Thread: Salary Cap: $64.3M Upper Limit for '11-'12
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04-28-2011, 02:07 PM
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Rangers are going to qualify John Mitchell

Mitchell is a restricted free agent, but Schoenfeld said he would be qualified and given a chance to make the Rangers in training camp.

I was really happy with him, Schoenfeld said. Heres a guy that had a knee injury and missed seven weeks and then broke his foot (in Hartford), so one thing that was hurt was his conditioning. And yet hes a big body (6-foot-1, 195 pounds) with skill, and hes competitive and intelligent. So this is a very important summer for him in terms of his commitment to conditioning. Hell get a real good look as far as becoming a Ranger.
The Rangers will have organizational meetings in mid-May in La Quinta, Calif., and some difficult decisions will include whether to qualify restricted free agents such as Johnson, forwards Weise, Dupont, Justin Soryal, Devin DiDiomete and defenseman Stu Bickel.
Other top prospects who could be signed by the Rangers and join the Whale include goalie Scott Stajcer and forwards Ethan Werek, Roman Horak and Jason Wilson. Like the Whale and Rangers, Stajcer and Werek battled injuries this season.

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