Rangers shouldn’t rush to fill roster holes
Larry Brooks of the NY Post: The New York Rangers have holes of their roster and have the wage cap house to assist fill these holes.
GM Chris Drury shouldn’t be dashing out to make a commerce for the sake of creating a commerce. Nothing must be accomplished instantly because it’s not a consumers’ market at the moment of the season.
What place/function do they appear to switch? Sammy Blais (out for the season) had moved as much as the highest line, however do they now see if Alexis Lafreniere is able to step up. So would they on the lookout for a top-line winger or a bodily one to play on the third line?
What wouldn’t it take for the NHL/NHLPA pull out of the Olympics?
TSN: Pierre LeBrun on what it might take for the NHL and NHLPA to drag out of the Olympics.
“And Dregs, I imply there isn’t any laborious rule or quantity that you simply’re taking a look at within the Olympic settlement between the NHL and NHLPA. It’s not like if this many video games are postponed, they’re out.
It’s extra religion forwards and backwards, religion negotiation dialogue between the NHL and NHLPA and making a call in that second forward of the January tenth opt-out for the NHL and NHLPA to get out of the Olympics. But it surely’s going to take definitely most likely a couple of crew outbreak for either side to really feel like they’re going to drag out.
One factor to bear in mind is within the meantime either side proceed to plan for the Olympics. That they had one other preparation name on Monday between the NHL and NHLPA forward of Beijing.”