NHL Scorching Seat Radar: New York Rangers


We’re again with a brand new version of the THN Scorching Seat, a unbroken collection of THN.com columns the place we nominate one member of each NHL franchise who faces an infinite diploma of stress within the upcoming season. 

The new seat nominee may be an NHL participant, head coach, GM, or workforce proprietor. In immediately’s file, we’re inspecting the New York Rangers.


WHY: The Rangers had been the second-best workforce within the Metropolitan Division final season, and the principle cause why was the play of celebrity goalie Igor Shesterkin. The 26-year-old Russian received the primary of what’s prone to be many Vezina Trophies as the sport’s prime netminder, and he put collectively a sterling 36-13-4 report. That’s 18 extra video games than his earlier career-best (in 2020-21) and in that season, he misplaced 14 video games in regulation time. That, and his phenomenal .935 Save Proportion, in addition to his 2.02 Objectives-Towards Common, ought to inform you all you’ll want to learn about his worth to the Blueshirts, and his dominance of the league typically.


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