New York Rangers: Wolf Pack and Prospect Report
Notable Prospect Notes
- Buchnevich has been excellent with Severstal of the KHL, playing on the top line as one of the leading scorers. Buchnevich has six goals and 10 assists in 23 games.
- Leading in points for the Wolf Pack with eight points in ten games played (3G, 5A)
- Signed in free agency; Played for the Penguins and Columbus
- Likely to be called up if a third-line player is injured
- Highly touted 1st rounder taken by the Ranger 28th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft
- Has played in all ten AHL games so far
- Statline: 0G, 3A, 3P; +1 with 0 PIM
- Tambellini is off to a pretty good start in his first AHL season. He’s one of the better prospects in the organization, and a center. Through 11 games, he has six points (4-2-6).
- Hellberg is off to an excellent start to the AHL season, taking over the starting role for the time being. Gorton acquired him from Nashville for a sixth round draft pick. He has posted a 5-2-0 record with 2.11 GAA and a .930% SV. Also has one shutout.
- 21 year old Rangers goalie prospect has not played a game yet for the Wolf Pack this season. Skapski was assigned to the Rangers ECHL affiliate, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. This is likely for rehabbing from hip surgery.
- He made one appearance for Greenville last year, stopping 29 shots in a 3-0 shutout.
- Shesterkin is shaping up to be a potential goalie of the future down the road. The 19 year old is dominating Russia’s VHL, with a record of 10-2-3 in 15 games. He has a GAA of 1.18 and a save percentage of .953%.
Other important notes:
- Free agent signing Raphael Diaz has only played in five games for Hartford this season, but has posted two points.
- Right winger Marek Hrivik has played in every game so far and has put up six points (1G, 5A).
- Only pointless player so far is defenseman Chris Summers, who was acquired from Arizona in the trade for Keith Yandle. Summers has played in every game for Hartford.
- Matt Lindblad is the only skater to not play in a game yet.
- Defenseman Petr Zamorsky has the lowest plus-minus rating so far, with a -5.
- 2015 second round pick Ryan Gropp has posted nine points (5-4-9) in 11 games with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL.
- Keegan Iverson has a statline of 3-6-9 through 14 games with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL.
- Brad Morrison, a 2015 fourth round pick, has 5 goals and 4 assists in 14 games with the Prince George Cougars of the WHL.
- Stevan Fogarty has eight points (4-4-8) in six games with Notre Dame.
- Robin Kovacs is tearing up the Swedish league, tallying 7 goals and 5 assists in 17 games.
Posted on November 4, 2015, in Rangers Updates and tagged Adam Tambellini, AHL, Brady Skjei, Brian Gibbons, Hartford Wolf Pack, Igor Shesterkin, Mackenzie Skapski, Magnus Hellberg, Marek Hrivik, New York Rangers, New York Rangers blog, NHL, NYR, Pavel Buchnevich, Rangers, Rangers blog, Rangers prospect watch, Rangers prospects, Raphael Diaz, Ryan Gropp. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.