Is he still Rangers' property? If so are there any other prospects on the team? Also, what league is this?
actually i don't think wirll was ever signed by the rangers. he was in camp on a tryout last year and i believe he was signed by hartford, but not the rangers. so he's in the system but not technically rangers property
So does that mean that the only NHL team able to purchase his contract is the Rangers?
no as far as the nhl is concerned he is a free agent and can sign with anyone...really all it means is that the rangers can call him up to play in charlotte or hartford, but he'd have to be signed to a nhl contract before he could play in ny
it appears that currently mike wirll is the only guy on the team with hartford/ny ties
last year wirll and macintyre spent time in jacksonville, but both also spent more time in charlotte then jacksonville. so we might still see some guys playing there during the year...brandon snee also played in jacksonville last year, but i don't think he's rangers property anymore
do you know who is playing for the barracudas?? their site doesn't have a roster yet
Neither does the Checkers website!
Luckily, the roster is kept here on the SPHL site.
Mike Wirll is the only organization guy in Jacksonville. MacIntyre and Wirll spent some time there last season. Now that Helminen and Falardeau have been sent down, mavbe Charlotte will try to stash another guy down there. The thing is, unlike players under contract ot the Pack or the Rangers, Checkers players are technically released by the Checkers and signed by the 'Cudas, and released players are free to sign elsewhere.