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13 Apr 2010

Rangers Offseason Plan : 3 Simple Calls

Let’s start by saying what everyone knows: this team is FLAWED. It was built with no real direction and couldn’t help but fail with this collection of spare parts, playing out of position, and expected to excel. The fact that this club even sniffed the postseason is testament to the incredible talent of franchise cornerstone Henrik Lundqvist and an inspired first season on Broadway by sniper extraordinaire Marian Gaborik. Even with the huge holes that management could never fill despite making in-season moves and numerous call-ups from the minors, the team still strung together an impressive first month of the season and an exciting last few weeks to make a serious run at the final playoff spot. This team is not in need of a total rebuild and there shouldn’t be close to the wholesale turnover we saw at the end of last season but there are a few moves that GM Glen Sather must make if this team is going to make it back to the playoffs and actually be expected to make noise once it does.

10 Apr 2010

Rangers 4 Flyers 3

Highlights of the huge 4-3 win over the Flyers on Friday night. This sets up a one game showdown on Sunday for the final playoff seed in the East.

8 Apr 2010

Rangers 5 Leafs 1

Highlights of the Rangers 5-1 victory over the Leafs at MSG Wednesday night.

4 Apr 2010

Un-Locked: Rangers Call up Weise

The Rangers announced earlier today that they have returned F Corey Locke to Hartford. Locke skated in three contests for the Rangers. The team recalled F Dale Weise to replace Locke. Weise, 21, has recorded 28 goals and 21 assists for 49 points, along with 114 penalty minutes and a plus-nine rating in 73 contests […]

4 Apr 2010

Rangers 4 Panthers 1

The Blueshirts used a four goal third period and another strong performance by Henrik Lundqvist to defeat the Florida Panthers and pull into a tie with Philadelphia for the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference.

3 Apr 2010

Rangers 5 Lightning 0

The Rangers rode a hot start against over matched goalie Mike Smith and an impressive performance by Henrik Lundqvist to a 5-0 shutout of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The win pulls the Blueshirts within 2 points of the final playoff spot. Torts talks to reporters following the dominant victory in Tampa.

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