1:19PM: The Hockey News Yearbook has the Rangers 30th in the NHL in prospects based on their “Future Watch” issue from the spring.
8/14/14 | 10:34AM: The Rangers are ranked 28th in Corey Pronman’s rankings of each organizations “prospect pipeline.” (ESPN Insider)
He puts the Rangers at 28th because Chris Kreider and JT Miller are considered to be “graduates” and because they have dealt away their first round pick the last two years. (ESPN Insider)
Pronman adds that he really likes Pavel Buchnevich but all the other prospects need to improve to be considered “top prospects.” (ESPN Insider)
- He ranked Buchnevich 26th in his top 100 player rankings.
He adds that Dylan McIlrath’s development has been on the “slow side.” (ESPN Insider)
Pronman had the Rangers in one of his lower tiers last year.