Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers at Penguins 2/7/14
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02-07-2014, 11:21 PM
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Random thoughts on tonight's game.


The Rangers dominated on 5 on 5 play . So much so, that I had the feeling that the Pens were on vacation already with little to prove while the Rangers were looking to make amends for last night's loss. The next meeting between the two teams might see a more aggressive Pens team then we saw tonight. With that said, a win is a win. Take the two points and move on.

The D looked great most of the game. Anyone wish to fool around with the blocks and move G at the deadline? The way I see it this team is still a Goalie/ D team first.

The offense still struggles. I don't see the Rangers scoring 2 PP goals per night. If Nash slumps where is the 5 on 5 offense going to come from? Perhaps the Brassard line? My point, the team always needs a "hot line" which carry the team or the team will slump. There really isn't enough consistent offense. IMO, this is a steady one or two goal team on a nightly basis (excluding the PP). To win the Rangers need three goals on most nights. Thus, The PP is imperative and imo a bit more offense is needed.

In the meantime, hopefully the team continues it's steady play after the Olympic break.
Jesus, Rangers fans are the ****ing worst. We play one of the best teams in the league in their barn, beat them and outplay them. You make excuses for the Pens and ***** about the offense. The team just had a 4 game stretch where they had 18 even strength goals. They're struggling because they go a couple of games not scoring 5 on 5? The PP is good too, it's not a fluke, you can't take the PP away. This team regularly outpossesses the other team and gets a ton of shots 5 on 5, and oh yeah they won a big game yet all you do is *****.

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