Rangers Roundup: Team USA falls against Russia, Lafreniere and Miller share Christmas, and more

Good Morning NY Rangers fans! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and Santa brought you all the things you asked for. More importantly, I hope you were with your loved ones and safe.

Let’s take a quick look at stories impacting the Blueshirts.

Brett Berard plays over 9 minutes in loss to Russia

Team USA tried to make a comeback against the heavily favored Russian squad but fell 5-3. New York Rangers prospect, forward Brett Berard played 9:52 of the contest primarily used in the bottom six. He finished with 2 shots on goal and an even rating.

Hunter Skinner did not play.

Here’s tonight’s tonight WJC action for NYR prospects:

SAT, DEC. 26
6:00PM ET
GermanyvsCanada
SAT, DEC. 26
9:30PM ET
USAvsAustria

Merry Christmas from Lafreniere and Miller

Alexis Lafreniere and K’Andre Miller are living with the same family in New York, which is customary for young rookies. The two future stars have been hanging out a lot together and bonding. Lafreniere posted a photo of him and Miller by the family tree on Instagram.

Merry Christmas!

Alexis Lafreniere K'Andre Miller
Merry Christmas! Alexis Lafreniere K’Andre Miller (Lafreniere IG)

And you thought the NHL would stop at helmets silly

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