Bargain Contracts are helping the Rangers this summer.
In the modern day NHL where the salary cap reigns supreme, bargain players make up an important part of any team. The New York Rangers are just one of 31 teams that rely on cheap yet productive players to help increase the chances of winning a Stanley Cup.
Looking at the Rangers roster, it is obvious that there is a lot of talent. These gifted players are vital to the Rangers hopes of winning the Stanley Cup now and in the future. More important however, is the deals players are signed to. If a player is signed to an obscenely large deal, an organization can be gridlocked for a long time.
Let’s take a look at the top five bargain players on the current Rangers roster…