Ponikarovsky had 21g and 29a splitting time between the Maple Leafs and Penguins last season.
...the only thing bringing in Ponikarovsky does is give one less chance for a young player such as Grachev to make the team. The Rangers are full of 15-20 goal scorers. I don't need another.
Steve Zipay at Blue Notes says that the Rangers may have a tough time signing Frolov as the Kings will have much more money to offer after losing out on both Kovalchuk and Gagne.