Around the Farm: Weekend/Monday round up

This was an insanely busy weekend with holidays and weddings and other stuff. Sorry I didn’t get a chance to post the ATF over the weekend, but here’s the round up from this weekend and tonight. The NCAA season is in full swing, meaning it’s just the AHL and ECHL seasons that need to get going. It’s officially hockey season…

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As Rangers continue to make cuts, several prospect’s futures unclear

The Rangers have been whittling down their roster in the past few weeks as they approach Thursday’s season opener. Many of the players that have already been cut won’t have a future with the franchise, but some players futures have yet to be decided. With the roster due to be finalised within the next 24 hours, we take a look…

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Wolf Pack roster cuts: Skapski, Nicholls assigned to ECHL

The Hartford Wolf Pack announced their first set of roster moves during camp and preseason, trimming the roster of ten players. These moves are in conjunction with the Rangers second round of cuts, made on Wednesday: Reassigned by the New York Rangers from the Wolf Pack to Greenville (ECHL): Goaltenders (1): Mackenzie Skapski Forwards (1): Josh Nicholls Released from training…

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Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off score sheet again

Pavel Buchnevich was held off the score sheet for a fifth straight game. There’s not much to really fear here, especially after he rattled off six points in three games prior to this scoreless streak. He’s still a top prospect in the system, and all hopes are that he comes across the pond next year. KHL Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal, SOL…

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Around the Farm: Halverson notches third straight win

Brandon Halverson, this year’s second round pick, has been solid for the Soo Greyhounds since his return from the Rangers. After two straight wins in which he posted a .935 SV%, Halverson led the Greyhounds to a 6-4 win over Sagniaw, stopping 29 of 33 shots last night. Sorry about not getting this up last night, but hopefully this morning…

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Cloudy futures for Kristo, Bourque following cuts

The two big names that were cut yesterday were Danny Kristo and Ryan Bourque. Both likely aren’t pleased with being part of the second round of cuts, but neither stood out over the other competition. I’m not even talking about veteran competition, I’m talking about prospects: Jesper Fast, Oscar Lindberg, Kevin Hayes, Anthony Duclair, Ryan Haggerty, and Marek Hrivik all…

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Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off the score board in win

After a string of multi-point games, Super Prospect Pavel Buchnevich for the fourth straight game. Clearly he’s a bust. Buchnevich now has a line of 5-4-9 in 12 games to start the KHL season. Buchnevich was the only prospect in action last night. CHL games resume tomorrow though. KHL Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal, W 5-4): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM,…

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Wolf Pack camp opens, roster announced

The Hartford Wolf Pack opened training camp over the weekend, with their first preseason game coming on October 1 against the Albany Devils. There are 30 players in camp at the moment, with more to come as the Rangers trim their roster: Goal (2): Jeff Malcolm, Mackenzie Skapski Defense (9): Nick Crawford, Troy Donnay, Sean Escobedo, Andrew Himelson, Dallas Jackson,…

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Around the Farm: Halverson stellar again in win

Brandon Halverson continued his great start to the season, lifting the Soo Greyhounds of the OHL to a 3-2 win on Saturday night. Halverson made 35 saves in the contest on 37 shots after making 37 saves on 40 shots in his season debut. Keegan Iverson and Adam Tambellini are in action tonight, but I’m sick and may not last for…

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Around the Farm: CHL prospects return to action

Several Rangers prospects returned to action tonight following Wednesday’s cuts. Brandon Halverson was the stand out, stopping 37 shots in Soo’s 7-3 win. Ryan Mantha, Adam Tambellini, and Keegan Iverson also returned to action. With prospects returning to action, I’ll do my best to keep the ATF’s coming on a nightly basis.  OHL Ryan Mantha (Niagra Ice Dogs, L 3-1):…

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