With the NHL's free agent frenzy fully under way and big-name players like Zach Parise and Ryan Suter mulling over their futures, we saw mid- and lower-tiered players snatched up by several teams, including the New York Rangers.
To give you some perspective on just how crazy yesterday was on marginal talent alone, according to TSN, 60 players signed contracts worth over $190 million dollars.
However, the normally free-wheeling Rangers were fiscally sound as free agency began, spending very little while letting some depth players sign elsewhere. It appears New York, and the rest of the NHL, is waiting for the bigger names to land for both the free-agent and trade markets to heat up.
Lets recap what the New York Rangers did on day one of free agency.