The catechism becomes, then, just what could the Rangers get in acknowledgment for these players? Awaiting UFAs Nash and Grabner arise all but affirmed to get moved, and Nash accepted on Monday that the Rangers had asked for his account of 18 teams to which he would not access a trade, as per his bound no-trade clause. Nash said it was black to access to do that, bolstering some opinions that he could accretion his way aback to New York as a chargeless abettor in the summer.
Grabner is accession scoring accompaniment on an expiring arrangement who seems all but assertive to get moved, and he has no barter aegis whatsoever. Grabner, who about gets any time on the ability play, is the fourth-highest even-strength ambition scorer in the NHL aback the alpha of endure season.As is the case with the absolute scoring-winger barter bazaar appropriate now, prices are top for both.
If the Rangers did barter Nash, Grabner and added players still beneath arrangement in an accomplishment to calibration aback and re-tool, what would that beggarly for 35-year-old Henrik Lundqvist? The goalie is accepting somewhat of a bounceback division and is still able of burglary a playoff annular or two on his own. He put to NHL Coins
abstract any affair that a re-tool would beggarly he’d lose absorption in the administration of the aggregation and seek a way out afore his accord expires in 2021, adage he wants to play for one alignment in his NHL career.