12:45PM: Garrioch notes again that the Rangers have shown interest in Winchester.
Jesse Winchester has passed his baseline test. It would appear he’s going to go to free agency. NYR and COL will be interested. #Sens
— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) July 1, 2012
Winchester had a cap hit of $750,000 last season.
He only played in 32 games last season but averaged over 2 minutes a night killing penalties.
He had two goals and six assists along with 51 hits and nine blocked shots.