Buzz: The Rangers and Michael Del Zotto’s Agent Can Begin Talking (Maybe Not)

7:14PM Katie Strang writes at ESPN.con that Del Zotto was previously seeking a deal worth more than $3 million per season on a multi-year deal before the lockout.

11:08AM: Katie Strang says that Del Zotto will speak with his agent Don Meehan today and that Meehan will then meet with Glen Sather.

10:18AM: Darren Dreger says that the NHL has told teams that they remain in “lockout mode” and that general managers are upset that the pace is taking longer.

10:09AM: According to Bruce Garrioch, NHL general managers are allowed to start negotiating with agents who have clients that are not currently under contract.

No deal can be made official though until the CBA is ratified. That is expected to happen later this week.

THIS SECTION has all of the information and past reports about Del Zotto’s second contract.