Looking for Wins

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Just three games and they were pretty close games With just three games on the New York Ranger prospect schedule, two teams were looking to recover from game one losses while the third was looking to reclaim their home ice advantage. The game’s third star Adam Tambellini’s (2013 third) first goal of the playoffs came at 16:36 of the first …

50/50 is not Acceptable

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Ranger prospects need to some moreimorovem The Saturday New York Ranger prospect report saw a 50/50 night and even that was not very pretty to watch. Some players needed a wakeup call and realize that four losses are much easier to achieve than four wins. Daniel Walcott (2014 fifth) got the message as the game’s second star more than did …

Playing for First Too

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Two more Ranger prospects teams are in first place The New York Rangers are not the only ones who are fighting to finish in first place in their division as two of their prospects in the Western Hockey League are also in battles to win their division. Already Brady Skjei of Minnesota (NCAA), Brandon Halverson of Sault Ste. Marie (OHL), …

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Not For the Faint of Heart

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Ranger prospects put on a show The Sunday report offered a variety of news from the New York Ranger’s prospects mostly good but we also had our first season ending elimination. Two teams moved closer towards their dream of division titles as playoff madness continues. Adam Tambellini (2013 third) has been a tad quiet as of late but the Calgary …

Mid-Week Prospects

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Just One Out of Three Prospects Win The Wednesday edition of the New York Ranger prospect report is not as good as the Rangers report as two prospect teams lost games they could not afford to. But for one prospect Wednesday was in its own way just like the Rangers. Keegan Iverson (2014 third) has been asked to put his …

Sunday Moves

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Rangers Acquire James Sheppard from San Jose and Carl Lindberg from Winnipeg for Lee Stempniak and draft pick UPDATE 8:30PM Official James Sheppard release RANGERS ACQUIRE FORWARD JAMES SHEPPARD Send a fourth round pick in 2016 to San Jose   NEW YORK, March 1, 2015 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that the team has …

Few Points Many Wins

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Prospects Not Scoring But Their Teams were Winning Saturday was a mostly quiet evening for the New York Ranger prospects at least from a production standpoint.  While the prospects may not have been scoring their teams were winning and it was helping their efforts at getting the best possible playoff position. Tonight’s Star Ryan Mantha Niagara IceDogs Ryan Mantha (2014 …

A Wild And A Bit Wacky Sunday

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Those Prospects they can do the darnest things Sunday was an interesting day to say the least for the New York Ranger prospects as there was a bit of the unusual involving the prospects. Some was good and one was rather bad but those things do happen. Ryan Mantha (2014 fourth) is turning into quite the offensive weapon for the …

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Holiday Hockey

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Brandon Halverson Second Straight Shutout Just two games on the New York Ranger prospect schedule for a holiday Monday with both games in the OHL. Brandon Halverson (2014 second) recorded his second straight shutout as he stopped all 30 shots as his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds defeated the Sarnia Sting 6-0. It was the fourth straight win for Halverson and …

The 50/50 Evening

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Not an exciting evening Saturday night for the New York Ranger prospects could best be described as even evening as Ranger prospects won four games and Ranger prospects lost four games. Nobody had the kind of night to award stars but Brandon Halverson (2014 second) came close. Halverson and his Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds handed the hapless Plymouth Whalers a …

A Quick Thursday Report

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Just three games and four prospects in action There were four New York Ranger prospects in action on Thursday evening and there wasn’t much to say about their play. Three games with two wins is not bad as we head into a big weekend of hockey. Ryan Mantha (2014 fourth) was scoreless but was a +4 as his Niagara IceDogs …

The Sunday Prospect’s Report

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Tambellini and Walcott with goals The Sunday New York Rangers prospect report was a little busier than it was on Saturday night as seven prospects took to the ice. Sunday was led by Adam Tambellini (2013 third) who only had one goal in his Calgary Hitmen’s 5-2 road win over the Saskatoon Blades but it was good enough to earn …

A Kind of Quiet Saturday

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Most Prospects Were Off The New York Ranger prospects had a much quieter evening on Saturday evening thanks in part to few prospects playing on Saturday evening. Just five prospects played on Saturday night with one prospect missing his game for undisclosed reasons. Richard Nejezchleb (2014 fifth) and his Tri-City Americans broke their four game winless streak defeating the Everett …

Breaking News: Henrik Lundqvist out a month

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UPDATE 3:25 Lundqvist suffers Vascular Injury UPDATE 3:25 PM Per New York Rangers: “RANGERS STATEMENT REGARDING HENRIK LUNDQVIST INJURY   NEW YORK, February 6, 2015 – Henrik Lundqvist suffered a vascular injury on Saturday. We have been conferring with leading medical experts to ensure the best possible care. Henrik will remain sidelined at least three weeks, until he is revaluated and …

Tambellini and Duclair Sounds Kind Of Nice

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Four Combined Goals from the Duke And Tambo The Saturday New York Rangers prospect report is led once again by Adam Tambellini (2013 third) of the Calgary Hitmen. Tambellini followed up Friday’s four point performance with a three point effort to lead Calgary to a 5-0 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings. Tambellini had two goals and one secondary assist …

Don’t Blink

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Just two Ranger prospects in action The Wednesday report on the New York Ranger prospects will be short but not sweet with just two prospects seeing action and both their teams lost. It is a really quiet week for the Canadian juniors because of the annual top prospects game taking place on Thursday in St. Catherines which is a suburb …

Give Tambo a Hat for his Trick

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Tambellini with a three goals With just four games on Sunday, there was not a lot expected from the New York Ranger prospects which meant the prospects had to prove otherwise. Adam Tambellini (2013 3rd) would like Ranger fans to know that Anthony Duclair is not the only goal scorer that the Rangers selected in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. …

The Almost 50/50 Evening

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Ranger prospects see their teams go 4-2-1 for the night It seems that the New York Ranger prospects have a thing about the 500 mark at least on Saturdays as once again half the prospects saw their team win while the other half saw them lose. It also took Anthony Duclair four games but he scored his first QMJHL goal …

A Good Friday Night

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More wins and better effiorts Friday night was not a bad night overall for the New York Ranger prospects as the performances were much better than they have been as of late. The theme for Friday evening has to be “helping hands” as while goals were scarce, assists were not. Daniel Walcott (2014 5th) told us when we interviewed him …

Mid-Week Ugly

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Not a good night for Ranger prospects The middle of the week was not very pretty for the New York Ranger prospects who saw action on Wednesday. Only one team came away with a win as there were blown leads, blow-out losses and some poor performances which as a whole are unacceptable at this time of the year. For prospects …