The hold-up on the trade appears to be tied to waiting for league personnel to land in Los Angeles. After that, the trade should be made official.
...the Blackhawks needed to dump salary to get under the cap and this was a big step towards doing that. Wonder who's next. I know a lot of Rangers fans are on Sharp. You guys think Sather is interested?
...while I would have liked for them to go after Byfuglien, I doubt the Rangers were ever in serious talks with the Blackhawks as Chicago wasn't taking back one of the Blueshirts big three contracts and Sather seems very hesitant to give away young talent this offseason.