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Talking Rangers Draft

Good evening folks. Now that the NHL Draft is over, I figured I’d weigh in on my thoughts regarding what the Blueshirts did.

First off, the team’s first pick, Dylan McIlrath, caught me off guard. I thought the team was looking for some scoring talent up front and yet, they selected McIlrath. However, after reading what Gordie Clark had to say about the kid, I think this pick may turn out to be exactly what the Rangers need.

As all Ranger fans now, a guy like Michael Del Zotto has a lot of offense in him. If he were to have a partner like McIlrath, Del Zotto could take even more chances on offense because McIlrath would stay back, play his position and be physical. I know it’s too early to tell but this kind of pairing could end up compairing to the likes of a Brian Leetch-Jeff Beukeboom tandem.

I also liked the pick of Christian Thomas, Steve Thomas’s son. The younger Thomas has a nose for the net and scored 41 goals and 66 points in 61 games this season with the Oshawa Generals of the OHL.

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