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The ‘Centers’ Of Attention In New York

In a story from Larry Brooks regarding the New York Rangers need more from their centers in the Stanley Cup Final, he looks into the future with this...

Paul Stastny is the best of the lot coming up on free agency, but will be extremely pricey and may not be a New York kind of guy. If Richards does indeed become a victim of the cap-recapture, it would not be a surprise to see the Rangers inquire about San Jose center Joe Thornton, who has three years coming up on an extension at $6.75 million per.

Thornton has a no-move clause in his deal but the big center might be willing to waive it in order to join his close friend Rick Nash, with whom he has combined for Team Canada in several international tournaments. That would give the Rangers an unquestioned No. 1 pivot.

now, back to the Stanley Cup Final talk from Brooks...

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