Rangers Roundup: Team teases Lafreniere debut, Karl Henriksson has COVID-19, and more

The New York Rangers posted two photos to lift your spirits. Alexis Lafreniere was all smiles today as he posed at the Blueshirts training facility. Of course, the fact they added the word “soon” only reinforces the latest news that the NHL will be announcing a start date soon.

Rangers prospect tests positive for COVID-19

Karl Henriksson Rangers
Karl Henriksson (NY Rangers)

The New York Rangers 2nd round pick from 2019, Karl Henriksson has been removed from the WJC for Sweden due to COVID-19. He is the second Blueshirts prospect along with Oliver Tarnstrom to contract the coronavirus.

New Forever Blueshirts Radio podcast

In the newest episode, I’m joined by Upper Deck Hockey Brand Manager Paul Zickler. We talk about Alexis Lafreniere and the hottest hockey card on the market, his Young Guns rookie card. I also give you the latest NHL news on the 2021 season as well a insight as to why the Rangers opted not to send Lafreniere to the World Juniors.


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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