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Rangers 3 Stars of the Week: European Prospect Edition

As the season goes on, we will be doing a series of posts highlighting the Rangers European Prospects. This will take the form of a 3 Stars of the Week. Each post will highlight the performances of three Rangers’ European Prospects, along with a number of honorable mentions. In order to be eligible, a player must play for a European Team. Prospects in the OHL, QMJHL, WHL, and NCAA will be covered in a separate series of posts.

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Why in the world would the Rangers be interested in 36 year old Danis Zaripov

We are weeks away from camp opening and the Rangers still have a few questions about their lineup going into the season.  What will the top two defensive pairings look like?  Who will win the 5th, 6th, and 7th defenseman slots?  Most notably the Rangers have a hole at the 3rd line Center position that looks like it will be a battle between Lias Andersson and Christoval “Boo” Nieves.  Another option that has been discussed is moving JT Miller back to Center.  Read more

Anthony Deangelo could be a real steal or a major bust

This off-season has been one in which we have seen the Rangers experience a significant amount of roster turnover.  Dan Giardi was bought out, Kevin Klein retired (and signed in Europe), and Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta were traded to the Arizona Coyotes. The Rangers were also able to sign the biggest free agent available, Kevin Shattenkirk, to replace Dan Giardi.  They signed Ondrej Pavelec to fill the hole left by Raanta, and drafted Lias Andersson with the 7th overall pick.  In addition, as has been the case the past few years, the Rangers dove deep into non-traditional markets.  Alexei Bereglazov was signed out of the KHL while Vince Pedrie, Neil Pionk, and Vinnie Lettieri were all signed out of the NCAA ranks.  However, the most intriguing addition this off-season is Anthony Deangelo, who was part of the return from the Coyotes for Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta. Read more

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