Hot on the heels of the report the New York Rangers offered Chris Chelios a spot on their AHL team , right around the time they offered Mathieu Dandenault an AHL tryout , there's only one logical conclusion to be drawn: the Rangers are trying to rebuild the Cup-winning 2001-02 Red Wings. Crazy you say? What about the fact that Brendan Shanahan, another member of that Wings team, is skating in New York, trying to catch-on with a Cup-contending team in the area .
New Jersey has already cut him loose once this season. The Flyers are capped out. The Islanders couldn't contend for the Calder Cup, let alone the Stanley Cup. The only other team in the area is the Rangers, where Shanahan played for two seasons.
And while it seems there's no room for Shanahan on the Rangers, at least not a ...
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