2:39 PM: Leschyshyn has been sent down and Ryan Carpenter has been called up. (NYR)
Carpenter has a cap hit of $750,000 compared to Leschyshyn’s $766,667.
2:09 PM: The Rangers could keep Leschyshyn on the roster for today’s game, send him down tomorrow, call someone up for Wednesday’s game, send that player down on Thursday and then fit Kane in on Thursday or Friday. (Puck Pedia)
2:02 PM: Jake Leschyshyn has cleared waivers. (Friedman)
Leschyshyn, 23, has a cap hit of $766,667 and is signed for two more seasons after this one.
Leschyshyn is expected to be sent to Hartford today so that the Rangers can clear and accrue more cap space to acquire Patrick Kane.