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Fantasy Summary

Built to physically dominate the center-ice position with moderate offensive potential.


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March 2022 – Barron was traded to the Winnipeg Jets at the NHL deadline. There is a need for centre depth in Winnipeg and Barron could make the team sooner than later. Pat Quinn

January 2021 – Morgan Barron has been named to the New York Rangers taxi squad to begin the 2021 campaign. What this essentially means is that Barron will be a part of the short-list when it comes time to replace an injured or unavailable player from the teams’ active list. This could be a great opportunity for Barron to get comfortable with the Rangers current roster, however, in the short-term it will be difficult to evaluate his growth and performance. Considering some of the fringe players who have been named to the active roster, it’s possible that Barron swaps places to the full-fledged active roster at some point throughout the season. Brayden Olafson

August 2020 – The New York Rangers 2017 sixth-round draft-pick has signed a three-year entry-level contract with the team, beginning in the 2020-21 season.  Ideally, Barron will see some development time in a more prominent role with the Wolfpack at some point throughout the season, but considering the uncertainty surrounding the format which AHL will proceed next year, it would not be entirely surprising to see him get a taste of the NHL early on. Long term, he will compete with Brett Howden and Filip Chytil for a middle-six center role. Brayden Olafson

July 2020 – After Ivy League colleges declared that all fall sports will be canceled, the future of the Cornell senior-to-be, among many other NHL prospects just got a little more interesting. Although the possibility of collegiate sports picking back up in the winter se