Rangers on a new Chris Kreider contract. Kreider’s initial ask was $2.8 million per year, with the Rangers opening at $1.9 million (since upped to $2.2 million). I initially ballparked Kreider at two-years, $2 million +/- $250k. At this point I’d assume he gets a […] The post Friedman: $600k gap on Chris Kreider contract appeared...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers/Kreider Only $600K Apart In Contract Talks

As part of a mandatory exchange of offers 48-hours ahead of an arbitration hearing, Elliotte Friedman at Hockey Night in Canada reports that Chris Kreider has requested a $2.8 million per year deal, while the Rangers initially offered a two-year $1.9 million contract before upping it to $2.2 million per. The Rangers currently have $12.3 million remaining under the cap to re-sign...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider’s Arbitration Numbers

Kreider (NYR) requests $2.8M. Rangers have offered a two-year deal at $1.9, then $2.2. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 21, 2014 Kerider's hearing is this Wednesday.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Derick Brassard’s next contract

Derick Brassard is the third and final RFA that filed for arbitration this month (Mats Zuccarello and Chris Kreider). I’ve looked at both Kreider’s and Zuccarello’s next contracts already, and with arbitration dates coming up, it’s time to look at Brassard’s potential deal. Brassard is an interesting case, if only because of his high salary […] The post Projecting Derick...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

What Rangers RFAs Are Demanding

With the Rangers RFAs’ arbitration hearings less than a week away, negotiations continue to be on-going. After signing Matthew Lombardi to a $800,000 per year contract yesterday, the Rangers are left with a little over $13 million to re-sign Chris Kreider, Mats Zuccarello, Derrick Brassard and John Moore. Unfortunately, according to Larry Brooks at the New York Post, it might...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers agree to terms with Matthew Lombardi

The New York Rangers announced Wednesday that center Matthew Lombardi has agreed to terms on a free agent contract. Hearing Matthew Lombardi deal is worth 800k per year with Rangers on 2-year deal. Working to confirm. — Patrick Kearns (@PatrickKearns) July 16, 2014 The 32 year-old Lombardi spent last season overseas, leading the Swiss League in scoring with 50 points (20-30-50...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

What The Rangers RFA’s Will Cost

Although great to see the New York Rangers make a Stanley Cup Final run, it hurts more this offseason as all their RFA’s had strong regular seasons backed up with 13 playoff victories. Glen Sather knew the Rangers would not have much wiggle room with free agency after re-signing Chris Kreider, Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello, and John Moore to new contracts. Danny Boyle was the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Arbitration Musts

Arbitration begins in a week in Toronto, with the Rangers visiting our neighbors up North for three key forwards. So how important will it be to sign each of Derick Brassard, Mats Zuccarello, and Chris Kreider? To put it mildly, the 2014-15 season depends on it. The importance of the third line last year has […] The post Arbitration Musts appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NYR Arbitration Dates Set; NHL News and Notes

Yesterday, we finally learned the dates for the arbitration hearings regarding the Rangers three Group II RFA’s: NYR arbitration sked: Derick Brassard – July 28, 2014 Chris Kreider – July 23, 2014 Mats Zuccarello – July 25, 2014 — Rangers Report (@rangersreport) July 9, 2014 The Rangers have just a hair over $14 million in cap room to secure the above 3 players in addition...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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