Although Brock Beukeboom –son of Jeff Beukeboom– hasn’t been able to stay healthy during his early career in the OHL, the Rangers have had him on their radar, according to Bruce Berlet. When the Rangers added Senior Beuk to the coaching staff in Connecticut, the interest appeared to have intensified.
Per Berlet, the Rangers were looking to bring in Beukeboom to the now canceled Traverse City Tournament. The former third round pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning (traded to St. Louis in the Eric Brewer deal) is now a free agent. Concussions and head injuries led to the Blues deciding to let him go.
The Rangers were not only interested in bringing Beuk to the Traverse City Tournament, but were also interested in bringing him in to a pro contract: