The Vitek Vanecek style report and scouting reports come to the same conclusion: A gifted athlete who relies on athleticism sometimes too much.
Igor Shesterkin’s slow start is certainly noticeable for the Rangers, but it isn’t anything to be concerned about yet.
It is time for the NY Rangers to trade Georgiev, as he is not what the team needs right now. It’s a tough spot for both player and team.
Managing Igor Shesterkin’s workload will be key for the Rangers down the stretch.
Is the backup role holding Alex Georgiev back? He has thrived in the starter role, stopping 95% of shots in four games.
Will Alex Georgiev clear waivers if sent down to Hartford? There seems to be a disconnect between rationale and recency bias.
The NY Rangers have an Alex Georgiev problem. The current backup netminder has struggled mightily, and his game has fallen off a cliff.
Igor Shesterkin is currently keeping pace with Henrik Lundqvist through 53 games, equaling Lundqvist’s rookie season game total.
A deep dive style analysis of Igor Shesterkin, and what he brings to the Rangers as the franchise goalie of the present and future.
The NY Ranger and goalie Igor Shesterkin appear to be closing in on a contract extension in the $6 million range.