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Prospect Update: Halverson With Career-High Saves in Win

Ronning Extends Goal Streak to Nine Games

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Goaltender Brandon Halverson made a career-high 44 saves and Dawson Leedahl chipped in with his fourth goal of the year in a 4-1 win over Orlando in the ECHL. Halverson three straight starts and has combined for 118 saves during that time frame. 

"Brandon Halverson was tremendous in the pipes, and he played a key role for us tonight," Greenville head coach Brian Gratz said.

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Rangers Prospect Report: 11.13.17

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Three Stars of the Week

Adam Huska appeared in three games with UConn during the week (two starts), posting a 1.35 GAA and a .952 SV% (60 saves on 63 shots) in the three appearances (0-1-1 record). The Rangers' seventh round pick (184th overall) in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft made 34 saves and registered an assist on UConn's only goal in a 2-1 loss against Boston College on Nov. 7, and he stopped 24 of 25 shots he faced in a 1-1 tie against Ohio State on Nov. 11. Huska has also posted a 1.91 GAA and a .927 SV% over his last five appearances, and he has allowed two goals or fewer in three of his last four starts.
 
Ty Ronning tallied a goal/point in each of Vancouver's three games during the week, registering six points (four goals, two assists) and 19 shots on goal in the three contests. The Rangers' seventh round pick (201st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft extended his goal/point streak to seven games (nine goals, five assists over the span), and he has recorded a goal/point in nine of the last 10 contests. Ronning has registered 30 points (19 goals, 11 assists) in 20 games with Vancouver in 2017-18, and he has recorded at least one goal in 13 of the 20 contests. Ronning leads the Giants in goals (19), points (30), plus/minus rating (plus-10), and shots on goal (117) thus far this season. He leads the WHL in shots on goal, ranks second in the league in goals, and is tied for eighth in the league in points in 2017-18.
 
Sean Day tallied two assists/points and posted a plus-four rating in two games during the week, and he registered an assist in each of the two contests. The Rangers' third round pick (81st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has recorded a point in six of the last seven games (two goals, six assists) and in 10 of the last 12 games (three goals, nine assists). He is tied for fourth on Windsor in assists (10) and ranks fifth on Windsor in points (13) this season. In addition, he is tied for second on the Spitfires - and is tied for first among team defensemen - in plus/minus rating this season (plus-five), and he also leads team defensemen in goals in 2017-18 (three).

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Rangers Prospect Report: 11.6.17

by New York Rangers @NYRangers / New York Rangers

Three Stars of the Week

Ty Ronning posted a multi-point game in each of Vancouver's two games during the week, registering five points (three goals, two assists) and 14 shots on goal in the two contests. He recorded three points (one goal, two assists) on Nov. 3 vs. Kamloops, and he tallied two goals on Nov. 4 at Kamloops. The Rangers' seventh round pick (201st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft extended his goal/point streak to four games (five goals, three assists), and he has recorded a goal/point in six of the last seven contests. Ronning has registered 24 points (15 goals, nine assists) in 17 games with Vancouver in 2017-18, and he has recorded at least seven shots on goal in eight of the 17 contests. Ronning leads the Giants in goals (15), points (24), plus/minus rating (plus-11), shots on goal (98), and game-winning goals (three) thus far this season. He leads the WHL in shots on goal and is tied for third in the league in goals in 2017-18.
 
Dominik Lakatos posted a multi-goal/point game in both of Liberec's contests during the week, tallying four goals in the two games. The Rangers' sixth round pick (157th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft has recorded eight points (five goals, three assists) in 19 games with Liberec in Czech Extraliga this season. In addition, he has recorded four points (two goals, two assists) in six games with Liberec in the Champions Hockey League (CHL) tournament, and Liberec will face Frolunda (and Rangers prospect Lias Andersson) in the second game of the Round of 16 stage on Nov. 7.
 
Tarmo Reunanen played in games with TPS and TPS' junior team during the past week. He recorded an assist and logged 16:38 of ice time in a game with TPS on Nov. 4 against Karpat. In addition, Reunanen notched two assists in a game with TPS' junior team on Nov. 1 against Assat. The Rangers' fourth round pick (98th overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has tallied eight points (two goals, six assists) and has posted a plus-five rating in four games with TPS' junior team in 2017-18. The 19-year-old was named to Finland's roster for the U20 Four Nations Tournament, which will begin this week and feature prospects from Finland, Sweden, Russia, and the Czech Republic.

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Prospect Update: Day, Gettinger and Ronning All in Action

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Defenseman Sean Day registered an assist in Windsor's 4-3 overtime win over the Erie in the Ontario Hockey League. The 2016 third-round pick has three goals and eight assists for 11 points in 13 games for the Spitfires thus far this season.

