Nikolai Zherdev Rejected by Rangers

We have sources indicating that Nikolai Zherdev has offered to return to the New York Rangers, for the same money he originally refused, but the Rangers have passed on the offer.

“The Post has learned that the agent for Nikolai Zherdev, who rejected the Rangers’ $3.25 million qualifier and then became a free agent when the team walked away from his $3.9 million arbitration award, called the club this week offering to return for $3.25 million. The offer was refused”