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Report: Arnott deal with Rangers scuttled after failed physical

Jan 27, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT

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It sounds like Jason Arnott won’t add veteran depth to the New York Rangers’ lineup, after all.

ESPN New York’s Katie Strang reports that team doctors did not clear the 38-year-old, ending his chances of finalizing what was believed to be a prorated deal worth between $1.6-$1.7 million.

The big center scored 17 goals and 34 points in 72 games for the St. Louis Blues last season.

While it’s not a sure thing, this development makes one wonder if we’ve seen the last of the two-time All-Star.

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