So that was interesting. Day 1 of free agency is behind us, but it didn't come without a flurry of moves, not just in New York, but league-wide. To give you an idea of how hectic it was, over half a billion dollars were paid out in new contracts on Tuesday. And before we get into the morning notes, we now know that Anton Stralman, Brian Boyle, Benoit Pouliot, and Stu Bickel are all heading to new teams. And now, you're morning notes.
The Rangers signed a whole bunch of players on Tuesday, so here's a general roundup with info on each deal:
- Defensemen Dan Boyle and Mike Kostka [Blueshirt Banter] [NY Post] [ESPN NY] [Daily News] [The Record] [Newsday]
- Forwards Dominic Moore and Tanner Glass [Blueshirt Banter]
- Goalie Cedrick Desjardins [Blueshirt Banter]
- Forward Chris Mueller [Blueshirt Banter]
He's gone now, but before he left, we took a look at (Brian) Boyle's 2013-14 season. [Blueshirt Banter]
We knew Brad Richards was gone after the Rangers amnestied him. So here are Richards' top five moments as a Ranger. [Blueshirt Banter]