It has long been a foregone conclusion that the Rangers will trade backup goaltender Cam Talbot prior to or during the NHL draft. You could go as far as calling it one of the worst-kept secrets in hockey.
The New Jersey Devils have signed first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Tuesday.
The Rangers are still looking for firepower as the offseason gets underway in earnest.They did not address that need with their first-round selection in the 2012 NHL draft.
The New York Rangers could have dipped into their championship past in the first round of the NHL draft, but instead of reliving history they nabbed puck-moving defenseman Brady Skjei.