In the 2018 Hockey News Future Watch issue, the Rangers are ranked 24th overall and given a grade of a "C+."
Last year the Rangers were ranked 29th and had a grade of a "D+."
In a list of the top 100 prospects, the Rangers have:
- Lias Andersson: 14
- Filip Chytil: 15
- Igor Shesterkin: 43
- Libor Hajek: 73
Tony DeAngelo is listed as the Rangers 5th prospect, Brett Howden is 6, Ryan Lindgren is 7, Neal Pionk is 8, Adam Huska is 9 and Yegor Rykov is 10th.
Last year's Rangers Top 10 in the Future Watch issue featured Shesterkin at 1, Huska at 2, Sean Day at 3, Boo Nieves at 4, Brandon Halverson at 5, Ryan Graves at 6, Ryan Gropp at 7, Tyler Wall at 8, Tim Gettinger at 9 and Gabriel Fontaine at 10.
For more on where the prospects acquired at the deadline were in previous years, click HERE.
At TSN, Craig Button had three Ranger prospects ranked in his top 30.
- Igor Shesterkin ranked 9th
- Lias Andersson 13th
- Filip Chytil 27th
In January, Corey Pronman had Filip Chytil ranked 11th, Lias Andersson as an honorable mention and Igor Shesterkin ranked 3rd among goalies. (The Athletic)