The Rick Nash Dilemma

Player: Rick Nash 

Position: LW

Cap Hit Outlook: Two years left at an annual $7.8 million hit

Status: Top-Six Forward

2015-2016 G-A-P: 15-21-36 in 60 GP



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Every educated New York Rangers fan will have clicked open this article sharing a few universal preconceived thoughts on number 61. Continue reading


Player Outlook: JT Miller

Player: JT Miller

Position: C/RW

Cap Hit Outlook: Restricted Free Agent in 2016-2017

Status: Top Six Forward

2015-2016 G-A-P: 22-21-43 in 82 GP


I think it’s safe to say that JT Miller is finally out of the doghouse. Continue reading

Player Outlook: Derek Stepan

Player: Derek Stepan

Position: C

Cap Hit Outlook: $6.5 Million/year, signed through 2020-2021 season

Status: Long-term Top Six Center

2015-2016 G-A-P: 22-31-53 in 72 GP

NHL: New York Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes

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Yes, Derek Stepan’s salary cap hit of $6.5 million warrants a double take; yes, Step’s never scored more than the 22 goals he potted during this most recent 2015-16 campaign; Continue reading