Three Stars of the Week
Igor Shesterkin, G, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) - Shesterkin posted a 2-0-0 record, along with a 1.00 GAA and a .968 SV% (61 saves on 63 shots) in two appearances during the week. He has posted a 13-0-0 record, along with a 1.17 GAA, a .957 SV%, and 3 SO in 13 appearances this season. Shesterkin has allowed one goal or fewer in 10 of his 13 appearances in 2017-18, including each of his last seven appearances (7-0-0 record, 0.73 GAA, .973 SV%, 2 SO over the span).
The Rangers' fourth round pick (118th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft has registered a 44-4-1 record, along with a 1.53 GAA, a .942 SV%, and 11 SO in 52 appearances since the start of last season. Shesterkin leads the KHL in wins (13), GAA (1.17), and SV% (.957), and is tied for the league lead in shutouts (three) thus far in 2017-18.
Tim Gettinger, LW, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) - Gettinger posted a multi-point game in both contests he played during the week, recording four points (one goal, three assists) and eight shots on goal in the two games. The Rangers' fifth round pick (141st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft tallied two points (one goal, one assist), including the game-winning goal in overtime, on Oct. 5 at Windsor, and he registered two assists on Oct. 6 at London.
Gettinger has recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) in seven games with Sault Ste. Marie thus far in 2017-18. He is tied for second in the OHL in points and ranks third in the league in shots on goal (35) thus far this season.
Ty Ronning, RW, Vancouver Giants (WHL) - Ronning tallied three points (one goal, two assists) and registered 11 shots on goal in two games. The Rangers' seventh round pick (201st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft recorded two points (one goal, one assist), including the game-winning goal, led all skaters with seven shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating on Oct. 6 vs. Tri-City.
Ronning has notched six points (four goals, two assists) in five games with Vancouver in 2017-18. He leads the Giants in goals (four), game-winning goals (two), and shots on goal (29) and is tied for the team lead in points (six) and plus/minus rating (plus-three) thus far this season. Ronning is also tied for sixth in the WHL in shots on goal in 2017-18.