The Rangers are buying out Kevin Shattenkirk's contract

by Matthew Catalano | Lightning Correspondent | Wed, Jul 31st 8:55pm EDT

It has been confirmed Wednesday that the Rangers will be buying out Kevin Shattenkirk's contract to free up salary space. (New York Post)

Fantasy Impact:

Rumors were circling the last couple of weeks about whether or not New York was going to buyout Shattenkirk's contract. Those rumors have finally been put to rest Wednesday as the Blueshirts have decided to part ways with the scoring defenseman. Shattenkirk didn't live up to the hype during his tenure on Broadway. It will be interesting to see if any teams around the league will be interested in picking up the 30-year-old veteran.

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