NHL Burning Questions: New York Rangers

Welcome again to the newest entry in THN.com’s ‘Three Essential Questions’ collection. On this characteristic, we ask three huge questions for each NHL staff forward of the beginning of the 2022-23 common season. On this file, we ask three necessary questions concerning the New York Rangers.

Three burning questions for Rangers in 2022-23:

1. What can the Rangers do to ease the burden of star goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin? No goalkeeper did extra for his staff within the common season final yr than Shesterkin, who took dwelling the primary Vezina Cup as the very best goalkeeper of the match. The 26-year-old Russian stole a number of video games for the Blues in 2021-22, typically overcoming a lackluster defensive scheme to propel Rangers into the usually profitable column. Nonetheless, Rangers GM Chris Drury opted for a distinct search for the Shesterkin backup – parting methods with Alexandar Georgiev, and as an alternative going with veteran Jaroslav Halak.