Paul Statsny’s agent Matt Keator mentioned on Adrian Dater’s podcast that there is “nothing imminent” on a new deal with the Avalanche. It appears likely that Statsny will hit free agency in July. The Avalanche have an abundance of young centers and he would be a luxury that would be tough to afford under the salary cap in future years when Nathan MacKinnon and Ryan O’Reilly are due for new contracts.
Rangers fans seem to want Stastny as a replacement for Brad Richards when he is inevitably bought out this summer. In other news, Rangers fans are sometimes delusional.