Conor Allen not given a qualifying offer

Conor AllenThe Rangers have not extended a qualifying offer to Conor Allen and he will be a free agent. (Gross)

Allen, 25, played in 7 games for the Rangers over the past two seasons, averaging 13:10 per game, with four shots on goal and a minus two rating.

He played 72 games in each of the last two seasons for the Wolf Pack and had 17 goals & 48 assists. He had 1 goal and 1 assist in 12 playoff games for the Wolf Pack.

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All other Rangers (Derek Stepan, JT Miller, Jesper Fast, Emerson Etem, Dylan McIlrath, Oscar Lindberg, Marek Hrivik, Mat Bodie) received qualifying offers and the Rangers retain their rights.

On the RFAs, Jeff Gorton said on Saturday, “we have talked to them all and to try and get the landscape. We aren’t down the road too far with any of them. We have a good idea of what everyone is looking for.”


The salary cap will be $71.4 million

NHL-NHLPAThe upper limit of the salary cap will be $71.4 million for 2015-16.  (NHLPA)

The Rangers have $59.525 million committed to next season. (Brooks)

The Rangers are projected to have around $11.9 million in cap space and the following players are free agents this summer

RFA: Jesper Fast, Derek Stepan, JT Miller, Carl Hagelin, Dylan McIlrath, Mat Bodie, Oscar Lindberg, Conor Allen, Marek Hrivik.

UFA: Marty St. Louis, James Sheppard, Matt Hunwick

With the likely trade of Cam Talbot the Rangers will have around $13.35 million in cap space.


The Rangers will be looking to Hartford for some players for next season

Hartford Wolf Pack6/16/15 | 4:28PM: Jeff Beukeboom said on the Rangers Blue Line Podcast that guys like Lindberg, McIlrath, Bodie and Klingberg have put themselves on the radar for NHL jobs.

He said that Lindberg is a player that “everyone will be expecting to play in the NHL and New York next year.”

6/7/15 | 12:34PM: While on with Mike Francesa this week, Alain Vigneault said that the Rangers have young players like JT Miller, Jesper Fast and Kevin Hayes who are in the process of “becoming solid NHLers.”

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The Rangers Top 19 Prospects

RangersPavel Buchnevich assumed the top spot in Hockey’s Future’s ranking of the top Rangers prospects.(HF)

Buchnevich swapped spots with Brady Skjei and Brandon Halverson ranked 3rd, Oscar Lindberg was 4th and Dylan McIlrath was 5th. (HF)

Lindberg is noted to be a workhorse who does well on faceoffs and on the PK. (HF)

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