Reviewing the 2021 Rangers draft grades – the Blueshirts made 8 of their 9 picks, aiming for a combination of physicality and skill.
Thoughts following the NY Rangers 2021 draft, which was a different approach from years past with a different regime leaving their mark on the team.
A recap of the NY Rangers 2021 draft selections. The Rangers came into the draft with nine picks, and wound up using eight of them on selections.
With their 7th round and final selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the NY Rangers took tough defenseman Hank Kempf, a Cornell commit.
The NY Rangers selected winger Jaroslav Chmelar, out of the Finnish Jr league with their fifth round pick, #144 overall.
With their final fourth round pick, #112 overall, the NY Rangers selected goalie Talyn Boyko out of Tri-City in the WHL.
With the second 4th round pick, #106 overall, the NY Rangers selected LW Kalle Vaisanen out of Finland.
The NY Rangers selected RW Brody Lamb, a University of Minnesota commit, with their first fourth round pick, #104 overall.
The NY Rangers traded up in the third round, moving up five spots to select Ryder Korczak from Moose Jaw, a small but skilled center.
The NY Rangers have selected center Jayden Grubbe of the Red Deer Rebels with their first third round pick.