Larry Brooks over at the New York Post says that Jeremy Roenick was right when he says Chris Chelios wants to play in New York and that Glen Sather has known this since July 1.
...so now Roenick and Brooks say Chelios wants to come to New York. Translation: Chelios wants to stay in Detroit.
Brooks also reports on Nikolai Zherdev's bid for his salary arbitration hearing...
"Nik Zherdev, we're told, is submitting a bid for $4.5 million in his salary arbitration hearing that is scheduled for Friday. Rangers have not submitted yet their number, but could come in under the Goodbye Guy's $3.25 million qualifier.
Expect the award to be fixed at between $3.85 million and $4.15 million and expect the Blueshirts to run -- not walk -- away from Zherdev and the failed experiment."
...Zherdev could get between $3.85 & $4.15 million?!?! I thought the salary cap was supposed to stop outrageous salaries for marginal players?