Young Rangers 20-Goal Scorer Potentially Suffering Career-Ending Injury

Published November 18, 2023 at 7:53 PM
A New York Rangers forward has gotten some bad news regarding his health that could put the longevity of his career in jeopardy.

Rangers Young Forward Suffers Yet Another Injury

Rangers forward Filip Chytil left a game on November 2nd with what has been speculated to be a concussion. As of this diagnosis, it is the 4th time Chytil has been diagnosed with a concussion in his career. These repeated concussions have led fans to worry about the future of his career.

This is not good news for #NYR or Filip Chytil. It's getting to a point where you have to start to be concerned not just for his career, but quality of life. He's got 4 concussions already and he's not even 25. He's entered Eric Lindros territory.


Chytil was placed on IR with the injury but has now been eligible to return for several days and has not.

"Chytil does not seem to be any closer to returning to the ice. He was eligible to come off IR and play on Sunday. He did not. As of Wednesday, [he's] still yet to take the ice since sustaining his [concussion]." #NYR

— @vzmercogliano on latest New Ice City podcast

With Chytil out the Rangers are still trying to compete for a Stanley Cup. If they are aware of this being a long-term injury they will need to make a move for a replacement.

Rangers Looking To Add Another Center?

With Chytil's status uncertain the Rangers could need to look for another center to round out their middle six.

"But, moving from the human side to the business side, the #NYR cannot know whether they can count on Chytil. It's no one's fault, and certainly not his, but if No. 72's status is in question, general manager Chris Drury's priority will be to acquire a third-line center."

The trade market is full of these kinds of players every season. It comes down to if the Rangers are willing to pay the price to go all in. As more information about Chytil's status comes out this could change the Rangers' plans.

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