|Oct. 2 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET21:36 GMT5:36 AM 北京时间2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST1:36 UAE (+1)17:36 ET - The New York Rangers have waived Diaz and forward Jayson Megna in reducing their roster to 23 players. The team announced the moves on their website Friday.
Analysis: The decisions mean that rookies Oscar Lindberg and Dylan McIlrath will be on the Rangers' opening night roster next week in Chicago. McIlrath, the team's first-round draft pick in 2010, beat out Diaz for the seventh defenseman.
|July 1 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET18:43 GMT2:43 AM 北京时间11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST22:43 UAE14:43 ET - The New York Rangers are bringing back Diaz. General manager and president Glen Sather announced the move Wednesday as the NHL kicked off free agency. Contract terms were not immediately available.
Analysis: Diaz, 29, is returning for a second stint with the Rangers. He played 56 games with the Calgary Flames this past season, finishing with two goals and two assists. Prior to joining the Flames, Diaz played part of the 2013-14 season with the Rangers after being acquired in a trade with Vancouver on March 5, 2014. He has played in 201 NHL games over four seasons with the Rangers, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary, with eight goals and 41 assists.