Larry Brooks reports this morning, with a statement from Chris Drury, that the Rangers are indeed buying out the last year of their captain’s five-year contract. The Trumbull native becomes an unrestricted free agent when that goes through.
Edit: Buyout complete.
The Panthers’ return to San Antonio became official this morning, as did Chuck Weber’s move from Rochester to San Antonio:
|BPT||Pat Bingham (4/13)||Brent Thompson (6/28)|
|PRO||Rob Murray (4/16)||Bruce Cassidy (6/25)|
|POR-a||Kevin Dineen (6/1, FLA coach)||Ray Edwards (6/27)|
|MIL||Lane Lambert (6/9, NAS ass’t)||Kirk Muller (6/27)|
|ABB||Jim Playfair (6/13, PHX assoc.)||—|
|TEX||Glen Gulutzan (6/17, DAL coach)||—|
|HOU||Mike Yeo (6/17, MIN coach)||—|
|SJS||Claude Noel (6/23, WIN coach)||—|
|SA-ab||Ray Edwards (6/27)||Chuck Weber (6/29)|
|CHI||Don Lever (6/27)||—|
|ROC-b||Chuck Weber (6/29)||—|
a-Ray Edwards moved from San Antonio to Portland with Phoenix’s affiliation. b-Chuck Weber moved from Rochester to San Antonio with Florida’s affiliation.