What to expect from the Rangers with Free Agency Opening

1:01PM: The Rangers have re-signed Brandon Crawley. 11:48AM: Officially the Rangers UFAs are: Matt Beleskey, J-F Berube, Jesper Fast, Steven Fogarty, Micheal Haley, Nicklas Jensen, Greg McKegg, Nick Ebert, Vinni Lettieri, Boo Nieves, Danny O’Regan, Ryan Gropp, Dawson Leedahl. Officially, the Rangers RFAs are: “Brandon Crawley, Tony DeAngelo, Phillip Di Giuseppe, Gabriel Fontaine, Alexandar Georgiev, Brendan Lemieux, Darren Raddysh, Ryan Strome.” 8:43AM: Free Agency begins at 12PM today and the…

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The rest of the Rangers picks on Day 2

On the draft, Jeff Gorton said (NYR): “I think, as we move forward, we addressed a lot of needs, some emphasis on size, we took a lot of Canadians, which, lately, it’s worked out that we have a lot of Europeans, it’s one of those years where it worked out with some players from North America.” “We definitely want to be harder to play against and identified some players that…

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Rangers select William Cuylle 60th overall

The Rangers have selected LW William Cuylle of the Windsor Spitfires at #60. They acquired the pick in exchange for Lias Andersson. Cuylle is 6-3, 204. Central Scouting Ranking: 34th in the Final rankings, 21 in the mid-term rankings. Bob McKenzie Ranking: 45 Craig Button Ranking: 94 The Hockey News Ranking: 53 Corey Pronman’s Ranking: 63 McKeen’s Hockey Ranking: 63 Future Considerations Ranking: 77 Chris Peter’s Ranking: 57 On his…

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What to look for from the Rangers on Day 2 of the NHL Draft

Day 2 of the NHL Draft begins at 11:30AM and the Rangers have the following picks: Round 3: 92nd Overall Round 4: 103rd Overall Round 5: 134th Overall Round 6: 165th Overall Round 7: 196th, 197th, 206th Overall The Rangers traded the 72nd overall pick as part of the package to move up from 22 to 19 to select Braden Schneider. They traded their 2nd Round pick to Carolina in…

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Rangers select Braden Schneider 19th Overall

With the 19th pick overall, the Rangers select defenseman Braden Schneider of Brandon of the WHL The Rangers traded #22 and #72 to Calgary for #19. They believed that the Devils were going to take Schneider with the 20th pick. (Brooks) Following the draft, Jeff Gorton said the following about moving up, “He has high character. If you watch the playoffs this year you saw a lot of players like…

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Rangers select Alexis Lafreniere #1 Overall

8:18PM: On MSG, John Davidson spoke about Alexis Lafreniere and said: “We are 10 out of 10 with excitement, to be dead honest with you.” “These things happen maybe once in a lifetime, to have one of those picks, it’s almost dramatic, it’s exciting. We’ve had our eyes on Alexis the whole time. The wonderful part was when he put the jersey on it, it looked like it fit him…

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