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  1. #196
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    MJL80: LOL!, thought I got away with that little venting session there, but you caught me!óto be honest I wrote more, crapped on Panarin for not signing here but deleted and I thought to myself I rather keep Kreider anyway. Then boom the signing was announced. And all was right again in Ranger Universe and I instantly flipped again.

  2. #197
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Wiskers View Post
    The 8 mil. We are currently under the cap by is ALL going to Trouba. Iím thinking ADA,Buchnevich and Lemieux at a 30% raise would come out to 4.2 mil.So we need to come up with that 4.2 mil. Adding Kakko & Kravstov is another 1.85 mil. Once Beleskey is sent down we clear 400k, McKegg clears another 750k , send down Smith, itís 1 mil. So 6.05 mil. minus 2.15 mil. Means we need to clear 3.9 mil. Namestnikov does that.

    Everyone is talking about Kreiderís extention, but as far as this year goes heís locked in at 4.625 mil. so itís not effecting our cap. If Kreider gets the 7 mil. per contract he is rumored to get it still doesnít effect our cap because Kreider this yr. is 4.625 mil. Girardiís buyout goes from 3.61 mil. This year down to 1.11 mil. Next year, so the 2.5 mil. Difference in Girardiís buyout would go to Kreiderís raise.
    Great post. Yup, the arbitration hearing is set for July 25th. I can't see Trouba not getting the $8M. It'll be interesting to see how the arbitration goes for Buch & Lemieux which then brings us back to Kreider. Unless Gorton can move: Strome, Namestnkov, and a little more fat to trim, I can't see Kreider staying all throughout this coming season.

    Rangers will have $25M off the books when: Lundqvist, Shattenkirk, Smith and Staal come off the books but that's not for another 2 seasons.

    Gorton has to have a plan because he wouldn't sign McKegg (over Boyle) if he didn't know who is going and who is staying.

  3. #198
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Wiskers View Post
    MJL80: LOL!, thought I got away with that little venting session there, but you caught me!óto be honest I wrote more, crapped on Panarin for not signing here but deleted and I thought to myself I rather keep Kreider anyway. Then boom the signing was announced. And all was right again in Ranger Universe and I instantly flipped again.
    I could not be happier with the way the offseason has unfolded, excited to see this team develop. The Trouba deal will take pressure off of Fox and D'Angelo. The Kakko pick takes pressure off of Kravtsov. And the Panarin signing takes pressure off of KakkoÖ.. Just the perfect storm for the new additions.

    I still think we're just a tad outside of a playoff spot, but it wouldn't shock me one bit if we're in it to the end, or even find a way to sneak in -- Too much talent on this team now.

    Work is not done, still moves for Gorton to make. I'd really like to find a way to get Gusev from the VGK.

  4. #199
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    Quote Originally Posted by MJL80 View Post
    I could not be happier with the way the offseason has unfolded, excited to see this team develop. The Trouba deal will take pressure off of Fox and D'Angelo. The Kakko pick takes pressure off of Kravtsov. And the Panarin signing takes pressure off of KakkoÖ.. Just the perfect storm for the new additions.

    I still think we're just a tad outside of a playoff spot, but it wouldn't shock me one bit if we're in it to the end, or even find a way to sneak in -- Too much talent on this team now.

    Work is not done, still moves for Gorton to make. I'd really like to find a way to get Gusev from the VGK.
    I mean if weíre nitpicking, Tampa could have won the cup, Dallas could have won the game 7 in the second round, then decided to give Zucc the contract he was asking for. Edmonton could have given us their 8th overall pick for Kreider, so we could take Zegras. All these teams trading for bad defensemen could have taken one or both of ours. Buchnevich and Trouba could have signed long term below their projected value. With all that said, this is just nitpicking and Iím tremendously excited about the way itís played out so far.

    I would like to be able to acquire Gusev too. I think heíd be an absolute steal. Heís another right handed left wing.


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    I'm a bit disappointed that Smith and Shattenkirk haven't found a spot somewhere else yet,that's my only issue with the offseason. I'm not a fan of buyouts so hoping something happens. Jeff Gorton was the right guy for this job.

  6. #201
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    There no way we can even consider Gusev until we clear cap space first.

    Right now our first priority is clearing cap space.

    Kakko has officially signed

    eeted

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    In line with past 2nd overall picks, Kaapo Kakko's ELC with the NY #Rangers breaks down as follows:

    $925k cap hit / $3.575M AAV

    $832,500 Base (all 3 yrs)
    $92,500 Signing Bonus (all 3 yrs)
    $850,000 A Bonus (all 3 yrs)
    $1,800,000 B Bonus (all 3 yrs)
    Last edited by Mr.Wiskers; 07-11-2019 at 11:49 PM.

  7. #202
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    Essentially Trouba wants more than what the Rangers have left in cap space (roughly $6-7M). I'm guessing he wants $10M/season. The arbitration case should be interesting...

    That said.

    Buchnevich is going to lose his arbitration case. He'll get maybe $3M.

    At this point, Gorton has to consider moving Kreider soon.

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    On a separate note: Would've loved to trade for Artem Anisimov

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