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Kakko, Kravtsov and Fox sitting out final Traverse game

2:49PM: The Rangers beat St. Louis 5-3 in their final game of the Traverse City tournament.

  • Adam Huska made 34 saves on 37 shots in the win.
  • Patrick Newell: 1 goal, plus one, 2 shots
  • Tarmo Reunanen: 2 assists, plus one, 2 shots, hooking penalty
  • Ryan Dmowski: 1 goal, 3 shots
  • Jake Elmer: 1 goal, 2 shots
  • Karl Henriksson: 3 assists, plus one
  • Joey Keane: 1 assist
  • Matthew Robertson: minus one, 1 shot

12:04PM: Adam Fox, Kaapo Kakko and Vitali Kravtsov will all sit out today’s final Traverse City game against St. Louis.

  • The Rangers begin training camp on Thursday.

The lines the Rangers are using in their game against the Blues are:

  • Shawn McBride, Karl Henriksson, Jake Elmer
  • Ryan Dmowski, Brett Kemp, Patrick Newell
  • Macualey Carson, Nick Jones, Anthon Salintiri
  • Josh Maser, Keith Getson, Cody Milan
    • Defense
  • Matthew Robertson, Tarmo Reunanen
  • Nico Gross, Joey Keane
  • Kade Landry, Hunter Skinner
  • Adam Huska will start in goal.

Against Minnesota on Monday, Kravtsov had two goals and Kakko had four points including the game winner in OT.

Fox had five points in the Rangers win on Saturday.

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Kaapo Kakko scores OT winner as Rangers beat Wild

4:48PM: Kaapo Kakko scored the OT winner for the Rangers in their come from behind win over Minnesota.

The Rangers scored three goals in the third period:

  • 1:06 Vitali Kravtsov (PP) from Karl Henriksson and Kaapo Kakko | Wild 2-1
  • 2:44 Vitali Kravtsov (PP) from Kaapo Kakko | 2-2 tie
  • 18:23 Patrick Newell from Kaapo Kakko | 3-3 tie

Kakko’s OT winner was unassisted at 2:48 of OT.

NYR Player Stats:

  • Adam Fox: minus one, 3 shots, cross checking penalty
  • Kaapo Kakko: 1 goal, 3 assists, plus one, 3 shots
  • Tarmo Reunanen: 2 shots
  • Karl Henriksson: 1 assist, minus one, 2 shots
  • Vitali Kravtsov: 2 goals, minus one, 2 shots
  • Joey Keane: high sticking penalty
  • Matthew Robertson: minus two, one shot

The Rangers were awarded a five minute PP near the end of the second period after Drake Pilon of Minnesota was called for checking to the head/neck of Lewis Zerter Gossage.

12:30PM: The Rangers and Wild play at 2:30PM and the game can be watched here.

Kaapo Kakko will make his Traverse City debut for the Rangers on Monday in their game against Minnesota.

Kaako has missed the prior two games with an illness and while Kakko skated over the weekend and reportedly “looked pretty good” he was not 100%. (

The lines for the Rangers today are:

  • Vitali Kravtsov, Karl Henriksson, Kaapo Kakko
  • Ryan Dmowski, Nick Jones, Patrick Newell
  • Lewis Zerter-Gossage, Brett Kemp, Jake Elmer
  • Anthony Salintiri, Shawn McBride, Cody Milan
    • Defense
  • Matthew Robertson, Adam Fox
  • Tarmo Reunanen, Hunter Skinner
  • Nico Gross, Joey Keane
    • Goalie
  • Igor Shesterkin starts

The Rangers are 1-1 so far in the tournament with a loss to Columbus in the first game and a win over Dallas in their second game.

Through the first two games, the Rangers leading scorers are:

  • Adam Fox has 2 goals, 3 assists, 10 shots on goal
  • Ryan Dmowski (AHL contract) has 2 goals, 1 assist, 6 shots on goal
  • Brett Kemp (AHL contract) has 2 goals, 1 assist, 4 shots on goal
  • Vitali Kravtsov has 3 assists, 4 shots on goal
  • Matthew Robertson has 1 goal, 1 assist, a plus six rating, 1 shot on goal

Karl Henriksson has 1 goal and 6 shots on goal.

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Watch: Rangers/Stars in Traverse City

9:17PM: The Rangers beat Dallas 7-4.

  • Adam Fox: 2 goals, 3 assists, plus 5, 7 shots
  • Yegor Rykov: 1 goal, minus one, 1 shot
  • Karl Henriksson: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus one, 3 shots
  • Vitali Kravtsov: 2 assists, plus one, 2 shots
  • Joey Keane: minus one, slashing penalty
  • Matthew Robertson: 1 goal, 1 assist, plus 4, 1 shot


Goal 7: Ryan Dmowski (empty net) from Adam Fox

Goal 6: Ryan Dmowski from Vitali Kravtsov and Matthew Robertson

Goal 5: Adam Fox (2) from Keith Getson and Brett Kemp

Goal 4: Matthew Robertson (unassisted)

Goal 3: Adam Fox from Macauley Carson and Nick Jones

Goal 2: Yegor Rykov (PP) from Karl Henriksson and Adam Fox

Goal 1: Karl Henriksson from Adam Fox and Vitali Kravtsov

7:39PM: The Rangers play their second game of the Traverse City tournament against Dallas on Saturday.

Kaapo Kakko will miss his second straight game with an illness and is being listed as day day. Kaako did skate this morning.

The lines the Rangers are using are:

  • Lewis Zerter-Gossage, Karl Henriksson, Vitali Kravtsov
  • Ryan Dmowski, Nick Jones, Jake Elmer
  • Patrick Newell, Brett Kemp, Keith Getson
  • Macauley Carson, Shawn McBride, Anthony Salintiri
    • Defense
  • Matthew Robertson, Adam Fox
  • Yegor Rykov, Joey Keane
  • Nico Gross, Kade Landry
    • Goalie
  • Adam Huska
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WATCH: Rangers/Blue Jackets in Traverse City

6:03PM: The Rangers lost 6-2 to Columbus with Brett Kemp scoring both goals for the Rangers.

  • Adam Fox: minus two, 3 shots
  • Yegor Rykov: minus two
  • Karl Henriksson: minus two, 3 shots
  • Vitali Kravtsov: minus two, 2 shots
  • Joey Keane: 2 shots
  • Matthew Robertson: plus one
  • Igor Shesterkin: 20 saves on 26 attempts

3:33PM: The Rangers face the Blue Jackets in their opening game of the Traverse City prospects tournament.

Kaapo Kakko will not play due to illness. (NYR)

The lines for the Rangers are (NYR)

  • Patrick Newell, Karl Henriksson, Vitali Kravtsov
  • Jake Elmer, Nick Jones, Lewis Zerter-Gossage
  • Ryan Dmowski, Shawn McBride, Cody Milan
  • Josh Maser, Brett Kemp, Anthony Salintiri

On defense, the Rangers have pairings of:

  • Yegor Rykov, Adam Fox
  • Tarmo Reunanen, Hunter Skinner
  • Matthew Robterston, Joey Keane

Igor Shesterkin is in net.

Adam Fox, Jake Elmer, Nick Jones are wearing “A’s” for the Rangers.

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The Rangers 2019 Traverse City roster

The Rangers have announced their roster for the 2019 Traverse City Tournament:

Forwards: Ryan Dmowski^, Jake Elmer, Keith Getson*, Karl Henriksson, Nick Jones^, Kaapo Kakko, Brett Kemp*, Vitali Kravtsov, Josh Maser*, Shawn McBride^, Cody Milan*, Patrick Newell, Anthony Salinitri*, Lewis Zerter-Goassage^

Defense: Adam Fox, Nico Gross, Joey Keane, Kade Landry*, Tarmo Reunanen, Matthew Robertson, Yegor Rykov, Hunter Skinner

Goalies: Adam Huska, Igor Shesterkin

The Rangers play on 9/6 against Columbus, 9/7 against Dallas, 9/9 against Minnesota and 9/10 in a TBD “placement game.”

Since 2006, at least one Ranger that appeared in the Traverse City Tournament played for the Rangers that season:

  • 2006: Ryan Callahan and Brandon Dubinsky
  • 2007: Brandon Dubinsky, Lauri Korpikoski, Marc Staal
  • 2008: Artem Anisimov
  • 2009: Michael Del Zotto, Chad Johnson
  • 2010: Evgeny Grachev, Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan
  • 2011: Tim Erixon, Carl Hagelin
  • 2013: Conor Allen, Jesper Fast
  • 2014: Anthony Duclair, Kevin Hayes, Mackenzie Skapski
  • 2015: Brady Skjei
  • 2016: Pavel Buchnevich, Boo Nieves, Jimmy Vesey
  • 2017: Lias Andersson, Alex Georgiev, Vinni Lettieri, Neal Pionk
  • 2018: Lias Andersson, Filip Chytil, Brett Howden, Tim Gettinger, Ryan Lindgren

*Free Agent Invite

^AHL Contract

Jersey numbers for the tournament include:

  • Adam Fox: 23
  • Igor Shesterkin: 31
  • Kaapo Kakko: 45
  • Yegor Rykov: 57
  • Jake Elmer: 63
  • Karl Henriksson: 70
  • Vitali Kravtsov: 74
  • Matthew Robertson: 97