Tag Archives: 2020 Draft

The development of the kids is a process for Rangers

By now, you’ve seen the numbers. They don’t lie. There is no way to explain what’s happening with Alexis Lafreniere. 15 Games Played 1 Goal 0 Assists 1 Point -7 Rating 2 Penalty Minutes 21 Shots Since getting the thrilling … Continue reading

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Without Panarin, now is the time to find out about Lafreniere

When the Rangers skate against the Bruins tonight at MSG for the second time in three days, they’ll be without star forward Artemi Panarin. The left wing suffered a lower-body injury when he got tangled up with Chris Wagner in … Continue reading

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Rangers sign first round pick Braden Schneider to AHL contract, Devils re-sign Jesper Bratt

In some more local hockey news, both the Rangers and Devils made interesting moves. Each signed a young player. One will be on an NHL roster as expected while the other will get their first taste of pro hockey in … Continue reading

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Devils sign Dmitry Kulikov, re-sign Nicholas Merkley, Alexander Holtz off to a good start

The Devils signed Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year deal worth $1.15 million. A veteran defenseman of 11 years, Kulikov will turn 30 on Oct. 29. He’s a good skating, left shooting D who can log around 20 minutes in a … Continue reading

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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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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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