The Rangers are still believed to be the favorites for Artemi Panarin

Nick Kypreos said on Hockey Night in Canada that the expectation around the NHL is that Artemi Panarin will become a free agent on July 1 and that “the Rangers remain the odds on favorite to land him next season. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun was on the radio on Friday and said that the Rangers would be a “prime” landing spot for Panarin. LeBrun said that he thinks Panarin could get…

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The latest rumors on the Rangers, Hayes and Zuccarello

On the 31 Thoughts Podcast this week, Elliotte Friedman spoke about the Rangers, Kevin Hayes, Mats Zuccarello and Artemi Panarin. On Panarin, Friedman said that while Chicago might be trying to clear space to bring him back, “until I’m told differently, If I’m putting money on it, I’m betting on the Rangers.” On Zuccarello, Friedman said, “Zuccarello is an interesting one, I could see Nashville liking a guy like him.…

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How an increase in the cap to $83 million would impact the Rangers

At a press conference earlier today, Gary Bettman announced that the salary cap for next season is expected to be around $83 million. (Dreger) As of now the Rangers have $59.6 million in cap space committed for next season and a salary cap of $83 million would leave the Rangers with around $23 million in cap space. Following this season the Rangers will have Pavel Buchnevich, Neal Pionk, Tony DeAngelo,…

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