With training camp upon us, we enter the Final Four of the offseason tournament for the Best Ranger since the 2005 lockout. As we enter the final days, we want to thank Matt Josephs of Blue Line Station (Twitter: 11Matt_Josephs8) for pitching this idea to us. It was a great success and we hope you had as much fun voting as we did posting and seeing the results. The first Final Four matchup pits the King against the Captain: Hank vs. Cally.
Henrik Lundqvist (Acquired – 2000 draft, round 7)
Hank is Hank. He’s a five-time Vezina Finalist, he’s won the award once. He’s been the backbone of the team, and the best goalie in the world. Not really much else to say here.
To get to this point, Hank beat #16 Olli Jokinen, #9 Martin Rucinsky, #4 Artem Anisimov, and #3 Ryan McDonagh. Hank is also the tournament favorite, so he gets the higher #1 seed here.
Ryan Callahan (acquired – 2004 draft, 4th round)
The Rangers actually acquired the draft pick used to select Cally from San Jose in exchan...