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    Rangers Sign G Adam Huska to Entry-Level Contract


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    Got a shitload of goalies in the system. Hopefully one of them turns into something special.
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    I'd be curious to see what happens with Huska. He's talented but can be easy for shooters to solve. Chances are he'll have the starting job in Maine or the backup gig in Hartford. I don't see the team keeping any of Halverson, Nell or Tokarski.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    Got a shitload of goalies in the system. Hopefully one of them turns into something special.
    They don't need to be special, just reliable.

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    Well sure. It's all but guaranteed that the next goalie won't ever be better than Hank.

    I'm just hopeful, we have an NHL starter in the mix -- Georgiev currently has the inside track.
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    Shesty will be better than Hank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    Shesty will be better than Hank.
    Considering Hank is the best goalie to ever wear a Ranger sweater, and Shesty hasn't played a single NHL game, that's a high expectation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    Shesty will be better than Hank.
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    Considering Hank is the best goalie to ever wear a Ranger sweater, and Shesty hasn't played a single NHL game, that's a high expectation.
    You'll have to excuse him. He's Russian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    Considering Hank is the best goalie to ever wear a Ranger sweater, and Shesty hasn't played a single NHL game, that's a high expectation.
    U think Lundqvist is better than Giocomin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    U think Lundqvist is better than Giocomin?
    Undoubtedly.

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    good goalie with longest tenure but not the best all-time to wear rangers jersey. Plant, Sawchuk were the greatest to ever play hockey and rangers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    good goalie with longest tenure but not the best all-time to wear rangers jersey. Plant, Sawchuk were the greatest to ever play hockey and rangers.
    Based on what?

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    Huska signing can be for the future expansion draft. Rangers will have to leave a goalie unprotected for the expansion draft. Figuring Shestyorkin will not have to be protected, and Georgiev possibly traded to get more assets next season, that leaves Huska as the goalie to be left unprotected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    Based on what?
    their achievements

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    their achievements
    Which are?

    Hank is one of the best goalies to ever play the game, let alone play for the Rangers. Had he won a SC it wouldn’t even be a debate.
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    Comparing goalies that played during a 6 team era to goalies playing now is bizarro world.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Comparing goalies that played during a 6 team era to goalies playing now is bizarro world.
    Pretty much my point. They're all better now, playing against better shooters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCCP View Post
    good goalie with longest tenure but not the best all-time to wear rangers jersey. Plant, Sawchuk were the greatest to ever play hockey and rangers.
    Sawchuck had a brilliant career, but he only played 8 games for the Rangers before he was impaled by a barbecue grill in a drunken fight with Ron Stewart. I don't even think of him as even having really played for NYR.

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