Lately, the New York Rangers have focused on developing homegrown players such as Chris Kreider, Michael Del Zotto and current captain Ryan Callahan. However, it wasn’t always like that.
For a majority of the 2000's, the Blueshirts were no stranger to the free-agency market. Some of the money was well spent, some of it was wasted on certain players (Wade Redden). Still, that is the chance you take and sometimes the failures overshadows the successes.
For every Wade Redden and Bobby Holík, there is a Marian Gaborik or Brad Richards.
With that said, here is a look at the 10 best free-agent signings in the last 10 years by the Blueshirts.