NY Rangers select Alexis Lafreniere with first overall pick

As expected, the NY Rangers have selected Alexis Lafreniere with the first overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. This was the expected move once the Rangers won the 2020 NHL Draft lottery. Lafreniere has been the top prospect on everyone’s boards for quite some time.

Lafreniere is a truly elite talent who will likely make the jump to the NHL next season. He will likely slide into a top-nine role in his rookie season and will grow from there.

As of now, the Rangers still have the #22 pick in the draft. It is not expected that the Rangers pick there, but they haven’t traded the pick yet. Until then, enjoy that Alexis Lafreniere is with the NY Rangers.

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  • Alexis Lafreniere welcome to the Rangers !!!!!!……..(They had the jersey all ready for him at the location he was watching the draft from ).

  • Bienvenue √† New York, Alexis Lafreni√®re!

    At last, the Rangers have made their first overall draft selection. Two potential elite franchise players in consecutive draft years, I love it!!!

  • The guys at MSG just led off their interview with Alexis Lafreniere with explaining to him why the Empire State Building (as I type this)is lit in Red…….White ……and Blue .

  • Laffy!! I swear in 3-4 straight clips, this kid was dangling on his backhand the whole time.. Lol that’s Getzlaf stuff..

    You pair with Zib on a line and Panarin on the top PP… His dynamic needs to be with the best.

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