Tim Gettinger scored his ninth goal of the season in Sault Ste. Marie's 4-1 win over Niagara. The fifth-round pick from 2016 has 18 points and 72 shots on goal in 17 games with the Greyhounds.

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Prospect Update: Ronning With Goal, Two Assists

Wolf Pack in Action, NCAA Round Up and More

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Ty Ronning notched a goal and added a pair of helpers in a 5-4 Vancouver loss to Kamloops in the Western Hockey League. The alternate captain has 13 goals and 22 points in 16 games this season, including 91 shots on goal.

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Rangers Prospect Report: 10.30.17

by New York Rangers @NYRangers / New York Rangers

Three Stars of the Week

Filip Chytil, C, Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) - Chytil registered four points (two goals, two assists) in the two games he played during the week, and he tallied a goal in both contests. The Rangers' first round pick (21st overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft posted his second three-point game in the AHL on Oct. 28 at Lehigh Valley, as he registered one goal and two assists, tied for the game-high with five shots on goal, and posted a plus-two rating. Chytil has tallied eight points (three goals, five assists) in six games with the Wolf Pack this season, and seven of the eight points have either been a goal or the primary assist on a goal. He leads Hartford in points per game in 2017-18 (1.33), and he also ranks second among AHL rookies in points per game thus far this season (Dylan Strome - 1.67). Chytil also leads the Wolf Pack in plus/minus rating this season (plus-five).
 
Sean Day, D, Windsor Spitfires (OHL) - Day posted a multi-point game in each of his final two games of the week, recording four points (one goal, three assists) and a plus-three rating over the two contests. The Rangers' third round pick (81st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft notched two points (one goal, one assist) and posted a plus-three rating on Oct. 27 at Sudbury, and he registered two power play assists (including one on the game-winning goal) on Oct. 29 at Owen Sound. Day has tallied a point in six of the last seven games, registering eight points (two goals, six assists) over the span. He ranks fifth on Windsor in assists (seven) and points (nine) this season, and he also leads team defensemen in goals (two) in 2017-18.
 
Patrik Virta, C, TPS (Liiga) - Virta posted a multi-point game in two of TPS' three games during the week, registering four points (one goal, three assists) over the span. The Rangers' seventh round pick (207th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft extended his point streak to five games by tallying a point in each of the first two games during the week (three goals, four assists over the span) before the streak ended on Oct. 28. Virta has tallied a point in six of the last eight games, recording nine points (three goals, six assists) over the span, and he has posted three multi-point games over the last eight contests. He has tallied 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) in 18 games this season. Virta is tied for fifth in Liiga in assists and is tied for 11th in Liiga in points in 2017-18.

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Prospect Update: Chytil Scores in Hartford

Updates on Greenville, Day, Gettinger and Barron

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Filip Chytil scored the only Hartford Wolf Pack goal in a loss to Bridgeport Friday night in the American Hockey League. The 2017 first-round pick has two goals and three assists for five points in five games. Neal Pionk registered the lone assist on the goal, giving him three assists in eight games.

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Prospect Update: Andersson With Assist, Virta With Goal, Helper

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Lias Andersson picked up an assist for Frolunda in its 7-3 loss to Vaxjo Thursday in the Swedish Hockey League. The 2017 first-round pick added two shots on goal and had three hits in 12:39 of ice time. Andersson has two goals and one assist for three points in nine games for Frolunda this season.

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Rangers Prospect Report: 10.23.17

by New York Rangers @NYRangers / New York Rangers

Three Stars of the Week

Ty Ronning, RW, Vancouver Giants (WHL) - Ronning registered nine points (six goals, three assists) and recorded 23 shots on goal in four games during the week, including seven points (four goals, three assists) in the final two games of the week. Ronning established a single-game WHL career-high with four points (three goals, one assist) on his 20th birthday on Oct. 20 at Brandon, and he tallied three points (one goal, two assists) on Oct. 21 at Regina.
 
The Rangers' seventh round pick (201st overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has registered 16 points (10 goals, six assists) in 12 games with Vancouver in 2017-18, and he has recorded at least seven shots on goal in five of the 12 contests. Ronning leads the Giants in goals (10), points (16), plus/minus rating (plus-eight), shots on goal (65), and game-winning goals (two) thus far this season. Ronning is also tied for second in the WHL in shots on goal and is tied for sixth in the league in goals in 2017-18.

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Prospect Update: Ronning Stays Hot, Lettieri Scores PPG

Shesterkin Wins, Virta With An Assist

by Matt Calamia @MattCalamia / NYRangers.com

Ty Ronning had a goal and added two assists for Vancouver, who topped Regina, 5-2, in the Western Hockey League. The 2016 seventh-round pick has seven points in his last two games and 10 points in his last five contests. Overall, the 20-year-old has 10 goals and six assists for 16 points in 12 games.

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