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It’s August. The dog days of the NHL offseason. Fans are chomping at the bit wanting hockey more than ever. Tweets of “Is it October Yet?” appearing on everyone’s timeline as we wait for the start of the NHL season.
To hold you over, here’s some of the latest New York Rangers news, in this new edition of Rangers Roundup.
We are less than two months away from the start of the 2017-18 New York Rangers season, and you know what that means. Time to get pumped! Read more
There are three certainties as a New York Rangers fan; death, taxes and a reliable goaltending tandem. Any expectations for NYR goalies would be impossible without acknowledging Benoit Allaire. Read more
As reported by both TSN, and Larry Brooks it looks like Nick Holden may be the odd man out when it comes to the log jam on the Rangers blueline this upcoming season, which should be no surprise to many. Read more
Almost every move made by Jeff Gorton this offseason has been based around Mika Zibanejad. Read more
Today, New York Rangers signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a 4 year deal. This move was a long time coming, it’s a major upgrade for the Rangers blueline, as well as the power play. With Ranger’s buying out recently signed Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi, and possibility of Kevin Klein retiring. They still have some extras on the blueline this upcoming season, so you may see a trade over the next few days.
The New York Rangers selected Dominik Lakatos with the 175th pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. This draft pick may come as a surprise for most fans, because the Czech center is already 20 years old. This age is definitely higher then the usual 17,18,19 yr old draft picks in the NHL Entry Draft. Most players at this age will just end up signing a undrafted free agent deal with a NHL club. Gordie Clark and the rest of the Rangers brass must have saw a player they didn’t want to land on another team’s roster. Read more
One player in this top group will not be a member of the New York Rangers unless Vegas works out a deal with Jeff Gorton to send money, prospects, and/or picks so nobody is plucked from the big club: