Could Sather Ship Michal Rozsival Out West To Anaheim?

June 16th, 2010 by Jason Klau Leave a reply »
With the NHL draft, and the Free Agent period fast approaching, many teams are looking to shake things up. One such team is the New York Rangers. Although GM Glen Sather has previously stated that he doesn't forsee his team being major players in the free agent market, the man is no stranger to trades.

With a large portion of salary cap space tied up with defensemen Michal Rozsival and Wade Redden, the Rangers must look to move one of the large contracts with Dan Girardi and Marc Staal due for new, more expensive contracts.

Although most Ranger fans would rather see Wade Redden moved, at four more years and a cap hit of $6.5 million, that doesn't seem likely. It is more likely is to see Michal Rozsival moved. Although his cap hit is at $5 million, Rozsival is only owed $7 million in the two years remaining on his contract.

With Staal, Girardi, Del Zotto, and Redden all holding a spot, and Gilroy, Sanguinetti, Sauer, and possibly Wisconsin standout Ryan McDonagh all competing for a spot, it would be benefial for the Rangers to move a player like Rozsival.

Sanguinetti can provide a similar style of play for a much cheaper pric ...

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