Dreger: Lias Andersson asks Rangers to trade him

Andersson (Getty Images)

This is breaking right now but is not surprising. The Rangers 1st round pick, 7th overall in 2017 has demanded to be traded. Lias Andersson is no longer with the team and Jeff Gorton will start looking at possible trades now if hasn’t already.

Bad Asset Management?

This is going to now be a massive debate amongst fans and experts alike. Did the Rangers who claim to be rebuilding actually give Andersson the quality ice time he needed? Did Andersson really deserve it, thus proving that he was too big of a reach at 7 overall? Again, I noted awhile ago that Andersson for Puljujarvi was discussed and now we are here.

Anthony Scultore has been covering the New York Rangers and the NHL since 2014. His work also appears at... More about Anthony Scultore

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