Buzz: Mats Zuccarello Will Likely File For Arbitration (He Does)

Mats Zuccarello5:06PM: Zuccarello has filed for arbitration. The Rangers and Zuccarello and still discuss contract terms prior to his hearing.

Last summer Anton Stralman filed for arbitration and the two sides agreed to a deal before his July 31 hearing.

In 2011, the Rangers and Brandon Dubinsky agreed to terms hours before he was scheduled for his hearing, Ryan Callahan signed the day before his hearing, and Brian Boyle signed ten days before his hearing.

3:59PM: Larry Brooks tweets that it seems more likely that Mats Zuccarello will file for arbitration today rather than sign a new contract.

For more on Zuccarello’s contract, CLICK HERE.

The deadline to file for arbitration is today.