Yet another American for NYR: Danny Kristo
Whether Christian Thomas makes it as a Montreal Canadien is of little concern to Rangers fans, although his smallish frame should fit right in with the Canadian club. Rangers’ fans however should be excited at the prospect of Glen Sather once again acquiring a potential NHL regular from Montreal. In Danny Kristo, the Rangers have acquired a player who has dominated at college level and who appears to be joining the club at the right time.
With Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin injured there is a position in the top six up for grabs to begin the year and while there are a few options with NHL experience ahead of Kristo (Zuccarello, Kreider, Pouliot come to mind), none of the options have a top six spot nailed on by any means and all of the options mentioned can play elsewhere in the line-up. If Kristo has a strong training camp he could easily earn himself a look.
Kristo is a man who has earned accolades. In April, College Hockey named Kristo t...