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10-23-2013, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Nac Mac Feegle View Post
I don't think any of them want Torts back, to be honest. Why would they?
What he said.

Last season under Torts the Rangers record for the first month of the seasons was 3-4. This season they started out 2-5. And if you go back the prior two seasons, the Rangers were 4-6 and 5-5 out of the gate. Fact is, Torts never got the Rangers off to a hot start.

And you already know the team started with 2 of it's Top 6 forwards out with injuries. And Nash went down after only 3 games. You can't be without your top players and expect to have any great success.

Not to mention we have yet to play a home game and still won't have done so for another 5 days. Which is one of the most ludicrous schedule starts ever.

Once healthy, the Rangers will be competitive again. They may be a 2-5 team now, but they won't stay that bad over the long haul. Just like Philly won't be playing at a 1-7 pace and St. Louis won't be playing at a 5-2 pace as the season progresses. Performances will level off over a full season.

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