Is The KHL On The Verge Of Collapse?

In the recent days and weeks you may have noticed the price of gasoline at the pumps dropping at an alarming rate. While that may be good news for us on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, it is spelling disaster for some KHL teams who might not make it through the winter. The Russian economy that relies heavily on its oil industry, is in freefall.  The ruble has lost more than half...
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Halverson, Shesterkin, Buchnevich invited to respective WJC camps

Brandon Halverson (USA), Igor Shesterkin (RUS) and Pavel Buchnevich (RUS) were all invited to their respective 2015 World Junior Championships camps. Halverson, the Rangers 2nd round pick in 2014, will likely compete for a backup goalie role. Shesterkin (4th, 2014) will also (likely) be competing for the same spot for Russia. Buchnevich (3rd, 2013) is all […] The post Halverson...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Open Thread 12/2: Postgame media, NYR Prospects to WJC

In addition to the Duclair news I posted earlier this morning, Team USA has named the Rangers 2014 second round draft pick goaltender Brandon Halverson to their preliminary roster for the World Junior tournament starting on December 26. The Russians have also named Ranger draft picks Pavel Buchnevich (2013-3rd) and Igor Shesterkin (2014-4th) to their preliminary roster as well...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off score sheet

Pavel Buchnevich was the only prospect in action tonight, as Severstal lost 5-3 to Lokomotiv. Buchnevich was held off the score sheet in the contest. KHL Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal, L 5-3): 0 G, 0 A, 0 PIM, -1 The post Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off score sheet appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Buchnevich with another point in loss

Pavel Buchnevich notched an assist in yesterday’s 4-3 loss to Vityaz. Buchnevich had the primary assist on Severstal’s first goal, but Severstal couldn’t hold their 3-0 lead, giving up four straight to Vityaz. Here’s the stat line for prospects in action yesterday’s action, sorry for the delay. KHL Pavel Buchnevick (Severstal, L 4-3): 0 G, […] The post Around the Farm...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Absurd Pavel Buchnevich goal

It’s a little slow today, so I figured I’d share this video of Rangers prospect Pavel Buchnevich schooling the competition for a goal. This is obscene, holy danglefest. He should be coming over to the US next year when his KHL contract is up. The post Video: Absurd Pavel Buchnevich goal appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
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October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Update: Buchnevich With Goal-Of-The-Year Candidate; Halverson’s Hot Start

The NHL regular season starts this Thursday! Pretty crazy, huh? We do have one more hockey drought to endure before then, though. Luckily, we can kill time with a prospect update. A number of Rangers’ prospects have begun their seasons since the last update, while others are continuing theirs, so there is plenty to catch up on. Pavel Buchnevich, after enduring a six-game pointless...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavel Buchnevich is pretty, pretty, pretty good at scoring goals

Between Anthony Duclair making the Rangers, Kevin Hayes rumored to have made the club, and Pavel Buchnevich scoring goals like these, Rangers fans are going to need to be restrained from their own exuberance.
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off score sheet again

Pavel Buchnevich was held off the score sheet for a fifth straight game. There’s not much to really fear here, especially after he rattled off six points in three games prior to this scoreless streak. He’s still a top prospect in the system, and all hopes are that he comes across the pond next year. […] The post Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off score sheet again appeared...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off the score board in win

After a string of multi-point games, Super Prospect Pavel Buchnevich for the fourth straight game. Clearly he’s a bust. Buchnevich now has a line of 5-4-9 in 12 games to start the KHL season. Buchnevich was the only prospect in action last night. CHL games resume tomorrow though. KHL Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal, W 5-4): 0 […] The post Around the Farm: Buchnevich held off the...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Prospects Update: Halverson, Buchnevich, and Iverson

Brandon Halverson (2014, 2nd, OHL) posted back to back wins against Sarnia and Niagara. He stopped a combined 77 shots with a .935 sv%. Not a bad start to the OHL season. Pavel Buchnevich (2013, 3rd, KHL) was held scoreless three games straight. He has ten shots over those three games and has averaged around 16 continue reading...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Buchnevich with four points over last two games

Pavel Buchnevich continued his torrid start in the KHL this season, notching two goals and two assists over two games (both wins). Buchnevich garnered attention last season as an 18-year-old playing significant minutes in a seniority-based league. This year, Buchnevich is showing that he not only belongs, but he can be an offensive juggernaut. Buchnevich […] The post Around the...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavel Buchnevich, KHL goal scoring ninja (GIFs)

Pavel Buchnevich is obliterating the KHL this season play for the Severstal Cherepovets. The 19 year old was ranked the 25th overall prospect by Corey Pronman prior to the start of the season; you can bet your ass he’ll be quite a bit higher if he keeps up this scoring pace. His latest exploits in continue reading...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Update: Pavel Buchnevich Scores Twice, Is On The Rise (VIDEO)

