Which Rangers Skaters Will Have Bigger Roles Next Season?

The New York Rangers may see surprise assets from last season take on more responsibility in 2024-2025.
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Adam Edstrom

Adam Edstrom
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There was a time when Adam Edstrom looked like he would be in the lineup over his Hartford buddy Matt Rempe. As the season went on he was the healthy scratch as Brodzinski and Rempe drew into the lineup more.

Next season 23-year-old Edstrom, who towers at 6'7, may be a crucial skater for the New York Rangers.

The Swede has a shot at making the roster out of camp next year with changes coming to the Blueshirts forward group. His all-around game is convincing, he doesn't use his size like an enforcer. He possesses the puck well below the circles, uses his frame to his advantage, and has created in-zone offense in 11 games played.

If he skates with the next player on the list, a menacing fourth-line duo that can play solid all-around hockey could be in the works.