HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Metropolitan Division > New York Rangers
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

Draft article

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old
06-22-2004, 06:08 AM
  #1
NYblades
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 83
vCash: 500
Bargaining agreement and Draft article

Quote:
The Rangers, on the other hand, have drafted reasonably well over the past 10 years, but unfortunately their management has had a bad habit of trading away their promising youth for expensive "quick-fix" veterans that usually failed to deliver.

Given their fire sale this past season of many of their top veteran players, it appears the Rangers are finally going to look to within to rebuild their roster. If they indeed stick to rebuilding from within or by obtaining more affordable younger talent via trades, they probably won't go much over a cap, since the combined salaries of Jaromir Jagr and Bobby Holik would eat up a significant chunk of their payroll.

But then again, can the Rangers front office avoid the temptation of wallowing in the free-agent market again? If the rebuilding process goes too slowly for their liking, ownership could green-light another expensive foray into the UFA market.
Foxsports


Last edited by NYblades: 06-22-2004 at 06:14 AM.
NYblades is offline  
Old
06-22-2004, 09:17 AM
  #2
broadwayblue
Registered User
 
broadwayblue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: NYC
Country: United States
Posts: 15,656
vCash: 500
i think they might finally have gotten it this time (with the rebuilding.) but then again, anything is possible...i guess it really all depends on who is available and at what price. but with the uncertainty of the CBA i think they will be true to the rebuilding theme for the short term. that's not to say they won't pick up a few role/character players to fill some holes...but i don't see them signing a guy like Naslund (if he was available on the open market.)

broadwayblue is online now  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:44 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.