Rangers officially announce signings of Kravtsov and Shesterkin

The Rangers have officially announced the signings of top prospects Vitali Kravtsov and Igor Shesterkin. Shesterkin, 23, signs a two-year entry level deal that includes a clause that would allow him to return to Russia if he is assigned to Hartford. Kravtsov, 19, signs a three-year entry level deal that has a cap hit of $925,000 per season and also includes a clause that would allow him to return to…

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The latest on Rangers goalie prospect Igor Shesterkin

The Rangers have reportedly agreed in principle with goalie prospect Igor Shesterkin on his two-year entry level contract. (NY Post) Shesterkin will have a clause in his contract that would allow him to return to Russia if he is assigned to Hartford though Larry Brooks writes that the Rangers do not believe that would be the case. (NY Post) Following the playoff exit of SKA, Shesterkin said that if sent…

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Where the Rangers top prospects rank (Updates)

3/7/19: The Rangers prospect group was ranked 2nd overall by Peters at ESPN. 3/6/19: Chris Peters of ESPN.com lists Kravstov at 11, Shesterkin at 33 and Miller at 37 on his list of Top 50 prospects. 1/23/19: TSN ‘s Craig Button lists Vitali Kravtsov at #1 in his ranking of top NHL-affiliated prospects. Button writes that Kravtsov is “highly skilled” and an “offensive threat” with a combination of “speed, power,…

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