New York Rangers Rumors: Forward Becoming Trade Candidate

The New York Rangers are in for a busy offseason. After a disappointing first-round exit, they have several players to re-sign and not a lot of cap space to work with. As a result, there have been rumblings that they are open to moving Barclay Goodrow.

Goodrow carries a $3.642 million cap hit until the completion of the 2026-27 season. That is a hefty cap hit for a bottom-six forward, and the Rangers are now likely feeling the impact of that. As a result, they could look to move the versatile and gritty forward to help free up cap space to keep other players around. He does, however, have a 15-team no-trade list, so he would have some say over where he would end up. 

Goodrow put together a solid 2022-23 season that saw him have 11 goals, 31 points, and 122 hits. Teams looking for some help on their third line and penalty kill could surely be in the mix for Goodrow's services, but his contract is a big one to take on. We will need to wait and see if the Blueshirts end up moving him from here.

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