Henrik Lundqvist; will he stay or go?
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05-28-2013, 11:21 AM
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: New Hampshire
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Well I would disagree that two seasons and 162 games is a small sample size, but the Rangers have been well above average over Lundqvist's term here.
Actualy it's only 129 games but not really a big deal, my point was I could pick 2 seasons from the Torts era that is in direct conflict with the OP's point.
09-10 Missed the playoffs...SO loss in Philly Game 82
10-11 Out in Round 1
Aside from last seasons #1 seed the team has mostly finished as a bottom seed when making the playoffs.
I'm not knocking Hank, and I certainly agree with the thread you included above, consistently turning over the roster creates no sense of cohesion or continuity.
My point which I think I included in another response about the last 2 seasons was, maybe 11-12 was the outlier season, the "Perfect Storm" if you will, and that this season the team has regressed to their norm...hard to tell based on a 48 game season, so I guess we'll need to see what next year brings.
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