Category Archives: NHL Draft

Rangers Draft mostly North American players with a twist

If Day One wasn’t a surprise with Alexis Lafreniere going first and Braden Schneider being a player they targeted by trading up to number 19, then the Rangers Draft on Day Two was again mostly focused on North American players … Continue reading

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Devils stay predictable at the draft table, with a twist

If you were expecting fireworks from Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald’s first draft running the team – i.e. a splashy trade, you might have been dissapointed as the organization used all of its first-round picks. In fact the only draft move … Continue reading

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Rangers deal Lias Andersson to Kings for the 60th pick, take forward William Cuylle

Very Cuylle 😎 pic.twitter.com/3aQV9WhEld — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 7, 2020 Day Two of the NHL Draft is very busy. Rounds 2-7 continue at lightning speed with the two-day event concluding later tonight. For the Rangers, that meant saying … Continue reading

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Rangers trade up to Number 19 and select defenseman Braden Schneider, Devils add three including Alexander Holtz

"You got it. Deal." ☑️ pic.twitter.com/X68eaeCu9Y — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 7, 2020 The Rangers decided to make a interesting move with their second pick of the first round. Before the Devils could make their third pick at number … Continue reading

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Rangers make it official and select Alexis Lafreniere

Special delivery, #NYR fans. pic.twitter.com/6zvbdXw1uu — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 6, 2020 The anticipation was building. When they won Part Two of the flawed lottery two months ago, the worst kept secret in New York City was that Alexis … Continue reading

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As Blueshirts get ready to take Lafreniere, a flurry of activity is coming

On a nice autumn day in NYC, the NHL Draft takes place remotely in October. Normally, Oct. 6 would be a hockey night that kicks off a new season. Such is quarantine life during a pandemic that saw a great … Continue reading

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A glimpse at tomorrow’s big first round of the NHL Draft

Quenton Byfield (left) and Alexis Lafreniere (right) are expected to go in the top three tomorrow in the first round of the NHL Draft. Lafreniere will go number one to the Rangers. Tomorrow night is the first round of the … Continue reading

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Rangers Win NHL Draft Lottery, Lafreniere expected to be reward

The first 15 picks of the 2020 NHL Draft ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/w40x7sMQAc — #StanleyCup Playoffs on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) August 10, 2020 In a shocker, the New York Rangers won the NHL Draft Lottery. Part Two of the odd format somehow worked … Continue reading

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Mayhem and chaos ensue after draft lotto assures Lafreniere goes to play-in team

I’m sure Derek will have his own vent on the draft lottery later on, even if his team actually has a shot at getting the top pick with a play-in loss. I’m mostly posting about it to give a mea … Continue reading

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Hockey’s back tonight…sort of

It’s hard to believe it’s been three and a half months since the NHL (and really the world) came to a screeching halt and hit the world’s biggest speedbump in terms of everyday life. I didn’t realize it’s already been … Continue reading

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