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Capitals at Rangers 1/19/2014
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01-19-2014, 11:05 PM
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Most importantly... this is SUSTAINABLE. The way Torts tried to win games wasn't. Every series the Rangers played under Torts showed that you can not win a series against good teams by chasing them around, purposely collapsing in the defensive zone, and focusing more on blocking shots than
shots. Yes, thanks to Hank, they were able to outlast the Sens and Caps in 2012. They were thoroughly outplayed by the Devils in 2012, and the Bruins in 2013.
If they play this way if and when playoff time comes, they can hang with teams like Pitt and Boston because they
HAVE THE PUCK
Beautiful hockey by the Rangers during this stretch.
I still worry about the lack of #1 center, lack of puck movers other than McDonagh, and lack of elite players.
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