Thread: Confirmed with Link: Mats Zuccarello Re-signs (1 year, $1.15M)
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07-20-2013, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Mashinter has no leverage. He has until today to accept his qualifying offer or it expires. July 20 this summer because of the lockout. Sather gave Zuccarello leverage. $1.5M is too much money for the Rangers. If it was that easy,Zuccarello would have been signed weeks ago. This is a player who has never played a full NHL season. Ryman doesn't think the Rangers will trade his client but he also thought the contract was essentially done when its not not. Newport handles the talks and not Ryman. The Rangers should look to trade this player. Newport told Zuccarello that other NHL teams are interested in him.
Who said Mashinter had leverage? We'll find out if 1.5 mil is too much for the Rangers soon enough. But you're right they may have to trade him.

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