Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers at Lightning 11/25/13
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11-26-2013, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Callahan Auto View Post
I have to ask. Who are these mythical teams that we cannot beat in the East? The Rangers are fully capable of making a run to the Stanley Cup with Hank. A few things need to happen:

They need to become fully acclimated with the new system. We are extremely prone to the counter and it hurts us badly. We also need to focus on creating real scoring chances. Time will help here.

We need a RHD that fits this system. If we replaced Del Zotto with a righthanded D-Man who could skate and pass, our defense would be set.

We need a passing center so we can move Richards to left wing. Richards was MUCH better at wing this season. Nash will move to right wing where he's better. With Stepan, Brassard, and a capable top 6 center, we will have adequate center depth. Richards on the wing will give us solid wing depth.

The East is not good this season. We are far from out of it.
The east is not good. But neither are the Rangers. Thinking this team is a cup contender is ludicrous. They can't even win if they don't score first.

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