Heading into the season, Corey Pronman ranked the Rangers 11th on his list of farm systems in the NHL. (The Athletic)
Last season the Rangers were ranked 29th and Pronman, by his criteria, had the Rangers tied with Philly for having the second “deepest farm system.” (The Athletic)
Pronman broke down the Rangers farm system into different tiers, listing Filip Chytil as a “high-end” prospect, Vitali Kravtsov as a “very good” prospect and Lias Andersson, Igor Shesterkin, Brett Howden and K’Andre Miller as guys who are “legit” prospects.
- Read how he defines each category at The Athletic.
Overall, Pronman listed 24 players on the Rangers list.
Before the season, NHL.com had the Rangers with four players on their list of Top 50 prospects, tied with Vancouver for the most, and had Chytil ranked 16th, Shesterkin ranked 25, Andersson ranked 31 and Kravtsov 35.
The Rangers were ranked 7th on the NHL Network’s list of farm systems before the season.
On his list of the Top 100 prospects, before the season, Pronman had Kravtsov ranked 17th, Chytil 23, Andersson at 59, Igor Shesterkin 4th in his goalie rankings and both Adam Huska and Olof Lindbom on his list of honorable mentions for goalies.
Chris Peters of ESPN listed the Rangers, before the season, as having three “A” prospects in Chytil, Andersson and Kravtsov while listing Shesterkin, K’Andre Miller, Howden, Hajek and Nils Lundkvist as “B” prospects.
On Peters’ list of the Top 100 Prospects, he had Chytil at 23, Andersson at 39, Kravtsov at 40, Miller at 52, Shesterkin at 59 and Howden at 73. (ESPN+)
Peters listed the Rangers 12th on his list of prospect rankings. (ESPN)
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I hope they add a few more prospects at the trade deadline.