Poll: Is trading Mats Zuccarello the right move for the Rangers?

In a poll asked earlier this month, 74% of readers said that they wanted the Rangers to re-sign Zuccarello.

For more on Zuccarello’s future, CLICK HERE.

 

FINAL: Flyers 4 Rangers 2

First Period:

  • Matt Read (6) Wrist shot – ASST: Sean Couturier (15), Jakub Voracek (46)
  • J.T. Miller (6) Backhand shot – ASST: Carl Hagelin (15)

Second Period:

  • John Moore (1) Slapshot – ASST: Tanner Glass (2), Dominic Moore (13)
  • Michael Raffl (14) Tip-in – ASST: Braydon Coburn (8), Vincent Lecavalier (10)

Third Period:

  •  SHG – Michael Del Zotto (8) Wrist shot – ASST: Sean Couturier (16)
  • Wayne Simmonds

Stats:

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The numbers behind the contract issues that have the Rangers shopping Mats Zuccarello

Zuccarello, Kreider3/1/15 | 10:27PM: Elliotte Friedman said tonight, “Contract talks have gone nowhere between him and the Rangers, it’s believed that the Rangers final offer was around Max Pacioretty’s contract, six years and an average of $4.5. The Rangers are not allowing any teams to speak with him beforehand.”(Sportsnet)

2/28/15 | 1:45PM: The Rangers are believed to have offered Mats Zuccarello a five or six-year deal with a cap hit of $4.5 million while Zuccarello is searching for between $5 million and $5.5 million on a new contract. (NY Post) 

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The Rangers are trying to bring Pavel Buchnevich over right now

Pavel Buchnevich 23/2/15 | 4:59PM: If Buchnevich is on Russia’s list for the World Championships, which is expected, it would stop him from joining the Rangers this year. (Brooks)

2/28/15 | 12:49PM: The Rangers are trying to bring Pavel Buchnevich to North America to play for the Wolf Pack either on a PTO or by signing him to an entry-level contract. (NY Post) 

Buchnevich’s KHL team did not make the playoffs and his contract in the KHL is believed to have expired. (NY Post) 

For a lot more on Buchnevich, click HERE and to see most of the goals he scored this season, click HERE.