2022 New York Rangers Offseason, JT Miller

Is JT Miller still an option for the Rangers?

12:39PM: Pierre LeBrun mentions the Rangers as one of the “suitors” for JT Miller and says that Miller could move this week or at the trade deadline this year. (The Athletic)

9:49AM: At Sportsnet, Elliotte Friedman wrote about JT Miller and said “whether it’s the Rangers or Washington or someone else, the Canucks will aim higher than Minnesota’s return for Fiala and should get it for J.T. Miller.” (Sportsnet)

The Wild traded Fiala to LA last week for a first round pick in Thursday’s draft and 2020 second round pick Brock Faber.

Jeff Marek said on 32 Thoughts “just from the outside, it very much looks like this is sizing up, if they are going to do a deal that it’s either going to be with the Washington Capitals or the New York Rangers.”

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2021-22 Trade Deadline Rangers

The Rangers were “close” on Calle Jarnkrok before he was traded to Calgary

Elliotte Friedman wrote at Sportsnet that the Rangers tried some “big swings” and were also “close” on Calle Jarnkrok before Seattle traded him to Calgary. (Sportsnet)

Calgary acquired Jarnkrok, 30, last Wednesday for a 2022 second-round pick, 2023 third-round pick, and 2024 seventh-round pick.

Seattle retained 50% of Jarnkrok’s cap hit of $2 million.

Jarnkrok had 26 points in 49 games for Seattle and 28 points in 49 games for Nashville last season.

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2021-22 Rangers, 2021-22 Trade Deadline Rangers

Looking at what the Rangers did on deadline day

With the trade deadline now passed, the Rangers acquired:

The Rangers also traded Anthony Bitetto to Nick Merkley in a minor league move.

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2021-22 Rangers, 2021-22 Trade Deadline Rangers, Tyler Motte

Rangers acquire Tyler Motte from Vancouver

2:56PM: The Rangers have also acquired forward Tyler Motte from Vancouver for a 2023 4th round pick. (Seravalli)

Motte, 27, is a pending UFA and has seven goals and eight assists this season in 49 games.

He is 5-10, 192 and is averaging 14:17 per game.

Ryan Callahan said on ESPN that Motte plays a “gritty, in your-face style” and fits into the Rangers bottom-six.

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2021-22 Rangers, 2021-22 Trade Deadline Rangers, Andrew Copp

Rangers acquire Andrew Copp from Winnipeg

4:31PM: The official trade from the Rangers is:

To NYR: Andrew Copp, sixth round pick in 2023

To WPG: Morgan Barron, fifth round pick in 2023 and two conditional second round picks:

  • Conditional second round pick 1 (NYR’s own second round pick in 2022; becomes a first-round pick in 2022 if the Rangers advance to the Eastern Conference Final and Copp plays in at least 50 percent of New York’s playoff games)
  • Conditional second round pick 2 (either STL’s own second round pick in 2022 or NYR’s own second round pick in 2023)

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