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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Another look at where the Rangers top prospects rank

McKeen’s Hockey has 7 Ranger prospects listed in their top 100 and 12 listed in their overall ranking of 250. Kaapo Kakko is ranked 2nd overall K’Andre Miller is ranked 21st overall Vitali Kravtsov is ranked 30th overall Adam Fox is ranked 44th overall Igor Shesterkin is ranked 50th overall Nils Lundkvist is ranked 83rd overall Matthew Robertson is ranked 87th overall Libor Hajek is ranked 186th overall Karl Henriksson…

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A look at the Rangers top prospects

The Hockey News 2019-20 Pool Guide and Yearbook list the Rangers Top 10 prospects as: Kaapo Kakko: “A dynamic and flashy scorer. He defends well and had the strength to play as a teen against men.” NHL Expectation: 2019-20 Vitali Kravtsov: “elite offensive skills and plays with an edge. Soared to No.5 in league-wide Future Watch 19 rank.” NHL Expectation: 2019-20 Adam Fox: “crafty puck-moving defenseman had 95 assists across…

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Rangers prospect pipeline ranked #1 by NHL Network (Updates)

8/16/19 |The Hockey News 2019-20 Pool Guide lists the Rangers Top 10 prospects as: Kaapo Kakko Vitali Kravtsov Adam Fox Igor Shesterkin Matthew Robertson K’Andre Miller Libor Hajek Nils Lundkvist Karl Henriksson Adam Huska They note that Kakko, Kravtsov, Fox and Hajek are all “good candidates” to make the Rangers this season. 8/12/19 | The NHL Network recently ranked the Rangers with the #1 Prospect Pipeline in the NHL. They…

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Four Rangers land on NHL Network Top Prospect list

The NHL Network ranked the Top 50 Prospects heading into this season and the Rangers had: #2: Kaapo Kakko #12: Vitali Kravtsov #20: Igor Shesterkin #30: Adam Fox The Rangers are the only team to have four prospects in the top-30 and three prospects in the top-20. On Kaako: Sam Costentino said that he is “a whole lot of fun. Here is a guy, when I think of two players…

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Where some Rangers fall in a Top 50 prospect list

Scott Wheeler of The Athletic has three Ranger prospects listed in his Top-50 NHL drafted prospects: #2: Kaapo Kakko #10: Adam Fox 36: Vitali Kravtsov Wheeler writes that Kakko could start on the Rangers top line right away and that “it’s going to be a lot of fun to watch.” (The Athletic) Of Fox, Wheeler writes that he has “undeniably brilliant offensive tools” and “uncharacteristically good defensive decision-making for a…

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