I agree. Let's get home-ice advantage in at least one round, then go from there.
Everyone here is so obsessed with winning the President's Trophy. I'd rather win the division and have a little rest before the playoffs, something we've yet to have since the lockout. Plus, we're only 4 points ahead of Philly, 6 ahead of Pittsburgh and 8 ahead of NJ. In January, hardly insurmountable.
I don't want to sound like a quitter, but I think we should forget the #1 seed, the Bruins are a machine and I just don't think any other team in the NHL would be able to keep up with them in a points race. We should as was said worry about the Atlantic, that will most likely we the #2 seed. Still very respectable.
If the Rangers want to compete with the Bruins in a 7 game series (which should be their goal), they need to add some pieces who can help dish some of their physicality and speed back to them. Wolski is not going to be that player. Mitchell is not either.