While we are all itching for Rangers’ training camp to get underway, the KHL is already fully immersed in regular season action. New York Rangers’ prospect Pavel Buchnevich, who was earning fringe minutes last season with Severstal Cheropovets, was give a vote of confidence by his head coach and has been vaulted to the team’s top line to start the season. He’s wasting no...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 4: Rangers vs. Wild, 3:30 p.m. (Traverse City)

Today will be the final game of the Traverse City tournament for the Baby Blueshirts (1-0-2) as they take on the Minnesota Wild (1-2-0) at 3:30 p.m. Here’s the starting line-up… Today's #NYRTCT lineup for the game against Minnesota. #NYR @Skaps29 gets the start in net. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 16, 2014 Rangers...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: KHL season kicks off

The KHL season has kicked off, which means Pavel Buchnevich (Severstal) and Igor Shesterkin (SKA) have started their respective seasons. Here’s how each performed in their games so far this season (I will try to update on a game by game basis, but this update will have a few games lumped together): PavelBuchnevich (Severstal,KHL) vs. Torpedo […] The post Around the Farm: KHL...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

HF: Skjei tops Rangers prospects

Leslie Treff at Hockey’s Future has updated her prospect rankings, and Brady Skjei has taken over the top of the list. That is different from Corey Pronman’s rankings, that had Pavel Buchnevich as the top prospect in the system (Skjei was ranked #4). Treff noted that Skjei has found some offensive upside in his game, […] The post HF: Skjei tops Rangers prospects appeared first...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pronman: Buchnevich, Duclair atop prospect list

Per Corey Pronman (subs. req’d), Pavel Buchnevich and Anthony Duclair sit atop the Rangers prospect list this year. Although the Rangers are ranked 28th in the league (by Pronman), it’s worth noting this nugget: Following the graduation of several top prospects, dealing away top picks and the simply fine development of some of their early-round […] The post Pronman: Buchnevich...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Buchnevich cracks ESPN’s Top 100 Prospects

Pavel Buchnevich (3rd, 2013) was the lone Ranger to crack Corey Pronman’s Top 100 Prospects list for ESPN (Insiders Only) at #25. Buchnevich didn’t have sexy numbers with the KHL this season, but he had the third-best under-19 season in KHL history. He’s an elite talent that held his own in a league that is very […] The post Buchnevich cracks ESPN’s Top 100 Prospects appeared...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Draft Picks, Top Prospects to Participate In Development Camp This Week

Today, the Rangers annual development camp will commence with a number of their draft picks from this weekend as well as top prospects participating in the week long (ends on Friday) showcase. Here’s the roster: Calle Andersson — D Justin Baker — D Travis Brown — D Mat Bodie — D Pavel Buchnevich — RW Luke Curadi — D Troy Donnay — D Kevin Duane — RW Anthony Duclair...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 2014 Prospect Camp roster

The Rangers released the 2014 Prospect Camp roster last night. As always, the roster includes current prospects, 2014 draftees, and undrafted free agents. Forwards: C: Nickolas Latta, Vinni Lettieri, Kevin Rooney, Michael St. Croix, Adam Tambellini, Steven Fogarty, Matt Neal, Eric Neiley LW: Anthony Duclair, Chris McCarthy, Bryan Moore, Richard Nejezchleb RW: Pavel Buchnevich...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 2014 Draft Targets: Vladimir Tkachev

The Rangers don’t have a first round pick in the 2014 draft thanks to the Martin St. Louis trade. In the days leading up to the draft Save By Richter will profile prospects who may be available starting in the second round. The players have been selected based on scouting reports that fit the mold of players the Rangers have drafted in recent years. Keep in mind, these are just...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 WJC: Buchnevich, Russia eliminated by Sweden

Pavel Buchnevich and Russia were eliminated from the 2014 World Junior Championships this morning, losing to Sweden 2-1. With Buchnevich’s exit, the Rangers no longer have any prospects in the tournament. Sweden will face the Canada/Finland winner for the gold. In six tournament games, Buchnevich finished with a line of 2-5-7 with 18 PIMs (most coming from his misconduct penalty...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russian player taunts USA after winning at World Juniors, USA player retaliates

USA was down 4-3 to Russia at the U-20 World Junior Tournament with their goalie pulled when defenseman Matt Grzelcyk lost the puck, fell down and Russian forward Pavel Buchnevich buried it into the empty netter.  That wasn’t enough for Buchnevich who skated by the USA bench and taunting the team.  US forward Ryan Hartman wasn’t having any of it and managed to stick Buchnevich...
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January 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

WJHC: Fly-by ends poorly for Russia's Pavel Buchnevich

This is the very reason that I would like the see the fly-by the benches curtailed. There was no reason for the Russian forward Pavel Buchnevich to skate by the American bench taunting the USA players like that. Obviously, Buchnevich would get his just deserts with the stick to upper body. Karma, maybe... I took a little bit of heat for the aricle, I also had some youth hockey coaches...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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