The Rangers Need to be Shrewd With Their Cap Space

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The Rangers Need to be Shrewd With Their Cap Space
The Rangers Need to be Shrewd With Their Cap Space

With the Rangers almost entirely sitting out the free agent frenzy of July 1st, what little hope the team had of competing in the 2018-19 season vanished. The Rangers were never in on John Tavares or Dougie Hamilton, and haven't been mentioned as possible suitors for some of the impact players rumored to be on the market, such as Jeff Skinner or Tyler Seguin. The team has been on the periphery of the rumors swirling around Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators, but they're more often involved as a landing spot for toxic contracts rather than acquiring good players. Whether the franchise is re-tooling, rebuilding, or whatever phrase best fits what Jeff Gorton is doing right now, two things are

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