No. 8 NY Rangers prospect for 2022 season

August 24, 2022

Starting Aug. 22 and operating by way of Sept. 2, lohud.com and the USA TODAY Community will reveal our annual rating of the highest 10 prospects within the New York Rangers’ group.

These experiences, with one set to be revealed every day, are primarily based on conversations with Rangers’ hockey personnel, coaches and trainers who’ve labored with these prospects, scouts from world wide and different sources. Any gamers who’re eligible for the Calder Trophy − 25 or youthful and haven’t performed greater than 25 NHL video games in a season nor six or extra video games in any two previous seasons − are up for consideration.

No. 8: Heart Ryder Korczak

Ryder Korczak takes part in the Rangers Prospect Development Camp at the Rangers Training facility in Tarrytown July 12, 2022.

Ryder Korczak responds swiftly when requested about his hopes for the 2022-23 season.

“My objective is to make it into Hartford,” he stated throughout New York Rangers’ growth camp final month. “I do really feel like I’m prepared for the AHL. I’m excited for it.”

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The 19-year-old heart (he’ll flip 20 on Sept. 23) is just one yr faraway from being chosen by the Blueshirts within the third spherical of the 2021 NHL Draft. However his standout season within the WHL, coupled with the signing of his entry-level contract, has the Yorkton, Saskatchewan native centered on the following problem.