I also ask if you see something that I haven't posted, please give me a heads-up in the comments section which I will be monitoring all day.
And away we go...
Update, 10:30 p.m.:
What an anticlimatic way to end the day, but hey it's a big decision for Brad so let him sleep on it and hopefully he dreams about setting up Iginla all night long.
I'll be on the golf course tomorrow morning so no updates until early afternoon. I'll post a blank post to start the day and you guys can have at it again.
Thanks again for everyone's participation today. It made the day that much more fun.
Update, 10:23 p.m.:
Brooks has been told there would be nothing coming tonight regarding Richards' decision.
...he makes me wait all day for nothing. I really don't want this guy now.
Update, 10:12 p.m.:
Rupp tweets that he is excited and honored to be a part of the Rangers and can't wait to put that sweater on.
Update, 9:48 p.m.:
Brooks says Rangers appear to be in good position with Richards though not sure of numbers.
Meanwhile, Jarome Iginla called Richards as part of the Flames sales pitch. (Dreger)
Update, 9:04 p.m.:
Rangers are still the frontrunner for Richards, but the Calgary Flames are in the hunt. (Dreger)
...i may have a heart attack tonight.
Update, 8:55 p.m.:
Gross says he expects a Rangers forward to get moved, either through trade or possible buyout, before season starts.
...with the amount of forwards that makes sense.
Update, 8:30 p.m.:
Rangers believed not close to highest bid for Richards, who is sorting it out. (Brooks)
...well that's good to hear.
Update, 8:22 p.m.:
Rangers sign Ruslan Fedotenko to one year, $1.4M contract. (McKenzie)
...with the Rupp signing sort of surprised they brought back Feds.
Update, 6:23 p.m.:
Rupp talks with TSN about signing with Rangers...
Update, 6:05 p.m.:
Garden CEO Jim Dolan has spoken with Richards. (Brooks)
Update, 5:59 p.m.:
Leafs Assistant GM Nonis to speak to the media after 6pm. Out of Richards sweepstakes? (Millard)
Update, 5:50 p.m.:
Rangers officially announce Rupp signing here.
Update, 5:45 p.m.: