Found June 18, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
With the 2012 NHL Entry Draft right around the corner, I figured now would be the perfect time to get the pulse of what the New York Rangers need to do this year. To do so, I asked the best Rangers’ prospect analyst around, Jess Rubenstein of The Prospect Park to give us his thoughts. PH: What do you think the Rangers’ overall goal should be at this year’s NHL Entry Draft? Why? JR: Increased depth. 28 is really a 2nd rd pick so the Rangers ought to be looking for the best player no matter which position. This draft is full of good solid defenders, which in turn would mean some good forwards will fall down in the draft as well. The biggest thing I see is that those I really like, Tanner Pearson of Barrie, Nicolas Kerdiles of USNTDP, Cristoval Nieves of Kent HS and Ludvig Bystrom of Sweden are all guys who I see slipping down into the middle of the 2nd round. PH: Based on where the team is picking this year, who do you think the team should target? Why? JR: I actually want to see t...
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