Rangers sign former Buchnevich teammate and KHL defenseman, Bereglazov

Bereglazov

The Rangers have come to terms with 23 year old defenseman, Alexei Bereglazov.

Listed at 6’4″ and 215 lbs, the lefty blue-liner scored 19 points in 60 games while adding 6 more in the KHL playoffs. The scouting report on Bereglazov is that he is a heady player that plays a physical game.

In addition, Pavel Buchnevich has some familiarity with as they were teammates in the WJC. So this move could speak to helping Buchnevich feel more and more comfortable as he blossoms in NY.

 

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  • You are beginning to see the Rangers changing future roster .
    There is a Russian influence taking place Buchnevich is the initial player
    With Khl all stars : G – Igor Shestyorkin , D Alexi Bereglozov and 2015 defensemen draft selection Sergey Zborovskly signed & getting acclimated. ( Even Kreider speaks Russian )
    Don’t be surprised if the Rangers pick a Russian speaking veteran to facilitate future Russian player development
    Let’s see how the Canadian, US , Swedish & Russian hockey cultures mess In the future

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