New York Rangers Prospects: What Has Dylan McIlrath Been Up To?

November 6th, 2010 by Nicholas Pugliese Leave a reply »
With the 10th pick in the 2010 NHL Draft, the Rangers selected Moose Jaw Warrior's defenseman, Dylan McIlrath, shocking mostly everybody.  At that time, McIlrath was known as a bruiser, but also a BIG project, so what has he done since then to justify the pick?

First, we will look at what he was known for: toughness.  He has only had three fights this year, but two of them just make you go, "Wow."

Those are two very big, very tough opponents he has there, so these are no fights to laugh at.  For someone who is so young, he already has great ability with both hands, and as seen in the video against Cody Beach, he knows how to take a shot too. 

It will be entertaining to watch him fight in the NHL at the very least.  And in listening to the announcers, you get the sense he understands "when to fight."

Now, onto his offensive game.

Last year he posted seven goals, 17 assists, 24 points, plus-20 and 169 PIM for Moose Jaw.  This year he has two goals, five assists, seven points, plus-one and 33 PIM in 16 games.  That puts him on pace for eight goals, 20 assists, 28 points and 1 ...

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