Despite what the TNT broadcast last night suggested, there is no Rangers goalie controversy. Igor Shesterkin is the starter. End of story.
Is it time to worry about Igor Shesterkin? The Rangers netminder has looked off all season. What is the cause? Is there an easy fix?
Benoit Allaire may be the best goalie coach of all time, and has shown value yet again with Jonathan Quick’s’ turn around this season.
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.