Rangers owner James Dolan said that the organization's intention is not to bottom out but to go through this rebuilding process "the right way." (NY Post)
Dolan said that the Rangers now have a plan but need to "be smart" and "carry it out." (NY Post)
He added that it's his belief that the Rangers could compete for a playoff spot next and possibly get in as a 7th or 8th seed. (NY Post)
On the process as a whole, Dolan said that the Rangers are committed to winning the Stanley Cup and that "we're rebuilding but it doesn't have to take forever." (NY Post)
Adam Rotter: In a perfect world for the Rangers, next season they are led to a playoff spot by Henrik Lundqvist, Mika Zibanejad, Chris Kreider, Kevin Shattenkirk and Brady Skjei with Lias Andersson, Filip Chytil, Pavel Buchnevich, Jimmy Vesey and Neal Pionk taking positive steps and making progress through the season.