New York Rangers Top 10 Prospects

January 9th, 2011 by Jason Klau Leave a reply »
In the last couple of seasons, the New York Rangers have been seeing a rise in homegrown prospects. With a core already constructed of a few key, homegrown players, the Rangers are thrilled at the future, as they continue to produce quality players through their pipeline.

Last season, Rangers fans witnessed the emergence of defenseman Michael Del Zotto, as well as forward Artem Anisimov. This year, another defenseman, in Michael Sauer, and another center, Derek Stepan, have not only cracked the lineup, but have contributed significantly, stepping up while the rest of the team has battled injuries all season.

But even with those four young guns, and the impact that other Ranger draft picks, like Henrik Lundqvist, Brandon Dubinsky, Ryan Callahan, and Marc Staal, Rangers GM Glen Sather, and the rest of his staff, still have a lot to look forward to.

With a strong pool of prospects, all patiently awaiting their turn at the big show, the Rangers expect themselves to be contenders in the next few seasons.


1. Chris Kreider, Forward 
Acquired: First round pick, 19th overall 2009 NHL Draft

The Boston College star ha ...

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