- Any questions, (laughs)…”no, thanks”
- On trading picks, “I don’t think we have given anything away. The players we have added are terrific assets to the team. We got to the Conference Finals last year with the deal that we made. I can’t predict where we will end up this year, but this guy is a great player and will help us a lot. It’s just not a one-year deal.”
Last night Henrik Lundqvist had a party to celebrate being on the cover of Gotham Magazine. Glen Sather, Tanner Glass and Ryan Malone were at the event which included a silent auction that raised $25,000 for the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation.
Sather challenged James Dolan, Knicks GM and former MSG President Steve Mills and Alain Vigneault.
The Oilers are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their first Stanley Cup win.
After a 2000-01 season where the Rangers finished 33-43-5-1 and fourth in the Atlantic Division, Glen Sather made the following moves in the 2001-02 season. (via NYR Media Guide and Hockey Reference and USA Today)
June 11, 2001 – Barrett Heisten signed as free agent.
- 10 games for the Rangers, 7:36 per game, minus four. 1 season with Hartford
June 13, 2001 – Layne Ulmer signed as free agent.
- 1 game with Rangers (03-04), 9:27 per game. 3 years with Hartford
For previous looks at Glen Sather’s moves, CLICK HERE.
Below are the moves that Rangers President and GM Glen Sather made in his first summer as GM after being hired on June 1, 2000. (Rangers 2013-14 Media Guide)
June 24, 2000 – 2000 second-round pick (Tomas Kopecky) to Detroit for 2000 second-round pick (Filip Novak) and 2000 third-round pick (Dominic Moore.)
June 25, 2000 – 2000 fourth-round pick Jon DiSalvatore to San Jose for 2000 fourth-round pick (Premsyl Duben) and 2000 compensatory fifth-round pick (Brandon Snee.)
July 10, 2000 – Vladimir Malakhov signed as free agent.
- Malakhov played 211 games with the Rangers, 12 goals, 53 assists and an average of 21:25 per game. Traded to Philly in 2004 for Rick Kozak and a second round pick.
“They came to see us, we have been at every practice. There is Glen Sather and funny now that they aren’t saying bad things about Glen, he made some good trades.” (Cherry on CBC)