The superstar winger posted a career-high point total in the regular season in spite of some concerning underlying play.
The Rangers have found a way to open up more cap space by offloading Patrik Nemeth’s contract.
The Rangers now have their backup goaltender following the trade of Alexandar Georgiev.
In the long term, to develop further. But more immediately, to help the Rangers continue to win in these playoffs.
Following a stunning Game 7 defeat of the Hurricanes in Raleigh, the Rangers now face the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions with a trip to the Cup Final on the line.