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3 Stars Of The Week: North American Prospects Edition – Week 4

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When drafting prospects, sometimes a team will scout players and select those who may be able to make an impact on their team down the line.

Sometimes, they scout and analyze but throw a pick at a wall and see if it sticks. The Rangers have a plethora of prospects that are brewing in the system, thrown at a wall attempting to stick somewhere. Here are the three stars of the week from the North American prospect pool!

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Wolf Pack Weekly: Hartford On the Prowl of .500

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Another week is in the books for the Wolf Pack, who earned themselves three of four points over the weekend. On Saturday, the club pulled out a 2-1 victory against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Then on Sunday, the Pack dropped a 3-2 decision against the Laval Rocket in an overtime heartbreaker; keeping the WolfPack just one win short of a .500 point percentage. Hartford is currently 6-7-1-1, sixth place in the Atlantic Division.

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3 Stars Of The Week: North American Prospects Edition

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When drafting prospects, teams will scout players and select those who may be able to make an impact on their team down the line. Sometimes, they scout and analyze but throw a pick at a wall and see if it sticks. The Rangers have a plethora of prospects that are brewing in the system, thrown at a wall attempting to stick somewhere. Here are the three stars of the week from the Rangers’ North American prospect pool!

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3 Stars of the Week: European Edition

The Rangers are close to turning the corner. After an abysmal start to the season, the Rangers are 4-2-2 in their last 8 games and have beaten top-tier teams (at the time) in Vegas and Tampa Bay, in back to back games. Chris Kreider has started scoring, Henrik Lundqvist is rounding into form, and the Rangers forward lines have stabilized (somewhat) after Cristoval “Boo” Nieves was inserted into the lineup at center. If the Rangers can get Ryan McDonagh, Brendan Smith, and Brady Skjei performing the way they did last year, look for the Rangers to go on a run and climb their way up the standings and back into contention. This will keep the Rangers (and fans) from making knee-jerk reactions, like selling the farm in order to contend this year.  Speaking of the farm…here are the 3 Stars of the Week: European Edition

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Boo Who? Nieves looks to make an impact

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The boos from Thursday nights 5-2 win versus Arizona had a far different tone than the previous ones from Monday’s loss versus San Jose. These boos had an uplifting tone, as Cristoval “Boo” Nieves, recently recalled from Hartford, registered his first three NHL points in his first regular season game at Madison Square Garden. Read more

Wolf Pack Weekly: The Rough Three in Three

Wolf Pack FlickrThe Wolf Pack struggled last weekend, earning just one of a possible six points; having lost three straight, going 0-2-0-1. There are some positives and negatives to take in the three games they played. Hartford’s overall record is 3-3-0-1 and the penalty kill continues to perform well. The power play struggled on Friday but got back to its normal-self on Saturday and Sunday. Next weekend will be critical for the group to get back on track.

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