Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers vs. Pens | 1/20/13
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01-20-2013, 09:55 PM
White Plains Batman
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They haven't reached the level of play they had in the last two years.

Tonight's team resembled the 2009-10 team (which was arguably the worst team since the first lockout) , more so than the last two years.

Bickel needs to go. The guy can't keep of with NHL players. He was a fine stopgap last year, but he's been exposed.

The lines aren't in sync yet. Hope Kreider is ok.

I've been cautiously optimistic about this team since the summer. On paper it looks great, but the bottom 6 just isn't anything special and doesn't have enough skill or speed. It's a mismatch of parts. Chemistry will and has been an issue.

Jason Arnott is still floating out there. He's gritty.

I see this team as a 6th-7th seed if they can figure out how to play together. They need one more scorer to put them over the top. Luckily next year the bottom six will improve.

The problem has and always will be since I've been a Rangers fan Pittsburgh. They've been the one thorn in this team's side the last 23 years.

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