Whether or not Skjei squeezes his way onto the Rangers’ 2015-16 opening-night roster, it’s clear that it won’t be long before he’s a star on Broadway.
Training camp opens on Sept. 17 and the Rangers will begin their six-game preseason schedule four days later, when they host the Devils.
It has long been a foregone conclusion that the Rangers will trade backup goaltender Cam Talbot prior to or during the NHL draft. You could go as far as calling it one of the worst-kept secrets in hockey.
The New Jersey Devils have signed first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Tuesday.
The Rangers are still looking for firepower as the offseason gets underway in earnest.They did not address that need with their first-round selection in the 2012 NHL draft.
The New York Rangers could have dipped into their championship past in the first round of the NHL draft, but instead of reliving history they nabbed puck-moving defenseman Brady Skjei.