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New York Rangers preseason news and notes

The New York Rangers were active over the offseason, acquiring talent and getting healthy.

Now the Rangers enter the preseason looking to make a run and stand as one of the more intriguing teams bettors should consider when playing NHL futures and lines. With so much potential for a solid payout, bettors should visit it and ponder a play given the positivity around the franchise.

Here’s a look at the latest preseason news and notes around the Rangers.

Maxim Lapierre Gets a Tryout

The Rangers have invited Maxim Lapierre for a tryout. Lapierre is a veteran from the MODO Hockey in the SHL and HC Lugano of the Swiss National League A. Lapierre last played in the NHL in 2014 and played eighty games with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In Pittsburgh he totaleld 11 points. Lapierre could be a good asset for the Rangers.

Mackenzie Skapski Back on Track

Last season Mackenzie Skapski suffered a hip injury and did not have a chance to play.

At age 22, Skapski looked great in the goal in 2014. There are rumours at camp that he has fully recovered from his surgery. A healthy Skapski gives the Rangers more options for this upcoming season.

Mika Zibanejad Looks Ready

Mika Zibanejad is a good example of the success that the Rangers have had in farming talent.

Zibanejad cane to the Rangers in a trade with the Ottawa Senators. Last season he had 21 goals and 51 points. And he looks ready to have even better numbers this year. If he does, it would be a big help to the Rangers, who parted with Derick Brassard in the trade.

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