Second buyout window didn’t actually begin yet?

The second buyout window has come and gone, and the Rangers have not made any moves to buyout a player from their roster. That means all of Marc Staal, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Brendan Smith have avoided a buyout. That does not, however, mean they have avoided a trade.

I stand by my assessment that the Rangers have a trade brewing, or else they wouldn’t have announced the Pavel Buchnevich signing. One trade of either Chris Kreider or Vlad Namestnikov, along with burying Brendan Smith and Matt Beleskey, should be enough to at least get them under the cap. It’s not enough to account for bonus overages, though.

Obviously something else is pending. Just waiting for that shoe to drop.

Ok someone is pranking me. What is this buffoonery? Back to refreshing Twitter.

4 thoughts on “Second buyout window didn’t actually begin yet?

  • Jul 31, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    And the saga continues……….

  • Jul 31, 2019 at 5:51 pm

    Brett Cyrgalis
    Now the window open, and a source says that #NYR have bought out Kevin Shattenkirk.

    • Jul 31, 2019 at 6:13 pm

      That 6 million dollar dead cap hit is going to hurt next season

      • Jul 31, 2019 at 6:25 pm

        Names Fast Beleskey and McKegg come off making it a wash

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