Taking Stock: A look at the New York Rangers prospect trade chips for the deadline
The New York Rangers have established themselves as one of the best teams in the league this season, putting their rebuilding years fully in the rearview mirror. The club should be open for business ahead of the trade deadline.
This team is looking like one of the most attractive buyers on the market, not only because they have multiple draft picks in the bank — including two second-round picks and a first-round pick this year — but also because of their impressive prospect pool.
EP Rinkside ranks the Blueshirts' talent pool as the fifth-best in hockey. It's not only deep, but it also contains many top-end prospects that are knocking on the doors of the NHL and could help teams out of the playoff picture right now. New York might be interested in exchanging one of those young players, who doesn't fit their long-term plan and identity, for a veteran that will.
Here's an update on the season of a few Rangers top prospects who could be part of such deals before the trade deadline.
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