Found July 15, 2012 on
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The New York Rangers have a number of quality prospects in the Western Hockey League, most prominantly Dylan McIlrath. So I decided to get in touch with Cody Nickolet, who does radio commentary for the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL and also has a website called WHL From Above. The man obviously sees a lot of WHL games and is about as good of a source of knowledge in regards to its players as there is. Cody kindly agreed to discuss Rangers prospects and WHL players Dylan McIlrath, Michael St. Croix, and Shane McColgan (recently traded to the Saskatoon Blades). Keep reading to see our exchange:
Adam: Of course it's still early and a lot can and will happen. That being said, has the play and development Dylan McIlrath thus far justified the Rangers' selection of him at 10th overall? Cody: I've always been a supporter of the Rangers taking McIlrath 10th overall in the 2010 draft. I can usually get in a team's corner when they are clearly after the guy they want in a d...
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