Georgiev never ever requested for a trade
Larry Brooks of the NY Post: New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev stated that reports of him requesting a trade are not real. There had actually been some trade speculation throughout the offseason.
“The rumors were false, I don’t know where that came from,” the goaltender stated. “You can be dealt pretty much as a player without a no-move clause, so I just worked as usual and tried not to think about it.”
Eichel to the Rangers appears not likely
Larry Brooks of the NY Post: Sources are stating that the New York Rangers are
- “A) quite doubtful of the worth of dealing for Eichel; and,
- B) in routine interaction with the Sabres over this matter.”
The Rangers won’t be active unless they don’t extend Mike Zibanejad (which they did the other day). The Buffalo Sabres would require to maintain 40 to 50 percent of Jack Eichel’s $10 million agreement if the Rangers were to have both Zibanejad and Eichel. It’s uncertain the Sabres would wish to maintain that much.
Rangers need to enjoy their cents
James O’Brien of NBC Sports: The New York Rangers secured Mika Zibanejad for 8 years. Defenseman Adam Fox is going into the last year of his offer and might be considering more than $9 million a season. He’s an RFA without any arbitration rights.
Kaapo Kakko remains in the last year of his entry-level offer, and Alexis Lafreniere has actually 2 years left. You can include K’Andre Miller (2 years), Vitali Kravtsov (1 year) and Ryan Strome (1 year) to the list of gamers likewise requiring brand-new agreements quickly.
Kane’s status is still up in the air
Curtis Pashelka of the Mercury News: Evander Kane and the San Jose Sharks have actually equally concurred not to have Kane at training school as he’s under 2 examinations. There has actually been no sign of how things will continue after their last lineups are sent today.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly stated there is no timeline for when their examinations will be finished by,
“I have no information for you, I really don’t,” Boughner stated Sunday prior to the group held an internal abilities competitors for fans at SAP Center. “I’d say no comment because I don’t know.”
Kane is going into the 4th year of his seven-year agreement at a $7 million cap hit.