Brady Skjei said recently that he thinks he will play more minutes this season and that all of the young Rangers have a "chance to step up." (NHL.com)
Skjei said, "we have a lot of guys that can really prove themselves this year, and I'm excited for that." (NHL.com)
He averaged 21:02 overall last season and in the 50 games prior to the All-Star break he averaged 19:57 and in the 32 games after he averaged 22:42.