Discussion in 'New York Rangers' started by Chytiljuice, Apr 9, 2018.
If it helps make sure Shesty and Rykov come over, I'm all for it.
Not a fan.
Never heard a bad thing about him from his fellow players. Have to believe it helps Shestyorkin and especially Rykov come over.
Don’t mind a short term deal a ton.
Three years sound long to me.
Official confirmation should come on July 1 right? But I don’t think we would have any tampering consideration to make so who knows.
Gorton will have a PC in a few hours right?
I’m not totally against this, but I’m really hoping it’s a 2 year contract.
Igor Erenko is a credible source BTW. Can of course not vouch for his sources — but he himself is established.
Yes, I saw that with his twitter account, but not well known.
Personally I hope we waited to improve this team, but I saw it coming, because they have no patience for a proper rebuild here in New York, and we won`t bottom out with players like Ilya in 2019. But I mentioned it earlier concerning Gorton - he will try to retool it and see how it goes until they figure out they need to rebuild deeper than a low 1st overall in 2018 draft, and unless we win lottery for those early 3 picks, I don`t see us land anyone who we can build around with elite talent in this summer draft.
let it be 2 years. 1 mil AAV
2 years I'm ok with. Three is too long. Let's see contract terms before I pass judgment.
Two years would be good. Make it more attractive for our Russian guys to come over. Three years would be a bit much, unless it's for a bargain price... which it won't be.
Good move if it happens. The team was never going to intentionally throw away years for draft picks. They’ll continue to ship out expiring contracts and guys they don’t want to re-sign while adding pieces at the same time.
Two years, sure. Three? Ehhh.
Seeing Kovalchuk in a Rangers jersey would be awesome.
He’s exactly the type of signing we need IMO. Hope it’s true, and would hope it’s two years, not three.
Basically how I feel.
The rebuild is over. We did it!
lol, it`s like two months since they officially announced the rebuild @Trxjw
This doesn't make sense for either side, IMO.
Ковальчук договорился с "Рейнджерс". В НХЛ он получит шесть миллионов долларов в год
Says it is an expected $6M AAV
6x2 is fine. 6x3 is iffy. As long as there is no NTC/NMC we're gucci.
Flip him if he's good. Don't care if he's bad because you have a bunch of cap space anyway and the deal is short.
Bye bye Zucc.
If they move Zucc in this summer window I can see him sign with the Canucks as depth move to help their rebuild - they have over 14 mil $ cap, and the Sedins are officially retired in NHL. And personally I don`t mind that - they are my x girl friend kind of team - I follow Nucks closely when I was not active here on HF, and they are 3 years into their rebuild already. I still enjoy to watch Canucks playing hockey, and I`ve watched many games this season.
Kovalchuk wants to play in the NHL and loves NYC. Rangers have cap space and still have to ice a team not to mention they’ll be trading off some possible wingers in Spooner, Namestnikov, Zucc, etc. Even though they’re rebuilding, they still have to try and ice a competitive team so why not sign a guy like him who can still clearly play for nothing but cap space?
Yes a good point, but NYR have much less cap space compare to Vancouver for instant. So if Gorton have plans to resign RFA players like Hayes, Ryan Spooner, Nam, Skjei - they need to move someone for cap. to sign Ilya, so it make sense to move Zucc`s contract consider his age and NYR is rebuilding.
Love it. I think name value alone gets us at least a 2nd rounder at any given moment if we have to trade him. With that said I don’t think that will be needed. Kovy will probably hover between 50-60 points at a very good cap hit. Highly likely to be a great value deal if they move forward.
Were rebuilding but were signing a 35 year old to a two year deal? I dont know how to feel on this
2x6 for Kovalchuk seems like a lot at this point in time, no? If anything, he adds another much-needed righty shot to our lineup.
Inject Kovalchuk-Hayes-Chytil directly into my veins