From John Dellapina of the NY Daily News:
Finally, while the Rangers might not have seen this coming so soon, they would hardly be crushed to learn that it was true. Fact is, it is difficult to imagine how the Rangers would have tried to re-sign a 35-year-old Straka. They’d like to clear lineup space for younger forwards such as Ryan Callahan, Nigel Dawes and Petr Prucha and have major interest in upgrading up front by signing somebody like Ryan Malone.
Read the entire story from Blueshirts Blog here.
Dellapina doesn’t see the Rangers making a serious play to re-sign Straka; so it looks like if he doesn’t end up going overseas, he will end up playing somewhere other than NY in the NHL.