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Garrioch provides a wider-focus estimation of the Rangers’ roster issues

The Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch's in fine form as we approach the NHL's pre-Olympic roster freeze, and I think this take on the Rangers' roster situation is important to spotlight given the fact that Ryan Callahan's status is stealing the show...

All eyes are on the Rangers. Forwards Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle, Benoit Pouliot along with defencemen Dan Girardi and Anton Stralman all become UFA’s on July 1. The troubles don’t stop there, winger Derrick Brassard is in the last year of a contract he signed while with Columbus. He’s a restricted free agent and will come up a winner at arbitration if he can’t get a deal done. All this makes the buyout of Brad Richards pretty much inevitable and it also means other players will be packing their bags. The talk is Callahan wants a seven-year deal worth $6.85 million per-season (that’s exactly what Patrice Bergeron got with Boston) and it’s doubtful the Rangers will pony up. The Blues, Wings and Kings all need help up front. Girardi could be a headache as well because he wants $6 million per-season on a long-term deal.

If the Rangers buy out Richards, his status will obviously change the UFA market's landscape considerably...

And this isn't trade-related, but it's intriguing:

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A Trio Of Devils Information

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Now that school has started for me, the ease of getting to a computer becomes limited to early in the morning, and very late at night. For my absense on the website for the past couple of days I apologize. Now that things are slowly calming down, I figured I would get back into things here on KK. I have news on the Devils bankruptcy rumor, some player who will be joining the Devils on a tryout, and some other interesting bits of information.

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  Tags: anton+stralman, bryce+salvador, jeff+vanderbeek, justin+barnett, lou+lamoriello, peter+deboer, petr+sykora, sergei+brylin, steve+bernier, thomas+nesbitt.

Stralman Reaches Contract Agreement With Columbus Before Arbitration

via Aaron Portzline tweet,

#CBJ and D Anton Stralman reach terms on a one-year, $1.95 million contract, avoid arbitration.

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Stralman Hit On Kane

via Tim Sassone of Between The Circles,

What did you think of the hit?

Did you like what Troy Brouwer did, stepping up and fighting Stralman and earning 19 minutes in penalties? Hawks coach Joel Quenneville did.

“I thought he did exactly what we’d want him to do,” Quenneville said.

Watch the hit below…

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  Tags: anton+stralman, patrick+kane

Stralman Traded To Columbus

from Aaron Portzline of Puck-rakers,

The Blue Jackets have acquired defenseman Anton Stralman from the Calgary Flames for a third-round pick in the 2010 entry draft, The Dispatch has learned.

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Flames-Leafs Trade

via the Twitter of Ben Hankinson of Octagon,

Calgary trades C Wayne Primeau to Toronto for LW Colin Stuart and D Anton Stralman.

added 6:55pm, from RDS (translated),

The CEO of the Toronto Maple Leafs Brian Burke continued the reorganization of his team by acquiring the services of the Flames forward Wayne Primeau to Calgary on Monday.

In return, the Leafs have assigned left winger Colin Stuart and defenseman Anton Strålman

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added 6:59pm,

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the acquisition of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Colin Stuart and defenseman Anton Stralman along with Toronto’s 7th round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for forward Wayne Primeau and Calgary’s 2nd round pick in 2011.

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