What the Rangers lines could look like to start the season

On the NHL Network on 8/8, they listed the Rangers projected lines for this season as: Artemi Panarin – Mika Zibanejad – Pavel Buchnevich Chris Kreider – Ryan Strome – Kaapo Kakko Vlad Namestnikov – Filip Chytil – Vitali Kravtsov Brendan Lemieux – Brett Howden – Jesper Fast Lemieux is the only forward listed that is currently unsigned. Lias Andersson, Boo Nieves, Greg McKegg, Danny O’Regan and Phil Di Giuseppe…

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The Rangers don’t feel they need to make any other cap related moves

In an interview with LoHud and USA Today, Rangers GM Jeff Gorton said that he did not anticipate needing to make another move in order to get Brendan Lemieux and Tony DeAngelo signed. DeAngelo and Lemieux are both RFAs but did not have arbitration rights. Gorton said that there is nothing stopping the Rangers from signing either player and that they are trying to make deals that work “right now,…

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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…

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Where The Hockey News has the Rangers finishing this season

The Hockey News 2019-20 Yearbook has the Rangers finishing sixth in the Metro Division (behind Washington, Carolina, Philly, Islanders and Pitt but ahead of the Devils and Blue Jackets) and missing the playoffs. Based upon their projections for Henrik Lundqvist (23-21-7) and Alex Georgiev (16-13-5) they have the Rangers finishing with 90 points this season. The depth chart for the Rangers they have listed is: LW Center RW Defense 1…

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