With my 400th post (I know it pales in comparison to most of you!), I would like to welcome Mats Zuccarello Aasen to the Rangers!! I cannot wait to see what his name is going to look like on the back of his sweater. Do they even allow that many characters if you purchase a jersey?
Naslund was happy to provide his perspective on what lay ahead for the Norwegian star.
"Throughout the year, I talked to him a little bit about playing in the NHL and my experiences playing for different teams and what you can expect," Naslund recalled. "For any player, to have a chance to play for the Rangers, who are such a traditional and historic club is exciting, and I think he's excited about having the chance to experience that whole thing. It's just like I felt when I was coming in there. There's something special about having the chance to play at MSG and wear the Rangers uniform."
I figure it's going to be a top 6 role for MZA or the AHL. Don't think he would fit in playing on the bottom 6, much like Christiansen. I can see the Rangers trying to sign or trade for another top 6 winger and go with: