Rangers 2008 Draft: Michael Del Zotto and Derek Stepan
The Rangers opted for defense in the first round (for the 3rd time in the last 4 years) and took Michael Del Zotto with the 20th pick. Check out this article from Blueshirt Bulletin for the details on Del Zotto.
In the 2nd round, the Rangers took Minnesota HS forward Derek Stepan.
Most likely, neither of these guys will play in the league in the next 3 years, but they’ve both got “tremendous upside potential.
For a full recap of the Rangers draft, click here.
About the author: Marc is a Long Island native and a hockey goalie. He has been a Rangers fan for as long as he can remember, although, in the interest of full disclosure, there was a time during the 1993 playoffs when he vaguely remembers cheering for Pierre Turgeon and the Islanders after the Dale Hunter cheap shot. His favorite Ranger of all time is Mike Richter.