2022-23 Rangers Regular Season, Patrick Kane

The latest on Patrick Kane and the Rangers on Tuesday

8:03 PM: The Rangers have officially announced the trade. The Fourth round pick is in 2025 and the third-round pick to Arizona is conditional.

3:46 PM: Arizona will get a 2025 Third Round Pick for their role in retaining 50% of Kane’s cap hit.

2:53 PM: Emily Kaplan says that the Rangers are trading a conditional 2023 Second Round Pick and 2023 Fourth Round Pick for Kane.

The Second Round Pick can become a first round pick in either 2024 or 2025 if the Rangers make the Eastern Conference Finals.

Arizona will be the third team involved to retain salary.

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The latest on Patrick Kane and the Rangers on Monday

3:19PM: CapFriendly notes that with Braden Schneider in Hartford, the Rangers have enough cap space today to acquire Kane.

Making the trade today would not leave the Rangers with enough cap room to call Schneider back up. It’s believed that the Rangers can both make the trade and call Schneider up on Wednesday.

11:40 AM: Friedman added, “if you look at some of the reports out there, and I’ve heard similar, it doesn’t sound like the return is going to be overwhelming and when I see reporters tweeting that Blackhawk fans better be prepared for an underwhelming return, you know what that says to me, they are being prepared to really get an underwhelming return.” Continue reading

2022-23 Rangers Regular Season, Patrick Kane

The latest on Patrick Kane, the cap and the Rangers on Sunday

9 PM: Braden Schneider has been sent to Hartford. (NYR)

6:03 PM: Miller could potentially be suspended after picking up a match penalty and ejection for spitting. If he is suspended for Wednesday’s game then the Rangers, after sending down Braden Schneider for Monday and Tuesday and calling him back up on Thursday, could call up another defenseman for Wednesday, send him down on Thursday, and then acquire Kane. (Puck Pedia)

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The latest on Patrick Kane and the Rangers on Saturday

9PM: On Hockey Night in Canada, Elliotte Friedman said “you can see the way that this is trending. Today he will not play against the San Jose Sharks, he went home to Chicago, but I think the other thing here that really stands out is the Rangers have begun the moves to clear the cap. Jake Leschyshyn put on waivers and Kravtsov traded to Vancouver, these were moves that people suspected the Rangers wouldn’t make unless they knew that we were moving in this particular direction. But as we’ve seen, nothing is done until it’s done and as of right now there is nothing official about Kane and the Rangers.”

He added “the other thing that occurred here is that I don’t think they were in position to make this trade for cap reasons before at least Tuesday, however, Ryan Lindgren was unfortunately injured today and hopefully this isn’t the case, but if has to go on the long-term injury list, they could potentially do this as soon as tomorrow. We will see how this all plays out, but certainly the motions seem to be Kane, the Rangers and Blackhawks working on something.”

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Jake Leschyshyn to be placed on waivers

1:55 PM: Today was the last day the Rangers could waive and then send down Leschyshyn if the only roster moves made for Kane are to send Leschyshyn down and move Kravtsov on deadline day for Kane. (Puck Pedia)

1:46 PM: The Rangers will place Jake Leschyshyn on waivers at 2 PM. (Dreger, Friedman)

Leschyshyn was claimed on waivers from Vegas earlier in the season and he has a cap hit of $766,667.

The Rangers need to place Leschyshyn on waivers in order to begin clearing cap space to acquire Patrick Kane.

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