McDonagh Set to Leave Wisconsin For New York

Posted: 4th July 2010 by Matthew Calamia in NHL
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According to the New York Post, Wisconsin defenseman Ryan McDonagh is set to forgo his final year of college and sign with the New York Rangers. McDonagh, 21, the first-round draft pick of the Montreal Canadiens in 2007, was acquired last season as part of the Scott Gomez trade. Going into this past week's Ranger prospect camp, McDonagh told reporters that he was leaning towards going back to school to captain the team and get his degree. Towards the end of the week, multiple reporters said that his tone had changed, and that he wasn't as sure what he would be doing. McDonagh would sign an entry level contract worth $875,000, plus bonus that will be negotiated.  This is good news for the organization and bad news for some defenseman. The Rangers will have a solid, young defensive core ...

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