Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers vs. Pens | 1/20/13
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01-20-2013, 10:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Zenith View Post
One more scorer? The Rangers have Nash, Gaborik, Richards, Callahan, and Stepan in their top-6. That was the supposed 'problem' last year, and we added a consistent 30+ goal scorer. That isn't the issue. The issue is passing and setting up in the offensive zone.

If ANYTHING, they need a playmaking winger. That said, I think Hagelin can be that playmaker, and he showed that he was a pretty good set up winger last year, better than any of our other wingers except for Gaborik.
Sorry, I just don't see it. A playmaker? Hagelin doesn't have great hands, passing skill, or vision. He has great speed and relentlessness. But beyond that I don't see anything as of yet. Maybe it can emerge down the road.

But he hasn't shown it yet.

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