A Short Sunday Report

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No Duclair did not score sorry but he did make a huge play Sunday was a pretty quiet day for the New York Ranger prospects as the hockey schedule was pretty light. The one thing that was interesting was the two big scorers from the 2013 NHL draft were both in action. Anthony Duclair (2013 3rd) played in his second …

Saving Saturday Night

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Halverson records 2nd OHL shutout of season Saturday night was a night where several New York Ranger prospects showed why the Rangers drafted them. It was a good night to be watching them because down the road it will be these prospects who might one day be helping the Rangers sweep the three California teams. Brandon Halverson (2014 2nd) made …

Friday Night Prospects

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Plenty of action on Friday evening With the World Under-20 Championships and holiday breaks both over, the second half of the 2014-2015 New York Ranger prospect season was in full swing on Friday.  The one prospect that everyone is going to want to know how he did was Anthony Duclair (2013 3rd) as he made his season’s debut with the …

Mid-Week Strange

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Weather, Trades and Suspensions for the Prospects This was not your normal day for New York Ranger prospect hockey as with the three junior leagues coming up on their trade deadline, game night rosters were a mess for some teams. The weather that is hitting the USA has been wreaking havoc in Canada where a game was postponed because of …

Last Words–Bad Move Rangers

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A 3 point night for Tambellini Tuesday was a mixed day for New York Ranger prospects starting with the reassignment of Anthony Duclair to the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL. Not going to jump up and down with a tantrum over the move as it is pointless but one day I do honestly hope the Rangers figure out an actual …

The Golden Duke Should Stay

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Sending Duclair back now does not help his development At the beginning of the season, I opposed the Ranger decision to keep Anthony Duclair rather than send him back to the Quebec Remparts. Back then the logic was Duclair would get a ton of ice time with the Remparts, get to play in the World Under-20 Championships and then the …

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Going For Gold- Russian Style

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Shestyorkin and Buchnevich will play for the golf medal Monday Sunday’s New York Ranger prospect report is creating an interesting conflict for New York Ranger fans. On Monday do they root for Russia which offers goalie Igor Shestyorkin and winger Pavel Buchnevich or Canada which will have forward Anthony “The Duke” Duclair? On Sunday Team Russia knocked off Sweden in …

The Saturday Report

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Nothing special happens The Saturday New York Ranger prospect report isn’t super exciting as nobody stood out but there was the battle in the QMJHL between two Ranger defensive prospects. Daniel Walcott (2014 fifth) and his Blainville-Boisbriand Armada played host to Ryan Graves (2013 fourth) and his Quebec Remparts. It was the battle of division leaders with both teams looking …

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Shestyorkin and Buchnevich lead Russia over Team USA

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Shestyorkin continues strong play The Friday New York Ranger’s prospect report was one of mixed feelings as the schedule was very light for a Friday but at the same time the news was not all good. It starts with the World Under-20 Championship as one New York Ranger prospect advanced while eliminating a fellow prospect. Igor Shestyorkin (2014 fourth) has …

2014 Goes Out Differently

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Crazy Day of Hockey Sends 2014 Out. The New Year’s Eve New York Rangers prospect report is not a very pretty one to start 2015 off with as most of the outcomes involving the prospects were bad.  The preliminary rounds are over at the World Under-20 Championship and the matchups for the quarterfinals have been set. Anthony Duclair (2013 third) …

Two For Tuesday

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Tambellini and Nanne with goals Just two New York Ranger prospects saw action on Tuesday evening with mixed results. Adam Tambellini (2013 third) and his Calgary Hitmen put a beating on the Lethbridge Hurricanes 9-2 in WHL action. Tambellini scored his Ranger prospect leading twenty-second goal of the season as his Hitmen jumped out to a 3-0 first period lead …

The Duke Steps Up His Game

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Two Point Helps Canada Remain Undefeated   Some entertaining Monday New York Ranger prospect hockey took place with fan favorite “The Duke” Anthony Duclair taking center stage at the World Under-20 Championships. The Ranger’s 2013 third round pick Anthony Duclair would record a goal and primary assist to help Team Canada put away a stubborn Finland 4-1 paving the way …

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Shestyorkin and Buchnevich lead Russia to Solid Win

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Shestyorkin named best player It was a high performance Sunday for the New York Ranger prospects as while not all of their teams won, the prospects themselves had a strong accounting of themselves. But the prospects who the Ranger fans get to see the least were the ones who put on the biggest of shows on Sunday. Igor Shestyorkin (2014 …

Break Time is Over back to Prospect Hockey

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Ranger prospects begin second half The winter holiday break is over and New York Ranger prospects are starting to head back to the ice for the second half of the season. The WHL and USHL got a head start on the NCAA and other leagues while the World Under-20 Championship just finished its second day. Anthony Duclair (2013 2nd) discovered …

First Half Prospect Review

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Rangers Prospects Offer Solid Hope For Future As we get set to jump right into the second half of the 2014-2015 New York Ranger prospect season, it is time to take a look at the first half efforts and set some goals for the second half for the Ranger prospects. As per our policy when it comes to the prospects …

Break? What Break?

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There was some Friday Ranger prospect hockey Holiday break? OK so it turns out for the New York Ranger prospects there was one more day for some of them before they got their holiday break. The Rangers have four prospects trying to win spots on their national junior team with three of them seeing action in exhibition games. Then there …

A Hat Trick For the Defense

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Graves on Offense, Walcott on Defense It has been a pretty quiet week for the New York Ranger prospects with the majority of them on their holiday break but four of them got a late start to their break with games this week. The surprise on Thursday night was defenseman Ryan Graves (2013 4th) registering his first QMJHL career hat …

Five Straight Goals For Tambellini, Five Straight Wins For the Hitmen

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Tambellini continues impressive play A little of everything from the five New York Ranger prospects who saw action on Sunday from solid play to poor play but in the end there was some entertaining hockey. The hottest Ranger prospect is helping his team remain one of the hottest in the WHL as Adam Tambellini continues his impressive play. Adam Tambellini …

Tambellini leads Calgary to Fourth Straight Win

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Four straight games with a goal for Tambellini The Saturday night New York Ranger prospect report is not much better than Friday’s as there was a little more offense but most prospects saw their teams lose. Adam Tambellini (2014 3rd) continues to be the best Ranger prospect this season which begs the question “When will Tambellini get the contract he …

Nejezchleb Keys Tri-City Win

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Nejezchleb has two point night in 4-0 win The Friday night report for the New York Ranger prospects is pretty quiet as many teams are already taken off for their holiday break. The Ranger prospects playing in the WHL earned stars for their efforts but the others were for the most part were quiet. Tonight’s Star Richard Nejezchleb Tri-City Americans …