Graduations, trades leave New York Rangers prospect pool shallow at some positions
After several years with a very strong group of prospects, the New York Rangers have graduated a lot of home-grown talent to the NHL team. The system remains strong defensively, but the only potential star in the system is winger Chris Kreider. Organizational depth in goaltending remains a weakness, with only Jason Missiaen and Scott Stajcer among the netminding prospects.
1. (1) Chris Kreider, LW, 8.5C
Drafted 1st round, 19th overall, 2009
After helping the Boston College Eagles to an NCAA championship in 2012, Chris Kreider joined the Rangers for the playoffs with aspirations to win a Stanley Cup that same spring.… read more
having a top team in the league WITH a young core AND having a deep prospect pool would almost be like the Red Wings at the beginning of their close to 2 decade consecutive playoff years. Glen will have to draft well and Gordie will have to keep his eyes peeled.
I think Noreau should be above some of the bottom few prospects, like Bourque and a few of our goalie prospects.
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