The 2014 NHL Draft has come and gone, and the short term, and potentially long term, futures of hundreds of young men have been determined.
The top players went where they were expected to go, while some players made pretty substantial slides down the draft board, including a couple, like Ivan Barbeshev and Brayden Point, who were ranked higher up on the final FanSided NHL Draft big board.
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The New York Rangers didn’t have a first round pick in this year’s draft as part of the trade deadline deal that sent Ryan Callahan to the Tampa Bay Lighting for Marty St. Louis.
The Rangers full draft list can be found in the table below.
|New York Rangers|
|2||29||59||BRANDON HALVERSON||G||USA||6′ 3″||176||OHL||SAULT STE. MARIE|
|3||25||85||KEEGAN IVERSON||C/RW||USA||6′ 0″||219||WHL||PORTLAND|
|4||14||104||RYAN MANTHA||D||USA||6′ 4″||225||USHL||INDIANA|
|4||28||118||IGOR SHESTERKIN||G||RUS||6′ 1″||187||RUSSIA-JR.||SPARTAK 2|
|5||2||122||RICHARD NEJEZCHLEB||LW||CZE||6′ 2″||203||WHL||BRANDON|
|5||20||140||DANIEL WALCOTT||D||CAN||5′ 11″||161||QMJHL||BLAINVILLE-BOISBRIAND|
|5||22||142||TYLER NANNE||D||USA||5′ 10″||174||HIGH-MN||EDINA HIGH|
Okay Rangers fans! What do you think of your team’s haul in the 2014 NHL Draft? Excited, or do you feel the team could have done better? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.