Hockey is officially back. What a hectic day it’s been. The fan in me has definitely taken over and I’m dying to see the gam back. Even watching the World Juniors didn’t feel the same only because there was no NHL season going on. Oh well. It’s back and it’s here to stay again until 2020 or 2022.
Let’s get back to the Rangers. The Rangers have $6.32 million dollars (Includes Wade Redden) to spend on Del Zotto at this moment. One has to imagine Del Zotto’s multi-year contract will be between $1.5 and $2 million this season. This year is when the cap will be at $70 million. So basically we’re just waiting for Del Zotto to “Come to his senses” like Sather said and sign a new contract.
Next season the Rangers should have no problem getting under the proposed $64.3 million cap as they will spend one of their buyouts on Wade Redden and another on someone like Mike Rupp.
Damn it feels good to have hockey back.
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