5/26/16 | 12:40PM: While communication between the Rangers and Keith Yandle remain "open," Yandle is "still far more likely" to leave the Rangers than stay, according to Larry Brooks. (NY Post)
The price for Yandle, expected to be around $45 million over 7 years, is likely to be "too expensive for the Rangers." (NY Post)
5/20/16 | 5:08PM: Gary Lawless ranks Keith Yandle as the top potential UFA defenseman and ranks him 7th in terms of all players in his ranking of the top 30 possible UFAs. (TSN.ca)
Yandle is the only pending UFA defenseman with over 40 points (47) and had 10 more than Alex Goligoski who is next, 16 more than Brian Campbell and 23 more than Dan Boyle who is the fourth highest scoring UFA defenseman.
While talking about the Rangers and Yandle, Craig Button said on the Rangers Blue Line Podcast that with a need to be quicker on the blue line, how do the Rangers "not find every way to keep Keith Yandle."
He added though that "everyone will be all over" Yandle as a free agent.
For more on Yandle's potential future, click HERE.
Adam Rotter: As of right now I don't see the Rangers making the big/long-term offer that Yandle will easily be able to command as a UFA. I think that the Rangers will miss him and that there is probably mutual interest in a return, but without making 1-2 big moves with players already signed on defense it just doesn't work with the cap. He's the number one guy out there in a market where defensemen are always at a premium and especially ones who can move the puck and run a PP.