Report: Rangers will listen to offers on almost everyone, won't buy out Girardi
The New York Rangers could be in for a major offseason overhaul.
The list of available players includes Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh, as well as forwards Derek Stepan, Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider, and Kevin Hayes, and keeping in mind the expected return, Brooks writes that "nothing is off the table."
Dan Girardi might not be on the untouchable list, but he's unlikely to be moved.
The Rangers reportedly don't plan to buy out the four years and $22 million left on the veteran defenseman's deal. Management hasn't asked him to waive his no-movement clause, and no request from the team is expected.
Girardi played through a cracked kneecap that never truly healed after he suffered it in December, and his play reflected that.
The 32-year-old recorded only 17 points and had the third-worst Corsi For percentage (41.70 at 5-on-5, according to Corsica Hockey) among Rangers skaters in 2015-16.
General Fanager estimates the Rangers will have less than $200,000 in cap space at season's end.