8:12PM: Darren Dreger tweets “The NYR weren’t comfortable with Arnott’s physical status. I get it… a few miles on that frame. Still think he can play and help a team.”
7:56PM: Arnott missed six games in February last season with a shoulder issue.
7:35PM: Nick Kypreos says that Arnott had knee surgery in the offseason.
7:30PM: Strang says that it is not yet known what caused Arnott to to fail his physical.
7:21PM: According to Katie Strang, Jason Arnott did not pass his physical and was not cleared by Rangers doctors.
She adds “Rangers were aware this could be potential issue and, as such, proceeded with caution. Explains why no confirmation from team Sat night”