Author Archives: Zak Chiger

What should the Rangers do with Rick Nash?

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The Rangers have a handful of expensive contracts on their books, and one of them is coming to an end at the end of this season. Rick Nash will be in the final year of his $7.8 million deal when the puck drops on the 2017-18 NHL season. He will be 34 next summer and is most likely already on the “back nine” of his career. And if the Rangers want to really get this team moving in a different direction, they should let the power forward go to free agency when the time comes.

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Brooks gives details on Thornton and hints at Bozak

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When the list of free agents came out at the end of the NHL season, one name that was thought to be a good fit for the Blueshirts was Joe Thornton. Jumbo Joe would have been perfect for what the Rangers needed: a center with plenty of leadership, is good in the faceoff circle, plays a 200-foot game and will put up points.

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Rangers Roundup: Is Klein Retiring, Mika Arbitration and More

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Klein Heading for Retirement?

A few weeks ago, Larry Brooks broke the news that Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein was leaning toward retirement. Klein went from being one of the more dependable Rangers defensemen to a nightmare in his own zone. He has been bugged by back issues that may have contributed to his decline and will be in the last year of his contract next season.

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FullTilt Mailbag: Free Agency

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Hey! @ZakFTNYR here to answer your Rangers questions as we head into the start of free agency. We got some good ones via Twitter using the #FTMailbag. We at FullTilt are planning on doing this periodically during the coming season, so be sure to follow us @FullTiltNYRBlog on Twitter to see when the next one will be! Here we go!

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