Report: Rangers Still A Possibility For Karlsson

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Jim McIsaac

According to a report from David Pagnotta, the Rangers are still a possible landing spot for all-star defenseman Erik Karlsson.

The Rangers definitely have the cap room to add both Karlsson and teammate Bobby Ryan. Ryan still has four years left on his current deal at $7.25 million AAV. That is a lot of money to commit to a player that has declined significantly in recent seasons. Acquiring Karlsson would be fantastic for the Rangers, but they have a lot of good, young pieces on the blue line that it may be worth waiting until next year when Karlsson would become a UFA.