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01-30-2014, 11:02 AM
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Mikos87
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Originally Posted by Levitate View Post
Yeah analysts like McGuire keep trying to say the Rangers are playing pure man to man and never leave your guy type of thing but that's not really what they're doing. They're also playing the points pretty soft as well and not necessarily pressuring the puck hard when it goes up towards the blueline
No the Rangers play straight man. When your defensemen switch sides to defend, they play straight man to man. There are switches however, that's why you don't see guys chasing the puck carrier out there outside of John Moore.

It's during those switches where guys get open in the slot.

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