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01-29-2013, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by SupersonicMonkey View Post
Rangers have a defense corp that can play defense.

McDonagh, Staal, Girardi, Del Zotto, with Skjei (who is going to be very good), and McIlrath...

What they don't have is any consistent offensive threat.

Every Stanley Cup champion that I can recall off the top of my head in the last 20+ years had one.

Also, one reason our PP sucks, and have trouble consistently sustaining an attack is because we have no real threat from the back end.
I don't know. If we're going to say DZ "can play defense" I don't think it's a stretch to say that he's also an "offensive threat." I think he's going to have a big year on offense personally and last year he was 18th league wide in terms of points by D men. Not counting Karlsson, who had a ridiculous year, DZ was only 12 points behind the top scorers at his position.

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