After shutting out the San Jose Sharks, the Rangers announced some long overdue news. According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the Rangers have placed Tanner Glass on waivers, meaning his time as a New York Ranger has likely come to an end.
Tanner Glass (NYR) on waivers.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 20, 2015
If Tanner Glass clears waivers, he will report to the Hartford Wolf Pack, where he will likely play out the rest of the season. However, a team could still wind up claiming him. Glass has appeared in two games this season, tallying no points, two shots on goal, 11 hits and four penalty minutes.
With Glass being waiver, the biggest benefit is the money that the Rangers save. If he clears waivers and reports to Hartford, the Rangers salary cap space jumps from $166,250 to $1,117,222, a massive change that allows for some flexibility and gives the team a chance to make a deadline move if needed. If he is claimed, the Rangers would finally get his three year contract with an AAV of $1.45 million off of the books. Read the rest of this entry