New York Rangers
The New York Rangers have assembled a very talented, young roster, highlighted by a former Norris Trophy winner (Adam Fox), a defending Vezina Trophy winner (Igor Shesterkin), a recent first overall pick (Alexis Lafreniere) and a recent second overall draft pick (Kappo Kakko). But though all of those players are critical to the Blueshirts’ future, K’Andre Miller could turn out be the most important of all.
As we are now just hours away from the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the first in-person version of these proceedings since Jack Hughes went No. 1 to the Devils in 2019, things are percolating and thus we’re all tasked with getting out information that isn’t too outdated. So here’s a brief summary of some things to watch for tonight–read it now before it’s all old news..
Just as one injury scare blew over for the Rangers, two more popped up. [...]
Peter Laviolette sees a little Tom Willson in potential Rangers enforcer Will Cuylle. [...]
There are way more players definitively projected to play with the Rangers this season than there are players duking it out for a job. [...]
From trade package sweetener to the top defensive pair, Ryan Lindgren has become the heartbeat of the Rangers in just five years. [...]
Mika Zibanejad left Sunday’s intra-team scrimmage with an undisclosed upper-body injury and did not return for the remainder of practice. [...]
The collection of players who competed in the Rangers’ first preseason game of the season Sunday were definitely chosen for a reason. [...]
Somehow, K’Andre Miller is already entering his fourth NHL season. And if Young Amigos Filip Chytil, Kaapo Kakko and Alexis Lafreniere are pushing for more responsibility up front, the same… [...]
In an Islanders locker room in which everyone is familiar with each other, Julien Gauthier holds the strange title of being one of the only new faces. [...]