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Rangers’ Youngsters Receive Qualifying Offers

From Steve Zipay at Blue Notes:

So the Rangers retain negotiating rights to those players.

Brandon Dubinsky ($633,333), Ryan Callahan ($575,000) and Potter ($535,000) all earned less than $660,000, so the minimum raise they were due to receive was 10 percent. Boyle, obtained Saturday from Los Angeles, earned $750,000 and is due a five percent hike. Lauri Korpikoski, at $1.017 million, had to be matched.

If a player rejects an offer, he becomes a free agent. If another team makes an offer, the Rangers have a right to match.

Click here for more. Dubinsky and Callahan were no brainers. We’ll see what Korpikoski can do with having his ice time potentially increased during this upcoming season.

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  Tags: brandon+dubinsky, free+agents, lauri+korpikoski, new+york+rangers, ryan+callahan

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