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The Rangers have two of their top forward prospects playing in the NHL.
Chris Kreider was a playoff sensation last season, scoring five goals in 18 games.
J.T. Miller has two goals and an assist so far this season.
Kreider and Miller are the Rangers' two best prospects, but they still also have several talented forwards.
Michael St. Croix is a star in the Western Hockey League. He's scored 31 goals and has 43 assists in just 63 games.
He's proven himself as a star in juniors. He'll probably spend next season in the AHL and is still not ready to be in the NHL. But he projects as a quality, speedy playmaker who could find a home centering the Rangers second line.
Christian Thomas made his NHL debut on Saturday and did not look out of place. The son of former NHL star Steve Thomas, Christian projects as a big-time scorer. He logged 13 goals in 52 AHL games before being called up. Thomas could find himself with a permanent roster spot starting next season.
Marek Hrivik was a big-time scorer in juniors and is starting to prove himself in the AHL. So far this season with the Whale, Hrivik has four goals and 18 assists. He still needs to fill out his body and improve his skating, but Hrivik has the chance to become a quality bottom-six forward.
Other than Kreider, Miller and (potentially) St. Croix, the Rangers don't have too many stars in their system. What they do have, instead, is a lot quality players who can contribute to the big club.
Kyle Jean will never be a big-time goal scorer, but has the potential to be a quality third-liner in the Brian Boyle mode.
Finally, Ryan Bourque, son of Hall-of-Famer Ray Bourque, is a speedy winger who could find a home on the fourth line.
The Rangers have their two big stars in Kreider and Miller, but also have a nice amount of depth behind them.
Because of that, the Rangers' offensive prospects deserve the letter grade of B+.