Igor Shesterkin sent to Hartford

1/22/20 | Shesterkin will not take part in the AHL All-Star Game. (AHL) 1/21/20 | Igor Shesterkin has been sent to Hartford while the Rangers are on their All-Star break and bye week. The Wolf Pack have games this Friday and Saturday and the AHL All-Star weekend is this Sunday and Monday. Shesterkin was named to the AHL All-Star Game earlier this month. From the Rangers release, “Shesterkin appeared in…

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Igor Shesterkin starting against Columbus

6:13PM: David Quinn spoke after practice and said (NYR): On tomorrow, “in a lot of ways it’s bigger than anything we have done up to this point. This game is as big, if not bigger, because of how deep we are into the season. This team is six points ahead of us, we have two games in hand, it’s a four-point game. There are a lot of teams in this…

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Igor Shesterkin to start against the Devils

4:36PM: David Quinn spoke after the morning skate and said (NYR): Do you need a bigger read Igor, “I think it’s important for everybody and he played well, he deserves another opportunity. That definitely weighs into it but if he didn’t play well, I wouldn’t be putting him in there to get more of an evaluation on him.” On how Georgiev is handling this, “we talked a little the other…

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Igor Shesterkin ranked as the top NHL prospect by TSN

TSN‘s Craig Button lists Igor Shesterkin at #1 on his list of top-50 NHL affiliated prospects. Shesterkin ranked 10th in his rankings last year and Button says he has “all the tools necessary – skill, poise, sense and technical ability – to be a success at the NHL level and is the heir apparent to Henrik Lundqvist on Broadway.” (TSN) Other Ranger prospects ranked by Button include: 22: Nils Lundkvist…

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What happens now that Igor Shesterkin has been called up

1/8 | Craig Custance writes that the Rangers asking price for Georgiev is not believed to be cheap. (The Athletic) 1/7 | Igor Shesterkin will make his NHL debut tonight against the Colorado Avalanche. The Rangers are currently carrying three goaltenders, Shesterkin, Henrik Lundqvist and Alexander Georgiev. Shesterkin, 24 last week, is in the first-year of a two-year entry level deal and his contract includes an ability to leave the…

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Igor Shesterkin will start against Colorado

4:24PM: David Quinn spoke after practice today and said (NYR): On Shesterkin, “you are talking about a guy who is incredibly athletic, mentally tough, embraces the challenge nightly to do everything he can to make sure his team can win a hockey game.” On why Shesterkin was called up, “I just think it’s a natural progression. When you have a guy playing as well as he was in the AHL…

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