Rangers Roundup: Lundqvist message, Sens Zaitsev infected, and more

Wrapping up the news of the day from the Rangers and around the league. Plus a recap of the site today for you.

Nikita Zaitsev infected

It appears the Ottawa Senators forward that was infected with COVID-19 is Nikita Zaitsev. We wish him a speedy recovery.

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Hank’s Message

Henrik Lundqvist sent Rangers fans a message that should resonate with everyone.

In the meantime, the Rangers MSG team on Twitter put out this fun gif.

Scouting Morgan Barron

Barron is a prolific shooter with an excellent shot and is an all-around good decision maker. The ECAC traditionally is a low-scoring league, so the fact that he was a leading scorer for a strong program atop the Division I rankings bodes well for his college production to translate to AHL success. Barron isn’t a fast skater in the traditional sense, but his first step and open-ice acceleration are impressive for a forward listed at 6-foot-3 and 217 pounds. He has deceptive agility in tight spaces and his balance is excellent, especially when entering the zone with speed or shielding the puck and taking direct routes to the goal. 


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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