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Consistency emerging from Rangers former first rounder

Published February 28, 2024 at 4:39 PM

The Rangers have waited for some time for former first rounder Alexis Lafreniere to round out into form and become a consistent offensive threat for the Rangers. It seems that this season he has turned a corner and has been a model of consistency over the last several months.

There was one point earlier on this year that they felt that they needed to move on from Lafreniere as his numbers did not look good along with his play and style.

The consistency became more apparent after he was paired with Rangers superstar Artemi Panarin. According to Stan Fischler of The Hockey News, Lafreniere's points have been consistent across the last four months. This has helped general manager Chris Drury make decisions and as helped his depth internally giving the Rangers another weapon to lean on.

His best season was last year with the Rangers with 39 points through 81 games. This season he has played 59 games so far, scored seventeen goals with 19 assists for 36 points and has 24 penalty minutes. With so many games left and only three points shy of tying his best it's clear that he's approaching a breakout season.

It's widely expected that he will continue to improve and be a force in the playoffs once they begin in April.
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Consistency emerging from Rangers former first rounder

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