Scoring projections for the Rangers this season

The Hockey News 2019-20 Pool Guide has the following scoring projections and scouting reports for the Rangers this season:

  • Artemi Panarin: 30 Goals, 56 Assists, 86 Points in 82 games
    • “Elite player doesn’t miss many games, and year after year he doesn’t disappoint.”
  • Mika Zibanejad: 26 goals, 38 assists, 64 points in 80 games
    • “Finished 22 points ahead of runner-up on Rangers, which is tough to figure and tough to repeat.”
  • Kaapo Kakko: 34 goals, 26 assists, 60 points in 80 games
    • “He’ll score more goals than Hughes but get fewer assists as they battle it out for the Calder Trophy.”
      • Jack Hughes is projected to score 76 points
  • Chris Kreider: 22 goals, 22 assists, 44 points in 78 games
    • “A pending UFA in 2020. He’s likely to be traded which bumps up his value, but just for this year.”
  • Pavel Buchnevich: 18 goals, 25 assists, 43 points in 75 games
    • “Will lose his top-line role sooner or later with rookie Kakko emerging as an elite player.”
  • Jacob Trouba: 7 goals, 34 assists, 41 points in 80 games
    • “Career points high was the result of Byfuglien injury. He’ll get prime-time minutes with the Rangers.”
  • Tony DeAngelo: 7 goals, 33 assists, 40 points in 77 games
    • “Scored 21 points in the second half as he took over as the Rangers top offensive defenseman.”
  • Brett Howden: 12 goals, 23 assists, 35 points in 75 games
  • Filip Chytil: 14 goals, 20 assists, 34 points in 76 games
  • Ryan Strome: 32 points
  • Jesper Fast: 29 points
  • Vlad Namestnikov: 29 points
  • Vitali Kravtsov: 28 points
  • Brendan Lemieux: 26 points
  • Brady Skjei: 25 points
  • Lias Andersson: 20 points
  • Adam Fox: 13 points
  • Marc Staal: 9 points
  • Brendan Smith: 9 points
  • Libor Hajek: 8 points

Kevin Shattenkirk was projected to score 5 goals and 25 assists in 72 games, with them writing “an offensive blueliner who doesn’t contribute much offense. A trade would help him.”

The Hockey News 2019-20 Yearbook projected the Rangers to finish 6th in the Metro and miss the playoffs.