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Around the Farm: Fasth’s season ends, becomes option for Rangers

Jesper Fasth’s season in the SEL came to an end yesterday, dropping Game Five of their first round series to Linkopings by a score of 6-1. Linkopings, the 7th seed in the playoffs, won the series 4-1 over Fasth’s 2nd seeded HV71. In the previous ATF, we noted that Fasth would become an option for the  Rangers if HV71 were to lose. Fasth is already signed to an ELC, and it is...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Offensive Help Coming From Overseas?

Most Rangers fans think any offensive help the Rangers might get from overseas will come in the form of Mats Zuccarello, but Katie Strang at informs us that 2010 sixth round pick Jesper Fasth is available now that his Swedish Elite League team has been eliminated fromt he playoffs. The 21-year-old Fasth, who signed an entry-level contract with the Rangers last spring...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Fasth leaves HV71 loss early; Trail series 3-1

Jesper Fasth was held scoreless (with 0 PIMs and an even rating) and as HV71 dropped Game Four of their series with Linkopings, and now trail the series 3-1. Fasth left the game early due to an undisclosed injury. Per Alex Nunn –who you should be following if you are into Swedish hockey, including updates on Fasth and Oscar Lindberg– Gordie Clarke and Anders Hedberg were in attendance...
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March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Fasth nets three assists in HV71 rout

Jesper Fasth and HV71 kicked off their first round playoff series against Linköpings HC last night and showed why they are the #2 seed in the playoffs. HV71 dominated the game, winning by a score of 6-0. Fasth contributed three assists and a +4 rating in the contest. Fasth was the only prospect in action last night. Be sure to check out our Prospect Stats page for season long scoring...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers European Prospects Continue to Impress

Great night for #NYR young Swedes. Oscar Lindberg 1-2-3 (all PP) in 4-2 SAIK win over Rögle, & Jesper Fasth 2-1-3 in HV71 loss to Linköping. — Alex Nunn (@aj_ranger) December 28, 2012 Lindberg, who the Rangers obtained in a trade for Ethan Werek, has 12g, 19a in 34 games this season, while Fasth (2010 - 6th round) has 10g, 8a in 26. Nunn adds that he firmly believes...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers agree to terms with Jesper Fasth

The Rangers have agreed to terms with forward Jesper Fasth, their sixth round draft pick in 2010. Fasth was one of the Swedish Elite League’s top scorers before suffering a gruesome ankle injury that ended his season. In 21 games, Fasth had 16 points (5-11-16) and a +9 rating. The Rangers needed to offer the 5’11″ 176 lb winger a contract prior to the end of June or they would...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Could Lose Fasth, Lindberg; Pashnin Expected to Stay in Russia

Leslie Treff at Hockey's Future reports that the Rangers must sign Swedish prospects Jesper Fasth and Oscar Lindberg to professional contracts by June 2012, or they will lose their rights.Treff adds that the Rangers are likely to give Fasth, who recently returned from a major foot injury, a bonus while having him play in Europe for another season, with no assurance that he will...
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April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Fasth Playing Again

Back in November, Rangers prospect Jesper Fasth (2010 - 6th) suffered a broken foot during a game with his Swedish team HV17 that required surgery.Now, Jess Rubenstein at The Prospect Park reports that Fasth returned to the line-up for Game 2 of HV17's current playoff series.Rubenstein adds that Fasth may need another year in Sweden, but sources have told him that he would fit...
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March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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