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The much anticipated NHL Expansion draft for the Las Vegas Golden Knights takes place tonight. Which player will the New York Rangers lose?

Ever dream of picking an NHL roster in an expansion draft? Many fans fulfill this dream with a draft in EA Sports’ NHL 17 or during fantasy hockey season. Las Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee is living everyone’s dream.

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Jealous? Yeah, me too.

Unless you have been living under a rock, the NHL Expansion draft for the Las Vegas Golden Knights will take place on Wednesday, Jun. 20 at 8 p.m. ET. The Event will be televised on NBC Sports.

The million dollar question is, “Who will the New York Rangers Lose in the 2017 Expansion Draft?” Will they lose Antti Raanta? Michael Grabner? Oscar Lindberg? Will Vegas take a chance with Jesper Fast? Could the New York Rangers have a mad behind-the-scenes deal with Vegas?

All those topics (and more) discussed on the podcast. ESNY’s Neal Purcell also discusses that topic in his featured article.

 RELATED: Should the New York Rangers Target Kevin Shattenkirk? 

Normal NHL operations will resume on Thursday, Jun. 22. The New York Rangers still have many questions to answer before free agency begins on July 1. Will the New York Rangers re-sign impending free agent Brendan Smith? Can Derek Stepan Actually be dealt before his no-movement clause kicks in?

Will the New York Rangers make a big splash during free agency by signing Kevin Shattenkirk? The guys of Real Talk Rangers discuss if superstar Shattenkirk, New York born and raised, will be willing to take a hometown discount to battle for the Stanley Cup in New York.

CHECK OUT the New York Rangers Team Center: News, Stats, Standings

 NEXT: New York Rangers Expansion Draft Primer 


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