While the Rangers have wheeled and dealed lots of draft picks and prospects over the previous three drafts, not counting this years, (2017-2019), there are several prospects current signed and ready to play with the Hartford Wolfpack. The Rangers really look forward to their development this year and expect big things when they are ready for the jump to the NHL.
Quinn Hughes - 2018, 1st Round, 5th overall
Headlining the Rangers young talent is defenseman Quinn Hughes. Hughes has hockey in his blood, as his brother Jack, was the second overall pick by Pittsburgh in 2019. While slightly in his brother's shadow, Quinn Hughes is overflowing with talent himself, a major reason the Rangers drafted him as highly as they did. Hughes is undoubtedly an offensive-minded defenseman. The goal this year in the AHL is to develop his defensive game, while giving him top powerplay time. The Rangers expect him to quarterback their Powerplay in the future, and with enough effort and practice, believe he can be strong in his own end as well. What Hughes lacks in size, he makes up for with his cerebral game, and thinks the game at an elite level.
Jonah Gadjovich - 2017, 1st Round, 26th overall
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