Rangers Signed Brandon Prust. That Leaves One Forward Spot Open!

July 2nd, 2010 by MR CONTROVERSY Leave a reply »
The New York Rangers signed Brandon Prust today to a two-year deal for $1.6 million. Prust, who quickly became a fan favorite in New York, will be looking to reconnect with Artem Anisimov after last year's great performance.

I really like this kid. He skates really well, and he has pretty quick hands and decent puck control. He attacks the net, and as he showed last year, he has what it takes to score some nice goals. He brings toughness, and Brandon can easily play on any line. I personally am pleased to see him return.

But we have a problem. As of right now there is only one spot left for a forward. With the recent signings of Vinny Prospal, Erik Christensen, Derek Boogaard, and Brandon Prust, the younger players will be fighting for one spot. There is something wrong with this picture.

At present time the Rangers have Chris Drury, Sean Avery, Brian Boyle, Artem Anisimov, Marion Gaborik, Ryan Callahan, and Brandon Dubinsky. That is eleven forwards! I do not see how this Ranger team is looking to use their younger players or promote within the organization when they almost have a full roster already.

I do believe that all these play ...

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