Thread: Speculation: Season Expectations
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07-14-2010, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Synergy27 View Post
I've pointed this out several times around here, and Shamrock touches on it a bit above, but you simply do not get lucky for "years and years". I'll concede that the Rangers have been lucky in that they've been able to avoid the freak long-term injury (skate cuts, broken legs from board impacts, etc.), but a HUGE component of that luck is the fact that Reg Grant and his staff are simply the class of the NHL when it comes to training. The Rangers deep pockets still allow them to have an advantage off the ice, and the training facility/staff is definitely one aspect of the organization for which this advantage has been employed very successfully.
You are 100% on the training and facility stuff but there's alot more luck here then you think. The Rangers only play 41 games at home the rest are at other arenas on other ice. Plus all the training in the world doesn't stop a player from getting hurt when another player cheapshots him.

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